esp0r (2541) - NORWAY - DEC 21, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Vika enjoyed at home
Pours yellow hazy with a big white head. Smell of yeast esters, hay, spices and light light malts. Light to moderate sweet, a sting of alcohol and malts, quite fruity, feels a bit too heavy, spicy tail with moderate bitterness. Quite nice saison
beer-yum (1042) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Closer to a Saison than the Bling is to an IPA - but I’m thinking they are not really trying somehow. Hopefully, that means better things to come - yum!
jookos (4240) - FINLAND - SEP 20, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
.75 bottle@kitty’s. Pale yellow hazy. Wheaty pale malty, some citrus, belgy yeasty. Mellow fruity. Soft bodied, yeasty wheaty. Sort of dulled, mellow boring. Unless I’m doing hard farming, or whatever saisons were designed for, I qouldn’t ask for this. As a beer, dull and boring.
Hermod (5166) - Vantaa, FINLAND - SEP 20, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
750ml bottle. Kitty’s, Helsinki. Bottled on 040413. Hazy golden color, thin white head. Pear, yeast, wheat, dough in aroma. Flavor has dough, spicy notes, pear, sweetness. Certainly not the beer I was expecting.
bmeup (602) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - SEP 4, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
No idea why i bought this as it not my style, but really glad i did. Pale straw looking and brilliant white head. Yeasty, grassy and a smidge tart as well. One for the summer months, maybe with some sandies and oysters. Good stuff.
StevieT (1247) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 23, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at The Archive. Pours a champagne colour with a thick tightly bubbled head, laces well, highly carbonated, mild grape aroma, creamy mouth feel, malty with a crisp finish. Not my favourite style but a very good beer.
daje (2834) - NORWAY - AUG 19, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Hazy yellow body with a stable lasting white head. Aroma of ripe fruit, peppers, wheat and a light bretty note. taste is lightly farmhouse yeasty with a late citrus fruit punch, dry spicy finish. A robust saison.
Jmar33 (210) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2014
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap. I don’t know why this isn’t rated higher! It’s a seriously nice saison, maybe not strictly to style given that it has a slightly heavier body than some of the really good ones, but all in all it’s uber nice!
Arve_Christian (4307) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 19, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On bottle at Sandar Mikrobryggeri. Golden color , good foam . Nice floral & fruity aromas , good yeast- some " hubba bubba" aromas. Medium body & complexity . Some bitterness, very well balanced. Very enjoyable
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norkle (14) - - JUN 18, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Tasted this somewhat hastily but enjoyed it enough to warrant another try. Reminded me of Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen, which is a good sign. Similar phenol characters, similar light cloudiness (more sediment - roll it next time?), strong head.