Aml42000 (622) - Washington, USA - JUL 18, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy orange gold with a fluffy white head. Minty nose with some juniper notes. Lighter bodied with more clean herbal notes on the palate. I think I like the hop blast on the finish, but it is rather shocking.
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 17, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle courtesy of James at a tasting at Andy’s the day after doing a tasting at Paul’s. Pours a hazed golden tinged amber with a medium to large creamy white head. Almost a bit of mint on the nose, spicy yeast and musk, smooth and musky. Long musk, wheat, a touch of caramel. Tasty, nice musk. Very nice.
jbeatty (1211) - New York, USA - JUL 17, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, 07/17/2012. Pours hazy amber, effervescent with frothy head and thick lacing, excellent retention. Aroma of yeast and white pepper, lemony pale malts, grassy hop character with light orange, grapefruit. Taste has light pale malts, peppery yeast, touch of caramel, herbal bitterness, dry finish. Smooth, round palate feels light. I quite like this one, the hops work really well.
dogfish120love (1040) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 14, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark orange with a white lacing. Cereal and floral notes with raw hop pellets. Mild resinous bitterness
mrmartin (751) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 12, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy golden pour with huge off white head and lots of lacing. Sweet floral nose. Spiced citrus and coriander in the front, sweet malty back. Slightly grainy bitter finish. Light flat creamy body. Very pleasant beer.
jredmond (6386) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUL 5, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle with Linh, vi, and ken in Vancouver. Pours a deep, hazy amber with thick white lacing. Aroma is light spice and fruit. Mouthfeel is smooth and dry with notes of pepper and spice.
anders37 (19571) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Courtesy of resenaren. Pours a hazy orange color with a white head. Has a fruity spicy yeasty hoppy aroma. Fruity malty spicy hoppy flavor with yeasty hints. Has a fruity malty yeasty hoppy spicy finish.
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
In bottle. Pours a golden colour with a thick white head. A saison aroma of white pepper, lemon, caramel and alcohol. Similar flavours with heavy carbonation, moderate CO2 prickle and a foamy mouth-feel. Lingering lemon, grass and saison yeast flavours. An excellent saison.
cgarvieuk (17649) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 13, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle at bow tasting ... light hazy amber ... soft fruts .. light pepper ... light farmyard nose ... little over frizzy... juicy orange fruits ... zezty fruits ... soft toffee fruits ... light pepper ... nice ... really nice
trevor211 (1440) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 27, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Golden pour with a dense, soapy head. Lovely nose. Lemongrass, mild hops, apricot, and a bit of yeast. Flavor brings in some bread and a bit of depth, emphasizing the lemon on the finish. Just lovely!