Theydon_Bois (6467) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle split at CBC, big thanks to Aaron and his date issues, 05/12/13.
Hazed golden orange with a thin off white covering.
Nose is tangy fruit, grass, light herbal minty, orange peel, tarte apricot, lemon sherbet.
Taste comprises tarte orange, bitter apricot, straw, light funk, earthy, citric grass.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry closure.
crossovert (6119) - Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Def spicy in the aroma but there is a very pleasant fruitness in the taste an a wonderful malt balance.
marcus (5886) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 11, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Beer Revolution. Pours amber with a modest off-white head and a sour fruit aroma. There is a medium-bodied caramel malt flavor with a slightly sour finish.
after4ever (5856) - Brier, Washington, USA - OCT 17, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
750, corked and baled. Thanks, Melissa! Pours a hazy pale gold with a towering, sudsy, brilliant white head and tons of surging nucleation columns. A picture-perfect saison. Loose strings of eggy lace on the sides of the glass. Bright grassy, floral, lemony nose; appealing and decently complex. Could be a tiny bit crisper. Rich fizzy farmhouse body, nice presence. Grass, floral, hay, and lemon notes on the mid-palate. Mild tangy finish. Nice saison.
riversideAK (5557) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUN 25, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sweet estery nose with notes of honey, wheat, and a little feety funk. Hazy golden orange brown pour, no head or lace. The flavor is wheaty with notes of yeasty esters, black pepper, honey, earthy notes, a touch of hay and bread. Light alcohol notes. Lingering wheaty notes, light esters, a little bitterness. Interesting beer with noticeable honey presence throughout. This beer changes throughout the experience and is nice.
AmEricanbrew (5514) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JAN 8, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy golden color with white head. Dry spice, dusty pale malt, light fruit aromas. Light to medium bodied. Nice dusty pale malt, earthy white grape, light melon fruit flavors, drying finish--good
douglas88 (5471) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 14, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at the crazy tasting at Craig’s place. Pours a cloudy light orange color with a large white head. A sweet nose of spices, seems like some Brett is in there. The flavor is fruity, some dried apples and berries, woody almost in being very dry, a bit of Pils malt. Quite good. Highly carbonated.
Scopey (5291) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, thanks to Aaron. It pours hazy golden yellow with a medium white head. The nose is soft, earthy, brett, underlying sweetness, barnyard, sherbet, light toast and spice. The taste is sherbet, hay, toast, crisp bitterness, lemon, grapefruit, spice and subtle tartness with a dry finish. Medium body, moderate carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. Well-rounded and very drinkable stuff. Tasty.
mcberko (5219) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 1, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Saraveza’s Farmhouse and Wild Ale Festival, pours a cloudy opaque bright orange with a small beige head. Aroma of musty earthy notes, some oranges, farmhouse notes and lightly tart light fruits. Flavour brings out tart apricots, oranges and other tropical fruits, oak barrels and some farmhouse notes. Quite complex, accentuated beautifully by the oak barrels. Finishes on dry, tart notes of apricot and oranges. Great stuff.
TheAlum (5100) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 ml bottle from MVW and shared with friends. Pours a rich hazy golden hue, darker with some orange flashes, darkness and rich haze. A frothy brighter white head sits atop, laces ok overall. Sticks around as a thorough film. Aromas are rich brett, tart lemon, and zest. Touches of sourness, cobwebs, and barnyard. Straw, pale malts, bread, dough. Gentle yeast, wet oak, touches of vanillin. Some grass. Rich powerful sour wild aroma is a pleasant surprise. Touches of fruits, gentle sweetness. Initial is fuller on the palate, yet lighter end of medium bodied offering tart lemons, gentle spice, and some dry grass. Zesty lemony life, gentle fruit, dryness and light quaffable body, prickly body that is silky over the palate. Middle preaches a touch of sweetness, tartness and dryness into the finish, lots of lemon, gentle apple and pear, touches of oak linger on, with bretty funk, dryness. Really well done beer here.