Lukaduke (1479) - Portland, Maine, USA - FEB 2, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a rich golden color with a finger of sticky foam. Nice complexity on the nose with touches of spicy yeast, tart fruit, citrus hops and a bit of funk and bubblegum too.The palate is just as complex and follow the nose nicely with great balance and drinkability. Crisp clean and focused with a nice dry finish. Very happy with this beer !
superspak (1912) - Michigan, USA - DEC 12, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Got in a trade with cyde. 12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating. Pours moderately hazy bright golden amber color with a 2-3 finger foamy and fluffy white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big lemon zest, lime, peach, pear, apple, floral, grass, clove, pepper, wheat, bread, light honey, herbal, light funk, and yeast earthiness. Fantastic aromas with great complexity and balance of hop, malt, and yeast ester notes; with good strength. Taste of big lemon zest, pear, apple, lime, clove, pepper, wheat, bread, grass, floral, herbal, light funk, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of lemon zest, lime, pear, apple, wheat, clove, pepper, bread, grass, floral, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and balance of malt, hop, and yeast ester flavors; with a great malt/spiciness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a smooth, crisp, and lightly prickly mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent hoppy saison! All around great complexity and balance of hop, malt, and yeast ester flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.
brewballs (112) - USA - DEC 7, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Again I am underwhelmed by their brew. Light yellow hue. Dim head. More bitter than a saison should be. I detect a bit of barley and wheat. Seems lacking in body. The after taste is dry when it needs to linger. I like the idea though of presenting it in a single bottle rather than a bomber. This saison falls miserably short . Instead may I suggest a better one by the Boulevard Brewing Co .
Gription79 (2005) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - DEC 7, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Enjoyed at The Trappist in Oakland. Super fruity, spicy, malty, very easy drinking. Awesome.
rougeau13 (1769) - Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Slightly hazed golden with a resilient and nicely lacing cream colored head. Aroma of spice, peaches, bubble gum, citrus. The taste is a nice balance of yeasty, fruity, and bitter flavors. Medium bodied and a little dry with medium to just above medium carbonation.
TomDecapolis (4336) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 28, 2013
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a hazy golden with a large foamy white head. Aroma of spicy saison notes, tropical fruits, pepper and citrusy. Flavor of black pepper, mango, pineapple, mixed citrus and bready. Extremely crisp and dry. One of my favorite saisons.
strattonspeaks (84) - Springfield, Missouri, USA - NOV 28, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a murky cloud of gold. Tight white head with nice retention. Spice, yeast, dab of citrus aroma. Heavier citrus zest tones through the taste. Hints of grass, pepper. Crisp and yeasty with a mild bitterness. Really nice saison.
thegreenrooster (2976) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 23, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pour is a hazy orange with a average white head. Aroma is zesty, fruity and yeasty. Flavor is Belgian yeasty funk with some bitter citrus and white pepper. Finish has more pepper and bitterness. A very fine saison. All the things you are looking for in a saison show up.
seth_lfod (251) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 18, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thanks Matt! Pours a semi opaque orange with massive rocky head. Smell is yeast, lemon, barnyard, pepper. Taste is grainy malt, yeast, Citrus, and mild pepper. No bitterness, dry finish. Great house beer!
travita (3476) - Frisco, Texas, USA - NOV 18, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. The look is mostly clear with a slight chill haze, golden in color, bright, and has a decent white head. The smell is yeast, fruit, wheat, slight candy, hay, and rustic. The taste is hops, straw, bitterness, grass, and good.
jkwalking05 (3051) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 13, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle. Hazy golden appearance with an average white head. Aroma is of air popped popcorn, white pepper, citrus, and straw. Taste is of pepper, straw, light citrus, dry leaves. Very lively carbonation.