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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   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 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jordinc (105) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Really enjoy this beer. A bit funky, definitely in keeping with the farmhouse style. Great French saison.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RyanMM (416) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - SEP 17, 2011
Pale gold, pretty damn clear with a medium white head. Aroma isn’t the most inviting. There’s an almost funky hop smell that dominates the light malt notes. Hint of spicy yeast hiding in there too. Mouthfeel is crisp and light. Flavor is better than the nose and there’s a nice subtle layering of elements. Nothing dominates, there’s biscuity malt, some light fruit elements, mild hops, and some yeast esters. Really well-composed, drinkable as all hell. I’d say this is a solid saison.

   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1561) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MatthewHinz (12) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Tart would be the best way to describe this. A very sharp beer. I enjoy it immensely. If you’re a fan of bright beers with less body this is a good choice.

   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
chuckstout (331) - Washington, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Lemon, tart earthy aroma. Pours a cloudy straw color with a white head that dissipates quickly. Good mouthfeel, earthy, tangy, sweet. Seems like a bit strong for a farm hand to drink a lot of to stay hydrated and energized, but is delicious none the less.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
paintedmaple (671) - People’s Republic of Bloomington, Indiana, 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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (10760) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 30, 2011
Can. Lemon, berry and malt aroma. Slightly hazy yellow color with moderate head. Slight sweet-tart lemon and earthy barley malt flavor. Not quite like the typical saison but still a good drinking beer.

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