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RATINGS: 345   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Farmhouse Ales were brewed for the diligent farmhands who drew the short straw and had to work the arduous harvest. Our brewmasterís expression blends the spiciness of a Farmhouse Ale with the tartness of a Flanders Red for a remarkably refreshing finish. Malts: Caramel Malt Pale Malt, European Abbey Malt, European Acidulated Malt, Chocolate Malt, Malted White Wheat Hops: Spalt Select, Czech Saaz Our Twist: White Pepper, Coriander, Hibiscus

Formerly know as "Farmhouse Red Ale"

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drsordr (2336) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle pour transparent copper/amber with quickly diminishing head. Nose caramel malt with a little rotten funk, but also some underlying chemical acidity. Taste better than it smells but not that much. Early malts lead to mid palate light bitterness. A hint of cardboard in the early finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jake65 (3444) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle: Clear copper color with about two fingers of creamy sand colored head. Lots of bubbles. Smells mostly of malts, tastes mostly of malts. A little bit of spice in the backend, but itís sooooo muddledÖ no farmhouse, no red, no barnyard. There is an odd sweetness amongst the spice. Misses all the marks.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
berkshirejohn (5988) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2015
12oz bottle from Wegmans, Buffalo, NY. A clear reddish amber pour with a thin white head and light carbonation, so nothing farmhouse about the look of it; faintly floral aroma - so nothing farmhouse/farmyard about the smell; sweet hibiscus taste - so not really farmhouse either; with a kick of alcohol to finish - again not what Iíd expect in a farmhouse brew - the idea being to drink copious amounts to quench oneís thirst after a hard day in the fields. This is more fitting for somebody who wantís to appear to be drinking craft beer, but doesnít really like the stuff. Iín not a fan - I like my beer to taste like a beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
notalush (5728) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 18, 2015
The label calls this a blend of saison and Flanders red - tastes like neither, ot would I guess from the flavor that this was the intent - nose is very faint - some light hibiscus, mild bready malt sweetness, a faint huskiness - flavor is very bland - some toasty malt flavors and a moderate tartness throughout - the hibiscus presents a bit, and there is a light peppery character in the finish - the adjuncts try to compensate for the complete lack yeast character - boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madchemist83 (257) - USA - JAN 15, 2015
I would not combine Flanders ale and saison in the same description. It tastes more like Flanders ale .. but just a touch. The rest is the same boring blue moon coors base.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jhamp9 (1671) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Clear copper pour with an off white head. Not much lacing. Aroma is floral, coriander, and bread. Taste follows the nose but is a bit perfumy. Light tartness. Light body. Not awful.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
wedgie9 (2633) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Tasted on 1/6/15 from a capped 12oz bottle from a mixed pack, thanks to Kyle for giving me a bottle. Pours clear bright red with a thick off-white head that leaves a thick collar and thin lacing. The nose is caramel malt, a touch of some earthy spice, and some spicy, floral hibiscus. The flavor is the same with a touch of cereal, caramel malt, the same earthy yeast profile, and some dry, red floral and lightly spicy hibiscus. The body is medium with lively, very filling carbonation, and a medium cereal and lightly spicy floral finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JoeMcPhee (9267) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 3, 2015
Pale ruddy colour with a white head. The aroma is really fruity and and kind of tart. Has a little bit of juiciness and a vaguely wheaty spiciness. There is vaguely garbagey aroma though and itís both too sweet and oddly tart at the same time. An uninteresting yeast choice doesnít help either. Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
mjmoen (327) - - JAN 2, 2015
Pours a clear amber color with white head. Has a unique flavor that I donít dislike, but not sure I like either

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
terefere (373) - Durham, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Pours dark golden, small head. Aroma of orange zest, malt. Taste of caramel, smoked malt.

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