Tmoney99 (11621) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 16, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft in snifter. Poured cloudy golden color with an average fizzy off-white head that was lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy yeast and sour citrus aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy sweet & sour flavor with a medium to heavy sour & spice finish of moderate duration. Solid complex drinkable beer.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2012
Name: Belgian Independence Day
Date: July 28, 2011
Source: Taco Mac, The Fred
Appearance: clear dark gold, creamy beige head, sticky lace
Aroma: sweet and spicy aroma, light fruityness
Flavor: sweet spicy flavor, spicy phenols dries it out along with a touch of earthy funk
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Score: ** /4
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Served on draft at Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA on 7/21/11. Pours a hazy orange color with a large creamy tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of bread, spice and candi sugar. The taste is bready malts, citrus, banana, bitter herbal notes and faint spice. Medium bodied. Refreshing.
Dogbrick (9118) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 31, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draught at Bodega. This beer is a hazy golden color with a medium thick fluffy white head that burns away slowly. Patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of fruit, yeast and grassy hops. Light body with a sweet spiced character and notes of yeast, fruit and hops. The finish is fruity with a bit of bubblegum left behind. Above average overall.
BMan1113VR (7897) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 21, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Pours with a hazy golden body and a large, fluffy white head with good retention and lacing. Very spicy aroma, coriander, phenol, light tobacco, lemon, cumin and rubber cement. Flavors are a bit smoother, still a lot of phenols, lemon zest, malty/grainy, pepper, spices. Creamy mouthfeel, medium bubbles.
deyholla (7636) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 22, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Pours a near clear gold with an off-white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of spice with clove, light pepper and a hint of nutmeg backed by a light floral note. Flavor has more sweet grains and light fruits coming through with backing spice.
j12601 (7395) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 18, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap for growler fills at Half Time. Pours a golden yellow amber with a very faint touch of haze and a large yellowed white head. Big and musky, light lemon notes, clean citrus. Medium bodied, light banana right up front, wheat and a touch of clove spiciness. Sweet lemony notes throughout, clean and simple. Long musk with a touch of pithy lemon bitterness to balance it all out. Really well done and a great hot summer day beer.
bb (7255) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 9, 2011
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Amber beer with a cream colored head. Spice and yeast aroma with light fruitiness. Sumemr fruit flavor with spice and yeast. Medium bodied. Druitiness lingers with spice and yeast.
swoopjones (6709) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 26, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
draft at Blue Monk, Buffalo. slightly hazed medium golden pour. lighter aroma of lemon, yeast, light pepper,. Taste is sweet upfront, lemon pledge, spice. peppery finish. Nice easy drinking saison, not mind blowing but solid
blipp (6671) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - AUG 17, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Peppery and spicy yeasty aroma with lighter grassy notes. The flavor has spicy saison yeast, pepper, and grassy and floral notes. Pretty good.