Travlr (26069) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 30, 2011
Draft at Churchkey. Dark amber color, huge off white head. Aroma of farms, barns and pollen. Taste of malt and light spice. Good stuff. madmitch76 (25537) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2013
15th October 2011mcberko (18949) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 14, 2011
Hazy deep amber beer, decent off white head. Light palate, semi crisp. A little toffee malt. A touch of rye spice. Mild piney hops on top. Minerals impart freshness. Decent if not quite the knockout I was hoping for.
22 oz. bottle, split with Matts_Property, pours dark orange / amber with a white head. Aroma is quite odd for a saison, some unusual funkiness, yeasts, caramel and slight sour fruits. Flavour brings out these sour fruits, yeast and caramel, sweeter than your average saison with no dry finish. Not really a good example of the style, but it’s alright. Oakes (18756) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 5, 2011
Hazy amber. Light spicy rye on the nose. Big and thick, somewhat syrupy. Again, a bit of rye character comes through. Pretty subtle beer for a strong ale. Interesting anyway. bhensonb (15747) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 26, 2011
Bomber from Beverages 4 Less in Santee, CA. Pours copper with a creamy tan head. Aromas of rye, yeast/spice, and fruity/floral hop. Full bodied. Flavor is rye, yeast/spice and arguably a bit of citrus. There’s a lot of flavor in this. So much so that it’s hard to be sure of farmyard/barnyard, but I think that’s here too. It has a large fruity sweet taste which is pretty balanced by hop and a touch of citrus? sour. Drinks like a big beer.
djd07 (15543) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 17, 2011
On tap at flying saucer. Pours a cloudy amber with a large off white head that leaves good sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is a sweet hop and floral and yeast. Medium mouthfeel with a dry malt and yeast. Very dry finish a good saison from Avery. Ratman197 (15350) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 29, 2011
Bomber poured a clear orange amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of rye, burnt carmel, pepper, light barnyard, light fruittiness and a hint of earthiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of rye, carmel, spicelight barnyard, light earthiness and a hint of fruittiness with a crisp dry lingering rye finish. Tmoney99 (14952) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2011
Bottle shared by shigadeyo. Poured a clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate fruity, earthy and yeast aroma. Medium body with a thick smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet yeast flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectation where met. BeerandBlues2 (13810) - Escondido, California, USA - AUG 8, 2011
Tap. Pours clear brown with a medium, frothy light tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is spicy rye with wheat, bread, caramel, and toast malt, fruity esters with notes of pepper and coriander. Flavor is malty, light bitterness, spices, and a dry finish. Medium body, warmth, and carbonation. bu11zeye (13215) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 29, 2011
(22oz bottle, courtesy of Dixonian) Pours a lightly hazy orange body with a small off-white head. Aroma of pine, basil, pepper, and toasted grain. Flavor of caramel, toasted rye, grass, earthiness, and florals.