ngeunit1 (1555) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 22, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A - Served a dark black with a finger of frothy off-white head atop. Head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some good lace.
S - Aroma is a mix of roasted caramel malts with some spices, pepper, and Belgian yeast.
T - Starts off with some roasted malts, some pepper and other spices, and some light Belgian yeast. Through the middle, some richer lightly burnt malts come through with some more spices, yeast, and a bit of floral flavor. The finish bring some more roasted flavors with some yeast and spices.
M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a toasty and spicy finish.
D - Very drinkable. Nice dark sasion with a good balance of roasted flavors and traditional saison flavors.
bb (8506) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 3, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Dark brown beer with a dark cream colored head. Toffee and yeast aroma with raisin and figs. Toffee and raisin flavor with light yeast and light roast. Medium bodied. Toffee and yeast lingers with raisin and light spice.