Saison

Saison

2695 beers | 3.636 Avg Score

Saison Saisons originated in Belgium as a summer seasonal beer, intending to be both refreshing and firm in flavor and body. The saison typically has a fruity (citrus is common) aroma that can be accompanied by a combination of spicey, hoppy, herbal, earthy, yeasty, even musty aspects. The flavor is moderately malty with an assertive hoppy balance and sometimes has peppery and spicey notes. Frequently, acidic and sour (Lactobacillus) aspects finish out the flavor profile of a saison, which can finish with a dry and highly carbonated finish. The appearance of a saison ranges from yellow-orange to deep amber and distinctively pours with a very generous and fluffy pillowy head that leaves behind some of the best Belgian lacing known to beer. Alcohol strengths are most often in the 5 - 8.5% ABV range, but some examples are stronger. Normally, the alcohol in a saison fills out the flavor profile but is not warming or hot.

Beer | Location Reviews Score
Ommegang Game of Thrones 005: Three-Eyed Raven
NY, United States
8
3.727
Shiner FM 966 Farmhouse Ale
TX, United States
8
2.927
Baladin Wayan
Italy
8
3.491
Pretty Things Jack DOr
MA, United States
8
3.573
Heavyweight Saison de la Soeur Spicy
NJ, United States
8
3.355
Avery Sixteen
CO, United States
8
3.091
Black Oak Summer Saison
Canada
7
3.450
Upright Four
OR, United States
7
3.400
Unibroue Blonde de Chambly
Canada
7
3.330
Sierra Nevada Ovila Saison
CA, United States
7
3.610
Fantome Automne
Belgium
7
3.640
Schlafly Saison
MO, United States
7
3.270
Heavyweight Saison de la Soeur Golden
NJ, United States
7
3.690
Flying Dog Wild Dog Colorado Saison
MD, United States
7
3.390
New Holland Golden Cap Saison Ale
MI, United States
7
3.500
8 Wired Saison Sauvin
New Zealand
7
3.780
Stillwater / Mikkeller Two Gypsies Our Side
MD, United States
7
3.520
Yazoo Rye Saison
TN, United States
7
3.460
Funkwerks Saison
CO, United States
7
3.690
Fantôme La Dalmatienne
Belgium
7
3.590