tapefuzz (613) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 8, 2017 Underdogs88 (325) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2014 Orange like citrus and pepper on the nose. Hazy yellow appearance with a fluffy whit head. Flavor has citrus notes upfront with a lot of pepper phenols. Slightly acidic per style. Mouthfeel is medium body with a med-high level of carbonation. Overall, it’s an ok saison. . . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
12oz bottle. Pours a slightly orange gold with a small off-white head. Aroma is candi sugar, yeast, spice, pepper, and a little peach. Taste is pepper, yeast, orange, spice, earth, and a hint of honey. Bitter, yeasty finish. Light-medium body. High carbonation. Crisp mouthfeel. yespr (45709) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2017
From tap.Pours hazy yellow. Mild fruity and estery aroma. Medium dry, estery. Light fruity. Mild spiced. Medium dry and estery light fruity finish. JoeSaturday (22) - - JUN 3, 2017
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Clear pale golden color with very little head. Aroma is barnyard hay, and pears, perhaps a hint of eucalyptus. Flavor is dry and crisp, with a juniper berries in the finish. Pretty enjoyable. tightslice (1351) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 6, 2017
Bottle from Total Wine in Mountain View, CA. Aroma is fruity, yeasty esters, sweet flowers, some earthy sweet hay. Taste is fruity, crisp, some earthy spice. Solid example of an American Saison!
ads135 (4701) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAY 3, 2017
Surprised I’ve never had this beer before. Very pleasant, drier than average saison with a nice amount of spice and lemon character. Perfect with pizza. Tried at Pequods in Chicago in 2017 during ASEH with the Jayhawks crew. Tide (3959) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 6, 2017
Draught at City Beer SF. Golden color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, yeast, ripe fruits, a bit of white pepper, grass and floral hops. Bitter finish with citrus, floral hops, yeast, ripe fruits, white pepper and grass. Excellent saison. MeadMuse39 (17) - Haddon Township, New Jersey, USA - MAR 20, 2017
The Pour: Clear, crisp gold. Head is ivory white, two fingered and consistent.
Nose: Smells floral, herbal, grassy like a meadow, or a wooded plain.
Taste: Herbal and floral. Very dry, with faint wood notes of ash or light oak.
Mouth Feel: Light to medium-light, sharp bubbles, and a dry finish
Overall: Light, easy drinking, great for grilling (cookouts, picnics, etc.), meats and cheeses, or grilled vegetables.
Idiosynkrasie (7598) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 13, 2017
355ml bottle. Milky, yellow-ish, pale golden colour with small, to average, frothy, half-way lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Rather clean, floral and fruity aroma, notes of chamomile, daisy, pollen, honey, peach, nectarine, a touch of peppercress, Taste is dry, tart-ish, mildly citrusy hoppy, floral, fruity and peppery yeasty spicy, slightly bready malty basis, hints of chamomlie, daisy, honey, brine, mustard seed, unripe peach, a touch of peppercress, subtle, minimally sugary sweetness; peppery spicy finish. Rich and manifold, well balanced, thereby somewhat reticent and almost a bit watery. SONOFWODEN (65) - New York, USA - MAR 12, 2017
My favorite US Saison is Ommegang Hennepin Saison or, in the general Belgian category, Gnoemegang Blonde Ale. In comparison, the Allagash body is thinner and taste is more mild than Hennepin. Minimal head when poured, tested in two different style glasses. I do pick up some citrus in both the aroma and flavor, along with some sweetness, which was nice. Here is the weird thing -- I had one of these over four weekends and each time, in glasses that had been cleaned the previous weekend and sitting in a cabinet, I picked up a definite odor of "dust" towards the middle to end. I don’t know how else to describe it and I don’t pick up that "dusty" smell with other beers in those same glasses and conditions. Net, it’s drinkable, ok, but not great.