The designation 16° to the unfermented beer (wort) used in this line of beers. 16° refers to degrees plato, which is a measurement of the amount of sugars in the unfermented beer. It harkens back to a similar scale used historicaly in Belgium to clasify beers.
The beers in this series are particularly well suited for special dinners. They end up on the stronger side for beer at 7.0% ABV and are fermented out dry by our saison yeast, Renaud. These two factors amplify food flavors by drawing them out and helping make them aromatic. This is why great saisons create amazing pairings with a wide variety of foods.