jbeatty (915) - New York, USA - NOV 22, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, 11/22/2012. Pours dark burnt orange, dense fizzy white head, excellent retention. Aroma is yeast, earthy spices, soft apricot and peach along with other white fruits, mild sweetness, hay, white pepper. Taste is sweet saison malts, a bit metallic, light apple and peach fruitiness, herbal spices with nice subtle smokiness, yeast on the end. Medium creamy palate, dry finish. Really interesting, was pleasantly surprised. A bit more character than the average saison.
bytemesis (2434) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 21, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours completely cloudy amber yellow with a large off-white head that mostly dissipates quickly leaving a small creamy residue that laces nicely. Aroma is typical saison with strong yeast and lemon notes plus some spiciness. Flavor is quite smoky, woody, and yeasty, with notes of lemon and pepper. Very light sweetness leading to a dry smoky finish. Medium body, prickly carbonation. Quite interesting, actually.
legion242 (2089) - Richardson, Texas, USA - NOV 17, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured an amazing hazy yellow with a thin head. Slight spice in the nose but really drinkable. Love all the yeast.
BelgianBeerGal (2971) - Dayton Area, Ohio, USA - NOV 10, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Arlington Whole Foods drank in TN. Sweet, wax on the cap...that means you can charge $2 extra per bottle! Big time carbonation makes a huge head. Kinda soapy aroma and flavor. Meh.
jkwalking05 (3395) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cloudy golden with a large white head. Aroma is of peach, apricot, light smoke, yeast. Taste is of leather, smoke, peach, yeast, light pepper.
travita (3652) - Frisco, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. The look is cloudy, off white head, very cloudy, and peach colored. The smell is yeast, fruits, slight smoke, malt. The taste is fruity, smoke hints, yeast, well balanced.
BigHoss (159) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - NOV 4, 2012
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Hazy orange color and white med head. I smell pepper, citrus, and fruity sweetness. I taste the same with smoke, yest and orange. Damn nice!
RollinHard (1024) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - NOV 2, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours dirty gold with a lasting white head. Aroma of earth, hay, sourdough bread, and pepper. Flavors of earth, hay, sharp cheddar, dust, pepper, and a slight champagne-like quality. Finishes dry and citrusy with a linger earthy funky bitterness on the throat (lemony in the nose). Highly carbonated, itís too much so to be creamy in the mouth cause itís too darn bubbly! Otherwise, easy to drink. A damn good take on a saison from a brewery who is pretty new. I expected less, but this is good. Unfortunately, itís not nearly as unique as all that "smoked spelt over 4 fruit-woods" talk makes it sound.
Errl (1278) - Plano, Texas, USA - OCT 28, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled 7/20/12 Pour is peach with some flakes with a rocky white head..Nose is fruits,wood,more fruits,yeast..Tasts is chalky,tropical fruits,yeast,wood..Palate is dry and frutiy
drfabulous (3575) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - OCT 15, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sampled at GABF. Yeasty with odd apricot taste that left me a little not sure about this one.