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Season

These beers are particularly brewed in the Hainaut province. Originally they were produced by brewer farmers during the winter months, then kept for consumption in the summer. The beer had to be robust enough to keep for several months but not too strong, as it was to serve as a thirst-quenching drink for the harvesting period. Season beers are generally orange-tinted. They are top fermented and bottled in champagne-style bottles. Their carbonisation and sharpness are very refreshing. There is an emphasis on fruitness in the flavour. They are sometimes spicy



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