Brewery: La Franche
Style: Farmhouse Saison
Other Notes: 2020 BXL BeerFest beer pack
Brewer Description: (from bottle in French) 10 hl de saison + 2 de Brett’ barriques.
(translated to English) 10 hl of Saison + 2 barrels of Brett’.
My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.91
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.8
Intro: A 750ml bottle from the 2020 BXL beer pack, with a best before date of May 2040. Poured into a Holy Mountain tulip glass.
Appearance: A hazy golden straw yellow colour with an almost three finger white head that had decent retention while leaving some nice lacing.
Aroma: Citrus zest, lemon peel, floral, funky, brett.
Taste: Bitter, lemon zest and peel, light funk, brett, banana and clove notes, peppery spice, grass, and maybe a touch herbal.
Mouthfeel: Medium to light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: A refreshing and enjoyable Saison.