rederic (2846) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 18, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
750ml bottle, slight cloudy honey gold hue, with a frothy bubbly white head, with a faint yeasty bretty funky, barnyard, spicy, fruity nose, with some light citrus, faint rotten pineapple, acidic pale, wheat maltiness accents, with a light citrus leafy hop note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate and a good earthy mild bretty, funky, spicy, dusty, rustic yeastiness character with a herbal flowery leafy, citrus dry hoppy flavour, and with a light acidic, sour wheat, pale, pilsener maltiness, faint musty white grape backbone, leading towards a bretty, funky yeastiness, leathery, dusty, mild leafy, citrus dry hop bitterness finish.
jkwood04 (3239) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 17, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle in a tulip. Pours cloudy golden with a lacy, white head. Aroma of spicy yeast, some light Brett notes, a little pale malts and wheat, some light fruits, and a nice bitterness. Flavor the same with a nice blend of everything for a saison. Average texture. A really good saison.
teorn88 (1911) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
75cl bottle shared at Bruce’s. It pours a hazy golden colour with a large white head. Aroma is hay, grains and loads of funky Brett. Taste is sweet acidic with apricots. Hay and grass. Medium mouthfeel with good carbonation. Overall, a perfect US style saison.
PotjeBier (1389) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap @ De Bierkoning, Zwanze Day. Cloudy pale yellow color. Head like whipped cream, white. Aroma’s: lemon, sourish, dusty. Retronasal: sweet & sour fruit, lemon, light brett notes. Flavor is light sweet, bretty. Medium bodied, low carb. No new flavors in the finish.
Erasmus_ro (1132) - Alabama, USA - SEP 14, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ De Bierkoning, Zwanze Day, Amsterdam. Pours a yellow with a large, white head. Aroma is red berries, cherry, a bit sour, funky. Taste is a lot of berries, cherries, caramel, cherry candy, funky earthiness. Quite medium, with not much carbonation. Another delicious one.
Zer0 (1125) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Hazy golden. Grass, creamy, mild, lemon and spicy. Medium sweet and light bitter. Full bodied with soft carbonation.
mR_fr0g (1776) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at pre zwanze tasting. Thanks to Matteo. Aroma is funky salty wheat with some orange. Nice funky Brett going on. Bready wheaty malt. Milky yellow thin white head. Nice dry finish. Lingering funkyness.
Leighton (9622) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at the Pre-Zwanze tasting - London. Many thanks to Matteo. Pours cloudy yellow-gold with a modest, foamy white head. The aroma has lots of fresh brett, barnyard, some tangy lemon. Light to medium sweet flavor with more brett, poo, faint acidity, lemon merengue. Light to medium bodied with fine, massaging carbonation. Light sweetness to finish, more brett, lightly tangy lemon, mild doughy pale malts. Solid.
joergen (19343) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Mikkeller Bar.
Hazy golden coloured with a small white head.
Fruity aroma of hops, pine needles and citrus peel with notes of brett.
Fruity flavour of hops, grass and pine needles with notes of spices.
Ungstrup (28225) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. An unclear yellow beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of yeast, malt, and spices. The flavor is sweet with notes of yeast, malt, straw, and lemons, leading to a dry finish.