Capa (3187) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - MAR 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet fruits, spicy hops and yeast, earthy,lemon zest. Medium body. Flavor has an initial sweetness that dissolves into a nice zesty, spicy, earthy tone. Very enjoyable saison.
merc7186 (3125) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 3, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
The beer has a really nice golden hue with some haziness to it, well carbonated and has minimal lacing. The smell has some great floral notes, some decent spiciness with a hint or citrus/orange. The decent is really well balanced, minmial spice and mild sweetness and holds on really well. The mouthfeel afterwards mildly lingers with some mild bitterness and sweetness. Overall, this is really well balance of floral, sweetness, cirtus, spice, and tips the scales between a saison and potentially a triple.
Christpuncher (3075) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 30, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Spicy with a hint of bananas and maybe cinnamon. Bitter finish. Pours yellowish orange with a white head. Had at revolution.
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DrnkMcDermott (3075) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - OCT 9, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 oz. bomber, $10 at Square One, Chicago’s near South.Poured into a tall flute, it shows off a light amber or slightly orange body with thing layer of foam atop. Has a big malty smell with warming spices that I’m picking up at arm’s length while still wrestling with the menu. Taste is big malts with the expected esters of a warm ferment, The hop bitterness just slightly curls the edge of my tongue, and a note of fruit and funk thread through as well. There’s a yeasty outline in the taste too, even before I swirl in the yeast dregs form the bottom of the bottle.
rxeight (3010) - Illinois, USA - MAR 23, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Saison. Full of saisonny saisonness. Nothing else to say. Need to make this comment longer.
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at kedzie. From notes. Malty and bready with a little apple. A little on the fizzy side. Decent, but not really my style.
troyc (2869) - Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
[Tap] Pours a bright orange color with a light amount of haze to it. A small head of white foam on top. Aromas of perfume, floral hops and a dried grass note. Lively carbontion and nice lacing. Flavors of grains, green apple, tart citrus, acetic notes, grass and hints of black pepper. Dry and herbal finish with a pretty heavy body for a Saison. Tasting notes from 10/2014.
Niko100 (2857) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 9, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hazy amber/gold color; Medium body; Aroma of yeast, floral, funk, & some fruit; Flavor of yeast, floral hops, citrus zest, and spice; Nicely balanced; Nice saison.
malrubius (2834) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - MAY 24, 2013
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle dated 12/5/12. Orange gold with ring. Mild tart citrus and sweet peachy with some "in its own syrup" sweetness. Orange sweet fruitiness slightly overripe with finishing overripe orange peel rind gritty herbal bitterness and slight bitter fruity herbal cloy. Thick sticky body totally inappropriate (IMHO). Steers clear of cough syrup but the body is all wrong. Not good. Not sure I’ll finish.
bpreo (2813) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - DEC 28, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A very nicely crafted Saison. The popularity of Farmhouse Ale’s are on the rise.