Travlr (9809) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 14, 2011
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at Hill Farmstead. Cloudy yellow, massive off white head. Aroma of rising bread. Taste has decent sourness, but a bit plain. Medium body. Not bad.
Lubiere (9029) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 20, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: SEP 21, 2011 A hazed yellow ale with a very thin white head. In aroma, a sweet malt with smooth incense notes, powdery and chalky. In mouth, a nice crisp sweet malt with white grapes, a bit light bodied. On tap at Belgian Beer Fest, Sept 10 2011.
MaBeer1972 (1218) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 4, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at CBC out on the patio. Perfece Saison weather! Served in a tulip glass. The classic cloudy yellow color. Good white head and carbonation. Light spice-citrus aromas. Very smooth drinking, yet quite complex. A very good example of the style.
czar (3235) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 18, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
on tap at brewpub. bright golden, slight haze with a nice head, good retention and lacing. yeast, wheat, vanilla-esque esters, grassy-citrusy top notes, woody. microbubbly, medium body.
j12601 (6403) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 16, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pouring at Hill Farmstead’s saison festival when Andy, Max, Pearl and I took a roadtrip to Montreal and then Vermont. Pours a hazed gold with a medium sized white head. Big and musky, soft wheat. Lemon, but very light. Sweet wheat, very clean and simple.
Loineshawn (3003) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 6, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
tap at cbc. aroma of earthy, rustic plastic. taste is complex bready, dry creamed wheat and burnt earth. some light medicinal notes were a bit off puting. still, pleasant to try a dry, low abv, complex, rustic saison on a hot summer day.