AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20Chad9976 (1558) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 11, 2016
2015 BJCP Category: 25B Saison
AROMA: Orangepeel, white grape, general farm quality. Lemonade quality. Estery. 8/12
APPEARANCE: Definitely right color, but very small head with no lacing or retention. 1/3
Light orange peel, plenty of white grape. Some tartness on the finish.
Spice fades quickly. Becomes more dry and tart. Some honey wheat flavor.
Tame for the style, but interesting. 13/20
Undercarbonated for the style. Light body. Tepid, watery mouthfeel. Some
alcohol warmth. Should be much more bubbly 2/5
IMPRESSION: A fine beer and additional wine barrel is creative. Not a
great example of the saison style, though. Amazing that a fresh bottle
is so mild. Probably better considered Belgian Blonde. 6/10
TOTAL SCORE: 31/50
DISCLAIMER: The author is not a certified BJCP judge; therefore, this score sheet is not necessarily indicative of proper BJCP judging techniques and protocol. The author is grading to 2015 BJCP Guidelines in order to prepare for examination.