bikesandbeers (547) - san diego, California, USA - APR 12, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Taster. Light golden thin white head. Spicy saison like aroma. Flavor is mild rye malt up front with a nice dirm bitter spice and hop finish. Clean and crisp. Very tasty.
wnoble (1207) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours hazy orange from the bottle. This foamed out the top on the counter. Nose is earthy spice and light peppercorns as mentioned. Flavor is dry earthy and peppercorn comes out moderately. pretty good.
ziel (64) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 15, 2014
1.4 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 3/20
The aroma of flowers and copper are strong. A good tasting IPA but I do not detect any peppercorn.
gunnfryd (9701) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 16, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is peppar, malt, hop , fruit. Flavour is peppar, malt, hop, fruit, pine. Fun to taste this beer.
shoulderbroken (1668) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 7, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Hoppy Loft. Golden colour, clear, small white head. Aroma is lightly peppery, bit fruity, nice light graininess. Taste is good, pretty subtle black pepper, but it does linger and becomes more prominent as the rest fades. There’s other stuff there but I am struggling to pick it. Definite belgian feel, possibly with the body. Grainy bread. Good stuff. Maybe a bomber was too much but it makes me feel like I have eaten, so could be a good thing.
fonefan (32844) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate to heavy cedar - wood, peppery. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, peppery, wood, cedar, pale malt, sharp. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
TempeCoyote (54) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - DEC 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Light orange and hazy with a thin white head. Faint Belgian yeast aroma. A nice crisp spicules to the beer as the pepper and rye work together. Nice bitterness too from the hops. Not a lot of complexity from the Belgian yeast after the first scent but there is a lot going on with the pepper, with the heat seeming to build with each sip. A really nice beer that makes me wonder why peppercorn aren't a more common adjunct.
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NielsenRatings (8096) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 20, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle @ home, picked up at Mile High Denver. Pours a bit hazy golden orange appearance with a fluffy khaki head. Heavy peppercorn, sweet orange citrusy, a touch yeasty aroma. Spritzy/champagne, white wine, banana, orange citrusy, heavy black pepper flavor. Not horrible but Jesus, the peppercorn is way too much for my liking.
bmsulliv (156) - - DEC 19, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sweet tasting saison but with a great pepper kick at the end, deep gold with some sweet malt and saison yeast aroma
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Ernest (6013) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 18, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle (Jun 2013 bottling).
Head is initially large, frothy, white, mostly lasting.
Body is dark yellow.
Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly hoppy (flowers, herbs), with notes of ginger, coriander, pepper, bubble gum / cotton candy.
Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter.
Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic, moderately burning.
I’d hoped this would have been more saison than a novelty beer, but it’s definitely the latter. The aroma is over-spicy and while not unpleasant, certainly kind of silly. The flavor balance is ok but a little bland...most of the finishing sensation is the piperine throat burn and while I like that in foods, I don’t in beers. So yeah...overall just a curious novelty beer, not something I’d ever buy again.
harrymel (1439) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 12, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
First bottling, Feb, 2012
Pours a hazy gold on amber with a broken sheet of light cream foam. Smells of peppercorn right out the gate, nice sweet malts with biscuit and grain tones. Esters from the belgian yeast add nice accents along the nose. Flavor has some initially sweet, wheaty character, then the peppercorns come through in an almost spicy nuance. The yeast comes through with a bit of a coriander and seeds of paradise tone. Nice dry belgian yeast comes through. Medium on heavy bodied with a lighter carb and wet finish. Nice beer overall, don’t know that I’d buy twice, maybe once the weather warms a bit.
Serving type: bottle