erickok (2280) - Tours, - JAN 22, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: JAN 24, 2013 Strawberry sweetness, sweaty, caramel malts, mild yeast. Much sweeter aroma than your usual (good) Saison. Taste is pretty sweet at the start, with cherry notes and with a mild yeast undertone. Hops make a simple, classic bitterness, but certainly not very pronounced. Active bubbles, dimming the taste. Short yeast aftertaste. Not a saison and neither very good. Oh well.... (33cl bottle from Cave-Gambrinus)
geophagus (143) - Lubin, POLAND - MAY 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Bottle 33 cl) Golden, hazy color. Great, thick, lacing, white head. Soft carbonation, a bit oily texture, medium body. Aroma: Crisp, minimal sour, yeast, spicy, pale malts, hay. Taste: Refreshing, malty, pale malts, minimal bitterness, spices. Medium long spicy finish. High drinkability, very pleasant sessional saison.
andriesradu (161) - ROMANIA - APR 22, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33cl. Pours hazy brown/yellow with a beautiful white head. Aroma is yeasty, sweet, some notes of alchool. Flavour is sweet with just a hint of bitternes and maybe some vanilla
Gerbeer (852) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 21, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
339 ml bottle. Pours a clear gold with huge head. Aromas of light yeast, light malts, ginger, and lemon. Flavors are similar. Very clean and crisp. Nice.
Dommod2011 (417) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
The long, lean, and athletic silhouette of the 1890s persisted. Hair was generally worn short. Beards were less pointed than before and moustaches were often curled. The sack coat or lounge coat continued to replace the frock coat for most informal and semi-formal occasions. Three-piece suits consisting of a sack coat with matching waistcoat (U.S. vest) and trousers were worn, as were matching coat and waistcoat with contrasting trousers, or matching coat and trousers with contrasting waistcoat. Trousers were shorter than before, often had turn-ups or cuffs, and were creased front and back using the new trouser press. Waistcoats fastened high on the chest. The usual style was single-breasted.The blazer, a navy blue or brightly colored or striped flannel coat cut like a sack coat with patch pockets and brass buttons, was worn for sports, sailing, and other casual activities.
The Norfolk jacket remained fashionable for shooting and rugged outdoor pursuits. It was made of sturdy tweed or similar fabric and featured paired box pleats over the chest and back, with a fabric belt. Worn with matching breeches or (U.S. knickerbockers), it became the Norfolk suit, suitable for bicycling or golf with knee-length stockings and low shoes, or for hunting with sturdy boots or shoes with leather gaiters. The cutaway morning coat was still worn for formal day occasions in Europe and major cities elsewhere, with striped trousers. The most formal evening dress remained a dark tail coat and trousers with a dark or light waistcoat. Evening wear was worn with a white bow tie and a shirt with a winged collar. The less formal dinner jacket or tuxedo, which featured a shawl collar with silk or satin facings, now generally had a single button. Dinner jackets were appropriate formal wear when "dressing for dinner" at home or at a men’s club. The dinner jacket was worn with a white shirt and a dark tie. Knee-length topcoats and calf-length overcoats were worn in winter. Formal dress shirt collars were turned over or pressed into "wings". Collars were overall very tall and stiffened. Dress shirts had stiff fronts, sometimes decorated with shirt studs and buttoned up the back. Striped shirts were popular for informal occasions. The usual necktie was a narrow four-in-hand. Ascot ties were worn with formal day dress and white bow ties with evening dress.
Top hats remained a requirement for upper class formal wear; soft felt Homburgs or stiff bowler hats were worn with lounge or sack suits, and flat straw boaters were worn for casual occasions. Shoes for men were mostly over the ankle boots. Toe cap, lace up boots in black, gray, or brown were the most common for everyday wear. Formal occasions called for formal boots with white uppers (spat style) and buttons on the side. In the Edwardian times basic lace up oxford shoes were introduced.
Vaiz (2680) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Hazy golden pour, huge white head. Aroma is spicy, peppery, slightly fruity, a bit dusty. Flavor is spicy and bitter, quite dry. Huge carbonation, but still a bit watery. Well drinkable though.
Viper666 (2650) - Saint-Hubert, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 27, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bouteille 330ml. De couleur dorée-ambrée et voilée. Nez de levures fruitées sucrées (marmelade) aux notes épicées ainsi qu’avec des notes de pain et de houblon floral. Moyennement ronde en bouche avec un pétillement élevé ainsi qu’une texture aux notes crémeuses. Goût de levures fruitées sucré et aux faibles notes acides (agrumes, léger de pêche et poires) et légèrement épicées (coriandre, notes de poivre) lors de l’entrée en bouche suivi d’un léger goût de grains de malt sucré (notes de miel, traces de caramel) et de pain puis finalement l’on retrouve une légère amertume de houblon floral. Post-goût moyen comprenant une très faible amertume houblonnée ainsi qu’un moyen goût de levures fruitées (zeste d’agrumes). (2006)
Meilby (4467) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, pepper, yeast, citrus and floral. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is fizzy.
Geokkjer (4260) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours golden with a big white head. Aroma of spices, green and yellow apples, fruitiness and floral notes. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some malt, spices, yeast and sugar. medium body, lively carbonation.
Benzai (4329) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled from 75cl bottle thanks to Thompson. Hazy orange color with a lot of floating yeastresidu in it. Medium sized white head. Smell yeast, malts and slightly spicy. Taste malts, yeasty, lightly bitter. Quite nice actually.