beerbaaron (1312) - Arizona, USA - JUN 13, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cloudy orange, orange juice like body. Medium to large fizzy frothy white head. Aroma is yeasty, super fruity, as described. Flavor much the same. Lighter medium bodied and highly carbonated. Some alcohol present. Touch of spice. Ginger stays complimentary. Very fruity. Certainly ’imperial’.
MarinEvelyn (579) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 13, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Yeast, citrus, a little grainy, fruity aroma.
Taste is very similar. A little alcohol, strong flavors, some spices.
UncleKorm (864) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle poured a hazy deep golden hue w/ a medium creamy diminishing head to a white ring w/ nice lacing. Moderate sweet funky aroma. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a moderate bitter funk finish. Tastes are pineapple, ginger, white pepper, peach, and funk. Medium bodied, creamy mouthfeel, and light warmth in the finish.
ekstedt (5576) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle (75 cl) from Systembolaget. Had it side by side with the regular saison, very similar with just some extra touch of alcohol.
Ferris (4744) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 23, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft - Mango and Belgian yeast. Cloudy gold with a thin white head. Mango, apricot and the usual Belgian yeast finish.
hackobock (1569) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with a large white head. Aroma is peach, pine apple, white pepper, sweet malt. Taste is fruit, medium sweet with a fruity, spicy, slight alcoholic finish. Light spicy bitterness. Light oily texture with a medium body and quite fizzy carbonation.
ansalon (1558) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 21, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours clear amber with a very large white frothy head that quickly settles. Aromas of apricot, honey, lemongrass, rye bread, slight oak and vanilla notes. Taste is apricot, peach, honey, lemongrass, bread, slight metallic notes and some earthy wood notes. Mouthfeel is sprightly and carbonated. Aftertaste is honey, tropical fruit and some slight oak notes.
Ktwse (2164) - SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours hazy orange with (really) tall white head. Aroma of honey, wheat, grapefruit, light peach and mango. Taste is big fruit sweet, with just a hint of sourness to balance it. Long, honey sweet finish. Boyd is light to medium, creamy and smooth with soft carbonation.
SamTheBarrel (486) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml brown bottle, labelled Tropic King, poured into a Tulip glass. Appearance is hazy orange with a large beige head, that reduced quickly. Aroma of herbs, mango, lemon zest and orange peels. Flavours of lemon zest, mango, orange peels, herbs and spices. Taste is light-medium sweet and medium bitter. Palate is medium bodied, slightly oily texture and lively carbonation. A great Saison overall, flavorful and well balanced.
Gusgus (232) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
AR: cereal, hay, floral, herbs, citrus, earthy, dough, banana, bubblegum,
AP: golden, hazy, frothy,
TA: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, salty,
PA: light body, creamy, slick feel, fizzy,