MikeJslc (628) - USA - NOV 24, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: NOV 26, 2012 750 bottle, thanks Doug. Pale straw, hazy, white head. Aroma of pilsner malt, some rustic earthiness, light spice. Flavor: grainy pilsner malt, light citrus, a little earthiness, mild acidity. Medium body, effervescent carbonation.
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BeerGolem (590) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 26, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: AUG 2, 2012 Sample on tap at Saint-Pub (Baie Saint-Paul). Pours clear blonde with copper reflect. Aroma: belgian yeast, hops, malt, citrus (grapefruit). Refreshing sweetness with pleasant bitter finish. Excellent balance. Really refreshing. Right on style.
maley1 (552) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 28, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy golden yellow pour with large frothy white head. Aroma of yeast, citrus, and floral. Taste of lemon, yeast, green apple, and a hint of caramel. Refreshingly crisp.
shorlin (548) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - JUL 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma is full of nice pepper spice. Almost buttery as well. Appearance is a great gold, nice and hazy, with a crazy amount of lace. Taste is full of good sweetness. Not a big finish to the beer, but a great saison.
dfearnley (508) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft to trad pint glass
Yeast, bread, banana, and lemon. Clear amble rush yellow with thin bubbly but long lasting head. Sour and bitter throughout. Medium bodied, silky and creamy.
Frothmeister (479) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 20, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden colour with a GIANT thick off-white head. Aromas of Belgian yeast, big mineral notes, straw, dried fruit, lemon peel. The taste is metallic hops, almost a Euro-pilsener taste with some sweetness, and some nice Belgian like notes in the bitter finish. (Dried fruit, paraffin, copper.)
Whatup14 (475) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 26, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bouteille 750ml. Couleur paille trouble, mousse blanche laissant une dentelle éparse. Arôme floral, céréales, levure, épices légères. Goût floral, miel, amertume légère, levure. Carbonation moyenne, corps moyen.
ineedbeer (418) - Oakland, California, USA - OCT 3, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
2013 bottle from Tom10101.
Aroma is a nice clean balanced blend of fruity esters and phenolics. Moderate citrus and pear notes with a hint of red apple and a slightly floral ester note. Light pepper and coriander phenolic character. Light graininess.
Pours a cloudy pale yellow gold with very large pillowy white head with rather good head retention. Moderate lacing and small legs.
Flavor starts with a slightly sweet grain character with a hint of wheat. More phenolic than in the aroma with a moderate pepper note, especially towards the finish. Lighter esters with them mostly being citrus and a floral note. There is a light tropical fruit and banana note in the beginning though. Medium noble hop flavor and medium bitterness. Some lingering mineral notes from the water.
Mouthfeel is medium light bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Water has a moderately hard character to it.
Overall a very nice, enjoyable clean Saison. This beer isn’t funky but the eaters and phenolics provide a nice complexity as does the hops and water. All the aspects of the beer are fairly well balanced with the aroma being more fruity and the flavor being more phenolic.
lefossoyeur (394) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 25, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Golden topped by a huge frothy white head that lasts a long time. Herbal hops on the nose. Lively carbonation, very saison dupont-esque, highly refreshing herbal hoppy finale. Tremendous effort from Charlevoix! Félicitations! This is already one of the best beer of the summer.
bunget (386) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 17, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
750ml bottle. Clear straw body with a huge white head, excellent retention. Aroma of yeast, mango, peach, cereals, peppercorn and a touch of sourness. Taste is a nice mix of yeast and herbal hops bitterness, peppercorn and fruits, sweet malt and biscuit. Refreshing.