saxo (14423) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is hazy golden. Aroma and taste are yeast, little banana, fruits, malt, little alcohol and hops.
anders37 (18351) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 19, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty weak grassy hints. Fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty finish.
lusikka (6738) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 12, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
650 ml bottle.
Pours a golden orange colour with a white head. Aroma of apricot, some floral notes and some alcohol notes. Flavour of caramel, apricot jam, musty yeast, bread, strong earthy notes, grassy bitterness and some citrus. Medium bodied, foamy mouthfeel. Finishes with warming alcohol and some sweetness. Musty.
olio (6896) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 12, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
65 cl bottle.
Clear copper color, small head. Sweet fruity aroma, reminds me a bit of sahti, yeast, toffee and mild hop notes too. Sweet taste with caramel malts, some citric fruits and yeast. Soft carbonation, sweet lingering sourish finish. A bit weird for a Saison but quite tasty.
_angst_ (3235) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber bought @ bierkompass.de. Pours hazy deep golden with a frothy offwhite head that leaves a small trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is malty and tiny funky with dark bread, cereal, lemon juice, black pepper corns, lemon zest, hay and dry soil. Taste is tiny sweet, bitter, malty, earthy and tiny funky with toasted cereal, sweet dark bread, moist soil, wood, lemon zest, leather, barnyard, lemon juice, oatmeal cookies, hay as black pepper corns. Mouthfeel is slightly dry, slightly tart, tiny soft and medium bodied. Finish is slightly bitter, tiny sour, malty and funky with dark bread, cereal, hay, lemon zest, moist soil, leather, black pepper corns and St Johns wort. Very rustic malty saison that turns out quite tasty...
Theis (14015) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 24, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home - Christmas Rating - Shared with Mette. Cloudy amber reddish - white head. Orange. Rye. Spicy. Apple notes. Light pear. Fruity. Nutmeg like spicy. Light fatness. Nice acid break.
JStax (3390) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - DEC 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 ounce bottle thanks to lukaduke. Poured into a brandy snifter. Pours a translucent copper with a big frothy white head of foam. The aroma is more spice forward than anything. I get notes of nutmeg, wheat, oats, cinnamon, and caramel. In the taste I get a spice forward sweetness. Fairly bread, or doughy. Some musky qualities as well. Medium bodied. Medium carbonation. Decent, but that spicy quality, which I assume is mostly due to the rye used, maybe even some of the oats, it just doesn’t do it for me.
Concealer (881) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 6, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2013 Bomber. Pours a hazy, amber gold with a foamy off-white head. Aromas of yeast, citrus, clove, and earthy notes. Flavor is sweet citrus, bread, spice and pine. Light bodied, dry finish with a light bitterness.
Bule (1031) - California, USA - OCT 22, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bottle pours a hazy amber color without much head. Labelled as an amber saison but has some sweetness to taste more like a triple. Taste of marmalade and belgian yeast.
Beermack (699) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Mikkeller SF. Hazy gold - huge white head. Big estery yeastiness on the nose: plenty of earthy euro hops in there, slightly musty. Taste is great saison mustiness, light citrus zest, earthy hops, bready malt. Medium dry finish. Good stuff - taking a leaf out of Dupont's book, not too much new world hop craziness in here, just a solid estery trad saison.