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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.

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   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (3486) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Draft at brewpub. Pours yellow with no head. Not a lot on the nose. There’s a bit of funk on the tongue but it’s pretty subdued. Finishes clean at least.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (3840) - Florida, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Poured a light cloudy yellow color with aromas of light hay, funk, some lemon, yeast and spices. Flavors match the aromas with some lemon and light funk. Solid overall and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Headbanger (3360) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 7, 2014
16 oz can 11/7/14 (Payless Liquor #9-Indy)-Pours a cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma of yeast, spices, and funk. Taste the same. This light bodied brew is well balanced and goes down easy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shigadeyo (3049) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - OCT 10, 2014
10/10/2014: Vivant Farm Hand French Style Farmhouse Ale... Pours the color of hazy lemon juice, minimal white crown. Yeasty, funky aroma. Grassy, herbal, some wheatiness, and just a bit of bite in the finish. Medium-light, a bit thin at times, but quite good. I really like this beer because it’s unique; it’s not the typical bland so-so "farmhouse" beer. One pint can shared by Lance. Thanks!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (2948) - Santa Monica, California, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Tap, gold pour, white head, nose is sweet, taste is sweet, some pepper, okay saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (4604) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 10, 2014
can. pours very pale golden with a small white cap demonstrating very little retention and no lacing per say. lightly sour-ish small yellow and red fruits, some strawberries too, fresh wheat and its light acidity, hay, pepper, subtle flowery notes. lively to average carbonation, light body, very lightly tart and astringent grassy-herbal-citrusy finish. nice stuff!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1309) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Good. Belgian yeast flavor is solid. Only downside is it has a tartness that doesn’t work super well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
loganrem (3) - Michigan, USA - SEP 2, 2014 does not count
Nice looking beer, yellow and cloudy. Smell was slightly citrusy, tasted of funky yeast with a slight tardiness, very nice overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheJestersBeer (2123) - SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2014
Draught @ brewpub. Hazy medium straw, white head. Acetic, sour aroma, ripe apples, funk, hay, citrus. Dry, medium bodied, low to mid bitterness, slightly low CO2. Funky, sour, lactic taste, citrus, hay, apricot, apple cider. (2014-04-04)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (1959) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 27, 2014
Can 473ml. Pours clear blond with medium-high diminishing white head. Good lacing. Aroma is of grain, sourness, strawberries, belgian yeast. Taste is of grain, grapes, acidity, belgian yeast, fruits, pepper, strawberries, slight bitterness. Palate: Light-medium body. Medium carbonation. Overall: Pretty good. Quite interesting acidity.

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