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


on tap

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   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 (4029) - Ayr, - FEB 4, 2013
Cask by handpump at Hengler’s Circus, Glasgow - very cloudy brown, thin beige head, fruity nose, deep berry almost lambic flavour, mild traditional hop aftertaste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (4212) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle from Ruprai, Birmingham. Tangy, slightly sour, though also like a tangy Bitter. Thick, slightly rich, a bit lactic, is?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4470) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2015
Bottle. Brownish beer with a very strong frothy head. The aroma is sour with bitterness, and the flavour is very bitter with plenty of hops and some smoky sourness. Overall a nice sour and bitter beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StueyD (1542) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2015
A murky orange brown coloured beer with a very lively, frothy white head. A dusty malt aroma, caramel and vinous fruit. Dry mouthfeel. The taste follows on from the aroma, the malt flavours, of caramel and fruit are freshened by a tart vinous bitterness and a spicy flavour. The finish is mildly bitter and vinous. Bottle from Beers of Europe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (2462) - 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 (2911) - 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 (3580) - 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 (345) - 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 (2454) - 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 (2414) - 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 (4200) - 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.

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