hopdog (12673) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 24, 2017 Jerm719 (194) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 28, 2013
2.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: MAY 9, 2013 I was very excited to try this! Sweet, syrupy, grainy. Nice honey sweetness, dark fruits, and ALOT of alcohol!! Too much alcohol to enjoy the syrupy flavors.. A big mesh of forgettable mixtures... Finishes with an alcohol bite... Couldn’t dump.. .. Pounded... Gross...! :( I have tried many 9% + brews .. This one had the biggest bite.. Age this brew for a year...... It might have potential !????
22oz bottle. Poured a reddish / amber color with a larger sized head. Honey, some spice and some fruits. sjdevel (12) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 9, 2016
with a 1-finger head (from a 22oz bottle), but the head recedes quite rapidly. I am left with a decent foam ring around the outside of the glass and some decent lacing though. This beer is a very clear golden/copper/honey color. Not very active for a saison.
------ dank and tart. There are some fruity notes and a strong zing of wine. Not extremely aromatic, but a decent fragrance.
------ is a slight hop bitterness upfront, followed quickly by tart fruit. It then tastes like a blend of wines all swirled together (apple, white grape, red grape, peach, etc.). Mixed in with the fruits and wine are sweet honey and caramel malts. There is an earthy flavor that I cannot quite place that, at first, seems out of place, but then it seems to meld back in when it starts to dry out and then leave you with an aftertaste of champagne with a hint of vinegar. There are a couple of times throughout the flavor life cycle where it seems to fade into vinegary notes, but it doesn’t last that long. The high level of alcohol is very apparent as you quickly get warm wave that crashes in with every sip.
------- to full feeling. It feels pretty thick when you first drink it but seems to get oily and thin. This one is on the low side of carbonation so it doesn’t have the effervescent tingle that a lot of Saisons have. There is a slight dry feel at the tail end.
------- is pretty good. There are some flavors that clash briefly here and there though. I couldn’t really track it down. It says that the fermentation is finished with champagne yeast so it may be that my taste buds are thinking that: IT’S A BEER, NO IT’S CHAMPAGNE, NO IT’S A BEER, NO IT’S CHAMPAGNE! There is a slight sourness as well so it’s almost like a blend of 4 different drinks. There is a medicinal tinge here and there. It’s not too bad, but I’m not convinced that all of the flavors that I was tasting belong together. But this one is worth trying once. It’s Okay.
bhenning (19) - Indiana, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Honey and spice aroma. Wonderful rich honey brown color, but not much head off the pour. Complex flavors of honey, lemon, and spices. A little bitter at the end, but nice on the palate. At 11.5%, this brew packs a punch, and you can taste it as you sip.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone fonefan (49554) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2015
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 28, 2015
[ As Boulder Beer A Honey of a Saison ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, sweet malt, dried fruit, honey, light to moderate yeasty. Flavor is moderate sweet with a long duration, smoked, dried fruit, honey, plastic. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
22oz bottle, shared with friends. Clear orange amber color. Thin white head. Decent ridges and bits of lace. Honey, caramel. Mild spice. Pretty basic flavor, not much to it. Does seem to hide the alcohol pretty well, though. Not as boozy as expected. Mild floral, touch of cooked vegetable. Moderate to bigger sweet taste. Very little bitter. Bite only noticeable when you take too big of a sip. Touch of white grape. Bigger body. Kind of slick texture. Light carbonation. Kind of a boring, uninteresting belgian strong ale.
Dogbrick (13144) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 21, 2015
Sample at Daily Growler Powell. Pours a clear orange-cold color with a medium fluffy off-white head that recedes steadily. Short strings of lacing. Aroma of malt, honey and spices. Medium to full body with flavors of grainy malt, sweet honey, herbs and fruit. The finish is borderline cloyingly sweet herbal honey and malt. Slightly above average overall. gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2015
Nice saison with high alcohol due to the honey. A little bit thicker which is why I think the low ratings but a good beer. ajnepple (6701) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 29, 2014
22 oz bomber purchased at the brewery for 3 bucks. Orange and clear appearance with a small off-white head. Aroma of honey, banana, apricot, esters, phenols, clove, dried fruits, alcohol and Belgian yeast. Flavor is strong, syrupy, sweet and a bit boozy with light bitterness. Full bodied with mild carbonation. Kind of hard to drink after a few sips. A bargain for sure, but definitely one for sharing. mR_fr0g (12567) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2014
Bottle shared at Chriso’s minidig 16/08/2014. Golden orange coloured pour with a halo of white head. Aroma is mineral, nutty malts and some honey on the nose. Nice saison yeast and some orange skin on the nose. Flavour is resin, caramle, saison yeast and honey. Hot alcohol and solvent in the finish. Palate is semi-sweet, heavy on the tongue and highish carbonation. Ok. rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle shared at chriso Post-GBBF Tasting 2014, London. Clear golden beer with a nice offwhite head. Honey aroma, grass, hay, bready notes, citrus, some caramel. Fruity honey flavor, raisins, hay, warming alcohol, peach, some grass.