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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Farm Hand: French Style Farmhouse Ale 5.5% abv 16 oz Becher glass There was a time in old world France when nearly every family farm had a brewery. A necessary part of farm life was to provide a ration of beer to sustain and nourish the laborers and beer was safer to drink than the water of the time. Farmhand is our interpretation of what these rustic beers must have been like. It is slightly cloudy from being made with raw un-malted grains a nd a simple single infusion mash procedure.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4058) - Indiana, USA - APR 30, 2014
Rated on 02-07-2012. This canned beer has a medium sized very fizzy white head with a short retention, transparent pale yellow body, lively, fizzy, fast rising carbonation, and virtually no lacing. The aroma is bready malt, yeast, sweet, lightly fruity, lightly spicy, and a suggestion of pepper. The flavor is lightly sweet, yeast, wheat, bready malt, some citrus, lightly fruity, and has a short dry finish. The mouthfeel is lively and this beer is medium bodied. Overall, this is an easy drinking beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SimsSydney (17) - - APR 27, 2014
LOVED this beer. Has a slightly sour taste that is appealing to me. It has a slight citrus flavor to it with a very citrus like aroma. It is a bit hazy in appearance when poured. I really enjoy the packaging and all that is included on the Brewery Vivant cans.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olundnat (25) - - APR 27, 2014
Excellent, very refreshing with a more rustic style to it. It smells like grapes and has a great crisp taste.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
risher21 (20) - - APR 23, 2014
Has a nice fresh taste but also is a little on the bitter side at the first initial drink.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MWashk (20) - - APR 22, 2014
Pretty good beer. Mild aroma with yeasty and malty notes. Can taste the spices

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnyoski (431) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - MAR 6, 2014
16oz can. Slightly hazy, light yellow color with a fizzy white head. Heavy grassy aroma. Grassy, lemon zest flavor. Close to the point of a sour finish causing the taste buds to pucker. Average carbonation with thin texture. Missed the mark for me as it didn’t have that sweet, funky yeast flavor I’ve enjoyed from similar styled ales.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RespertFTW (520) - Michigan, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Can. Nice citrus and hay aroma bur the flavor is pretty unexciting. Flat hay and barnyard with maybe a hint of citrus.

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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrob21 (2485) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 30, 2013
16 oz can from a recent trade. Falls a little flat and unassuming. Looks good but tastes not so much. Light yellow color with a big white head. Slight lemon and grassy hop flair but I mean very slight. Aroma is a little more apparent with a yeasty wildness. Finish is a touch bitter with some herbal notes.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
njager246 (342) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 28, 2013
A very mild aroma, yeast, malt, mild bananas. .. taste with some more spices... not bad for a mild beer

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
paintedmaple (381) - Fenton, Michigan, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Outstanding Saison...wonderful barnyard and fresh cut straw flavors with a spritzy yeast nose, and a tart dry finish. Oh to be a French farm hand!


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