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As the story goes, the charm of the Cap hails an otherwise mischievous band of winged-monkeys to carry out any three commands its owner wishes, such as carrying you from vast scarlet poppy fields to Emerald City, or even to the comfort of a country farmhouse. Golden Cap Saison however, brings the comfort to you with its modern interpretation of a traditional farmhouse ale. A soft, pale beer, Golden Cap accentuates the flavors and aromas of summer fields. Brewed with an ancestor to wheat called spelt, and bottle-conditioned; it's straw-colored body accentuated with lively carbonation and unique fermentation profile evoke fresh cut hay and cracked peppercorns. Ep-pe, pep-pe, kak-ke! Hil-lo, hol-lo, hel-lo! Ziz-zy, zuz-zy, zik!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (13921) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 4, 2009
Tap at Map room Pre DLD day ... Hazy yellow amber .. light fruity yeasty nose.. sweet and yeast flavour ... little lemon. ok but unexiting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11929) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 18, 2009
(Draught) Pours a lightly hazy yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of coriander, wheat, biscuit, and orange. Flavor of citrus, yeast, banana, apricot, and coriander.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - APR 20, 2010
Draft. Medium white head atop clear apple juice body. Aroma is medium sweet, straw, some duskiness, light orange. Taste is medium sweet, straw/spice, some lemon, yeast, light orange. Fairly tart. Medium body, some duskiness, light acidity.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11067) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 22, 2009
@CBC12oz bottle-pours a rich white head ahd hazy straw color. Aroma is clove/pepper, sweet light malt. Taste is clove/pepper, sweet light malt, some tart fruit. Medium body.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009

Date: May 24, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Ticker Tasting
Appearance: hazy yellow, wispy white head
Aroma: light spicy and floral aroma
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, lots of light spicyness, floral hops, light bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10404) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 20, 2008
Draft at brewpub. Poured hazy yellow color with an average fizzy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate yeasty tart citrus aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture. Medium sweet citrus flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Solid refreshing beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 16, 2011
Bottle. Cloudy straw color, small off white head. Aroma of cardboard and straw. Taste is slightly sour white pepper, citrus, bitter finish. Not very well balanced. High carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9731) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2009
A lightly hazed yellow saison with a thick off white head. In aroma, a nice spiced wheat with cloves, berries, light solvent notes. In mouth, a refreshing silky saison, with cloves, light bananas, and oily finish. Good and clean. Bottle at Mondiale 2009.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (9448) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 9, 2010
Bottle poured a clear golden yellow with a lasting white head. Aromas of straw, spice, pear and light pineapple. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, light spice and light fruittiness wsith a crisp dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (9245) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - DEC 21, 2010
from Mondial de la Bire, Strasbourg - clear golden-bronze colour with no head retention; aroma of herbs, chewy malts and corn; very tasty and quite full-bodied; a solid carbonation and a tart biting bitterness; dry and very herbal/spicy aftertaste with notes of citrus and corn - very original and interesting


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