Nephilium (1327) - Ohio, USA - FEB 3, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Slight aroma of honey, pours a clear amber, with a full white head and very visible carbonation. Most of the saison notes are there, with a touch of alcohol heat. This is malt heavy, with honey notes present as well as fruit notes. Lingering sweetness for a finish. Not that bad, although I would have preferred this beer with a lower ABV to fit closer to the saison style.
JStax (2859) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUN 29, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle pour into a snifter. Pours a hazy gold with a white head of foam. The aroma is very sweet and sugary and near boozy. The taste is very sweet and surprisingly the alcohol is unnoticeable. I didn’t even realize it was 11.5% until I got on here to log my rating. That part is nicely done, but overall the beer just wasn’t my thing. Medium carbonation and slick mouthfeel.
NikkTwist (1540) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAY 7, 2014 Draft at Good Dog. Cloudy copper pour with a nice white foam top. Dark amber brown fruits. Apricot pits. Autumn leaves with bitter honeycomb. Starfruit. Quince. Caramel covered golden delicious apples. Worth a try.
scooterbub (815) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - APR 30, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22 ounce bottle. Pours a nice copper color with a two inch beige head. Taste is of malt, caramel, honey, spice and wheat. Similar aroma. Has a decent body with a warming finish. Not bad, but a little quirky.
GothGargoyle (1143) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 30, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Light brown with a pale head. Aroma is honey, brown sugar, caramel, raisins. Full bodied, sticky mouthfeel, sweet on the palate, warming finish. Taste is caramel, honey, brown sugar, toffee. Not bad, but in no way a saison - a Belgian Golden Strong maybe.
Concealer (740) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2014
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap. Hazy golden amber, tiny beige head. Aromas of malt, honey, green apple. clove, spice, and booze. Flavor is the same, sweet with a warm end. Medium to full bodied.
scottw86 (1090) - Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured a very cloudy orange brown color with a thin off-white head. Aroma has lots of fruit, honey, and yeast notes. Some sweet candy and caramel as well. Taste is very flavorful with lots of fruit, honey, and malts. Alcohol is surprisingly well hidden. Finish is a bit malty with some caramel and more honey. Overall the flavors blend pretty well together and it is a good combination.
b3shine (5211) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 12, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft to taster. Looks good; a fairly transparent golden orange with off-white lacing. Smells pleasantly yeasty and estery. Tastes like it smells with some sweetness. Average on the palate. Drinks fairly easy, especially for the abv.
kayres (443) - , Georgia, USA - DEC 27, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hazy orange with a medium tan head. Sweet honey aroma. Sweet yeasty lemony bit of butter. Bit clovey
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subsonic (82) - Pataskala, Ohio, USA - DEC 27, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
"A crystalline clear amber colored beer with a big sudsy texture, white head. There’s some hang time. Settles into a moderate ringlet and some film. Wheaty nose. Grapes and sweet honey in the tasting. Not as pleasant as I’d hope for, but the light, medicinal slick bodied beer is drinkable"
DrinkinWell (249) - - DEC 6, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours clear copper with medium off white head. Floral aromas. Citrus notes as well as a nearly overpowering sweetness a la tropical fruit. I had high hopes for this beer, but it?s unbalanced and rather unremarkable.