RATINGS: 273   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
a classic Belgian farmhouse ale brewed with estate grown barley & raw spelt.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FlacoAlto (4176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 10, 2013
A steady pour into my Teku glass produces a four finger thick, and rising, pale tan colored head that would have overflowed my glass if I didn’t choose to eat it instead. The beer is a metallic seeming gold color that shows a brilliantly clear, bright yellow gold hue when held up to the light. The aroma smells of bright fruit and dried hay; specific notes of pear, floral apple, hibiscus, nutty pale malt, pale wheat cracker, and some melon like notes.

Effervescent, which pairs well with the light body, dry, which still can’t suppress the bright fruit notes, and quite complex, with a mélange of flavors, this beer is my idea of a Saison. The grain character has a nice, dried straw like character to it, a soft cracker like malt note, and this mixes with a light herbal character, perhaps a touch of lemon zest, or citrus character, and grassy hop notes. The yeast character contributes a soft clove character, a slight mustiness, some woody black pepper, a touch of ginger character.

This is quite nice, not the most complex Saison, but it definitely hits the spot.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Johnstledger8 (988) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 26, 2016
Bottle. Pours a lightly hazy orange with a thin lacy off white bubbly head. Aroma is of melon, gooseberry, white grapes, lightly tart, grassy. Taste is of bread, citrus, grassy, orange, hint of honey. Oily mouthfeel, medium to hard carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (3660) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2016
het is maar goed dat ik dit flesje binnen heb geopend, anders had hij zo de vogels uit de lucht geschoten, zo wat een knal, bijzonder daarbij is wel het feit dat er géén gusher achteraan kwam.. aroma van mout, gist, zure tonen, smaken matig/redelijk zoet, zacht/glad ,vrij veel co2, korander, gist, karton, kak, granig , vrij simpele smaken, iets zepig, medium body, zoet zacht afdronk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2016
Pours a golden orange with a small white head. Aromas of citrus/ginger. Almost took an eye out with the cork. This thing packed a lot of pressure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (2800) - Belgrade / Amsterdam, SERBIA - APR 12, 2016
Bottle 0.375l at Samo pivo tasting Belgrade Serbia.01.04.2016.Taste with Ogi,Boban and Vlada ciaooooo.Pour it hazy golden color with big white head.Big gushing...Aroma totally malts.Taste grassy,grainy,spice Belgian yeast kind of classical taste but missong complexity for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
onceblind (8177) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 26, 2016
Clear golden with a thick bubbly white head. The nose is very strange, as if it were a mix of watermelon rind, earthy rye and rice, herbal tones and this weird pseudo-marijuana undertone. Smooth and dry, crisp flavor that starts Belgian blondeish, then turns very grainy with a pilsner-like finish. A tad grassy but very Belgian grainy, turning German grainy at the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
drpimento (3277) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Aroma is strong skunk. Appearance is a soap sudsy head and scum. Flavor has a bit of fish at first, then is a little sweet tang and not a lot else. Bit of a let down from Stillwater. Sure don’t understand this high rating, although I acknowledge it is in green glass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daje (4209) - NORWAY - FEB 19, 2016
Bottle, february 13th 2016. Clear amber body with a huge white head. Aroma of hay and earthy hops, harsh malt taste with cardamom and apples. Crisp malty finish. Not exactly up to the standard I expected from either Stillwater or the fancy bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeriLinten (12) - Balen, BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2016
Bottle. Cork popped out when i was undoing the metal cage. Golden color, rich head. Taste is fruity and refreshing. Overall a decent beer to drink

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zgaier (1922) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Bottle. Pours a golden yellow with a white head and aroma of lemon zest and spices. Taste is of spices, lemon, funk, fruits, and yeasty notes into the spicy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjgmd (2050) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2016
With Z , pours a rusty orange gold color with a large white head. Nose is barnyard funk, citrus and yeast . Taste is sweet citrus, less funk with yeast and ’ grain ’ . Finishes on the same sweet grainy yeasty notes . Quaff Score 7 / 10

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