Steve_0 (2757) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 9, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled on tap at GABF 2014. Pour is clear lemon peel with a big white head and great lacing. Lemony, phenolic, white pepper, some coriander, basil, biscuity, and grassy aroma. Taste is biscuit, some straw, phenols, black pepper, coriander, and herbs with a slightly spicy finish. Medium body with high carbonation. Very sessionable and something I can see myself pounding, but too many estery notes that I don’t particularly care for in my saisons.
BrettTaylor (512) - Radford, Virginia, USA - OCT 4, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured from bottle into tulip. Pours a light gold with a huge white pillow for a head. Aroma - spicy, sweetness from Belgian candy sugar. Taste - nicely spicy, sweet, bit of earthiness as well. This went really well with food and I like it a whole lot.
jjgmd (1462) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - OCT 1, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a straw hazy color with a large frothy head. Nose is yeasty with barn funk and spice. Taste is yeasty with peppery spice, clove and coriander. Finish is spicy as well with a dry acidic ending. Nice saison. Quaff Score 7 / 10
beertholomeus (823) - California, USA - OCT 1, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours yellow with a thick white head. Yeast, clove, wheat, fruit, spice and malt aroma. Yeast, lemon, clove pear, apple, spice wheat and malt flavors. Light body and lively carbonation. Lemon and yeast dry finish.
drpimento (2267) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 1, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured with a huge fine off-white long-lasting head, lots of lace and a hazy yellow color. Aroma is fruit yeast crackers. Flavor is dominated by carbonic Tang and yeast flavors a little fruit, quite bitter only a hint sweet. excellent body. Would've been better overall if the bitterness wasn't overplayed.
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apotekhin (79) - ISRAEL - OCT 1, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Malty aroma with over ripe / tropical fruit. Peppery aroma and taste with fresh malt.
Sammy (8719) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 29, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Fresh bottle from Premier. Big yeasty job with spice more on the finish. Drinkable. Light gold.
AdamJackson (2689) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 26, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap, keg from 8/15/2014. Enjoyed at 50 F in wine stemware. Pours a hazy golden hue with a 3 finger frothy head. leaves a sticky lacing. Nose is oatmeal, peppery spice, lots of clove, honey and orange peel. Taste is pretty classic saison. I wish there was some brettanomyces funk in this beer. It has a nice dry finish, spice and herbal qualities like ground pepper, coriander and orange peel. Good mouthfeel....i just want that funk.
jb (2225) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 21, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Similar in nose in taste. Lots of rye, lots of earth, a big of funkiness. Some fruit, of the tropical variety. Takes a bit to get used to it, then it grows on you. Nice. Dry finish.
Quevillon (2531) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 9, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
355 ml purchase at the Craft Beer Cellar in Waterbury (VT) on August 19, 2014. Golden yellow, small head. Aroma of sweet rye and wheat, nice spiciness. Very dry cereal taste, some spicy sweetness, some light bitterness. Nice, simple saison!