Holmen2 (286) - - SEP 17, 2012
2.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Slightly hazy pale golden, large white head. Refreshing aroma of saison, bitter orange, some citrus and pepper. Taste of pepper and Christmas cakes. Long aftertaste of spices and Christmas cakes. Pickled and spiced herring, without the herring and the pickles. Lingering taste of dog pee.
motelpogo (6111) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 1, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
bottle from pivni rozmanitost, xmas drinks chez baerwaldt 2012. very hazy orange with an amazingly rocky, beige meringue of a head that remained that way through the glass; barny aroma with the green peppercorns showing; hints of muesli bars, then bone dry with a powdery floral aftertaste. glorious
Meilby (6235) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 10, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 500ml @ home
Pours hazy deep golden with a huge off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, yeast, floral and some fruitiness. Taste is light sweet and light bitter with a very dry, fruity and floral finish. Body is medium, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.
Idiosynkrasie (3086) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle. Minimally cloudy golden colour with huge, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Extraordinary floral aroma, notes of chamomile, calendula, grape-sugar. Taste is dry, tart, bitter, extremely floral, chamomile, calendula, cautious pale malty basis with a grape-sugar touch.
Koelschtrinker (9867) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 20, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Gewürziger, wenig süßer Antrunk mit trockener Hefigkeit. Starke Karbonisierung, harmonisch, dezente Bitterkeit, die Trockenheit passt. Frisch, weiterhin gewürzig, gelungen. 10/11/11/13/9/11
jackl (3775) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - SEP 14, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Croydonia. The pour’s amber with a small head. The nose is barnyard yeast. Mild bretty tartness. Pollen and mashed banana. Herbal grassiness. The taste is tangy brett. Unwashed herb. Barnyard. Medium body, fine carbonation. Quite good.
Martinus (2613) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Slightly hazy golden colour, white head. Aroma of yeast, candy, spicy, light green pepper. Malty flavour, light bitter, herbs. Malty finish, candy, quite spicy, some lingering floral notes.
(From 50cL bottle @ Oirschot tasting. Thanks for sharing, joes!)
geophagus (244) - Lubin, POLAND - AUG 13, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Bottle 0.5 l / half of a bottle) Trade with hallinghansen. Thanks! Murky yellow, untransparent, very hazy color. Yellowish, huge, great head, medium to slowly falling, reduced to stable foam, lacing. Slowly gushing from a bottle. Medium body, medium to high carbonation, oily texture. Aroma: Complexive and very crisp, moderate sweet. Yeasty, spicy, peppercorn, floral, gingercake, citrus. Taste: Moderate malty, a bit caramel. Yeasty, spicy, floral, slightly alcoholic, orange and lemon peels. Soft increasing to medium strong bitterness. Pleasant, bitter and herbal finish which increases in time, dry aftertaste. Very tasty, interesing, complex and easy to drink beer, full of aromas, great balanced. Really good.
Janek_Poducha (45) - Lubin, POLAND - AUG 13, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
(Bottle 0,5l shered with geophagus) Dirty light brown color, untransparent, huge, yellowish, thick, slowly falling head. Aroma: Striking aroma of hops, citrus, herbal, grassy, earthy, spice, pepper, some malty base, fruity, pinch of raisins, notes of floral hops. Taste: Strong hoppiness and strong great bitterness, herbal, spice, pepper, floral, earthy, grassy, citrus, slighly noticeable malty base. Light carbonation, medium to full body, a bit oily, tart/very strong hoppy bitter finish. Very good, complex beer.
Theydon_Bois (6437) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Croydonia Tasting, thanks to Paul, 13/07/13.
HAzed golden orange with a good sized off white head.
Nose is tarte fruits, bitter orange, light yeast notes, farmy, touch of peaches.
Taste comprises bitter orange, citruz zest, bretty, light yeast esters, hint of sugars and caramel, farmy.
Medium bodied, light spritz in the carbonation, crisp finish.
Decent enough saison.
daniele (4762) - ITALY - JUL 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Oro schiuma piuttosto abbondante grossolana buona persistenza naso speziato floreale leggero malto cereale biona secchezza discreto smaro finale erbaceo