gwoodin (44) - Birmingham, - FEB 21, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle bb29082013 gushed probably due to secondary fermentation rather than infection. Banana and clove esters form the aroma. Taste spicy, prickly in mouth. Overall: True to style saison (belgian) beer.
TBone (15519) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 19, 2016
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled 500ml (AbM)
Dark orange color, good white head and lacing. Aroma is a bit funky fruity with some white pepper. Medium-bodied. Orange jam, white pepper, yeast and a bit citric notes. Hop bitterness in the aftertaste. Acidity. Not so pleasant yeast flavors. Restless. Gone a bit wrong?
Theydon_Bois (15545) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home, 03/04/16.
Clear golden orange with a well appointed off white covering that retains well.
Nose is straw, yeasty, light spice, trace of orange, juicy hop pinch.
Taste comprises yeast esters, soft bread, apricot, mandarin, grain, lemon drizzle, light candied fruits.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a juicy citric close.
Decent saison, easy drinker.
MrTipple (2836) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma: dough, yeast, grain and cereal malts, fruity, red berries and a touch of citrus. Appearance: hazy, dark gold, medium, creamy, white head. Taste: light bitter and sweet. Palate: sweet grain and caramel malts, light citrus fruits, oranges, red fruits, grapes, a touch of red wine, light bitter finish. Overall: very nice Saison, well-rounded, not too extreme, yet fairly complex in both aroma and palate. Bottle from Red Squirrel Shop, Amersham.
Werckmeister (1831) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - DEC 18, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
0,5l bottle at home from trade with minutemat, big thanks. As "Bristol Beer Factory Saison 6.5% ABV". BB 27.07.2016. orange quite hazy / almost cloudy color, medium big off-white head. smells grass, acidic / lightly sour, light green apples, light nutty / marzipan, light grapes, lightly flowery / parfume. nice smell. full body, medium carbonation, rather full mouthfeel. tastes grass, herbs, peppery, citric, acidic, notes of green apples, light nuts, notes of tropical fruits, light musty, tobacco, some yeast, spices, also some berry notes. finishes dry and acidic with some citric notes and spices. good stuff, drinks quite nice, liked it.
Pudding (224) - Birmingham, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
500ml, bottle-conditioned. Pours orange with white head. Initially tart (wine-like) aroma, then sweet, fruity-apple.. I enjoyed this beer.
Lonick (1121) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 12, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @home tasting General Election 2015 (rating backlog) Pours golden and hazy. Nose is quite spicy, heavy yeast, fruity, peaches. taste is banana, herbs and slightly salty. Tastes stronger than the 6.5%
jfb (5246) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
(keg) murky deep amber colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of caramel, brown sugar and blackberries, with a light hint of bubble gum and some strawberries. flavour is heavy gooseberries and yeast, slightly starchy and alcoholic, with a hint of white bread crusts and lots of raspberries in the finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.
GothGargoyle (2113) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 15, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Urban Taphouse, Cardiff. Cloudy orange with a pale head. Aroma is orange peel, hint of saison funk, coriander. Light bodied, lightly creamy mouthfeel, bittersweet on the palate with a touch of citrus & spice on the finish. Taste is citrus peel, green peppercorn, orange blossom.
Alexi91 (437) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Origin: Tap. Vessel: Stange. Supplier: The Beer Emporium (Bristol). Sharp bite with tight body.
Graham77 (378) - SCOTLAND - OCT 22, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle conditioned. Very refreshing beer , both fruity and spicy with the spice being the dominant flavour.