MartinT (7523) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
My Bottom Line:
Bubblegum esters ride this Saisonís citrusy hops and spicy bitterness, while light straw kindles a cracking finish.
Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam covers the cloudy opaque blond.
-Mouthfeel is bubbly and quenching.
-The bubblegum character might be a bit too much for my tastes, but it works very well with the rest of the flavor profile.
-The hop character is also quite leafy in the finish.
On tap at Novare Res.
DuffMan (6153) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 7, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap @ Duckfat in Portland. Beautiful orange-kissed gold colour, quite hazy. Lovel aroma of floral citrus and rustic yeast. The palate balances fresh tropical fruit hoppy character, delicate florals, and rustic hearty yeast perfectly. So drinkable! Loved it.
deduchar (39) - Rhode Island, USA - AUG 7, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
This pale ale has great hops and is really an enjoyable beer. Definitely worth trying and enjoying.
CamdenD (1056) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nicely hopped saison that drinks like a pale ale, and I would ignore ratings claiming this beer doesnít do the hybrid well, as it does.
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 8, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Lionís Pride. Pours a hazed gold with a thin white head. Lemon and musk on the nose. Crisp and bright, lovely lemon and citrus. Musky, soft bitterness.
PhillyCraft (2845) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Monks. Pours hazy golden, light head, lots of carbonation, notes are apple, pear, belgian yeast, hops, coriander. A little spicy and bitter but solid overall.
tom10101 (2216) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 25, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ Lionís Pride (Brunswick). Slightly hazy golden with a small/medium white head and good lacing. Aroma is mild with yeast, cereals, farmhouse character and spices. Taste is slightly sweet with cereals, herbs and light spices. Light to medium body. Clean. Slightly dry. Good Farmhouse. Quite refreshing.
Damico (2353) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours hazy orange golden and a little white head with decent lacing. Aroma is too subtle, some light farmhouse yeast and citrus hops. Flavor is softer as well, light funky yeast and some grassy notes that settle on the tongue.
Glouglouburp (5929) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 5, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
In short: A very harmonious blend of rustic Saison character and sharp citrusy-lemony refreshing APA. Excellent session beer..
How: Tap at Prohibition Pig, Waterbury VT.
The look: Cloudy orange-blond body topped by a medium white head.
In long: Nose is hop-forward (mostly tropical fruits) with rustic yeast still managing to shine. On the very first sip I liked the comfortable lively body. The taste offers a perfect balance between rusticity and sharp/refreshing fruity hops (grapefruits, tropical fruits, lemon juice). A finish this is as much lemony-tart as it is actually bitter. A tasty and refreshing beer that stands out from the pack. I liked this beer so much that I wanted to share a pint with someone I didnít even know but he told me to stop drinking from his beer and buy my own.
thorongil2 (1078) - , Ontario, CANADA - MAY 9, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(tap) clear light amber colour with a small white head; aromas of citrus, sweet floral; rich mostly bitter flavour with a long strong bitter finish; bit like an IPA saison