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RATINGS: 310   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A Belgian style Saison (or Farmhouse Ale) brewed with a blend of British Pale and German Pils malt and hopped with East Kent Goldings. Fermented with a special proprietary yeast which imparts its dry, spicy character. Golden orange in color.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (6361) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 2, 2015
Bottled 750ml. -Courtesy of franski, shared with him and others. Yellow coloured, medium to big sized white head, mild fruity yeasty nose. Moderate malty, slightly acidic fruity, yeasty, again random fruity and hint of apple with some spices in the finish. Let’s say quite a mess here.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kajser27 (366) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 28, 2015
Golden colored, fizzy, medium to strong white head, decently lasting. Aroma is phenolic-peppery, some fruits, straw and yeast. Taste is moderate+ sweet fruits, peppery-spicy, some straw, apple, some yeast, dry finish. Low to medium bodied, strong carbonation. OK, not great, didn’t meet the expectations.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marko (4305) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 11, 2015
From Pivoteka Zagreb, shared with Hrabren and Jones (thanks!). Golden body with a white head that kinda collapsed unevenly. Creamy smooth aroma, slightly wine-like, creamy, notes of Emmental cheese. Overcarbonated mouthfeel, sweet taste, simple and, again, wine-like, very, very light banana, even lighter, trace tartness. Creamy, generally well hidden alcohol. Expected more. This is OK, but slightly too clean and uninteresting for my tastes.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jefcon (1506) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Wheat and light in color and aroma. Surprising amount of alcohol on this one at 6.9. Kind of a flat flavor profile. Fine carbonation. Just not the same as the european cousins.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (3757) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2015
From my backlogg: Bottle at Earl of Essex, Lindon 2014. Hazy pale golden beer with an offwhite head. Fruity hoppy floral aroma. Sourish fruity grassy flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2015

Bottle 750ml.

[ As Sly Fox Saison Vos ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, wheat, moderate yeasty, herbs, grass, fruity, sharp grapes, barnyard notes, coriander notes, cardboard notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light acidic with a long duration, tart fruit, dry, citrus - fruity tart. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140811]

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EvanFriend (417) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Some light sweetness, banana, clove, pepper, grass. Mild funk underneath, bitter finish. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mgajdaczewa (920) - Katowice, POLAND - JAN 19, 2015
W aromacie mnóstwo belgijskich przypraw, lekka cytrusowa, kwaśna nuta cytryny, nieco banana i goździka, pełny, choć nieco mdły. W smaku wytrawny, musujący, choć sporo jest tu słodyczy, nuty brzoskwini, banana, miodu, do tego sporo przypraw, nut pieprznych. Na finiszu zostaje cierpka miodowa nuta, prawdopodobnie utlenienie, co nieco obniża pijalność. Mimo to niezłe.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerScout49 (49) - - OCT 28, 2014
Heady and thick foam. Nice golden color. Fizzy and light with a slight bitter finish. Good overall.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jfb (4560) - Freising, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2014
(bottle) clear golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of heavy manure and yeast, with lots of cooked celery, some floral hops and sugar icing. flavour is quite sweet, with some notes of pineapple, powdered sugar, some light caramel, more manure and cooked vegetables. medium-bodied with lively carbonation.


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