UXO (261) - CANADA - MAY 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a clear straw gold with two fingers of foamy white head diminishing gradually to a thin cap and spotty lacing. Nose is light, dominated by caramel malt, yeast with a little funk, orange peel and pepper. Taste follows suit, with an additional hint of coriander. Mouth feel is light with lasting carbonation and a building bitterness.
Not bad, but tends to the bland side. Not bland, as such, but tending that way. The malt presence is a little too dominant, and a little more citrus and pepper would be nice.
Cousin_Larry (352) - - MAY 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
My favorite saison yet. A little watery, and had a soapy flavor, but isnt offensive like most.
unclemattie (4217) - Georgia, USA - MAY 8, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Narrow, Green Flash 12oz bottle. Very active carbonation, beautiful cascading bubbles from center of glassware, increasing the size of a white billowing froth. Hazy dark yellow color. Dry nose, bready/airy character, distant hints of dried lemon peel. Dry, tastes of yeast esters, far away notes of milled grains, loads of straw/hay flavor. a very good beer it enjoy with a light summer salad. (4045)
fiulijn (14978) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Blond color, hazy. Light aroma of spicy yeast, medicines, and rubber. Very dry mouthfeel, highly carbonated, a bit astringent, maybe spicy; expected bitterness, with some vegetable bitterness as well.
Bill Becker (355) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - APR 30, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Howler fill at Liquor Shed in Casper.
A hazy light gold pour that produced about an inch of foam but it never goes away. Lacing? Yep.
It smells some what spicy with some of that ginger, coriander, hint of pepper, and a dash of lemon or orange?
The taste matches the smell. Good gingery notes and oranges, The ginger gives me a little bit of heat when I swish the beer in my mouth. I don’t really get any coriander but it’s still a good tasting brew.
Light body and carbonation.
A pretty good Saison and the fact that it’s only 4.2% abv is something I like aboot it. Yeah, the body does suffer but there’s no problem drinking the 32oz in one sitting.
BEENJAMIN (290) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 27, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
22oz bottle - poured hazy golden with a tall frothy white head. Lemon peel, orange, yeasty aroma. Flavor is slightly tart and refreshing yet a little thin and very simplistic. A decent saison none the less.
sloshgator (441) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2014
3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
Green Flash Saison Diego is more ale than farmhouse. Pour is bright amber with a fluffy white head. Very little aroma is detected. Taste is like a good ale with little or no complexity or funk and sourness. The orange peel and ginger were understated. Saison Diego is not what most would expect from a saison but good in its own right.
EithCubes (5000) - New Jersey, USA - APR 18, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bomber. Nose is heavy coriander soup with not much else going for it, a waft oft yeast and spice but really, coriander soup. Light yellow pour with plenty of carbonation and a soapy white head. Taste is lightly sweet and tart, dusty with a few cobwebs, lemony citrus and a touch of vanilla cream, very low bitterness and subtle florality. Light body but not really watery, very effervescent and refreshing, no alcohol present. Clean but, all told, rather tame all around.
StilleStorm (753) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
DAA; Pours clear golden with a deminishing, rocky to creamy white to off-white head. Aroma is malt, yeast, apple and citrus fruit.Taste is light sweet, light to moderate bitter and somewhat lasting . Apple and citrus upfront. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is average to lively.
olsvammel (3278) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from systembolaget. Spicy and yeasty smell. Spicy taste with oranges and citrus. Feels fresh. High carbonation.