Oakes (13966) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2008 Beige, slightly hazy. Slightly funky, with some pedio. Fairly full body, spicy, with a nice firm alcohol finish with herbal hops. This cuts through just a hint of sweetness at the fore, which comes in a little plasticy. Some spritziness moves the body forward. Decent little saison.
bhensonb (12961) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 3, 2010
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Half Time. Pours medium gold with tiny bubbles and a four finger frothy white head. Mildly funky aroma. Medium body with sparkling carbonation. Flavor is funky and yeasty. Maybe a tad musty. Finishes that way. Farmhouse it is. Good stuff.
argo0 (12513) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 3, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(750ml bottle, thanks Shadrach) The bottle oozed white foam as soon as the cork popped, and it gradually was replaced in the glass by a hazy lemon yellow body. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, some floral, light lemon/grass. Taste is medium sweet, orange, spicy, some clove, pepper, light dusky. Fairly dry finish. Creamy medium body.
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 1, 2007
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(750ml bottle, 2005 vintage) Pours a cloudy golden body with a fluffy egg-white head. Aroma of lemon, mustiness, florals, orange peel, and pear. Flavor of spicy yeast, malt, and citrus hops.
Christian (11983) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy golden with a lasting white head. Fruity and malty aroma with a nice mineral touch. Dry and refreshing fruity flavour with a bit of alcohol. Very authentic saison.
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
on tap-pours a foamy white head and hazy yellow color. Aroma is musty, spice. Taste is clove, spices, musty, grain, light hops-bite, dry. OK carbonation. Occasional.
Drake (11116) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 24, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
C&C 750 mL bottle from Whole Foods Wexford, PA. Pours a golden color with a slight haze. Large frothy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of bready malts, stone fruits, caramel, mild spice. The taste is tart stone fruits, bready malts, mild hops, spicy finish. Medium bodied, well balanced.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2008 Name: Saison VOS
Appearance: light golden yellow, lots of carbonation, big bright white head, drippy lace,
Aroma: nice light spicy aroma with a touch of estery funk,
Body: body has a very carbonated mouthfeel,
Flavor: touch of sweetness in the flavor, nice spice character, good yeasty bread character, grows on you as it warms
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
hopdog (10285) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: OCT 1, 2004 On tap at The Sly Fox. Poured a light yellow with a smaller white head. Spicy, yeasty and citric (lemon) aromas and smells. Lightly sweet.
hopscotch (10265) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 20, 2006
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle... Hazy yellow ale with a huge, frothy, white head. Terrific retention. Spicy, breadsy nose with banana, pale and fuzzy fruit esters, coriander phenol and dough. Sweet, fruity flavor up front, then gently bitter, slightly pungent and spicy on the backside. Medium-bodied and creamy with fizzy carbonation. Finishes a touch tangy then fairly dry. Without the cage, my bottle would’ve opened itself. Feisty!