lobs_ols (391) - LATVIA - JUL 8, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Opaque amber, strong white head. Zesty yeast, farmyard and a bit of black pepper on the nose. Finishes a wee bit sour, bit sweet. Very good.
Sigmund (5734) - Tau, NORWAY - JUL 5, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
330 ml bottle, BB date 15. Apr. 2014, from Vinmonopolet, Nettbutikken. (Think I have a 750 ml corked bottle somewhere too.) ABV is 6.5%. Hazy golden to orange colour, large white head. Grainy and mildly spicy aroma. Medium dry and mildly spicy flavour, refreshing. Tolerable hops in the finish. Okay.
BuckeyeBoy (3611) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 3, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml can pours out a hazy golden topped with a small white head. Nose is wet wheat grassy and some spice. Taste is more of the wet wheat grassy hops and yeast end.
Canmoore (330) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 1, 2015
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a hazy orange, with a huge white head. Aroma has notes of orange zest, pepper, and tangy citrus. Tasting notes include orange, pepper, tangy citrus, yeast, sweet finish and a prickly feel on the palate. Excellent Saison!
elbernays (880) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 1, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Blackrock cellar. Pours cloudy marmalade orange. Doughy, lemon, banana nose. Pepper, banana, bread flavour. Quite spicy with dry dried fruit aftertaste.
GregClow (2977) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 28, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from the LCBO. Foams a bit from the bottle when opened. Hazy orange body with a good sized white head that doesn’t hand around for long. Aroma is dry, peppery & yeasty, with nice orange blossom and candied citrus peel notes. Prickly mouthfeel. Flavour is quite good, notes of dried apricot, sweet orange, white pepper, tart and dry finish. Enjoyable.
kustie (408) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from alko. Hazy golden color with white head. Aroma has yeast, citrus and malt. Taste is a bit sour and it has nice aftertaste. Also a bit sweet taste. Flavors of citrus, malt, yeast. Nice saison.
Hikeg (44) - - JUN 27, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours hazy medium yellow with big fizzy white head. Moderate malty aroma with note of dough. Light hoppy aroma with herbs. Moderate yeast aroma with notes of sweat, dough and cheese. Notes of nutmeg, clove, pepper and apple. Moderate sweet, hoppy and light initial acid. Finish is medium sweet and hoppy, moderate acidic and salty finish. Notes of liqourice and blue cheese. Medium body, oily texture. Carbonation is lively. Quite decent.
mauritsio (553) - FINLAND - JUN 17, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Alko. Hazy yellow with egg white head. Sour, nutty and fruity. Some bitterness. Dry finish.
-- rated with beerbasher/winphone
AdiBeer (2127) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma: caramel, molasses, yeast, pale malts. Appearance: hazy, pale gold, medium, frothy, white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: light sweets continue, malty, grain, bread and caramel, yeast, some bitters coming up in the finish, soft carbonation. Overall: very nice Saison, light, yet quite complex in aroma and palate. Can at Draft House Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia.