cphbeerking (154) - København K, - AUG 25, 2008
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Big, bold and powerful, this saison (could be a strong belgian ale too) makes its presence felt right from the start. It’s frothy, bubbly and in-yer-face, this. I quite liked the manly presence of this quaffable beer. By no means as elegant a version as a Belgian’d do, but most enjoyable in it’s own right. Bring it on, guys, let’s hear more from you.
tdtm82 (1108) - Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
A pretty old bottle. ...courtesy of he legend madmitch76!
Copper-bronze with some crystal blackness. Moderate white lacing. Spruce, damp due, like a forest walk, sweet marzipan, caramel, burnt toffee and black pepper. Taste is wood, tart, licorice, hot malt, lemon curd and oxidation. Heather honey texture as well. Not for me.
madmitch76 (17825) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
22nd February 2010
Hazy amber - orange beer. Frothy white head, short lived. Light nose of orange and malt. Dry palate. Typical Saison malt - sweet ish, quite pronounced here. Nice touch of zesty fresh orange. Dry finish with a pinch of spice. Pretty decent strong saison but just a tad over dry.
Rasmus40 (13502) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity, yeasty and light spicy. Flavor is quite sweet and light acidic. Dry and light acidic finish with warming alcohol. 050110
Koelschtrinker (12439) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 1, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hefiger, sehr markanter Antrunk mit süßlicher Note. Stark hefig-hopfig, ausbalanciert. Recht fruchtig, was sich gut in das starke Hefearoma einfügt. Dazu alkoholisch, was sich aber aromatisch und nicht störend auswirkt. Vollmundig, etwas holzig. Gelungen!
gunnfryd (12273) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is dry, alcohol, fruit. Flavour is sweet, dry, alcohol, sugar, malt, hop, fruit. Full body. OK beer.
yngwie (15188) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. It’s a hazy, golden beer, a dense white head sits on top. The aroma has alcohol, both of the normal and higher kind. The higher alcohols fortunately being subdued. It’s also fruity with a sweetish touch. The flavor is pretty much the same, with alcohol warmth being far more evident than I could wish for. Still, it’s not bad. Full-bodied and warming, and a bitter finish with white sugar sweetness. I don’t know why, but I expected more from this. It’s slightly unclean, like it’s been fermented way too warm. I know it’s normal for a saison to ferment warm, but this was too much, even though it’s a strong one. But, I wouldn’t shy away from another bottle or four. 091127
JensenTaster (1719) - DENMARK - FEB 21, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(on bottle) Semihazy yellow, small, white head. Trpopical aroma, passionsfruit, mixed with coriander and orange peel and fresh orange juice. Very nice carbonation, perky, yet with that flat, old hopfeel. Sharp fruity taste, still very tropical, mixed with pears. The alcohol is present throughought the drink, maybe a tad dominant. Sweet, well composed.
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2009
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From Vinens Verden, Odense, DK.
Yellow with white head. Aroma of sour fruit. Flavor is malt, caramel, fruit and sour citrus.
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
EBF08. Cloudy yellow with a white head. Nice aroma, a little sour, and some fruit. Flavour is malt, caramel, fruit and light citrus.
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A Mes rate. Bottle at the Weekend of Tarts.
Thanks to Bullseye for this. Cloudy golden colour with a thin but lasting white head and plenty of lace. Ginger, spice, good malt, good hops an enjoyable fruity saison. Lots of body. Chewy, very pale malty finish. Some very slight cardboard notes but it doesn’t really let it down too much. Nice stuff.