Brewed by Otley
Style: Saison
Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales
Serve in Tulip


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Cask; Special.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (3739) - Ayr, - FEB 4, 2013
Cask by handpump at Henglerís Circus, Glasgow - very cloudy brown, thin beige head, fruity nose, deep berry almost lambic flavour, mild traditional hop aftertaste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (2212) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle, gift from Andrew. Hazy chestnut brown with a thick beige head. Lively carbonation. Nice lacing. Aroma of blood orange, steel and sticky mango. Flavour of toffee apple, orange zest, grapes and caramel. Medium body with a spritzy mouthfeel. Very fizzy. Not what I was expecting but I really enjoyed this raw, hoppy Saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (2580) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2015
500ml bottle from Fire & Ice, Narberth. Pours hazy amber with small off-white head. Nice rosy, fruity saison with a light peppery finish. A decent different take on the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (3347) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle from Vinomondo, Conwy, Wales. This cloudy copper coloured beer pours with a large foamy white head. It has a bitter orange and spicy lemon flavours, earthy and woody notes with red fruit, chocolate and tart pineapple on the creamy finish. Very nice!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
leebotton (321) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2015
Pours dark brown with a reasonable head. Aroma is wheaty - sulphurous with some obscure roast character lurking in the background. Flavour is wheat like again with crispy chocolate tones

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2016) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2015
Pint from the Raven, Bath, and very nice it was too. Deep hazy chestnut brown colour with a thin white head. Aroma has wheat and a rich yeasty sweetness, with a touch of spice. Taste is bittersweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (2176) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2014
Aroma: grain malts, some grass, some yeast. Appearance: hazy amber, small, beige head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: malty sweets continue, yeast again, light bitters coming up, medium body, fine carbonation. Overall: interesting Saison, quite malty. Pint at The Champion, Bayswater.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (4072) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 9, 2014
On cask at the Haymarket. Appearance - hazy brown with an orange or red chink. Nice head. Nose - toffee and minerality running underneath. Taste - same again. I guess the saison yeast is causing the mineral notes. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy yet tangy mineral texture and a long dry mineral finish. Overall - interesting and quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (6621) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 6, 2014
Cask at the haymarket. Pours hazy brown, thick off-white head. Aromas of toffee, liquorice, light yeast. Taste is smoky, dry, light bitterness. More toffee at the end. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorgeLee (1461) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Cask in the Windsor Castle W8. Very dark black in colour, thin white head. Interesting beer, initially a bit hot boozy, some interesting yeast I guess, herbal hoppy flavour, some licorice, blackcurrant, hint of caramel. Not perfect but enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoshRaburn (56) - - NOV 26, 2014
Hoppy and fresh tasting. Has a very earthy, interesting hop flavour - for some reason makes me think of twigs and bracken and such. Good malty base to back it up. Iím not sure why ratebeer rates this one so low - possibly because in character itís more like a British bitter than what is usually called "Saison"?

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