GonZoBeeR (3027) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 25, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance:Light hazy orange,good lacing white head...
Flavor:Citrus,floral,light spicy and caramel flavor...
mathieuc (2958) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 27, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
More details to come later as I didn’t take the time to write down notes while bathing in the sun and drinking this. It’s official that there will be (many) repeat over the course of summer!
pineypower (2957) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - JAN 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared thanks to Dave. Pours out an attractive golden color with a big white head. Aroma is of fruity esters, yeast, grainy bread and some lingering sweetness. Taste is fruity yeast, light earth, hay, citrus some grains. Solid.
Metalchopz (2954) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 22, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Found at Marché Omni. Pours a very slight hazy, light golden colour with a big creamy white head that lasts a very, very long time and chunks out foamy lacing. The smell at first reminds me of my first Unibroue experiences when they started. Spicy nose (peppery) with the Belgian Ale yeast, mild grass and citrus. Beautiful mouthfeel with just a little dryness in the finish, from the hop. Not overly bitter with a 35 IBU, which works well for this one. Very well-balanced taste of milder spices with the rest. The fruity aspect of a Saison are here, but come in and out as it breathes. Goes down very nicely and can be enjoyed any time of the year.
cfrancis (2952) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 22, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a foggy gold with a big frothy white top. Aroma is cereal, light pepper and grains. Taste is light pepper with grains and dry cereal finish. Very nice.
asheft (2891) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Fresh fruit aroma with vinous white grape and some citrus in front of faint spicy noble hops. Almost clear gold under a lacy, lasting, white cover. Peppery phenolic up front in the flavor in front of pleasant fresh grapes and spicy, herbal hops. Woody bitterness is subtle. Effervescent high carbonation, light body, faintly sour finish.
garthicus (2860) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 8, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Volo. Appearance: golden orange, small white head. Good visible carbonation. Aroma: Grassy, pear, peach, apricot, flint/lighter, alcohol. taste: alcohol, pungent grassy, thick body, lively carbonation, not biting but there, quite spicy, lighter fluid acetone flavour (not in a bad way) Long nougat finish.
Gerbeer (2812) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 28, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml bottle. Pours a cloudy amber with full white head. Aromas of fruit (peach), light banana, light yeast, and malts. Fuller flavors of dried apricots, spice (coriander and white pepper maybe ginger and cinnamon), plus malts. Light bitter/spicy finish. fairly full bodied for a saison.
Quevillon (2798) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 26, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
750 ml bottle purchased at La Saucisserie BAM (La Saucisserie Ste-Rose) in Laval (Quebec) on June 23, 2012. Blonde straw, medium head. Barley aroma sweet and fruity, with hints of spice. Taste of barley and herbs sweet but dry, slightly bitter, mild but tasty. A pure delight of summer!
Gription79 (2781) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - NOV 24, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from a 750ml bottle, thanks to Doug. Lemon rind, dusty, earthy, spicy, rustic, this is a very nice saison. Very high carbonation.