arminjewell (8673) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 26, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, hazy yellow pour with fluffy white head, aroma brought notes of lemon, biscuit, bread, some hints of sweet grape, pear, some spice, grass notes in there as well, pretty nice. Taste is a nice mix of earth, grain, vanilla, grassy and lemon forward hops, slight earth, peach, pear and grape, finishing fairly dry but slightly sweet.
conway (2061) - - DEC 24, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours golden with a lingering fluffy white head. Aroma is yeasty with apples and pears. Taste adds some hop spice. Wonderful dry effervescent palate.
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neuromatt (1225) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 23, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 mL bottle from Rouses Market in New Orleans, Louisiana, served in a wine glass. Pours hazy amber with a moderate, fluffy off-white head. The head remains and leaves a small amount of fine lace. On the nose, there are notes of lemon, grapefruit, apple and grape, along with honey, pale malts and Belgian yeast. The flavour is moderately sweet, with honey, citrus and Belgian yeast. The finish is long and malty with citrus rind. On the palate, it is medium in body with a dryish texture and soft carbonation. Overall, this is a nice saison. It is nicely complex and very enjoyable to drink. Worth another try. 2012-04-29
vadavid (142) - Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA - DEC 14, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
The Sorachi Ace Saison was poured into, appropriately, some Brooklyn Brewery snifters that just happened to be sitting out in the kitchen. The golden amber, slightly hazy liquid is topped by a fluffy white head. The color was warm and rich. The aroma had a bit of yeastiness to it, along with fruit and a touch of lemon zest. The flavor is mildly spicy, with hints of white pepper. There’s a distinct lemon zest flavor, not sour, over a substantive malt base. The finish is quite dry with lingering bitterness. The beer has less of the "funkiness" of a typical Saison, and comes across relatively mild. It maintained its flavor as it warmed over discussions of life and politics.
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 12, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
The head is medium, the body blond and cloudy. It smells strong CO² , citrus, honey. The taste is different hoppy, citrus, a bit honey. Not bad, but not my favourite hop. 12/10/10/11/15/10
turboespresso (256) - Port Moody, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 9, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap. Lemony aroma and taste abounds. This beer is "sunshine in a glass" as advertised. Cloudy and golden. Perfect summer beer but great anytime..
Storm_Warning (82) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Currently drinking while typing. Very nice indeed! It has a striking aroma of citrussy lemon, tangerines, apricots, hoppiness and classic saison yeasts. After pouring you have a bright golden vessel of sparkly loveliness with a fizzy perfect white head which sustains well and leaves nice lacing. The taste is very gentle and delicate, very well hidden alcohol content. Saison flavours are present especially the array of citrus flavours and Belgian yeast. Nice clean finish with an overall light palate, medium body, a texture thinner than I expected, with an average carbonation and a slow light finish of grassy hops. Very good beer, personally one of the better Brooklyn beers on offer, definitely would drink this one again.
TaktikMTL (6428) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 28, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
En fût. Verre de 12 oz dégusté chez The Farmhouse Tap & Grill (Burlington, VT). Arôme: Légère odeur de citron et d’ananas. Apparence: La couleur est blonde voilée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de citron avec une pointe de céréales et d’épices. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement astringente. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’épices en arrière goût. (Rating #4366)
bigaddie (75) - - NOV 22, 2012
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a lovely golden color with 1 in head that soon disappears. Good lacing. The flavor penetrates well.
Yeasty odor and a comfortable palate reminiscent of a classic blonde ale. Hops enter the equation towards the end with grassy notes and a smooth bitter finish.
I would drink this again. Not too much happening in terms of complexity but very smooth and a great drinking and pairing beer.
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swong17 (58) - USA - NOV 20, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap. Pours a light golden with a fluffy white head. Aroma is laden with citrus, particularly lemon and grapefruit, hops, and pine. Taste is light and bubbly, with a nice balance of lemon, grassy hops, and hay. Maybe a touch of apricot on the finish. Finishes off slightly bitter and yeasty. Light even for a saison, but delicious.