olio (6124) - Tampere, - FEB 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle @ Olutravintola Konttori, Tampere.
Pours hazy golden color with a small head. Aroma of grass, lemony fruits, yeast and some floral hops, mild soapy notes too. Flavour of hay, spices, mild yeast, fruits and some herbs. Nice.
HammerTroll (410) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 21, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Hazy light brown color, small white head. Big hoppy aroma, orange, some sugar, honey, floral notes, citrus, yeast, hints of tropical fruits. Long bittersweet finish with traces of brown sugar. Medium body, lively carbonation, creamy. This is great!
(Za Popen’t 0,33l bottle)
azzie (127) - - AUG 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cloudy yellow/orange liquid with big foam. Aroma of grapefruit, honey and some overripe fruits. Light sweetness, medium bitterness, bitter aftertaste. Well balanced. Medium body, light carbonation.
Stuu666 (2024) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 21, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours amber, not as bitter as some of the others, fruity, flowery.
veceo (427) - CROATIA - AUG 19, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cloudy amber color, big white head. Lots of lacing. Medium to full body, average carbonation. Aroma of yeast, hops, lots of fruits, malts. Medium sweet, light bitter taste. Sticky mouthfeel. Very long aftertaste. Very, very nice.
Valgreen (646) - DENMARK - AUG 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Home. Clear orange, small white head, some lacing. Aroma and taste, quite similar to the American ale one, with the taste slightly acidic. A little spicy/peppery.
rockana (217) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours cloudy brownish with small off white head. Sweet hoppy nose. Watery texture. Bitterish. A hint of pleasant citrusy sour. A bit herbal. Some honey in aftertaste. Good one.
Bullit (4007) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUL 9, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Venerables. Copper coloured with a medium sized light beige head. Nose is hoppy, soft creamy and fruity. Sweet candied fruits and graprefruits, some light maltiness. Flavour is light malty, same fruitiness as in the aroma, some soft creamy notes, a bit spicy. Light hoppy, with candy, tropical fruits. A soft spicyness of the saison yeast to round it off. A lovely, in fact, pretty stunning beer. Nice surprise.
Lowenbrau (1898) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 1, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle @Cimmeria, Oviedo. 31-05-2014.
In short: an average saison.
Pours some hazy dark gold with really frothy off white head. Moderate head retention, some lacing. Citrusy, sour aromas. Light body, average to high carbonation, crispy texture. Taste is moderate sour, some cirusy, fruity, with a more into the sweet side finish, but still sourness noticeable. Enjoyable.
pintbypint (2582) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 1, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml brown bottle. Bottleshare at Ferris’. Deep gold with clingy white foam. Citrus apricot and yeasty nose. Taste has grain, caramel and citrus at the end. Finishes yeasty with light hop notes Light body and good carboantion. Enjoyable.
jjgmd (1402) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 31, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Last in the series of three we acquired, pours a burnt orange cooper color with a cream colored head.nose is grainy and grassy. Taste is grainy, grassy with no real outstanding flavor. By far the worst of the three I tried. Finish is bland and grainy. Quaff Score 6 / 10 , and I love saisons, huh ?