Brasserie à Vapeur Beers

Saison Label

From the corked and capped 330ml bottle, the Saison de Pipaix pours a dense and dark straw color. The active carbonation readily brings forth woody and musty aromas reminiscent of a damp cellar below the Belgian countryside. The flavors also are dominated by that cellar character that resists allowing the mellow maltiness to come across. A slight hops bitterness does come through late in the flavor. The English language label indicates 6% alcohol by volume (abv) but this seems not enough to save this brew from the effects bottle conditioning against a cork with such a light flavor profile.

Brasserie à Vapeur
1, rue du Maréchal
7904 PIPAIX (Leuze-Belgique)
US Importer: B. United International

Reviewed by Tom Ciccateri - January 2002

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