does Saison signify ?
beers are typical of Hainaultsont typiques du Hainaut.
They were originally the thirst-quenching drink of
the seasonal workers who came to work in the fields.
So Saison beers are part of the brewing tradition of
of the Voisin Brewery:
The Brewery and maltings were built at Flaubecq in
1877La Brasserie-Malterie a été construite
en 1876 à Flobecq, and sold by the Dubuisson-Lison
family in 1880 to Charles Voisin. His son Georges took
over the brewery in 1922 but discontinued malting.
Léon Voisin took over the brewery in 1963. He
brewed Voisin Super, Voisin Table and Saison Voisin.
The Voisin Brewery closed in 1989. In 1996, the Brasserie
des Géants bought up the plant.