reggiedunlop (3226) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a hazy honey color with a huge, foamy white head...bottle was a slow gusher. Aroma has notes of pair and herbal bitterness...very lightly medicinal like a faint iodine. Flavor is very rindy and herbal with some bretty notes and funk...still some pear here...definitely funky...mildly medicinal but not to its detriment. Mouthfeel is light and the finish is bretty/rindy/herbal.
tom10101 (3104) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 27, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (750 ml). Shared by czar, thanks Martin! Hazy yellow with a frothy white head and good lacing. Aroma is really interesting with brettanomyces, loads of fruits, citrus and slight spices. Taste is about the same with a slight bitter/pineapple sticky finish. Mouthfeel is dry. Carbonation is prickly. Very good Belgian Ale. If it was not of the sticky bitter finish, it would be a great beer.
czar (4688) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 27, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle shared with friends. murky pale yellow with a frothy white head, good retention and lacing. green, citrus, soft brettiness, spices, hint of acidity, leafiness. prickly carbonation, light body, abrupt (read not necessarily enjoyable) herbal-grassy finish. overall: a very good offering from HF, again.
Lukaduke (2374) - Portland, Maine, USA - FEB 12, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle thanks to Dave ! Pours a slightly hazy yellow golden color with tons of sticky gaseous foam that rises with little agitation. On the nose its complex and inviting... nice lemony tartness mingles with citrus, barnyard funk and some nice vinous fruit. The palate is as yummy as the nose and just as complex with great juicy orange, bitter citrus peel, hop funk and vinous tartness all coming together in a well balanced focused finish. Wow
Sledutah (5104) - Utah, USA - DEC 31, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
750ml bottle shared by Dallas
Appearance: Hazy yellow with a big white head and lots of lacing
Aroma: Brett, citrus and wet blanket
Taste: Wet blanket, dusty and citrus
mabel (6830) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 29, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
[4718-20120818] Bottle. Mild snakeskin yeast aroma. Slightly hazy, light orange brown body with a long-lasting creamy off-white. Light lemony yeast flavour has a boozy punch. Medium body. Nice, drinkable. (7/3/7/3/15) 3.5
(@ Campground Brewdown 2012, Millmont, PA)
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Boutip (4868) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 28, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle: Poured a hazy pale yellow color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some excellent lacing. Aroma consists of pungent herbal hops with loads of funky notes and some rustic malt also discernable. Taste is a unique and funky mix between some herbal and floral hops with pungent notes with some rustic malt and light residual sugar notes. Brett is well dosed and hard to distinguish. Body is full with great carbonation and no apparent alcohol. This beer made for a very nice Christmas eve treat.
MikeJslc (759) - USA - DEC 22, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Orange, hazy, white head. Bready biscuity malt, earthy horse blanket, some light prickly citric acid, dusty flavor (brett more evident in nose than flavor).
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douglas88 (6336) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 22, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
750 ml bottle thanks to Dallas. Pours a cloudy orange color with a massive white head. A big sour Brett nose. A massive Brett saison with light oranges, pepper, lemons. Very good. A full palate.
cpetrone84 (1542) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
pour is extremely cloudy orange with tons of bubbly white head. Nose is lemony, notes of Saison yeast, a touch dusty and citrusy. Taste is a bit bland, some lemon, maybe faint yeast. Fairly celtzery and leathery, thin finish. Overly bretted, body is decent, high carb and drinkable, faintly dry.