Saison De Dottignies | Brouwerij De Ranke

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259 Ratings
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Saison De DottigniesSaison De Dottignies
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Ranke
Belgium
deranke.be

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by koopa on 05-10-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
259
Reviews:
105
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
11.57%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
31
For Trade:
1
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Photo of 30helens
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dvmin98
4.17/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tuckersmth
4.13/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.84/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Matt_P
3.23/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mytu420
3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of IRONRakkasan
3.34/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dicers
3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AugustusRex
3.54/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Phigg1102
3.82/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of goochpunch
4.47/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy orange with a white, light foamy head. Loads of bubbles in the body. Smells of crackery grain, pale malt, grassy, earthy hops, and gentle Belgian yeast. Tastes of soft malts, honey, yeast dough, a touch of grain, a hint of yeasty spice, tea-like and floral hops. Dry with a lingering bitterness. Smooth carbonation, light, prickling, moderate mouthfeel. Excellent saison.

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Photo of wroywel
4.24/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Texasfan549
3.65/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BKotch
3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bunman3
3.99/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled on tap at the Craft Beer Market in Calgary. This was an extremely bright a fruity Saison, so much so that I intially wondered if our server got the order correct. Upon further tasting, I found more of the pepper, honey and peach. I thoroughly enjoyed this beer and would love to have another run at it. It is crisp, bright, and easy to enjoy.

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2/5  rDev -48.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of leitmotif
3.58/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aleigator
4.23/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a big, bubbly head with a golden yellow, clean color.

Has aromas of crisp citrus with unripe orange among slightly spiced wet grass. Peppery spices get a mild, dough touch to them, due to a distinct, slightly tart, lemony, yeast foundation. Reveals a convincing interplay between gentle, floral hops and mild, spiced yeast.

The taste mirrors the nose to a certain degree, with a fruity, lemony beginning, revealing clove, cardamon and pepper, together with orange zest. Mouthfeel is outstandingly smooth, all flavors get coated up by a mellow yeastiness, which provides a pleasant complexity to the refreshing, slightly sour fruits. Has a crisp spiciness with a biscuity, dry hoppy finish, and a metallic hint added from the high carbonation. Very round, refreshing and versatile, while staying at lower abv, perfect example of a traditional saison.

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Photo of CoffeeCam
3.81/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of spoonfulofslurry
3.53/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bonsall_Phil
3.72/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlexAfonin
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of robwestcott
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ultimate
3.7/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WastingFreetime
4.06/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Saison De Dottignies from Brouwerij De Ranke
3.89 out of 5 based on 259 ratings.
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