Brouwerij De Glazen Toren – Saison D’Erpe-Mere Gerookt Special Smoked Edition = 5 Smokestacks out of 7

There’s a lady in Little Haiti who will give you your cuts. Maybe I’ll get mine when I’m 50.

Is this a saison? Based on the taste, yeah, I’ll give them that. This beer, I call Gerookt, has quite a bit of bitters in there. And its very dry, really to its detriment. It’s a collaboration beer of sorts. The Brouwerij made a beer and then blended in a bunch of Aecht Schlenkerla Marzen into the beer, and this Gerookt is the result. Does blending break the rules of saisons? Judge not. Or, Actually, I am the judge. Judging is kind of a SmokeBeerMinistry thing. And I usually deduct points when I find silt in the bottle, like in this one, but, lately I’ve been pouring most of my beer, then giving the bottle a swirl, and pouring everything left, silt and all, down into the glass. And the results help with the judging. Hopefully that’ll support my bench press (side project I have going). Final score = 5 smokestacks. Honest effort.

BrewerBrouwerij De Glazen Toren
Beer NameSaison D’Erpe-Mere Gerookt Special Smoked Edition
Brewer’s DescriptionSmoked Belgian Saison
Food PairingsChicken Wings
Brewer LocationBelgium
Alcohol content by volume6.9%
IBU (International Bitterness Units)Its probably a lot
Beer opacity rate 1 – 7 (light – dark)3
Smell smoke? 1 – 7 (No – George Burns)3
Smokepower taste: 1 – 7 Smokestacks4
Sausage detection? Y or NY
Beer thickness 1-7 (water – used motor oil)3
Foaminess 1-7 (thin ring – rabid dogs mouth)2
Overall Happiness Rating: 1-7 (low – high)5

I wonder if De Glazen Toren has the same web support as SBM?

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