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Golden Cap - New Holland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

450 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 450
Reviews: 278
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.21%


Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TasteTester on 07-31-2008)
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A bit of spiceyness, and a good finish of bitterness. Deep golden with lots of initial white head. Acceptable neutral aroma. Good drinking, with above average mouthfeel, a tad honeyish and tangerine, a bit of sweet fruit and a tad of apple.Bomber of the stuff, more of a Belgian golden.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2009 00:59:48 | More by Sammy
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BuckeyeNation

Iowa

4.47/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

"It does not always pay to have a golden tongue unless one has the ability to hold it."

--Paul Johnson

Sunshine-drenched goldenrod with pale lemon edges and appropriately vigorous bubbles. The beer is capped by three fingers of alabaster colored cream that has a terrific texture and is beginning to festoon the glass with loads of lace. The next highest score is within reach.

One whiff tells me that New Holland has done their homework with this saison. The nose is bright, fresh, lemony, grassy, herbal and spicy. A quality yeast strain and the right choice of hops are probably the keys.

Golden Cap Saison Ale is good stuff, especially if you like a slightly bigger take on the style. It has an American big beer vibe that adds more sweetness and a thicker mouthfeel than is usual, without losing its saison bona fides along the way. At an estimated one year of age, GC seems to have done nothing but flourish... and would probably have gone another year with no trouble at all.

Each mouthful delivers a pale malt-derived sugar cookie-like sweetness, countered by a generous amount of Euro hop bitterness (probably Saaz), meadow grasses, lemon zest, assorted herbs, and a hint of clove spiciness. This is excellent beer that tastes more Belgian than American. Kudos to the brewers for that.

The mouthfeel is outstanding due to all the malt sugars (which add fullness) and what is turning out to be a perfect amount of carbonation (which lightens the load). These guys have hit the nail on the head regarding each and every aspect of this delightful ale.

I couldn't be more surprised that Golden Cap is as good as it is. Night Tripper and Dragon's Milk Oak Barrel Ale now have company as the best of the New Holland High Gravity Series. Bottom line: there aren't too many 'big' saisons that have this one beat.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2009 14:57:19 | More by BuckeyeNation
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

3.68/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

so after a beer free week i decide to break stride for the weekend on thursday and dive into some goodies in the fridge. served cold and poured into a pint glass, this one was consumed on 10/28/2010.

a nice and rich golden color with a smooth even coating of lace ringing the glass. nice head of about three inches tops the glass and settles down into a smooth layer that persists throughout the sessioon.

aroma is light, hints of pears and bananas. lots of grains and bready notes, light yeast with a touch of citrus follows. warming brings the fruit out a touch more with a healthy dose of orange rind. clean and crisp with a light feel and a very nice level of carbonation. crisp flavor of light tart apple, light grains and a touch of sweet grains fills out the profile.

overall a nice light and very sessionable ale here. really not bad at all and something i could drink again.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2010 01:07:33 | More by mikesgroove
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A Pint Night special at Pazzo's, Lexington. I caught the tail end of the event and snagged the last pint before the tap ran dry.

A pretty standard Saison look with a hazy, lightly yellow-straw color and dainty, withstanding head with lacing- kinda looks like Hoegaarden. A nice look.

Acidic fruits, funky yeast notes, and a sweaty malt character provides the groundwork for aromas. Esters of lemons, pears, pineapple, and tart apples round out the fruitiness. Phenolic peppery, cumin, corriander, and curraco aid the hops with balance in the nose. Lightly sweaty, musty, and attic-y adds complexity and balance.

Flavors begin to favor the fruits, peppery notes and soft malts; while leaving behind the funky and sweaty notes. Cleanly acidic and malty for great variation in taste. Lemons and grapefruit flavors gain intensity as the beer warms and dives into the finish.

The body is well attenuated while riding the line of dry and sweet. Peppery notes and assertive hop bitterness side with the dryness as the malts stop shy of complete attenuation and provide a pleasant sweetness. Finshes with a sharp peppery feel that stings the tongue.

Serving type: on-tap

05-15-2009 11:51:31 | More by BEERchitect
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

G: Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A: Slightly-darkened apricot color with a good white head that is fairly-quickly receding. Lacing is pretty good.

S: Inviting spices with a tiny bit of funk in the yeast. Some slight fruity esters--maybe a bit of pear with some sweetness, in addition to mild tartness like green grapes. Not too much funk, however.

T: Very tasty. Much like the nose--some mild funkiness to it, but pretty straightforward--some tartness, as well as a fainter hint of sweet fruit.

M: Quite refreshing. Fairly-thin body with a little bit of carbonation, and a little bit of residual bitterness.

D: Very nice. Now that the temperature's pushing 85 here in Chicago, I'm glad to have beers like this around.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2009 20:50:42 | More by Thorpe429
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

4.1/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours out a clearish, yellow-orange body with a relatively tall, whitish head.

Smell: Grassy, floral, positively zesty aroma marked with bolstering notes of finely-ground spices, fresh honeysuckle, and lemon. It's a solid scent, alright.

Taste: Light pale maltiness with a dry, crumbled biscuit quality to it and a gentle touch of honey-ish sweetness. Fine fruity accents of tart lemons and pears. Everpresent spiciness delivers pepper and coriander flavors. Floral, slightly grassy hops with a subtle bitterness. Little tickle of acidity at times. Sugary sweet tones perk back up in the latter half. Modest lingering of dried citrus and spice beyond the drying finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium-plus carbonation.

Drinkability: I'm diggin' it. Pretty tasty and a good use of the sadly forgotten, forsaken grain spelt. One of those beers where you finish the glass and are ready for another helping.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2010 22:48:05 | More by ChainGangGuy
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oberon

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It's an early start to craft beer drinking today due to opening day Tiger baseball against the Red Sux,I wanted my first beer of the day to be one from Michigan.Poured into a tulip glass a lemon tinged golden with a large rocky white head atop that stuck nicely to the glass as it settled into a frothy mass.Lemony notes overtop of grainess and slight funk,leafy hops play a nice role as well.Starts out nicely on the palate lemon and light phenolic spice but it seems to peter out and abruptly finishes with no lingering notes.It's a pretty good saison not overly funky or phenolic wich I was happy about.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2012 17:23:12 | More by oberon
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.68/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Sloeber tulip glass.

VDubb liked this one, so I figured I'd give it a shot as well. It pours a clear golden pale straw topped by a bit more than a finger of white suds. The nose comprises orange flesh, lemon rind, wheat, coriander, and a pinch of nutmeg. The taste is similar, though the wheat takes up a bit more space, the citrus is toned down a notch, and a bit of pepper is added. The body is pretty light, with a light moderate carbonation and a fairly crisp finish. Overall, a nice saison, nothing special, but tasty and easy-going. Nicely done, Dubb.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2010 00:01:29 | More by TMoney2591
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

4.2/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

New Holland Golden Cap Saison

Clouded golden appearance, sizeable chalky head atop.

Tart and funky nose starts it off, definite barnyard smell going on, ripe and fragrant. Some lemon and citrus as well as peppery spice meets up with the rustic feel. Fantastic aromatics.

Taste: excellent entry on the palate, a full force blast of flavor, not shy at all. Spice, hops and wild yeast all banging on the doors to be let in and flood the mouth. That they do.

This intense flavor continues, but the feeling is overall refreshing. This would be quite a quencher come suppertime,... medium bodied. Fully flavored. Wicked citric/ sour twist in the taste continues, slightly astringent, but unfailingly flavorful and tenaciously tasty.

In other words, I like it. Mmmm,

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2010 06:14:17 | More by feloniousmonk
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russpowell

Oklahoma

4.08/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Picked up a single in a mixed 6-er at MCaDoodles in Joplin MO

Pours an effervescent gold/bronze with 2 fingers of pearl white head. Stays effervescent throughout, will a nice viscosity to this once fairly warm. Great lacing & good head retention, a few floaties at the bottom of the bottle

S: Pears, appleskins & peaches; almost pulled a 4.5

T: Dirty pears, apple peels & a bit of breadyness up front, plus a touch of booze. As this warms, I get a bit of floury & chalky dryness (the spelt I reckon); plus lemon & coriander. Finishes a touch bready with orchard fruit, lemons & white pepper

MF: Light/medium bodied with soft carbonation. Good balance

Drinks pretty easy, not an on the edge Saison, but true enough to the style to respect & enjoy. Well done New Holland!

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2009 05:09:10 | More by russpowell
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drabmuh

Maryland

3.53/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at RFD, one of the specials, cheap draft beer served in a tulip.

Beer is yellow and clear with a thin bright white head. Mild carbonation.

Aroma is mildly yeasty and sweet, some odd spiciness, smells good.

Beer is thin, bright, mildly sweet, pilsen malt, and a mild spiciness and some dryness at the end. Overall it's a cheap average saison.

Serving type: on-tap

04-09-2011 22:59:39 | More by drabmuh
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zeff80

Missouri

4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured out a cloudy, golden-yellow color with a white, bubbly, two-finger head of foam. It left streaky trails of sudsy lace.

S - It smelled fruity, yeasty and spicy. There were some subtle caramel notes.

T - It was sweet and tart at the same time. Good yeast and spice flavors with a smooth caramel malt kick.

M - It was crisp and very sharp with a fairly dry finish. A light bodied brew.

D - This is a very good saison. Great spicy and fruity flavors.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2009 00:05:45 | More by zeff80
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Gueuzedude

Arizona

4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This appears to not be bottle conditioned at all as there is not sediment noticeable. A stiff pour into my large Tripel Karmeliet Tulip produces a three-finger thick, pale, just barely tanned, off-white colored head. The beer is a light amber, almost honey color that shows a lightly hazed, yellow gold color when held up to the light. The aroma smells of a sweet herbal honey, lemon zest, a sort of musty fermented grain note, a spicy grain note, some definite grassy notes, a touch of crushed pale grain towards the finish and some dry cracker like malt character. This has a nice rustic grain character to it, though I could wish for a bit more yeast character, but it is still quite interesting and I am definitely enjoying the aroma on this beer.

The beer is quite dry tasting all around; I am glad the honey note in the nose was purely aromatic. The beer finishes with a touch of astringent, cracker like grain and a softly biting hop bitterness. There is a persistent, medium carbonation that provides some structure and effervescence; even though I think it could use a touch more, it is quite sufficient. Grassy hop and grain notes combine with a light herbal hop character a touch of musty fermentation character and a solid spiciness in the finish. The spicy notes seem to be purely fermentation derived with some biting phenolics that are a bit like clove, but not like one typically finds (more subtle than in some beers I think), there is also a nice peppery spiciness, perhaps a touch of young ginger and even some notes that remind me quite a bit of muted frankincense (I made the mistake of chewing some of this once, but at the softer levels found in this beer it works quite well). After a bit of time some fruitiness is noticed and brought out by a very slight sweetness that seems a touch like an herbal honey; this beer is still pretty dry overall though. This is quite quaffable, while I wouldn't characterize this as a bone dry example of the style, it is still nice and light and perfect for a hot Summer day.

Honestly I wasn't really expecting much of this beer, luckily it has turned out to be quite enjoyable. I would love to see a bottle conditioned version that was excessively carbonated, but this is a more than serviceable Saison that I would happily consume a couple bottles of.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2009 21:05:56 | More by Gueuzedude
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WVbeergeek

Ohio

2.78/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Another summer offering just picked up from my local, available in 12 oz portions this summer. Flying monkeys adorn the label, Appears much like a hefe bright golden sunrise clouded with yeast particles in suspension. Head is fine bubbled with a creamy white texture. Traditionally a saison is lower in alcohol then seven percent abv but this one doesn't throw finesse at me in anyway. Aroma some tropical fruit and alcohol blare through the senses, some green apple and pineapple combonation comes in with a sense of tart and sweet acidity. Clears the palate with a sense of yeast spicienss and alcohol warmth, pale biscuit malts bring some honey sweetness with mango and pineapple tropical fruit notes come around nicely. Overall the alcohol weighs heavy on the palate, it doesn't allow enough of the flavor to spread it's wings really a dead end Saison. Drinkability is hurt by the heavy sweetness and near cloying notes I think of Saison by the light effervescent funky farmhouse nature that it should be. This is an American representation of that dream.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2009 22:21:02 | More by WVbeergeek
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Gavage

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours a cloudy yellowish orange color with a 1" head that falls to spotty surface bubbles.

Smell: fruit sweetness and some yeast is pleasant on the nose.

Taste: nice malt sweetness with some ripe apples and pears. Yeast is mild but noticeable. Mild bitterness and an overall breadiness is present.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Crisp throughout. Some dryness arrives late. Aftertaste is long as the flavors linger a while.

Drinkability: solid sessionable saison that hits the spot. Nice offering.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2009 23:58:22 | More by Gavage
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mactrail

California

3.88/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Full-flavored, hoppy rustic beer.

Quite lovely to look at in the wine glass topped with white foam. Rich lacing and finely carbonated on the tongue, and lasts way longer than most beers. Touch of sweetness on the lips. A slightly harsh Belgian yeasty flavor but a nose of clover and biscuits. Hops are muscular, leave a lingering trace of spice and a long bitterness.

Very tasty beer that is fairly complex and grows more satisfying as you sip.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2011 02:14:10 | More by mactrail
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mdfb79

New York

3.35/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From 6/5/10 notes. Had at SAVOR in DC.

a - Pours a nice golden color with almost no head and light carbonation.

s - Smells sour, with a bit of funk to it. Sour fruits, citrus, and spice.

t - Taste is again, a lot of sour fruits and a little bit of funk. Also some spice and grain or wheat to the taste.

m - Medium body and low carbonation.

d - A decent saison. I sampled this about 10 minutes after Carnevale at SAVOR and enjoyed Carnevale more, but worth a try. Probably would not seek out again.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2010 14:38:44 | More by mdfb79
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

(Served in a tulip glass)

A- This beer pours a golden orange crystal clear body with a sea of microbubbles gliding to the surface where an antique white creamy head sits.

S- The soft musty note of fresh rain has a slight brett note that increases as the beer warms and a soft peppery finish.

T- The taste of mellow earthy grains has a cream flavor to it and some soft malt hints. There is a lemony hop snap at the finish that has a green hop quality to it.

M- The light mouthfeel has a creamy texture with each sip and no alcohol heat.

D- This beer has a nice mellow drinkable flavor with some soft wild yeast notes that keep in interesting and makes it a good session beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2009 19:19:48 | More by rhoadsrage
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Sampled on draft at Kraftwerk during their New Holland event on 2/5/11.

Pours a hazy, dark golden yellowish orange color with pale golden yellow hues when held to a light source and a half finger off-white head that quickly fades into a lasting ring. Streaks and spots of lace left behind.

Slightly earthy aroma with hints of grass, straw and zesty spice. Light fruit notes are present, notably apple and citrus peel.

On the lighter end of medium body and thinner than expected being slightly watered down. Heavy zesty spice up front with lots of pepper and coriander that linger into a subtle tart, dry finish. Subtle light fruit notes with hints of banana, apple, pear and citrus rind.

Serving type: on-tap

02-07-2011 08:51:14 | More by corby112
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Once more, a bottle has surfaced in my fridge and I have no idea from whence it came. A safe bet would be local in-person trader, tone77, but usually his reviews show up before mine. I do not know and I really do not care since every expended bottle makes room for more CANs.

From the bottle: "Brewed with wheat's ancestor, spelt. A olden body and unique fermentation profile evoke fresh-cut hay and cracked peppercorns. Parings: shellfish, citrus, garlic."

The fluffy, dense,bone-white head with excellent retention resembled a glob of marshmallow Fluf. Color, while slightly hazy, was liquid sunshine in a glass on this raw, overcast day. Sandy did us no favors last week and we are still feeling its effects on the weather. You have to love truth in advertising - nose smelled initially of fresh-cut hay and the cracked peppercorn was a tang in the back of the throat. My sinuses are reeling! I wish that it smelled like Brendee's fresh-cut French Fries. They are just soooo good. Mouthfeel was medium and there seemed to be a riot of flavors on my tongue as the peppercorn flavor hit initially, followed by a dusty, musty yeast-born flavor, like old newspapers in the attic. Finish was very dry, like white wine, but I could see this with shellfish, especially a bouillabaisse. Man, I'm getting hungry again and I just came from a Greek food bazaar. To whomever brought this to me, thanks!

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2012 20:40:15 | More by woodychandler
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johnmichaelsen

Oregon

4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the bottle at a BA gathering the other night at Bailey's taproom

The beer pours a striking gold color with good head retention and lacing. The nose on this saison style is solid enough, though it's heavy on the wheat side. There is some underlying honey and spice, but it's dominated by the wheat aroma. The flavors on the palate replicate the nose, though I also get an underlying chardonnay flavor which I like. I was told the brewery used some chardonnay yeast in brewing this beer and it shows I think. The beer is fairly light on the palate, though the mouthfeel is still pretty good. The beer is not the least bit heavy or tiring on the palate, and drinkability is good.

While this didn't blow me away (and in fact paled when compared to the Troeg's Scratch 14 also on offer this evening), it was a nice enough beer. I would certainly order this one again. It's a nice solid, saison style beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2008 16:16:44 | More by johnmichaelsen
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Bighuge

Minnesota

4.15/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Slightly hazed lemon yellow body with a tight cap of ivory head. Nose consists of spice, pepper, lemon and bready malts. Spritzy feel in the mouth with a good dose of carbonation. Refreshing flavor with lemon poppyseed bread being at the forefront. Spice accents nicely throughout as well. In a word, enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2010 03:52:33 | More by Bighuge
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: A turbid lemon peel coloring is filled with a whirlwind of carbonation. A bready thick white head sits atop with good results and a lasting appeal. Good lace coverage, with a finger thick band encompassing the glass.

S: Sour musky lemons and oranges along with wheat on the nose. Moderate level of strength, pungent hops, but not so much fruitiness.

T: Bright and spritzy nature opens things up with some sour musky lemons and wheat. Sour fruitiness is there despite missing on the nose, with some apricots and apples. The pungent lemony hops come on the close with a clean sharp delivery leaving a gentle reminder of musky citrus and bread on the swallow with some acidity.

M: Good sharp zip of carbonation with a medium body and creamy nature. A sour twang of country time citrus fade afterwards.

O: Overall a nice saison with quite the zip, maybe not as complex or interesting as a Fantome but serves as a easy drinking basic style that provides its share of sour citrus twang for that hot summer day.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2011 22:32:15 | More by beerthulhu
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.2/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into Unibroue chalice

Pours 1/2 finger of white head. Leaves a small amount of splattered lace. Color is a hazy dark straw yellow.

Aroma: Lemon zest and coriander. A light funk, but mainly spicy. Some notes of vanilla and yeast. Grassy/herbal hops.

Taste: A very big bready malt profile really throws this one off. Hay and grass. Lemon citrus. Yeast. A bit off for a saison. Too much malt and not as spiced here.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and creamy. Lighter bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. Ends dry with some spice flavors.

Overall, a fairly average saison. I enjoyed the nose a bit, but the taste was odd. Too much malt for a saison. Decently drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2010 20:00:20 | More by mothman
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superspak

Michigan

3.68/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into tulip. Pours hazy and cloudy golden amber color with a nice fairly dense 2-3 fingers of white head with great retention that reduces to a ring of lacing. Some nice lacing sticks to the glass as well. Aromas of big tart apple, grape, grass, funk, pepper. and spices. Nice strong and complex aromas! Taste of big breadiness, pepper, and spices; with a bit of apple, funk, and grape in the background. Lingering notes of big breadiness and spices on the finish that last for a bit. Taste is not as good as the aromas lead me to believe. Medium bodied with medium-high carbonation. Nice smooth drinkability with no alcohol in the taste or finish. Overall, this is a pretty nice saison. A little more bready than I was expecting from the aromas.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2011 04:38:34 | More by superspak
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Golden Cap from New Holland Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 450 ratings.