On shelves now is Saison De Pipaix from Brasserie Ã Vapeur from Pipaix-Leuze, Belgium. This Belgian brewer first opened it’s doors in 1785. This saison has been brewed there since day 1. The ownership of Brasserie Ã Vapeur has changed a few times over the 200+ years of existence, only closing it’s doors once from 1983-1984.
Long brewed Pipaix is a Wallonian saison – described by the brewery as –
“SAISON DE PIPAIX 6 %vol. 75cl a traditional Wallonian saison beer, born with the brewery in 1785. Dry, normally hopped, slightly acidic, very spicy (black pepper, ginger, sweet orange peel, curaÃ§ao, star anise…)”
Taste Expectations: Slightly tart, with fruits like apple & pear. Lemon & sweet malts. The flavor profile is busy and complex, but fun.
Availability: 750 ML, Capped bottles. Year round offering.