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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9356) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 15, 2012
Can shared by Ryan. Pours lightly hazy pale yellow with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is straw, hay, and cereal malt, spicy and earthy hops, barnyard and light fruity esters. Flavor is malt dominant, earthy and spicy hops, light bitterness, light fruity esters and a dry finish. Light body and warmth, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 15, 2012
16 oz can, shared by ryan: Pours a hazy pale champagne golden with a thin ring of white head. Has a mild pale malty nose with a touch of sweet corn. Starts with average fullness and light carbonation with some mild sweetness and floral hops finishing drier and bittersweet. Pretty drinkable, but bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GT2 (8161) - San Diego County, California, USA - APR 15, 2012
Can thanks to Ryan. Cloudy straw pour with a fizzing white head. Nose is phenolic and diaper plastic with sugary peach. Taste is tangy, dry, dough, with paper. Fairly bland. Watery palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - APR 15, 2012
Rather nice grassy hop nose with light lemon and honey. Lightly sweet, lightly bitter some grass and lemon, light pepper. Solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
sonnycheeba (3295) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 15, 2012
Can. Pours extremely pale, hazy yellow with a trace of fizzy white head which dissipates quickly. Aroma is heavy corn, straw and biscuit malt, pears, and faint grassy hops. Flavor is nearly all malt with faint fruit esters; crisp, dry finish. Light body, medium carbonation, and low warmth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dipso123 (3) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 10, 2012 does not count
Not a lot of yeast character but very drinkable. And now for some extra words to fill the asinine quota of 75 characters.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtw (1084) - farmington, Michigan, USA - MAR 22, 2012
blonde straw color out of a 16 oz can - faintly tart aroma with grassy hops and pale malt. light on the funk, which is disappointing for a farmhouse ale but it’s enjoyably clean and bright. fuller body than i expected which is a nice surprise, and it develops a slight tang as it goes. a nice summery brew which i hope to revisit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (4730) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAR 22, 2012
Can brought back by my brother. Clear straw yellow pour with a huge white head. Aroma of barnyard funk, malt, herbs and light fruit. Malty flavor with a bit of funk and tartness before a crisp finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drdisque (504) - Illinois, USA - MAR 12, 2012
Michigan winter beer festival. Good but nonexceptional saison. Good balance but a little too weak in the flavor department.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
strongpieman (1458) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Can. Very light straw color, no head. Musty aroma, high carbonation, light body. This may be what they are shooting for, but not my style.

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