lusikka (4993) - Tampere, - FEB 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330 ml bottle @ Konttori, Tampere. Pours a cloudy orange copper colour with a white foamy head. Aroma of soapy citrus, grassy hops, lemon and grass. Flavour of grassy hops with floral notes, yeast, sweet fruits, harsh maltiness and some herbal notes. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and high carbonation. Enjoyable.
DiarmaidBHK (3062) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from perfect pour. Pours this turgid brown color. Has an inch of khaki foam. Has a bit of barnyard on the nose. Kind of bland on the tongue at the point. Eh!
TBone (11319) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 17, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled 330ml @Beer Hunters
Hazy orange color, steady white head. A bit tart, citrusy nose, light barnyard. Light to medium-bodied. Fruity, light tart notes, lingering bitterness. Some acidity. Problem with this yeast series was that base beer was too hoppy - covering the nuances of different yeasts.
glennmastrange (2030) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - OCT 27, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Moderate light bread, grain, and cereal for the malt, light to moderate lemon for the hops, moderate dough for the yeast, with a hint of peach in the background. Head is average size, fizzy, off-white with heavy slippery lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is hazy medium amber/orange. Flavor starts moderately acidic and lightly bitter, then finishes moderately acidic and bitter. Palate is light to medium, watery with a fizzy carbonation and a dry finish. Nice fruity aroma, a little flat on flavor yet refreshing. Very interesting Saison.
madmitch76 (12162) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
1st June 2013
Clear amber beer, good pale cream coloured head. Palate is slightly soft and and semi dry. Mild fine carbonation. Airy creamy malt, semi dry. Nice fruit and hops. Mango, orange and traces of pine and tropical fruits. Finishes semi dry and crisp with a minerally sting. Little lactose in the aftertaste. Nice saison!
daje (1693) - NORWAY - OCT 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Mikkeller Bar Viktoriagade, july 17th 2013. Unclear orange body, big white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, spice, perfume. Taste is nice and dry, with a nice combo of peach and citrus from the yeast together with the zesty and spicy yeast, works quite well. Refreshing bitter aftertaste.
boxofrane (1704) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at bistro on bridge. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. The aroma has a mix of citrus, lemon peel, and caramel. The taste has big orange, tart lemon, and a dry finish.
Theydon_Bois (5308) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2013 Bottle at home, from Realale.com, 02/10/13.
Pours a lightly hazed golden amber with a decent sized off white head.
Nose carries a tarte orange presence, grass, hoppy backnotes, light minerals, touch of apricot, grainy, light metallic twang.
Taste comprises tropical fruit notes, apricot, hint of grapefruit, light yeast strains, grass, sugars.
Medium bodied, slightly prickly carbonation befitting the style, dry grassy finish.
Nice saison let down a little by the nose.
pentaz (783) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours clear copper with a good lacing and fully lasting frothy medium head. Aroma is mandarin, citrus, malt, pepper, orange and spice. Taste is moderate sweet,bitter and very light tangy. Body is medium, texture is creamy, carbonation is moderate. Finishes dry and bitter.
Habanero (1875) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Golden body with an off-white head with good duration. Aroma of peach, pine, citrus spicy notes and yeast. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and bitter. Medium bodied, oily text. and soft carb. A nice hoppy saison.
LoFi (1432) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, rated together with the rest of the series.
Amber with a beige head. Medium bodied.
Aroma: sweet, candy, dried grass.
Taste: dried tropical fruits, dried grass and hay, red berries, but not of the sour kind.
Mild and not spicy.