Emeister84 (1534) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aromas of cardamom, herbs, ginger, and lemon peel. Straw-like complexion with a slight haze, and a mostly fading, white head. Dry, very floral, perfume-like, and somewhat spicy. Light bodied with lively carbonation, and a clean finish with lingering cardamom-like flavors.
b3shine (6507) - Indiana, USA - APR 7, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft to taster. Looks solid; a transparent gold with fluffy white head. Smells spicy, yeasty, and doughy. Tastes like it smells with a nice, dry finish. Asolid example of the style.
ttoadee (925) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 6, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bright yellow, thin white head. Floral and citrus nose. Slightly sweet. herbs and grain through the middle. Light hop presence out the back.
Smoozie (8) - - APR 6, 2013 does not count
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light gold in color. Citrus, spice with grass and radish towards the end, almost like an orange peel. Nice carbonation and creamy head. Not quite what I’d expect of a saison but enjoyable.
BVery (7881) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - APR 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Slightly hazy yellow pour with a white head. Nice spritzy lemon zest with some grassy hop bite. Light and crisp, and good flavor. Good stuff for summer.
LilBeerDoctor (3516) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Sharp Edge Beer Emporium. Pours a clear light orange with a thick white head. Aroma of juniper berries, sage, flowers, floral hops, Belgian yeast. Flavor of light spices, lemon, yeast, earthy hops, flowers. A bit odd tasting, spice wise, and it’s not terribly exciting flavor-wise. It’s alright.
fluffy (1918) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 6, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
aside from a peppery snap in the middle of the flavor, this wasnt particularly memorable. too much for up front piney hops to be a saison too. not a good example of the style.
jcwattsrugger (11432) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 5, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
on tap during CBC-white-hazy yellow. A-grassy. T-spice-clove, grassy, lt malt, yeasty. Too much spicing.
queenholly (3374) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - APR 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Belgian yeast, slight funk, citrus, and floral spice aroma. Hazy straw gold with a large white head. Light bready/yeasty malt, citrus, honey, floral grassy hops, and light spice flavor - a bit of peppercorn. Light body, lively carbonation, dry finish. Tasty, easy drinking.
Beerman6686 (5281) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This one poured a slightly hazy dark straw color with a fluffy white head. Aroma was of pale grain, light spices, and yeast. Flavor was similar, seemed like a plain lager with spices added rather than a traditional saison.