Holmen1 (2546) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
At Copenhagen Beer Festival: Ltd.Edition 2012. A truly magnificent beer! 6,5% with a complex, long and warming (hint of pepper?) taste and aftertaste. Belgian ale with an extra dose of hops, superb.
tiong (3818) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Ølfestival København
2012 edition -
Pours light yellow with a small white head. Aroma of fruits, spices, yeast and earthy notes. Taste is fruity and spicy with some grassy hops and earthy notes. Finish is spicy and slightly earthy with some bitterness. Quite tasty, well balanced saison.
Borresteijn (4778) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 1, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
1.5L Bottle at AHBS. Hazy golden colour, thick white head. Aroma of dry pale malts, unbaked bread, light grassy hops, crackers, floral, lemon. Flavour is very malty, dry, bread, floral, pale malts, lemon, light grassy hops, dry floral finish with some lemon. Light to medium bodied, above average carbonation. Great beer.
bierbeek (97) - Beek, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl bottle. Orange colour, big white head. Aromas of citrus and yeast. Taste is fruity, citrus and malts. Well balanced sourness. Hopbitter finish.
My first saison, very nice and refreshing.
Borup (5937) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 26, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Mikkeller Bar. Hazy orange colour with a nice white head. Aroma and flavour of Malt, spice, fruit, hops and yeast.
bergstaden (1300) - Røros, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy golden with a white head - Aroma of spice and some yeast - Taste is of malts, some bitter hop and some spicy yeast notes - this was very good
kryon (1430) - SWEDEN - MAR 10, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours foggy yellow. Foamy foamy foam
Aromas of citrus and some sour yeasts
Fruity tastes some citrus. Sourness is fine
Well balanced and quite well bodied for a saison. Honey like flavors stays on the tongue. Very good saison!
Ktwse (2082) - SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Best saison I've had, I think. Pours fizzy yellow with huge white head. Aroma is belgian yeast, wheat, tropical fruit. Taste is fresh, slightly bitter with a pleasant sourness. Light bodied with medium carbonation. Fairly long, mellow and slightly sweet finish.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
rederic (2984) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 8, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
1500ml bottle, big poping at the opening, the cork hitting the ceiling, with a small gushing, slight hazy golden hue, with a rocky bubbly white head, nice fruity apple sauce yeastiness nose, with some stewed apple, mild granny smith apple juice, pear sauce notes, with some apple skin, apple cider, bready dough notes, within a spicy floral grassy, leafy hoppy aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate, with a nice yeasty, apple, pear sauce fruity, spicy lavender petal, mild flowery zesty, citrus, lemon, grapefruit peel, pineapple, lychee, leafy, grassy hop character, with some honeyed pale, toasted, munich malt, light vanilla flavors, leading towards a yeasty apple, pear sauce fruitness, zesty lemon, grapefruit rind, lingering grassy, leafy hop dryness finish.
Dixonian (1561) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle thanks to bu11zeye.
Hazy golden pour with a good amount of froathy white head. Aromas of barnyard, citrus, and earth. Flavor is smooth with a bitter finish and some hop bite and spices.