Scopey (16266) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2018 Theis (15150) - Frederiksberg, - AUG 20, 2016
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home - shared by Mette. Cloudy golden - white head. Earthy. Peppery. Grainy. Honey. Fruity. Light bitterness. Light flowery notes. Ok bretty. Phenolic notes. Light tropical notes in the finish. Nice hoppy fruity. Grainy notes. Apple estery. Light rubber notes.
Bottle at LKS's joint, thanks to the host! It pours cloudy orange with a massive white head. The aroma is soft, fresh, tangy, orange marmalade, oily, bright and some orange muffin. The taste is crisp, dry, bitter, toasty grain, cereal, nougat, wood, hay, damp grass and a touch of citrus on the finish. Medium body and moderate - high carbonation. Not bad. Theydon_Bois (21480) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2017
Bottle at and thanks to Leighton, 05/12/17.
Hazed golden with a well presented off white covering.
Nose is musty, straw, citric peel, nutty, caramel, dried fruits.
Taste comprises biscut, sweet malts, stale breads, fruit esters, toasted grains, toffee, light yeast strokes.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close.
Ok saison. yespr (48916) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2017
37.5 cL bottle. Pours hazy yellow to orange. Small white head. Aroma is estery to slight phenolic. Light fruity. Mellow. Fruity. Phenolic and toasted malt. Mild funky. Medium dry and phenolic finish. The_Osprey (9690) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2017
December 2017 - Post Pig's Ear tasting at LKS. With thanks to Leighton. Bottle as 'Block 15 Autumn Farmhouse'. Hazy orange, opaque and still, huge foamy off-white head leaves dotted lacing. Aroma is airy, some light citrus. Body is light and frothy with high spritzy carbonation. Too fizzy. Taste is spiced fruits, sugary citrus, apricot, more spice towards the finish. But the body is thin and fizzy and that's killing the flavour. OK on the whole. (6-4-7-2-14=3.3) Leighton (22814) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2017
Bottle shared in Hackney - sourced from Beergium. Pours hazy orange with a tight, frothy white head. The nose holds tangerine find, pale bread, marmalade. Light to medium sweet flavour with crackery pale malts, mellow yeast expression, some citrus peel. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately sweet to finish, with further crackery pale malts, wheat flakes, hay, lemon peel. Decent overall.
mR_fr0g (14024) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2017
Bottle shared at Leightons place. Thanks! A translucent golden orange coloured pour with a lasting frothy white head. Aroma is semi sweet malts, Base malts, floral, citrus, honeysuckle,, light orange. Flavour is composed of semi sweet, orange rind, jammy orange, apricot tangerine, biscuity malts. Palate is semi sweet, frothy carbonation, light sticky,. Not bad. Lingering jammy fruits. Vells (1980) - Rīga, LATVIA - SEP 29, 2017
Lovely fresh fruity saison, some floral aspect, bit oaky, liiight honeyish, balanced malty background, some caramel. Light sweetness with light tartness. Enjoyable. Bov (13354) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - AUG 5, 2017
from Au Trappiste - light hazy blond beer with a white foam left; nice lace; funky aroma of oranges, marzipan and apples; medium-bodied., lively palate; some sweetness, gently sour; light residual sweetness in a funky and fruity finish Ernest (7889) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 16, 2017
Bottle (Aug 2016 bottling). Head is initially average sized, frothy/fizzy, white, mostly lasting. Body is light to medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly to moderately hoppy (flowers, herbs, lemon oil), lightly yeasty (basement, cobwebs), with light notes of lemon pith, pepper. Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately bitter. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic.
Just a bit too attenuated to be enjoyable to drink, and the aroma is not terribly complex, but it’s a solid rendition and doesn’t have the usual Americanisms. The light and watery body is probably the only gripe. 3fourths (9367) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 16, 2017
From August 2016 bottle it’s hazy gold with a sustained and sticky head. Pretty aroma is floral and citric / orange-like Cascade, with an earthy clay / silt yeast quality and a touch of banana ester, with more sharp, peppery phenols coming out with time and warmth. Airy and bouncy natural carbonation in a dry-ish approach turning to bitter lemon juice / citric acid and neutral malt further through, finishing oily-filmy and slightly warm. Fun aroma that outshines the drinking experience, the dryness and carbonation seem well proportioned, bitterness seems overwhelming though.