gmellison (320) - Colorado, USA - OCT 19, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a hazy golden wheat color. Aroma is fruity and a little yeasty. Flavor is bananas, citrus and spices with a dry finish.
arminjewell (5584) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 19, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour out of 375 mL bottle, hazy yellow pour with fluffy white head, aroma brought notes of lemon, biscuit, bread, hints of slight pepper, oak, raisin notes come through, touch of grain and spice notes, pretty nice. Taste is a mix of white pepper, biscuit, cracker, touch of raisin, hints of slight phenols, touch of earth, finishing with some lemon, biscuit. Pretty nice.
JPDurden24 (1455) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - OCT 15, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy dark yellow pour with a foamy white head. Aroma is funky and yeast and hay. Some nice citrus, pepper and funk in the flavor. A little over priced, but pretty damn tasty.
BOLTZ7555 (2656) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
14 karat pour with a dense ivory crown. All of the typical characteristics: tart citrus, earthiness, lemon zest, pepper, yeast, hay, biscuit, and funk. Nothing unique to differentiate this from every other Saison on the market. Highly drinkable, crazy price tag, on par with the style.
zathrus13 (1684) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - OCT 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours cloudy yellow/orange, with a large, white head. Aroma is hops, spices, and fruit. Flavor is fruit, hops, spices, malt, and yeast. Medium body, fairly long finish.
DrewFace (408) - Rockledge, Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2013
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a hazy golden yellow color with huge foamy rocky head. Aroma is huge on the white pepper. Some mild yeast phenolic a and sweet malt character. Flavor has a good amount of peppery notes and some mild diacetyl flavor present. Cheese like flavor.
Homer321 (881) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle thanks to drewface. Strong white pepper in the nose. Moderately bitter and phenolic (peppery) flavors. Effervescent to the point that its hard to drink. Dry finish. Not bad but not my thing
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PhillyCraft (2759) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared with some brahs at tasting. Pours hazy golden orange with large carbonated head with impressive lacing. Notes of fizzy pop, pepper, white grapes, Belgian malt and yeast, pears, and apples. Light to medium body. Very nice saison.
Westmeister (1436) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tiny C&C bottle shared with EricTeusink. Nose was sharp citrus with mild clean malt and a touch of funkiness. Taste was sharp clean wheat, with spiciness, grass, light tart citrus. Real dry. Very nice and slightly unexpected for such a small light offering.
thornecb (4095) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours clear gold into a tulip. Bright white head top hats and meringues leaving spider lacing. Lemon, grass and marshmallow aromas. Dry with sweet band aid and lemon front to back lasting bitter pith finish.