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Brewed at Camelthorn Brewing Company

Style: Saison
Western Cape, South Africa
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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ComradeK (1010) - The Vale of Dundas, - MAY 3, 2013
300ml bottle. Pours a hazy pale gold, with a huge white head, which lasts reasonably well without leaving much lacing. The aroma is quite strange, with notes of caramel, rooibos and fairy floss, as well as some light funk. Lightly spicy hops up front are difficult to detect through the strong carbonation. They are followed by some mild spicy yeast and a pleasant combination of caramel malt, sweet, estery flavours and rooibos, still obscured by the carbonation. There are some more spicy yeast notes in the finish. This beer actually has some quite pleasant, albeit unusual, flavours, but they are spoiled by its ridiculous level of carbonation. Tone that down a little and it would be quite enjoyable.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (11091) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle @ Bishops Arms, Gustav Adolfs Torg, Malmö. Clear golden with a lasting white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and yeasty. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. Very high carbonation. 080214

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KnutAlbert (6067) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle. This did not work very well as a saison.It tastes like a rooibos tea. Nothing wrong with rooibos, but it does not have anything to do with beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (3346) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 25, 2013
330ml bottle from Archive. Good saison with a big of a alcohol burn in the throat. Hazy pale amber with a soft white head. Another great African beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beer4000 (4443) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2013
330 ml bottle @ Cardinal. Unclear yellow body with a huge, foamy white head that stays all night (probably). Not too strong aroma of spices, tea, flowers and soap. Quite unusually in the nose. Flavor is relatively sweet, light pale malt, spices, tea and some kind of unusually bitterness that made me think of tea (try to put the tea bag directly in the mouth when finished a cup of tea). Medium body and a rather long lasting slightly weird aftertaste ending up a bit acidic. Interesting as some kind of Saison, but unfortunately it did not work for me.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hirigalzkar (2283) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2013
Bottle. Interesting beer! The roiboos really works in this saison. It’s sweet like honey, flowery, herbal and funky enough. Good stuff!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (4788) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 18, 2013
Bottle at Arakataka, Oslo. Hazy golden with a huge head. Fruity nose, hints of banana and peach. Surprisingly dry in the mouth, fruity. Original

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
finol (2146) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle at Bishops arms Bellman. Pours hazy golden with a big white head. Nice tea aroma. Floral taste, light tartness, orange peel. A bit too carbonated.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NordicV (1138) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2013
Gulorange dimmig öl med ett fast vitt skum. Doft av jäst, syrlig citrus och viss örtighet. Även i smaken finns detta. Den lätt bittra örtigheten (antagligen från teet) märks tydligare än i doften. Torr munkänsla.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mzaar (1565) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2013
Flaska. Ett helt fantastiskt vitt skum ovan en lätt dimmig gyllenfärgad öl. Doftar surt av citron, och örter och gräs fyller sen på. Citron, päron, örter, gräs och marsipan i smaken. Lätt torr munkänsla, lite som champagne eller cider. Vilken positiv överraskning!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (10453) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 31, 2013
Bottle at Cardinal. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is hop, malt, citrus, yeast. Flavour is sweet, dry, hop, tea, citrus, orange, apple, yeast. OK/Nice beer.


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