jhamp9 (925) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JAN 20, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Hazy brown with a quickly fading off white head. Aroma is slightly tart apple, raisin, caramel, and a hint of wood. Taste is apple, earthy, malty, and a little funk. Very sweet overall. Flat with little carbonation.
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at BeerDig 2011 on 03/06/2011. Mostly clear copper body with a small tan head. Sweet fruit and light spice aroma. Sweet sugary fruit flavor with belgian spice. Medium light body with moderately high carbonation.
jredmond (4866) - Manhattan, New York, USA - OCT 29, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle sampled at Paul’s housewarming tasting 2013. Pours a clear amber body with thin white lacing. Aroma is grain, yeast, caramel malts and light dust. Mouthfeel is medium to full with notes of rich caramel malt, yeast, wheat, light funk, musk and lots of grain.
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 1, 2013
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
A crazy dark saison. Heavily oxidized to me, but not my companion. Hot and spicy all over and very dry in the mouth. Not a fan.
dmac (3688) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 18, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
750ml bottle shared at Paul’s. Poured a syrupy honey orange body with a foamy off white head. Aroma was medicinal, old band aids, pepper, yeast and spice. Full big body with stronger carbonation and a lingering finish. Flavor was dry, cardboard, rather medicinal, yeast, old bread, spice. Was hoping for a light refreshing saison after an afternoon of big beers, this was not that.
RaucusBacchus (63) - Sandy, Utah, USA - AUG 8, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber: mahogany tone with a moderate, creamy head. Fair lacing. Caramel and fig on the nose. Frothy on the tongue. Malty with a mild toasty flavor. Very mild as farmhouse ales go. Easy drinker & very pleasant. ~m
onceblind (3573) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 30, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
At Epic Beer Fest 2013. Clear bronze under a foamy beige head. Aroma is wonderful with earthy spiciness and a sweet tangerine fruitiness along with typical yet delightful saison aromas. Flavor is crisp yet strong with earthy tones of barn grains, yeasty spiciness, hay, toffee, and strong boozy esters in that uniquely Belgian way.
jcwattsrugger (10903) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 29, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
@Pauls new condo Tasting-750 bottle shared by dmac-dissipating offwhite-amber. A-banana, lt med malt. T-lt/med malt, some spice.
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 28, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at Paul’s housewarming tasting. Pours a clear amber brown with a thin white head. Sweet and a little grainy with a touch of musk on the nose. Sweet and faintly oxidized. Malty, sweet caramel and a touch of sweet grain. Tasty, but not a ton going on.
jtclockwork (6907) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 28, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Paul’s tasting. Pours reddish amber with off white head. Nose and taste of banana jolly rancher, candy fruit, baked bread and yeast. Medium body.
NielsenRatings (8096) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 29, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ Epic Beer Fest Denver 2013. Pours a dark orange appearance with a tan head. Bubblegum, tangy fruity, light bretty, vanilla aroma. Somewhat toasty malty, mild caramel, a bit funky, light barnyard, light toffee, somewhat fruity, candy flavor. Kind of interesting.