AirForceHops (5030) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 22, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
22 oz bottle purchased at Redstone Liquors, Stoneham MA. Hazy gold in color with thin head in the snifter. Aroma shows me rye malt, lemon and grains of paradise? Did Sam Adams brew this???
The flavor has a very sweet malt backing with pepper, lemons, caramel? Why am I tasting caramel? I don’t pick up any of the Belgian yeast character that I like in these styles. The yeast is hidden under all the sweet malts and pepper. Body is medium with a dry texture. I was left wanting some of the yeast flavors.
malrubius (2242) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - OCT 8, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Brewtopia. Clear gold with white ring and some lace. Floral spicy and herbal aroma with hints of sweet fruit. Very sweet tropical fruit honey candi sugar with herbal bitterness and slight medicinal/alcohol finish. Medium gooey fruity sweet and herbal finish. Pretty good.
boto (1981) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - JAN 31, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught @ Noho Brewfest: This one poured a cloudy, golden color. There was a small white head that leaves some lacing. It has a nice nose. Some spices, earthiness, yeast, citrus and wheat. The taste is also very good. Wheat, spiciness, citrus, some sweetness and dryness. A nice saison.
nimbleprop (6355) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 29, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz bottle pours a hazy orange with some creamy, white head. Nose of sugar, tropical fruit, some spice, pineapple, lemon. Flavor is the same, sweet, sugary, tropical fruit, candy, grapefruit. Sweet finish.
mcox90 (1737) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 oz bottle. Pours a hazy straw yellow with a steady stream of bubbles making their way from bottom to top. Two finger frothy white head with minimal lace. Lots of citrus on the nose with a peppery spice. Flavor is mildly fruity with a light sweetness. Hints of Belgian yeast, coriander and white pepper. Light and bubbly palate with a dry finish.
swoopjones (7013) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 9, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle, blondish pour, peppery spice, floral 7 fruity notes, candi sugar sweetness. decent saison.
williamstome (1505) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy gold, small white head
Spicy aroma: black pepper and hops
Flavor of banana, light spices and yeast
Smooth mouth feel
Reynolds314 (2989) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 29, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Local brewery that I want to like but dont really. Very boring saison with some candy sweetness and a boozy finish. Too much sweetness and not enough character to the saison yeast. Really missing spicyness or any yeast ester characteristics.
Ernesto987 (4965) - Arizona, USA - MAR 22, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Just a normal Saison, it just of sucks, a little boozy which is unacceptable in a Saison oh well
scarletfire65 (1193) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 9, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber. Bought in P-Town, drank at home. Bottled 6/12. Pours a clear pale yellow. Huge billowy head, very active carbonation rising from the bottom of my glass. The aroma is funky and musty, with lemon zest, yeast, and spice. Lighter bodied, high carbonation, yeasty esters, coriander, white pepper, fresh mown grass, finishes dry with dusty spicy hops. A very good saison.