Beer Review: TWISTED PINE LA PETITE SAISON

Beer Review: TWISTED PINE LA PETITE SAISON
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Twisted Pine BrewingDAN Beer ReviewsSaison0

Twisted Pine La Petite Saison emerges as a contender within the realm of Belgian farmhouse-style beers, a creation from the esteemed Twisted Pine Brewing. The brew, adorned with accolades, unfolds its narrative through a carefully orchestrated blend of Pilsener malt, white wheat, and a symphony of German Perle, Czech Saaz, and American Willamette hops. Its Belgian yeast takes center stage, entwining palates with delicate, floral esters that epitomize the genre. Clocking in at 5.3% ABV, it boldly flirts with the upper echelons of session territory.

Tasting Notes

Appearance: The liquid poetry of La Petite Saison pours forth, presenting a dull hazy yellow gold, crowned by a white head that quickly retreats, setting the stage for what lies within.

Aroma: The olfactory prelude unveils a classic perfumy embrace, courtesy of the bready Belgian yeast. A fragrant dance that beckons the drinker into the heart of the saison experience.

Taste: A sip transcends into a husky realm of grainy pale malt, escorted by the spicy allure of Belgian yeast. A subtle touch of fruitiness weaves into the narrative, and the journey concludes with a brief yeastiness, leaving a mark that lingers.

Mouthfeel: The tactile encounter with La Petite Saison is animated by a lively, prickly carbonation, painting a canvas that leans towards the thin side of medium-bodied, a calculated dance that complements the overall symphony.

The Verdict

In the grand tapestry of saisons, Twisted Pine Brewing’s La Petite Saison stands as a beautiful and unembellished masterpiece. It gracefully adheres to the essence of the style, offering a moderate alcohol content without succumbing to gimmickry. This rendition is a testament to the brewery’s craftsmanship, delivering precisely what one desires from a saison—no more, no less. A commendable addition to the discerning beer enthusiast’s repertoire.