DSG (12189) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 12, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
[1/29/16] Draught at Sante Adairius Rustic Ales in Capitola. Cloudy shiny yellow. Great funky and fruity aroma. Tart flavor, fruity, funky. Medium-bodied. Great stuff, refreshing.
KyotoLefty (9404) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 8, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2016 Drought at Monk’s Kettle. Pretty, deep gold, cloudy, with lace. Great bretty funk nose, grapefruit, passion fruit, orange, some strawberries. Dry, fruity, wonderful flavor. Great berries, citrus, brett. Not too much funk. Wow.
JJMBeer (48) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - FEB 7, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A very good farmhouse. Very nice nose and flavor, but not something I would consistently seek out. Complex, but not to the degree of better saisons (Cellarman would be an example) that SARA and other breweries are making.
charule (2179) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 6, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at SARA. Poured cloudy orange with white head. Aroma tart funk peachy flesh fruit. Light med carb med bod. Taste salty tart bitter fruit.
mR_fr0g (9533) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2016
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft at the brewery Santa Cruz. Translucent golden orange / straw coloured pour with a lasting thin loose White head. Aroma is nice tart fruit, raspberry and apricot Brett and saison yeast, tart apple. Flavour is composed of light raw grains. Wheat, straw, prickly pear and peach, apricot. Hint of bretty pineapple. Very nice. Plaate is crisp and dry and funky, high spritzy carbonation. Some pithy citrus. Very good.
VsXsV (3967) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draught at Sante Adairius. Hazy orange liquid with medium white head. Aroma of lemon, light wood, red apple skin, mineral, light grain and mango. Taste is dry and light sour with notes of mango, lemon, lychee, pineapple and apple skin. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Absolutely stunning. Drinkable. Complex. Fruity. Delicious.
Ferris (12903) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 29, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft - Funk and some lemon notes. Cloudy gold with a decent white head. Sweet and funky lemon and a nice finish. Solid.
BuckeyeBoy (6150) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 29, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at city beer San Francisco. Pours out a golden topped with a white head. nose is very citrus fruits bread you malts. Taste is more of the citrus nice crisp tartness.
Klimaet (1979) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ Dangerous Bottleshares #whoknowshowmany. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aromas of citrus, funk, stone fruits, esters, yeast, light sourness, floral notes. Taste is funky, citrussy and zesty, lots of stone fruits, yeast, esters, tartness in the back. Wow, this is good.
RasmusOtt (2389) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
My Saison Rating #100 Bottle at Dangerous Bottleshares #17 Thanks to Bursprak for this treat! Pours yellow orange with a white head. Aroma has a solid funky base which is very saison-like. Also some straw, oak, hay, some citrusy fruits, apples, peach and orange. Weak cheese as well. The taste is citrusy and gentle funky with notes of apples, weak white pepper, cheese, pear, peach, hay and oak. Complex and great balance.