mjs (6066) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 10, 2012
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Bottle, 0.75 l - batch #1 August 2011, 20120310, courtesy of rosenbergh) The beer poured golden and hazy. The foaming was quite strong and it produced a white head. Aroma had spices, sourness, grapefruit and wood. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were hops, citricness, sourness, fruitiness, grapefruit, malts, wood and bitterness. Aftertaste was sour, hoppy and bitter. Very nice hoppy saison.
SpringsLicker (3382) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 7, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a hazy orange with a 3-dimensional white head.
Complex aroma. Flowery spice, sour fruit, new leather.
The flavor is slightly sweet at first lots of herbal notes. Almost a lavender dryness in the finish. The complexity matches the aroma.
Smooth yet lively.
Westmeister (2129) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 6, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Semi unclear golden orange with large white head. Smell is spice, some cheesy funk, light fruits and some bright hops. Taste is fruity, funky brett, spicy hops, honey sweetness, spice. Overall very nice and I think the barrel aging adds the nice fruity complexity.
joergen (25383) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Ungstrup.
Cloudy orange coloured with a medium sized white head.
Fruity aroma of hops, spices, red wine and red wine grapes.
Fruity flavour of hops, spices, brett, red wine and red wine grapes.
Hoppy and bretty finish.
falha (59) - - MAR 2, 2012
4.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Slendid first taste of lambic. then nice aroma of citra hops. Also features from belgian beers. Very multi layered versatile taste. Try If you can get your hands on one of those. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
tderoeck (7668) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 2, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
1/III/2012 1Pt. 9.4Fl. Oz. botle from De Hopduvel (Gent) @ Klaas’ place - bottled: IIX/11 (2012-171) Thanks to Klaas for sharing the bottle!
Little cloudy orange beer, small white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: pretty fruity, peaches, sweet pineapple, bit yeasty, cheesy, oranges, spices. MF: good carbon, medium body. Taste: surprisingly sour bretty touch (no, I did not read the bottle), fruity notes of pineapple and passion fruits, a bitter herbal touch, some alcohol and bretta sourness. Aftertaste: fruity, bretta, grapefruit, bitter dry ending, some warming alcohol in the back.
Bone211 (7) - - MAR 1, 2012 does not count
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Very different from the everyday beer. Great red color with a sour note. Nice cherry note finish.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Ungstrup (33469) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 29, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2012 Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a lazing yellowish head. The aroma has notes of spices, fruits, brettanomyces, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, fruits, and berries, as well as hints of brettanomyces leading to a dry finish. A bit boring. Thanks pinball for sharing.
Pinball (11811) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 29, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
cloudy orange, large offwhite head.
bretty aroma, spicy yeasty belgian.
flavor is yeasty, spicy, slightly boozy, slightly fruity.
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 29, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of Pinball. Pours a cloudy amber with a frothy off-white head leaving quite some lacework. Fruity nose with quite some Brett. Medium body, sweet fruitiness, there’s a dry tart berry note probably from the Pinot Noir barrel combined with a pleasant funky Brettyness. Ends dry with some hops showing. Calling this a Saison is probably stretching the borders of the style, but it sure is a nice beer. 290212