AdiBeer (1071) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma: sweet caramel, bread malts. Appearance: clear gold, small white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: light malty sweets continue, some dry bitters coming up. Overall: nice Saison, great taste and palate. Bottle at Smokehouse, Islington.
BlackHaddock (3767) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
23rd Aug 2014 in Sophie’s Creperie, 330ml bottle. Hazy yellow pour with a white topping. Yeasty, citrusy and spicy in both the nose and taste. Orangey feel as a taste backbone, sweet and sour feel overall. Interesting blend of flavours with the wheat content coming through as well as those orange hints. Different.
mr_h (2864) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml bottle from Alesela, Glasgow - hazy pale golden, no head, yeasty floral citrus aroma, honey, yeasty flavour, low carbonation, very sweet for a Saison, oily feel
Rune (8047) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Half pint from the keg menu at York Tap. A remaining low white head to a cloudy golden body. Lemony hops and coriander on the nose. Fruity taste joined by a spice touch, subdued hints of ginger. Nice fruity ending. Soft carbonation. A very refreshing summer ale (York 10.07.2014).
Theydon_Bois (8668) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
keg at CASC, ABZ, 20/06/14.
Clear golden with a decent off white covering that dissipates some then retains.
Nose is tangy citrics, spicey vibes, bitter orange, mandarin, tarte fruit wash, straw.
Taste comprises yeast esters, candied orange peel, light spice, damp hay, tarte mandarin.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
danlo (1164) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle. 6.0% abv. Bright golden colour, no head and aroma of ginger, spice, lemony, yeast. Taste is grain, zesty lemon, with honey, ginger, yeast and spicy, light bitterness. Medium bodied, low carbonation, dry peppery finish. Quite drinkable.
Stuartyboy (646) - SCOTLAND - MAY 26, 2014
3.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at Drygate brewery bar a cloudy golden ale limited aroma yeasty hint of spice and honey sweet and very nice
imdownthepub (10226) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled, 330ml from House of Trembling Madness, York. Hazy straw with white head. There is a lemony, yeasty nose to this leading to a fresh, slightly sweet, fresh citric flavour with hints of spice and pear drop. Zesty to the close, very pleasant.
Beersiveknown (2979) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 18, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from alesela
Slightly hazy mid blonde, fluffy white head collapsing to a lacing. Fruity yeast esters,warming spices, sparkly carbonation, medium body, herbal corriander, peppery dry finish.
minutemat (1631) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle from Cotteridge Wines, thanks to Simon F. Pours golden yellow, nice floral aroma. Creamy, spicy saison, a little lemon, a touch of ginger and some funky yeast. Nice and refreshing in a flowery park on a sunny day.