Drake (8563) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 25, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared at the Richmond Industry Gathering. Pours a clear copper color with a thin creamy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of big fruity notes... grapefruit, stone fruits and berries... and some dusty and herbal notes. The taste is bread malts, cherries, berries and herbal notes. Medium bodied. Nice.
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - NOV 21, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Has some citrus scents and a little bit of spice/pepper. Taste is a little bit similar with a bubbly mouth and get a bit of hop bitter finish.
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Bacterial (1555) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - NOV 16, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hazy orange pour from a bomber with nice white lacing and head. Floral nose. Nice mouthfeel, hoppy, citrus, spicy and refreshing!
BoBoChamp (5448) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 11, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
65cl, new exclusive American collab. brew Anno 2012, thx to Secret Santa!, complex brew, spicy/bitter and slightly floral/malty, not balanced, cloudy, good head, nice brew, yet very expensive!
PhillyCraft (3228) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 9, 2012
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap, pours hazy orange with white head, not much lacing. Aromas is tons of juicy and almost rotten fruits, like mango, honeydew, Tropical fruits, mango, bitter hops, a little boozey, tons of fresh fruits and some vegetable qualities, and melon. Awesome and interesting saison from 2 of top 3 brewers ever. Bring it on.
boFNjackson (4134) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 9, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle... Poured golden/orange hue with a white head. This was quite spicy and insanely dry. Some malted sweetness that meshed with citrus and floral/grass and more yeast-like spices. A bright saison for sure.
joergen (20807) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Mikkeller Bar.
Hazy orange coloured with a small white head.
Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, spices and hops.
Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, hops and grass.
Dry hoppy finish.
Theis (13410) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at MikkellerBAR. Clear amber - white head. Fruity. Light sweetness. Green peas. Spicy. Peppery. Toasted. Light bitterness. Warming notes. Some light bitterness. Ok.
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is green apples, fruity and light citrusy. Toasted malty, citrusy to grapefruity. Light yeasty, mild estery to phenolic. Bitter, citrusy and dry finish.
VRBJG (159) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 7, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours cloudy light amber with a white head. Smells light citrus. Tastes somewhere between a typical saison and a rye ipa. This is not as bright or sweet as a typical saison. Unique....very good.