Catawba Valley Farmer Teds Farmhouse Cream Ale
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Paying homage to the original settlers of Appalachia and brewed with natural ingredients such as wheat, corn, American hops and free range yeast. This crisp refreshing ale is the product of Catawba Valley’s vision of early American brewing.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Westmeister (1534) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Draft. Pours really pale yellow with medium white head. Nose of sweet grain Taste is sweet corn and grain with ever so subtle hops. Not really memorable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
chinchill (1381) - South Carolina, USA - APR 8, 2014
Pale golden with a very short-lived head  A weak ale in terms of both aroma and flavor.  Light body; enough carbonation to provide a touch of crispness.   No more flavor, and no better, than a typical light beer.  Hints of corn even. Smooth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rondphoto (1546) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 4, 2014
@ Whole Foods Market / Asheville NC --- Clear medium gold amber, rim head, no lace. Taste is souped up MGD - sweet malt with corn that turns fizzy bitter somewhere deep in the palate, then moves to a short finish. It’s not that I can’t easily drink it, in fact, it’s a plus that it drinks easy. It’s just that there are so many better choices at a comparable price.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (4537) - Ohio, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Draft at Barley’s. Pours a hazy yellow/golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor have creamy wheat, corn, mild fruit, floral nose, yeast, softer finish. Alright for what it is, but not something I would revisit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (4440) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Draft to taster. Looks solid; a completely transparent light gold with foamy white head. Smells yeasty with a touch of hops. Tastes like it smells with a fairly creamy mouthfeel. Alright.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ADesenberg (500) - Ohio, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Can: Pours a nice golden yellow with a big white head. I loved this... but I’m a sucker for a cream ale. Nice and refreshing, light but still packed with some flavor. Grainy... Corny... Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (5875) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Draft at the Asheville tap room- Pours a semi-cloudy light gold with no head. Notes of cereal, wheat, florals, straw, and grass. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonatoin. Clean and funky. Nice, fresh take on a cream ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (5025) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Taster on tap at Barley’s during RBWG 2014. Clear orange color. Thin white head. Good citrusy fruity, some apple, pear notes. Passion fruit. Hint of caramel malt. Medium plus body. Smooth, soft, lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Moderate bitter taste, hint of zest, lighter sweet. Bubblegum. Some toasty bread. Enjoyed this one more than I should have, maybe.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (2026) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 14, 2014
Draft - Light sweet grains in the nose and flavor. Pale fizzy yellow. An average interpretation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (7114) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Draft at brewery. Pours cloudy yellow with white head. Nose and taste of corn, creamed malt and vanilla. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1425) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Taster at the brewery (RBWG). Pours a slightly cloudy gold with moderate white head. Mild aroma of perfume and sweet corn. Delicate flavor of flowers with sweet corn and vanilla. Surprisingly good! My favorite from Catawba.

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