pdx76 (602) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 29, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draught at roscoes - pours clear orange copper. Small head. Nose of light spice and yeast. Taste is pleasant spice and yeast.
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brewballs (190) - USA - JUN 29, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
I like how Sierra goes from totally approachable beers to esoteric ones. After all this saison is a collaboration effort. I like the presentation mostly. Barely visible head. A fresh spring aroma. Citrus. The taste is flat and powdery. I didn’t sense the oranges or other spices. It seems like a saison not as well done as Boulevard or Prairie Artisan. It lacks body or a clean aftertaste. Plain. Ordinary. It feels like it wants to be something but can’t connect with an identity and as a result the drinker is confused. Still I cant fault Sierra for not trying.
haukur (1270) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - JUN 27, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Orange color, firm head. Oranges in the aroma, peppers, some hint of rye. INCREDIBLY estery on the tongue, bone sucking dry, a bit unbalanced. Another seasonal beer from a good brewery that I dont like. Pity...
beerguy101 (5277) - Newark, California, USA - JUN 22, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sampled on 6/22/2014. This Saison pours a medium dark orange gold color from a 375ml corked and caged bottle. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruit and sweet, with a touch of orange and spice. A touch of pepper and grass as well. Medium bodied saison. The malts are fruity and bready. The hops are earthy and spicy. A touch of orange and some white pepper in the background. Nice carbonation. Light and refreshing. A nicely balanced saison, the orange sweetness/tartness is up front with the peppercorns balancing in out at the finish. Hides the alcohol well. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.
sinfull (792) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 22, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep golden color , big white head. Aroma of yeast , herbs and orange. Medium sweet , fruity and floral taste with dry finish. Moderate bitterness in finish and aftertaste. Easy-drinking and refreshing.
TheGB (501) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 13, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours golden with a nice head. Aroma is awesome with grass, orange and lemon. Nice taste that mirrors the aroma and has a very nice palate.
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kbudd19 (563) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 7, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Dresden, thanks man! Dark dolden pour with half a finger of white head. Aroma, spices (clove maybe), Belgian yeast, banana, tropical fruit, and some subtle sweetness. Taste, slight sweetness, followed by a bit bitterness, some citrus fruit, finishes dry. Overall, an interesting take on the style, very refreshing.
waolsen (1353) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - JUN 6, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle. pours golden with clarity to thick foamy morraigne head. a lot of carbonation. fresh herbal, lemon aroma with hints of spice and earth. surprising body and balance. citrus and barnyard give way to peppery finish. herbal and spicy. very lively palate
boxofrane (2061) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at bistro on bridge. Pours clear golden with a small white head. The aroma comes out peppery with a tangerine note. The taste is a bit dry, a bit spicy, a sweetness on the finish. Pretty Damn good.
dangermutant (11) - Arkansas, USA - JUN 5, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Aroma is a hint of spice. Appearance is a clear gold with a decent size lingering head. Taste is fruity with a hint of spice, not as spicy as I thought it would be. Over all this is a good beer. Definately recommend trying.