JDBaker11058 (1824) - Maryland, USA - MAR 24, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance: clear medium gold, with a short, fizzy white head and syrupy legs. Aroma: light citrus, yeast, pears, saltine crackers, and a bit of funk. Taste: sweet, with flavors of white grape juice, citrus, grains, pepper, star anise, white wine and champagne. Finish: dry, tart, slightly sour, with a lingering light astringency. Notes: Smells like a saison, tastes almost like a tripel, finishes like a chardonnay. Very interesting.
TheGB (578) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 23, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours golden with a dense white head. Amazing aroma cloves, orange, lychee, spicy malt and hops. Light bodied with a smooth, fruity palate. Light and perfumey kinda like a Belgian tripel with significant fruitiness from the wine.
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Blairgus (4044) - California, USA - MAR 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
23 mar 2012, bottle. Very pale yellow, clear, steady tiny bubbles. Smells like a saison: lightly sweet and straw. Thin body and fizzy. Wow, not what I expected. Champaign and soft white grape juice. Crisp, a but sweet, and dry finish. Rather nice. Smells like a saison but tastes completely different.
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rbrazell (1698) - Florida, USA - MAR 23, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a clear pale gold with fluffy white head. Nose is grape juice, blueberries, light malts, some tartness and yeast. Green grape entry with some pear and apples, yeasty notes also coming through with very light malts. Finishes slightly tart and some alcohol. Actually pretty tasty.
Radek Kliber (7086) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - MAR 23, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Coles
Aroma grainy malty feel, soft Noble hop, aromatic with mild touch of chamomile. Soapy walls.
Appearance bright golden look with medium plus bright white top. Nice lace shown. 4+
Flavor and Palate : some tartness, berry like in character. Tart walls. Soapy late finish. OK but not particular to my taste.
obxdude10 (2252) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A very different and unique fruit beer, Noble Rot pours a very clear and light golden color with a big white head that leaves some really nice lacing around the glass. Concerning just the color, you could have a hard time picking this out from a mass-produced light swill. The nose features white grapes, yeast, light bread, wheat and a touch of alcohol. The body feels a little spritzy with lots of carbonation. The flavors are sweet, with notes of grapes, alcohol, wheat, barley, lemon, grass and light hops. The finish is very sweet, pushing the line toward sour, too. There is also a truck-load of grapes in the finish. Don’t let the sweet appearance and taste fool you, though, because this beer will sneak up on you quick at 9%!
boFNjackson (4199) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 18, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle... Poured clear golden with a fizzy white head. Nice mouthfeel, soft on the palate and a little drying. Very vinous, much like white wine with a yeast character. Tart grapes, a hint of acidity. Some candied sweetness and grape juice sweetness.
pellegjr (396) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 17, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber, pours pristine gold w/ frothy white head, heavy must aroma and a fair amount of astringency, lightly wheaty malt up front followed by a nice crisp astringency on finish, very nice
PorterPounder (7116) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tallahassee, Fl - Market Square Liquors - 750 ml capped bottle. Sparkling medium golden champagne-like pour with a soft snow white head that leaves sticky lacing and has unending bubble action. Aroma has champagne notes, some white grape juice and a hint of yeast. Flavor like the aroma has a hint of champagne, some enticing sourness, a bit of yeast, brief hints of muted citrus and saffron-like spiciness. Mouthfeel has just the right amount of spritz - excellent texture. Impressive.
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750ml bottle. Pours a super light pale golden with a small white head. Aroma is some white grape, spicy notes, crisp pale malt, light vanilla note, light fruit. Flavor is really nice crisp grape and champagne note with a light tartness and some of that saison spice note coming through. Finishes with a fruitier character and some ;lingering pale malt. Medium body and a sharp carbonation. Can’t believe this is 9 percent abv, very drinkable and refreshing well done for an out there concept