TBone (17565) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2013
[email protected]Lukaduke (3206) - Gray, Maine, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Hazy yellow color, small white head. Fruity, lemony aroma. Medium-bodied. Citric, slightly tart but very fruity flavor. Lemon, maybe apricot. Very nice dessert Belgian.
Pours a hazy orange golden color with three plus fingers off fizzy tight bubble foam. Nose is ripe and inviting with lots of lemony zest and field grain with some yeast esters and honeyed sweetness. On the palate it is less appealing with a lot of sweet fizzy notes of honey malt, some warm spice, pepper and more lemon tang... a bit sticky and heavy, almost bordering on a lemon dubbel rather than a saison. Weird. oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 16, 2013
[email protected]gyllenbock (9177) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2013
Yellowish golden colour with some slight haze and a small white head. Aroma is lemongrass, some spices, herbs and quite strong on the citrusy side. Flavour is lemongrass, citrus, some floral notes along with mild spices and herbs. Balanced, but then again a rather American influenced Saison.
Sample at SBWF 2013.
Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma and taste of wood, lemon, light funk, soap and light spices. Refreshing and easy to drink. A nice one.
omhper (25153) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2013
Bottled at SBWF. hazy golden, small head. Fruity cotris nose. Tasrt with medium-full body and rounded mouthfeel. Vinous and citris with wood and summer flowers. Mid bitter finish.
Martinus (4601) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2013
Slightly hazy golden colour, white haed. Sweet aroma, wood, malts, banana and citrus. Very sweet flavour, citrus, light vanilla, some ginger. Lingering sweet fruity finish, orange marmelade.
phaleslu (10271) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 2, 2013
(From 75cL bottle @ RBBSG II, Gent 2013. Thanks for sharing, Seba!)
750 ml bottle shared by Keir- thanks again, Keir! Pours a cloudy gold with a moderate white head, slightly smaller than the Cedar. Also gushed, but not as much as the Cedar did. Aroma of wood chips, sweet malts, lemon, apricot, dough, and herbs. Flavor of lemon citrus, soap, florals, wood, and herbs. Light-medium bodied, with a fresh, woody mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Another winner in this series. tderoeck (9735) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 29, 2013
10/VIII/13 - 75cl bottle @ RBBSG II, my place - bottled: XII/2011 (2013-716) Thanks to Sebletitje for sharing the bottle!ThirstyBird (2925) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2013
Little cloudy orange beer, small off-white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, passion fruit, sugary, dairy, some overripe fruits, banana, ginger, bit funky. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: very fruity start, ginger, orange peel, lemony, overripe banana. Aftertaste: little bitter, orange marmalade, funky, bit weird.
Thanks to Sebletitje - 75 cl. bottle sampled @ RBBSG II. Pours a hazy gold with a small tan head. The smell is sweet and spicy, some ginger. Taste is sweet , ginger, caramel ends very dry. Medium body with full carbonation. DoublEE (782) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - AUG 28, 2013
Tart wheat up front with notes of lemon and pepper. Some notes of ginger and vanilla in the middle and a finish of pear, pepper, lemon, vanilla, and a slightly woody note that may be enhanced by the suggestion on the label.