olio (9274) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 8, 2016
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
355 ml bottle @ Timo A. Bottled on 08.01.2015.
Pours pale clear golden color with a very small head. Fruity aroma, herbal with grassy tones, pineapple and mandarin. Flavor is quite sweet fruity flavor, pineapple and orange, peach and some herbal spiciness. Slightly tart palate, dry finish. Aftertaste is very short. The age doesn’t show in this that much, okay light Saison.
sharkydodson (1160) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - FEB 6, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
the aroma is malty and fruity with hints of yeast, citrus, pimento and herbs... the taste is fruity and malty with notes of yeast, pepper, lemon, key lime and spicy grasses... the aftertaste is dry, bitter and spicy...
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - FEB 5, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Where and how: b. 355 ml, tasting
Aroma: semi dry, mild fruit to it with grainy behind, nice softer follow up.
Top: plus sized white cap
Base: hazy golden ale
Palate : fairly frisky carbonation, soft mid body.
Taste: fairly mild with soft vibe, tad too sweet, side tartness.
other notes a bit too soft.
Sammy (11164) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 30, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clean farmhouse yeast aroma. Drinks like a saison, yeasty. Smooth drinkability. LAcy.
tfontana (691) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 31, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2016 Bottle pour into tulip glass. Appearance is hazy yellow with 1-2 finger-width fizzy white head with poor retention and no lacing. Nice sparkle. Aroma is mild Belgian yeast and associated fruity esters, mild bubblegum, crackers. Taste is mix of fruity sweet dominant over tart, maybe some mild pepper. Palate is light bodied with thin texture and lively-to-fizzy carbonation. Overall, on the money for the style but a bit on the light side with mild aroma and taste with thin palate. From the look, I was expecting something a little thicker.
WillemsUrenkel (1468) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - DEC 16, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 fl. oz. bottle bought at Bierzwerg bottle shop, Greven. Unclear pale orange in the glass, small white head. Wheat, yeast and some fruit on the nose. Taste is fruity, pleasant sweetness, little bit dry, wheat. Some spicy hints in the background. Light, refreshing and easy to drink in a positive way.
Sirmixsomewhat (200) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
I love a good Saison, and this one fits the bill. It’s dark in color and full in flavor, but it isn’t quite as strong as some other saisons are in terms of spice or hop. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, but it does stand out compared to other saisons in that regard.
sinfull (1428) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy , yellow in glass. Medium-sized, white head which quickly disappears . Yeasts , spices , fruits in aroma . Dry , yeasty taste with some astringency and hint of sourness. Decent bitterness, rather light body.
deekyn (1459) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 4, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A- pours a clear golden yellow with a finger of loose white head that dissipates to a thin ring. Minor lacing.
S- lots of orange candies and lemon zest. Some kiwi. Caramel malts and cloves. Fairly straight forward. Blossoms and rose petals. Lavender perfume.
M- light syrupy and tacky body with some carb.
T- lots of muddled orange and lemon pith mixed with a malty backbone Too bitter to call it juicy. Grasses and cloves with coriander and diet 7up. Ending is dry with zincs and lime.
Enjoyable on a hot day but not going to knock your socks off.
Bulk_Carrier (3706) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - OCT 25, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This was poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a hazy golden color with a one finger white foamy head that quickly concaves to leave a film of a cap of a head. Lacing is mostly few and far between.
The smell had some light of tropical fruit, and peppery spice. After a bit of warming, there’s some rye malt.
The taste was basically the same with an added sweet breadiness intertwining and leading into the aftertaste. There’s a dry finish.
On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fair sessionability about it. Carbonation runs fairly light allowing the spice to hit a bit harder for the harshness level of this beer.
Overall, whoah, better than expected from Two Roads. I’d have this again, nice saison leaning to the spicier side of the wheelhouse.