RateBeer
overall
97
96
style
Serve in Tulip

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 202   ABV: 6.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The first of our three part Saison series. Saison’s were traditionally brewed on farms in the French speaking region of Belgium for their workers. Ferme de La Ville or “City Farm 15” is brewed with Belgian Pilsner, malted wheat, and locally gathered honey. French Farmhouse yeast brings aromas of spice and earth. The body is light with complex flavors and a dry refreshing finish. 6.75%alc/vol 25 IBU’s


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (21914) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2013
Draft @ Beer Revolution, Oakland, CA. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy sour aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty weak sour tart finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2013
5th December 2013
Bottle tasting at Craft Clerkenwell.Thanks to Aaron. Hazy gold beer, little pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and airy and a little crisp. Light floralness with a very mild sour tang. Whisper of lemony citrus. Little dried fruits. Finishes light. Pleasant enough!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (17473) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle shared at CBC Clerkenwell in London - big thanks to Aaron. Pours hazy yellow-gold with a creamy white head. The nose has light bretty funk, some subtle rindy citrus, lemon. Light sweet flavor with modest dryness, good brett funk, more dry citrus rind bitterness. Medium bodied with fine, massaging carbonation. Pretty clean to finish, lightly drying, with basement brett character and dry citrus fruits. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (16006) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle split at CBC, big thanks to Aaron and his date issues, 05/12/13. Hazed golden orange with a thin off white covering. Nose is tangy fruit, grass, light herbal minty, orange peel, tarte apricot, lemon sherbet. Taste comprises tarte orange, bitter apricot, straw, light funk, earthy, citric grass. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry closure. Nice saison.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (15271) - San Leandro, California, USA - DEC 10, 2011
Pours a cloudy golden color with a big/huge white head on it. A nice fruity saison with plenty of spice and earth notes to it as well. Some lemon zest and perhaps some green apple and other citrus. Slight sweetness of bread/cracker malts, too. The flavor is a touch sweet, but still decently dry from the Brett. Again, some fruity tones to go along with the earthy and floral character.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (12439) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 1, 2013
On tap at Saraveza’s Farmhouse and Wild Ale Festival, pours a cloudy opaque bright orange with a small beige head. Aroma of musty earthy notes, some oranges, farmhouse notes and lightly tart light fruits. Flavour brings out tart apricots, oranges and other tropical fruits, oak barrels and some farmhouse notes. Quite complex, accentuated beautifully by the oak barrels. Finishes on dry, tart notes of apricot and oranges. Great stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (12401) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 28, 2011
A hazed amber ale with a thick lacing light moka head. In aroma, nice Brett, barnyard, sour cherries, epsom salts. In mouth, a nice lactic offering with light buttery notes, cherries, a bit of harshness, not bad. On tap at OBF Fringe Fest Belmont Station, July 30 2011.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (11560) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2013
Bottle, thanks to Aaron. It pours hazy golden yellow with a medium white head. The nose is soft, earthy, brett, underlying sweetness, barnyard, sherbet, light toast and spice. The taste is sherbet, hay, toast, crisp bitterness, lemon, grapefruit, spice and subtle tartness with a dry finish. Medium body, moderate carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. Well-rounded and very drinkable stuff. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (10913) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 1, 2013
750ml, caged and corked bottle. Poured a yellow color with a huge sized white head. Citrus, yeast, spices, toast, and some fruitiness.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (10801) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 30, 2013
Cloudy gold pour, white head. Soft and floral flavors, some light peppery notes, earthy, honey, yeasty, damn leaves, wonderful


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50