Tonybaldeagle (61) - - APR 23, 2014
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
I'm not sure what saison is, but this is what I expect it would be something like this. More for the sophisticated palate but enjoyable on a cold night by an open fire
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
mattyhennessy (375) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - JUN 2, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a copper colour
Which is far darker than most BdG’s I’ve seen. Very acidic taste, which is surprisingly pleasant. Lots of spice, some clove and a strong dose of cherry tartness. The hops are not at the forefront for this brew, which is unusual for garage project. Excellent BdG
Ngejo (507) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - MAY 19, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap. Brown, hazy, minimal head, light sweetness, lightly sour, medium body, average carbonation, & abrupt finish.
beer-yum (767) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 3, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: AUG 3, 2014 An excellent example of why Garage Project is held in high esteem by the locals. A brilliant variation on the style (biere de garde) that offsets it’s strength with a surprising but delicious cherry tartness. Pity two of these will see you above the (driving) limit in most jurisdictions.
Cantabrian (919) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 1, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Shameless tick here, as I had a taster at the Chch beer festival, of which I have only mixed memories. The description above is a good reminder that this was a very enjoyable beer, much fruitier and more acid tart than I would expect from a (stored?) Biere de Garde. Or maybe all young BdGs are like that.