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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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A swarm of flavor and a stinger at 11.5% ABV. The French saison yeast produces big, estery, phenolic aromas and flavors, while the wildflower honey from Madhava Natural Sweeteners in Longmont CO lends a spicy, sweet aroma with essence of dried fruits. Champagne yeast is also used to complete fermentation and create a dry finish, and a strong malt bill imparts a rich, golden honey color to the ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DuffMan (7467) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 24, 2013
On tap @ Radio Maria. Very hazy golden, thin wispy head that recedes to a ring rather quickly. Aroma is a bit strange, certainly honey sweetness, but some odd sweet pickles too. Palate is estery and very sweet, a little spicy. Too heavy for a Saison, with no yeast character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fluffy (1892) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 23, 2013
pretty decent belgian ale, which i didnt realize it was when i got it on tap. some honey and spice, a bit of nuttiness, and a slightly oily finish. nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
cheap (4425) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2013
On tap at mad mex. Sweet aroma. Hazy yellow brew. Taste is quite hoppy for a saison, even by saison standards.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dfonorow (1703) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 7, 2013
On tap. Pour is clear golden/brown with a small white head. Aroma is of yeast, booze, and honey. Flavor is of sweet malts, honey, and burning alcohol. Not much going on here besides honey sweetness and booze.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nick76 (4300) - Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 7, 2013
The aroma is malty with honey and yeast. The appearance is orange gold with a medium head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is average. The beer overall is decent but not great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palidor19 (3034) - Brandon, Florida, USA - APR 7, 2013
This is has a nice collaboration of nice fruity essence with a great assortment of honey. It remind if a mild Belgian triplel. It's for the real drinker ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jdavidh (158) - California, USA - MAR 25, 2013
Poured a rich honey gold with a white head. Nose is fruity, sweet, a bit funky. Definite presence of floral notes, honey, and a touch of funk. Not nearly as funky as a lot of saisons. The high ABV is quite evident on first taste and following sips. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keepersj12 (2839) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAR 24, 2013
On tap at High Street Grill Mt. Holly NJ. Pours a nice amber with a small white head. Very fruity aroma with a bit of sweet malt. The flavor was a bit too fruity for me. I got a lot of peach and some alcohol. A bit sweet for my liking but that said I enjoyed the uniqueness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (4444) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Location: 22 oz bottle from Sparrow, 3/23/13

Aroma: The aroma of this one is sweet and yeasty, with some ices, honey, fruit, and malts
Appearance: It pours an unclear reddish-gold color with a small, bubbly beige head
Flavor: The flavor is fairly sweet, there’s some balancing spice, and it finishes just a bit tart
Palate: It has a medium body, a fairly lively carbonation, and pretty mild heat considering
Overall Impression: This is a pretty interesting one. It is quite sweet, but not cloyingly so. I is also quite alcoholic. I actually reminds me a lot of a homebrew experiment that a buddy and I made recently where we (in the simplest terms) added extra honey to a Belgian White base. That one came out sweet and Wheat Wine-like, and this one brings back those memories for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bbbeer (592) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Nice golden orange-brown, a lot of bubbles, small light tan head. Ok aroma, honey, grain, banana. Medium full body. Alcohol is well hidden until you get a pleasant warming in the finish. Unfortunately just did not have a lot of flavor, some malt, some sweetness but not much else. Not objectionable but that’s the best I can say.

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