crossovert (5642) - Illinois, USA - MAR 20, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
This one was feakin good. Amazing hop flavors, great spiciness, nicely dry and subtly bitter, a well crafted brew.
SudsMcDuff (5370) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2013
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
on tap at the brewpub .. . great rustic feel/smell .. . solid bitterness .. . medium gold .. mild foam .. . easy going beer
.. . . why would the ambassador do such a thing..??
Theydon_Bois (5318) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Revolution Brewpub, Chicago - 04/11/12.
Lightly hazed pale golden with a thin off white head.
Nose comprises citrus, herbs, grass, farmy, touch of funk, mint, pepper.
Taste pretty much marries nose with a little caramel/toffee.
Medium bodied with bite, soft carbonation leading to a fruity, bitter/tarte finish.
AmEricanbrew (5200) - Belcher, Louisiana, USA - AUG 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear amber color with ivory head. Nice dry hay, dry spice, dusty pale malt aromas. medium body, average carbonation. Bready, dusty pale malt flavors with dry spice, dry grass, light fruitage---good
phaleslu (5174) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft sample at MWBBF. Pours a cloudy gold color with a small white head. Aroma of bready malts, farmhouse funk, straw, apricot, and some grass. Flavor of bready malts, lemon, candi sugar, apricot, farmhouse funk, straw, and mild spice. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a mostly sweet mouthfeel. Nice saison.
arminjewell (5149) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 29, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pour out of 22 oz bottle, thanks to matboz! Clear orange pour with thin white head, aroma has notes of grain, grass, hints of pear, white grape, touch of sour grain, nice earthy notes, slight caramel and crackery notes. Taste is a mix of sour acidic grain, funky earthy notes, touch of spice, grass, touch of grainy and husky notes, finishing fairly bitter, dry, slightly sweet.
BVery (5141) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 11, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Revolution. Light gold pour with a white clingy head. Fruity aroma with peppery spice. Taste is fruity/lemon, herbal and spicy. Nice.
lusikka (4997) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a hazy golden colour with a white head. Aroma of wheat, citrus, grapefruit and white grapes. Flavour of wheat, caramel, white grapes, Belgian hops, floral notes and grains. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a citrusy bitter finish with dry white grapes. Really well balanced and reminds me of Avec Les Bons Voeux.
TheAlum (4986) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft on tap at the brewpub (Chicago, IL). Pours a hazy murky glowing orange, a bit darker, some tannish elements with a good offwhite head that stays decent sized, laces well. Aromas are a subtle fruity yeasty blend, a touch of spice mixed with apple, pear, and mellow banana. Grainy malts, a touch of wheat, and vanilla come in with dry and decent bittering hops, floral and earthy. Initial is nice, flavorful malts and fruity esters attack the palate, banana, apple, pear mix with a touch of bubblegum, citrus, vanilla, faint honey, good bitterness that let’s the dominant yeasty spice and fruit stay master, but balances well, drys out to a near champagne quality. A touch of orange, floral and earthy hops, and lingering spice stick to the palate. One of the better Saisons I’ve had from Chicagoland. Tasty, inoffensive, balanced well. Pulls several elements and flavors together well.
Thorpe429 (4944) - , Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Thanks to TNT for the bottle. Light body with a bit of grain. Heavy pepper and phenols in the nose. A bit of booze comes through in the flavor. Crisp and dry.