tricksta_p (4874) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - SEP 12, 2017
Bottle from Bierkoning, Amsterdam. Aroma is peppery saison yeast, wheaty grainy malt, spicy notes, fruity with citrus, lemon, and grassy notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and mildly bitter. Body is medium. Well-rounded Saison. Muggus69 (2589) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - AUG 30, 2017
330mL bottle from International Beer Collector
Hazy straw body, decent sized white foam.
Not a great deal on the nose - bread white & dough, earthy, dried herbal spice.
Medium-lightish body, dry, minerally, relatively lively carbonation.
Bit more interest on the body - get some marmalade-y hop character, slight earthy, woody character in there, spicy phenolic character develops with warmth, peppery finish, dry, slight bitterness.
Not a bad Saison. 6bottlepack (485) - Devon, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2017
Bottle from Hops and Crafts Exeter. Pours hazy light gold with a white head. Aroma of barnyard,banana,lemon,orange,bread & some Belgian candy sugar. Taste is zesty with lemon,orange peel ,Belgian yeast flavours,banana candy sugar with balancing dryness & light bitterness,hay & doughy bread too. On the light side of medium bodied , nice smooth mouthfeel to with good carbonation the finish is dry & bitter with more lemon ,candy sugar ,doughy bread &,barnyard flavours . A good solid saison. Theydon_Bois (20151) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2017
Bottle at home, 05/02/17.
Hazed golden yellow with a decent off white covering.
Nose is lemon rind, yeast esters, white peppery spices, straw, light hops, faint florals, hay bale, grains.
Taste comprises lemon tinged straw, light balsa wood, faint spice, Belgian yeast esters, orange peel, on the turn melon.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close.
Solid for the style, clean and refreshing.
RichTheVillan (8026) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2017
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; hazy golden amber pour with a thin off white head, aroma has lemon and yeast, taste involves spicy yeast action, some tangerine, feint grape.
harrisoni (18970) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2017
Bottle from the brewery and drunk at home. Hazy pale gold colour lasting white head. Attractive saison yeast aroma. Some good English style hedgerow hops over a lemony saison flavour. Some hop on the finish. A little dry maybe. Some good juicy lemon. Simple but attractive saison . mR_fr0g (12908) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2017
Bottle at home picked up from the brewery. A light hazed yellow / straw coloured pour with a fading fine white head. Aroma is tangy cereal grains, straw, green apple, lemon rind, earthy saison yeast, light herbal note. Flavour is composed of light rustic grains, cereal , straw, hay, grassy citrus, herbal hops. Rustic saison yeast character. Palate is fine, grains, moderate airy carbonation. Crisp and dry finish. Solid saison. Leighton (21813) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2016
Keg at the brewery taproom. Pours hazy, rich gold with a creamy, white head. The aroma holds some citrus tang, wheat bread, tangerine. Light sweet flavour with ample bready wheat character, some grainy notes, a little white grape, melon. Light-medium sweet flavour, with more wheat character, straw, citrus rind, faint pine. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Good balance in the finish, more husky notes, dried wheat, lemon peel. Quite nice. teorn88 (7682) - Rimini, ITALY - DEC 16, 2016
Keg at BBNo. It pours a hazed golden color with a large white head. Aroma is sweet fruity and lightly grainy with notes of peaches melon grass and straw. Taste is quite sweet and fruity with notes of apricot, melon and grassy eye notes. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, nice one