Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by Jay. Pours a hazy copper dusty tone, with a white head. Musky body, earth and dry bitter fruit tones. Light grains, floral hop tones, a hint of citrus. Dry and herbal body with a a light wheat and grain husk. A decent saison.
jb (2016) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the yard house Honolulu in a goblet. Nice spicy nose with sour yeasty notes. Delicate yet complex. Liked it.
jonnyguns (775) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 22, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Poured a deep golden orange with a thick frothy white head. nose show cases a strong biscult malt aroma with some lemon and dry caramel. Not an overly zesty aroma you would expect from a saison. Taste is quite dry upfront with a clinging malty bitterness. Cloves, grassy hops starting to appear..touch of lemon in the finish. Interesting stuff. Not too bad
TempeCoyote (54) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - FEB 16, 2014
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep orange with a slightly dirty white head. Aroma of biscuits. Malty like an amber up front. It's got a bit if a twist from the yeast but the malt feels a little heavy on the tongue and never makes room for much else. Kinda heavy on the mouth too. An ok beer but not light, crisp and funky like I hoped for a saison. If I were rating as an amber or Belgian would give it a higher score.
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Tmoney99 (9953) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 13, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Poured a clear yellow color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate citrus and yeast aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium citrus sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration.
b3shine (4154) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 11, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft to taster at Dutch’s. Looks good for the style; a lightly hazy golden orange with foamy white head. Smells solid; yeasty, spicy, and mildly hoppy with some sweetness and notes of citrus. Tastes like it smells, but not as balanced and without the citrus. Average on the palate. Decent beer.
DrSilverworm (4715) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 11, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Dutch’s. Pours with a big foamy off white head, leaves plenty lace. Hazy darker orange color. Medium-plus body. Smooth, lighter carbonation. Lightly slick texture. Some light caramel malt, pepper, bigger citrusy hop. Moderate sweet taste. Solid, easy drinking darker, maltier saison.
Boutip (4431) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Poured a dirty amber color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of grainy malt with light citrus notes and some dry hoppy notes. Taste is sweeter than expected with a large dose of caramelized malt with a dry finish which kind of clash with the sweeter malt notes. Body is full with limited filtration and great carbonation. Sweeter then I like my saison but the dry finish is quite enjoyable.
rederic (2846) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 4, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle, with a cloudy amber-copper hue, and a rocky, frothy beige head, leaving some belgian laces, nice yeasty, fruity esters of ripe apple, apple sauce, light apricot, caramelized apple on a stick, with some toasted, caramelized, biscuity malty, apple strudel dough, organic acidic apple juice accents, with some spicy clove, herbal, notes in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a very nice yeasty, spicy ripe apple fruity, soft apple oat cookie, faint acidic countryside apple sauce, dusty, toasted, caramel, biscuity malty character, with some flowery earthy leafy, grassy, citrus hop flavours, leading towards a yeasty, doughy, carmalized apple sauce, lingering earthy leafy, grassy hop bitterness finish.
superspak (2108) - Michigan, USA - SEP 8, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 7/9/2011. Pours hazy orange copper color with a 2-3 finger foamy and rocky off white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with plenty of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of orange peel, pear, apple, grape, light banana, floral, grass, herbal, bread, clove, honey, light funk, and yeast earthiness. Nice aromas with good complexity of yeast ester notes with moderate malt presence; and good strength. Taste of orange peel, pear, apple, grape, light banana, clove, pepper, toast, brown bread, light honey, floral, grass, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of orange peel, light fruits, pepper, clove, toast, brown bread, light honey, floral, grass, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast flavors; with very balanced malt sweetness and zero cloying flavors after the finish. High carbonation and medium bodied; with a lightly creamy, crisp, and lightly prickly mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very good saison style. Good balance and complexity of yeast ester and malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A bit too malty, but a nicely enjoyable offering.
TaktikMTL (5494) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 21, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bouteille de 750 ml obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Odeur de fruité et d’épices. Apparence: La couleur est orangée voilée avec une forte densité de bulle. Présence d’un large col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût d’agrume avec une pointe de mangue et d’épices. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de mangue en arrière goût. (Rating #5045)