Bobhund (425) - - DEC 1, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Köpt på Systembolaget Boländerna, Uppsala. En fin öl på många sätt, se betyget för mer info.
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cyrenaica (1062) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 30, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Queen’s Quay LCBO Outlet (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
November 30, 2014
The beer pours a hazed light golden yellow with a generous bubbly off-white head. The aroma is light fruit, yeast, citrus, and spices. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with average carbonation. There is a hint of creaminess. The flavour is honey, hops, yeast and some light fruits and spices in the background. Very drinkable.
kraddel (3621) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - NOV 30, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ horecabeurs .
Pours unclear blonde, no real white head . Smel is fruity , hops, buttery . Taste is a bit soapy , fruity . perfumed, a bit . Sorachi is not at its best here ...
TheJester (1962) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 29, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 mL bottle. Pours almost clear straw yellow with a large, rocky white head. Mild aroma is fairly typical for a saison, only perhaps a touch sweeter. Lemon candies, maybe. The flavour is mild, and the hopping is subtle. Not as dry as many saisons.
Maxbier (401) - Maryland, USA - NOV 29, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap in Brooklyn (i.e., near source). Golden straw color with thin white head. Light yeasty saison herbal aroma. Taste is raw honey, yeast, herbal, spice. More herbal than pepper. Very nice saison.
Freaky_tiki (642) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 28, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Fellow Ratebeer guzzler & all around philosopher of the suds Helsdon (his review is two below mine) has been pushing this brew on me & man, is he right. Pops out of the bottle & into the glass a beautiful saffron yellow & offers a foamy cap of three -- no, jeez look -- four fingers. A quick action sip prevents spillage & wastage. This a fantastic saison with all the spices, pepper & funkiness you’d want. The bonus here is the bountiful Sorachi hopping. I’ve grown to really the love lemon & faint cilantro profile of the hop (which I’ve enjoyed in a few pale ale single hop renditions) & its clearly in its element in this saison. Highly recommended.
e303 (122) - - NOV 27, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
An awesome single hop farmhouse saison brewed with the Japanese developed Sorachi Ace hop. Big lemony citrus pop and lots of carbonation from the champagne yeast. Awesome beer.
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Helsdon (207) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 25, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
When I saw the evil alcohol monopoly actually allowed this beer into the province I almost literally ran out to get some. Having picked up a bottle in the past from a trip to Buffalo I had to get more. Never rated it though. So here it goes. Pours a cloudy golden blonde with a bit of an absurd amount of fluffy white head. I should wait for the head to settle to get a good smell...but I won’t. Even with the cloud sitting on this I’m getting strong smells of hay malts, spice and little lacto sour. Screw the smelling and get to the drinking. A smooth creamy draw get me a mouth of great hay and cereal malts, a light sourness that it balanced out by a caramel sweetness that isn’t overpowering. A nice spiciness is also brought to the table with cream and some citrus in the after. Wow this is a great beer. Might have to run back out again and get even more before the LCBOh-you-can’t-be-trusted-to-sell-alcohol-all-on- stops bringing this is to bring in more of that "exceptional" Wychwood Brewery stuff.
BobyFischer (105) - FRANCE - NOV 25, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Fine mousse abondante, très persistante et collante au verre.Né épicé et fruité agrumes, notes de fruits blancs (pèches, brugnons jaunes et blancs, melons et raisins blancs).Senteurs de fleurs (violette ?).Attaque acidulée, épicée, citronnée.Belle amertume aromatique et subtile.Corps fluide.Alcool quasi imperceptible sinon sur la fin de bouche, assurant une persistance sur le palais et la langue.Petite effervescence : champagne.
GlennHendry (17) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 24, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bright and zesty aroma with a thick, creamy head. Lemon and spices on the tongue, this is wonderfully carbonated with a crisp finish and loads more light citrus and Belgian spices. Very refreshing. Very nice.