Saxo 7.5° - 1/3L - 11.6fl.oz

Brasserie Caracole
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The head is very thick and white with fine bubbles that leave a close and even lacework effect on the side of the glass. It is spicy on the nose, with light fruit, vanilla and yeast also present - very much like a tripel should smell. The pervasive aroma is of pineapple, something that continues through into the mouth. It is warming, dry and spicy, with more vanilla and coriander. There are lemons, zest, apples and pineapples. The finish is short - malt and vanilla with a slight alcohol hit - leading to a long drawn-out aftertaste where the alcoholic strength really shows. It is light malt and vanilla; dry, but slightly cloying (and again, very smooth). In short, this is a gorgeous tripel-style beer - well balanced bitter-sweet complexity.

BRASSERIE CARACOLE

Truly artisanal Brasserie La Caracole is located in a small village Falmignoul, Province of Namur, Wallonia in southern Belgium, close to the French border. Their products are being distributed in Belgium, Italy, France, Holland, Switzerland and Japan. Their portfolio consists of four stock ales: Caracole 8% abv, Nostradamus  9.5% abv, Saxo 8% abv, Troublette 5% abv. All beers are presented in 11.6 fl. oz. / 33 ml. metal crown bottles.
 
wooden-fired oven at the Caracole breweryAll styles are bottle conditioned (second fermentation with yeast in the bottle), unfiltered and unpasteurized. The recurring theme on each label is that of spiral snail shell from which the brewery takes its name. Apparently the snail is the emblem of Namur and the word for a snail in local Namurois dialect is "Caracole".
 

The Brasserie Caracole is known to warm the water with a wooden-fired oven. The bottling and labelling are made manually.

The brewery was already existing in 1766 under the name Brasserie Moussoux, then changed its name Brasserie Lamotte in 1941 and was finally taken over in 1992 to become the Brasserie Caracole.The Caracole brewery

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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