Tag Archives: Saison

#WMCBF: Discovering the Midlands

What began as a crisp, cold but sunny morning quickly turned grey as my train departed Leicester station and I made the short journey to Coventry for this year’s West Midlands Craft Beer Festival. The event, organised by and hosted … Continue reading

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Alefarm Brewing The Trees Are Talking (5.5%)

This is Alefarm’s Dry Hopped Saison, and it’s really rather good. Pouring with a soft farmyard silage and apricot jam aroma, the beer, as is becoming the norm for every style of beer it seems, sits a thick cloudy orange … Continue reading

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Wilderness Brewery Frontera Saison (6.5%)

Until I opened this bottle I had no idea what Sherry Flor is. It turns out that it is a film of yeast that blooms on the surface of wine and is important in Sherry making. It has been used … Continue reading

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Revolutions Brewing Co. Bizarre Love Triangle (4.5%)

Brewed in collaboration with and using a recipe developed by BrewChap, this is a lovely gentle Saison with lemon, ginger and cucumber. The beer begins with a warm earthy yeast fug, lightly spiced and sprinkled with salt, while the aroma … Continue reading

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The Brewery Of St. Mars Of The Desert Jack D’Or (6.4%)

Some years ago I fell in love with and wrote open love letters to Pretty Things Beer Project, and earlier this year I discovered they had moved to the UK, re-christened themselves, and are now based in Sheffield. And I … Continue reading

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