jamesewelch (241) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JAN 14, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From bottle from brewery. Aroma is yeasty, floral, and a little sweet. Pours a hazy golden color with off white head. Tastes very tart with pepper, spice, and some funkiness. Very dry aftertaste. High carbonation. Light body with a dry finish.
dpitinga (46) - Mountain View, California, USA - FEB 2, 2016
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Lucky to live in northern California. In Sunnyvale, Olsonís Cherries grows Blenheim apricots that are nearly dry-farmed, as are the Crane melons grown by the Crane Melon Barn in the black soil of Santa Rosa. Over on the coast in Davenport, Swanton Berry Farm is still growing Chandler strawberries. And Andy Mariani in Morgan Hill is the only orchardist in America I know of who grows the original "un-improved" green gage (reine claude) plum. So I have serious doubts about the deliciousness of the fruit varietals that are hardy enough to grow in the chilly climes of Vermont. Not so Vermont honey. This BiŤre de Miel rightly deserves the myriad accolades it has received. Had it at the RateBeer Best Festival.
oRos (1466) - sacramento, California, USA - FEB 1, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pour from bottle at rate beer festival 2016. Pours yellow straw. Taste is some lemon an straw barn yard. Dry with a slight sweet finish at the end.
arnold931 (1108) - Iowa, USA - JAN 28, 2016
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours light yellow with nice white head. Nose is some honey and floral. Taste is kind of dry but then sweet honey and a little funk. Great.
Beer5000 (5469) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 20, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 ml bottle. Clear pale golden to yellow body with a small white head. Delicate aroma of citric fruit, mild lemon, grapes and spicy yeast. Flavor is refreshing fruity, mild lemon, spicy yeast, mild bitterness, light soft malt, hint of wood, quite dry and just a faint hint of funky sourness. Perfect balanced body and long lasting nice aftertaste. Super complex in a rather subtle way, incredible balanced all the way and very tasty and moorsih. Donít realty find any honey flavor here but I donít miss it either.
Christpuncher (2396) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 16, 2016
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma of lemon and some dirty socks. Pretty tart flavored and makes you pucker. Definitely one of the better saisons. Pours light yellow with a white head. Thanks kasers
kaser (4905) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 16, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bright yellow a little cloudy, poured from 22oz bottle at home. Flowery lemon aroma. A little sour kick to it. Pickles. Dry and carbonated. Pretty tasty atudf
Geokkjer (7031) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 2, 2016
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, courtesy of yngwie. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of lemon, wildflower, funk, some yeast and fruitiness. Flavor is sweet and sour with some lemon, peach, malt and herbs. Medium body, average carbonation.
Garrold (3333) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Willeyís Store, Greensboro, VT. Hazy, green tinged, straw colour. Skim of shape making, white head. Nose has lemon juice. Some damp grain. Some lemongrass. Hints of yeasty funk. Toasty malts. Faint note of honey, but maybe because Iím looking for it. Taste is crisp, lightly tart, and light bitter. Palate is crisp and dry. The tart dryness turns lightly sour on the finish. The honey element has mostly passed me by, although Iím happy with that. More of the crisp, lemon tartness on the finish.
Meilby (10310) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle 750ml @ My parentís place
Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, yeast, citrus, tartness, funk, floral and grassy. Taste is light sweet, light to medium bitter and light to medium sour with a long dry, tart, citrus, funky and floral finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft to fizzy.
thepatrickman (227) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 18, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Excellent looking Saison with a slightly cloudy appearance from the wheat malt and a big, pillowy white head. The flavor is brett funk and a noticeable sourness from the yeast, and it has a reasonably full mouthfeel from the honey. Another fantastic saison from Hill Farmstead.