bbrock81 (297) - Le Mars, Iowa, USA - JUN 3, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
16 oz can. Pours a hazy, dark brownish-gold with a thick white head that dissipates rapidly leaving a patchy layer on the surface of the beer. Aroma is quite nice, yeasty, sweet, floral, spicy (clove), and fruity. Flavor is on the sweeter side initially, fruity and yeasty, followed by a long finish that is too bitter for the style. Palate is a bit harsh. Overall a decent beer, one I would certainly drink again, though I probably wouldn’t seek it out and would likely prefer another Saison over this if given the option.
RobertDale (2601) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 13, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
16 ounce can. Pours golden orange with a small white head. Aroma of malt, yeast, and citrus. Taste is malt, yeast, spice, citrus, and florals. Interesting take on the style.
boozedude (1452) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - OCT 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap...clear pale pour with white head.. aroma of hopps and malts...taste is light hops sone pine..ok
mnmike (942) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 16, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the brew pub in Okoboji. Fairly good saison that has more of the earth elements than others.
AGAquino (657) - San Juan, PUERTO RICO - APR 11, 2013
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
16oz can from Beertopia in Omaha. Slightly cloudy amber colour, slight foamy head. Balanced spicy sweet flavours of malts and yeast. Moderate hop bitter. Very very good beer, good thing I bought a 4 pack.
wlajwl (3323) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - FEB 13, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma is spices, malts, sweetness and mildly perfumed. The flavor is malts, medium tartness, light spices, a mildly off sourness and a tangy finish.
igneous1 (1475) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - FEB 8, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
hazy, honey color, very thin head. aroma has notes of plastic, coriander, bubblegum. flavor has a sweet and sour thing going on. slight bitterness. herbal finish. Thin and not terribly interesting. Not for me.
heemer77 (5053) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JAN 22, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
From a 16 oz can. The body is a hazy rich copper with a whispy thin off white head. The funky nose has mango and leather. There is also some black pepper spice. There is also some caramel. This tastes fairly funky and tart. There is some fresh mangos and bitter grapefruit peels. There is also some salty leather. There is a lot of funk and tartness in this one. A decent brew, but the sour character is a little much for me.
ads135 (2330) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - DEC 2, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Calling this a farmhouse ale is somewhat strange as it seems something in between that and a real sour ale. Less wheat and spice than pure Belgian yeast funk. Still, not bad.
CanIHave4Beers (2758) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUN 22, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a light orange color with a big head and great lacing on the glass.
The aroma is citrusy, a little soapy, mildly floral and has a bit of raw grainy malt.
The flavor has a good bit of citrus fruitiness, some crackery malt, and is largely dry. Banana and dusty flavors work well and the hoppiness is generally of the floral type. Very well balanced.
I had absolutely no expectation of this being even close to this good, what a pleasant surprise.