Brasserie de Blaugies Saison D’Epeautre
What the brewers say
“Very dry and light, this is one truly feisty brew, with an outrageous pop and a long-lasting head. The aroma is heady and musty, unmistakably Belgian, and a lot like champagne. The taste delivers on the promise of the nose.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Light lemongrass note with low peppery esters. Medium white-grape note with a mild sweetness and slight apple and Brett notes. Big lemon and earthy funk. Wet hay.”
Flavor: “Fruity grape notes with a light lemon note and a high carbonic bite toward the end of the sip. Light body. Farmhouse characteristics with an apricot tartness. There’s a bit of sweetness up front that plays well with the citrus and quickly transforms into moderate acidity and low bitterness. Very dry finish and moderate-high carbonation.”
Overall: “The subtle herbal and earthy notes provide balance and give this beer a refreshing and inviting flavor and aroma while complementing the blend of citrus and funk notes. Tart dry finish with moderate-high carbonation makes this very refreshing, and the mild acidity/tartness balances the expectation of sweetness.”
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