AirForceHops (7244) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 24, 2016 callmemickey (4543) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2013 Dark brown body with a hint of blue/purple when held to the light. Light tan head. Good lacing. Roasted malts, light grains, a hint of blueberry, even some soft smoke. Flavor is similar with dark fruits, blueberry, roasted malts, and a little smoke provides a pleasantly complex profile. Medium bodied, assertive carbonation, semi-dry finish, light bitterness in a nice sharp finish, Another interesting dark saison from Tired Hands, a style I typically struggle with.
750 ml Growler filled at Fermenteria about 2 hours ago. Color is a near black / purple hue. Aroma is oak, red grapes, blackberry. mansquito (6439) - Nueva York, New York, USA - NOV 25, 2016
Taste is tart berries, light blackberry notes, mixes berries. The yeast is covered by all the fruit. Finish has a long lasting oak note. Oak lingers. This is nice.
At the Fermenteria: pours near black with a small beige head. Aroma is berries, wood, funk. Taste is lightly sour. Great woody taste. Lotsa berries. Deep and complex. acearl (510) - The Ham, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2016
Dark pour, creamy tan head, smell the blueberries and barnyard saison ness,
Very good, unique.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone lachrymalisis (441) - Washington, USA - JUN 25, 2013
mild sweetness. deep black with seemingly navy hues. little bit of berry sweetness and fruit flavors hanging in the midst of the drink sips. good and tasty dark liquid juice! Nate (4279) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2012
On tap at Tired Hands. Nutty, black patent astringent aroma with fruity or berry undertones. Light spicy hops. Dark brown-black opaque with big foamy tan-reddish lacing head. Medium body and carbonation. Starts with roasted, chocolatey notes tinged with berry and light tartness. Hoppy bitter finish with coffee and nutty character. Smooth roasted after. Dry.
Ibrew2or3 (8614) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - SEP 6, 2012
Growler courtesy of jcartmdg. It pours out with a light mahogany body that supports a tan head of foam. The aroma has loads of modest notes going on with earthy nuanced various dark roasted malts and snippets of dark roasted coffee and saison yeasty spices. The taste has a smooth yet somewhat un-interesting nearly bland feeling. I get a bit of saison like yeasty spices rolling meekly into a touch of tartness and dark roasted malts. TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2012
On tap at Tired Hands. Really almost black with a tan head. Nose is earthy blueberry and mild chocolate. Medium body; creamy with a tang. Taste is coffee, dark chocolate and blueberry but just barely. This one was a surprise; reminded me of Dark Horse Tres. markwise (5441) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Growler courtesy of jcartmdg. Cheers, Jason! Pours a dark brown with an off-white head. Nose is chocolate, roast, earth, cocoa, and light berry. Flavor is similar with chocolate, cocoa, tart berry, and some yeast. Flavor has a lot going on with assertive berries. Yeast in the finish. Interesting overall. Damico (3147) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Pours dark crushed berry unclear brown with a big creamy cocoa head. The aroma brings fruit, crust, and malt notes. The body is quite creamy and flavors of malts and fruit blend together on the tongue. Thorpe429 (5035) - , Illinois, USA - AUG 19, 2012
On tap at Tired Hands. Served in stemware. Pours a very dark brown, bordering on black. The nose has a nice faint whiff of blueberry alongside some roasted malt. Not too much saison character. There’s dark fruit and a lingering bit of spice. Flavor is a good mixture of roast and berry, with a nice dryness through the finish. Slightly bitter. Pretty drinkable, though perhaps a touch too much roast character through the finish. Overall, quite good and something I was glad to go back to after having a glass from a growler earlier in the week.