rlgk (10534) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the hotel room in San Diego. Hazy yellow/golden beer with a nice offwhite head. Sourish perfume aroma, grassy, spicy, grape fruit notes. Citrus and perfume flavor, grassy, grapefruit, pine, floral, some hay notes. Solid enough saison.
Lubiere (9998) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 21, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A hazed blonde saison with a thick frothy lacing white head. In aroma, a sweet fruity malt with light banana esters, light soapy notes, grassy and creamy. In mouth, a smooth fruity honey malt with loads of bananas, apples, orange pulp, a bit oxidized, but still good. Light alcohol warmth in finale, with light Belgian hops lingering.
Ratman197 (9808) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 24, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Great Divide Tasting Room poured a cloudy yellow with a lasting white head. Aromas of yeast, citrus, banana, spice and light straw. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of citrus, yeast, straw, spice and light banana with a crisp dry lingering yeasty finish.
BeerandBlues2 (9693) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 26, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours hazy yellow with an average, fizzy, white head, somewhat lasting with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (hay, straw, meal), light hop (grass), heavy yeast (horse blanket, barnyard) with notes of lemon, coriander, dust, and pepper. Light bodied, creamy texture, lively carbonation, and a spicy finish. Long duration, light sweetness, acidity, and bitterness.
hopscotch (9161) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2009
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle… Hazy yellow ale with a small, flimsy, white head. Spicy nose provides pale grains, yellow and fuzzy fruits. Medium-bodied with middling carbonation. Well-balanced and spicy with mild, metallic bitterness and very light acidity. Lengthy, crisp, spicy, aluminum/nickel finish.
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On Tap from the Outside Bar at the Great Divide Brewing Company, Denver 17/09/2010
Yeasty malt aroma. White head. Amber coloured hazy in appearance and floral with a hint of bitterness in a dry and yeasty finish.
daknole (9114) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 8, 2009
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Very light yellow wtih a white head. Aroma is very light, not very funky. some lemon, grain and light malty sweetness. Flavor is pretty mild. Maybe refreshing, but not really a good representative of the saison style.
adnielsen (9090) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 8, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ Great Divide. Cloudy, light yellow-orange appearance with white. Yeasty, lemon citrusy, Belgian ale nose that’s a touch spicy. Lemon citrusy, fairly yeasty, lightly tart flavor initially followed by a mildly hoppy, bready taste. Yeasty, bready finish. Lemon yeasty aftertaste.
hopdog (8940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 30, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Capone’s. Poured a medium and cloudy yellow color with a smaller sized white head. Aromas of yeast, some citrus, and ’musty’. Tastes of citrus, a little fruity (bananas), and spices.
Theydon_Bois (8695) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at the Buckhorn Exchange, Denver - 31/05/12.
Hazy yellow with a small white head that soon thins to a ring atop the glass.
Yeast, spice, grass, citrus nose.
Taste similar to nose with a little pepper, herbs, vegetal, farmy.
Medium body, good level of carobonation, dry finish.