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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlowOffTube (501) - Michigan, USA - MAY 31, 2013
No thanks. Smells a little spicy and hay. Pours straw color with a white head. Taste is..... Hmmm.... eating straw with a hint of funk tied in, in other words, kind of like a bud aged on a bed of hay. I like the style, but this one didn’t deliver.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Draft at Southwater Kitchen. Pours hazy gold with a thick white head. aromas of yeast, fruit, grass and hay. Taste is slightly funky and vinous with notes of oak, yeast, lemon rind. Really vibrant bright taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (5567) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Had this from a can at jake melnicks. Golden pour. No head. Grapefruit and sour taste. Medium body. Like it but not my style

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 9, 2013
Very dry. Clean and crisp. Nice beer but a bit too dry. Light color. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
dreadnord (1012) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 8, 2013
I think that aside from a berliner, this is one of the most refreshing and easy to drink light beers I have had in a long time. The pour is hazy pale yellow with a big white head. The nose is straw, yeast, light citrus. The taste is medium high sweet, medium bitter and medium low tart. The texture is crisp and clean, the body is light and the finish is long. Unfortunately this doesn’t really fit the bill for a traditional saison but none the less it’s delicious and I enjoyed the hell out of it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
megjlutton (20) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2013
It pours a cloudy pale yellow and a generous white head with aromas of lemongrass and year. The taste is tart with lemon and a little spicy. It is overall a very light beer that is delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pablo951 (631) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2013
Had it on tap at Fireside in Chicago, poured a hazy orange with a light head and a light citrusy aroma. It has a firm hop taste with a smooth finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
delamie6 (20) - - APR 21, 2013
I REALLY enjoyed this beer. I am a bit shocked the ratings are so low. Out of the 5 beers I tried with this brewery, this was by far my favorite. It is a lighter beer but the flavors and aromas were great. I am a big fan.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JulienHuxley (5578) - Trois-Rivičres, Quebec, CANADA - APR 19, 2013
Can. Rather clear very pale yellow pour, white with thin white head. Aroma is intriguing, very citrusy, light bready notes, lemon juice and wheaty notes. Taste is quite citric, strong lemony flavor, light fresh grain, rather long lingering bitter (even astringent) finish. Palate is way over carbed, really prickly with a light body. Lots of good stuff going on here, but a few ends left untied in the finish leaves a feeling of not impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JAXSON (536) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2013
Hazy pale yellow with a white head. Nose is musty, sweaty lemon rind, wheat. Flavor some bland citrus and wheat with some bitter hops. Flavor profile is a bit clunky. Feel is thin, a shame for a light wheat beer. Nose is decent, pretty boring otherwise.

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