jgb9348 (4694) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Super hazy golden coloured body with a soapy, full white head, about three centimetres tall. Aroma of yeast, pepper, coriander seed, curacao, alcohol and tons of hay and grass. Medium-bodied; Assertive grassy and wheat flavours throughout with a bunch of pepper and clove flavours tucked in with some herbes de provence, lavender and sage, all with a very nice glow of yeast and wheat. Aftertaste is quite complex as well with the spices ranging from white pepper to oregano back to coriander seed and even some allspice. Overall, a very nice saison with tons of flavours from hay and grass notes to the obligatory spice notes. A great beer to sample - very nice to find and I wish I could have sampled them all! I sampled this 33 cL bottle purchased from Bacchus Cornelius in Bruges, Belgiuim on 14-August-2013 for €2,50 sampled in my hotel room here in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg on 16-August-2013.
Mora2000 (5650) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle. The aroma is a hazy, milky yellow color with a white head. The aroma is full of wheat, yeast and peaches. The flavor is a bit more complex. I get some brett and light funk notes as well as some peaches, Belgian yeast and wheat. Nice, light tartness in this saison. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.
thewolf (11150) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, bought @ De Hopduvel, Gent. Mega gusher. Pours hazy pale golden with a medium, frothy, white head. Aroma has delicious citrus, yeast, apple, funk. Medium carbonation, fine dry and light creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has good crisp malts, hoppy, grass, apple, light bitter, floral. Good bitterness.
bierkoning (10138) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUN 1, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Blonde. Hints of citrus and floral grassy notes in both aroma and flavor. Cellar notes. Thinnish. Hint of alcohol. Some tartness. Decent.
dEnk (3775) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ home. Aroma has some flowery hops, some spicy notes. Flavour is quite mild with flowers and some hops, touch of spice.
bartlebier (1640) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - MAY 28, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle pour@Day2, 4th Festival der Bierkulturen Köln 26/05/2013.
Burnt rubber, off hop notes, intense unpure brett (doppelmoppel). Grass hop bitter. Yet oddly, fringe enjoyable. What swallowed all that beautiful Cascade?
Koelschtrinker (10475) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 26, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hefiger, wenig j hopfiger Antrunk. Etwas herb, weiter hefig, geringfügig nach Kräutern. Spritzig, stärker werdend, nett. 11/11/11/11/10/11
Yves (2179) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - MAY 19, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy blond beer with small white head and no carbonation visible. Yeasty fruity aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is bitter hoppy.
jfb (3758) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 15, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle) pours a hazy golden-yellow colour with a frothy white head. aroma of lemons and lime, wheat, pepper and earth, with some heavy powdered sugar and light notes of oak. flavour is more mellow, with a light sweetness, notes of honey, floral hops, vanilla and a light-bitter finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.
ekstedt (5399) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 5, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (75 cl swing-top) from Etre Gourmet. Hazy deep golden, large white head. Earthy, spicy, peppery aroma. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with medium bitterness. Nice.