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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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When most people think of Iowa, they picture flowing fields of grain for miles and miles. Created by a third-generation farm boy, Farmer Johnís Multi-Grain Ale is amber waves of grain in a glass. A refreshing, blonde ale, it features a base of two row American barley malt along with a large portion of wheat malt, a small dose of rye malt and un-malted oats, corn and wheat.

Lightly hopped with English East Kent Goldings hops chosen for their subtle, earthy qualities and finished with Czech Saaz hops for their sweet, floral essence to create a beer thatís light in body and color, with a velvety texture and an aroma as sweet as a freshly cut field of hay. Farmer Johnís captures the endless bounty of Iowa in a easy-drinking, blonde ale.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SirADNielsen (8948) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2013
Tap @ Confluence. Pours a hazy light yellow appearance with a white head. Somewhat spicy, floral, light lemon, wheat aroma. Slightly tangy, a bit goopy, lemon zesty, slightly bready, wheat flavor. Ok.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heemer77 (5096) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Tap at the brewpub. The body was hazy bright straw yellow with a bright white head to match. The nose was doughy with some walnuts. The taste was a little bit of bitter orange peels and some bread crust. A long lingering finish was pleasant.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (3913) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUL 24, 2014
32oz growler from jcwatts. Poured a hazy orange/gold body with a smaller bright white foamy head. Aroma of orange peel, tea leaves, vanilla potpurri, dough and sour lemons. Body is medium to fuller with lighter carbonation and a milky mouthfeel. Flavor is odd, bad dough, wet bread, fruit that is just starting to spoil, odd but not bad odd and not good odd just odd.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (3765) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 30, 2014
Aroma is wheat, light citrus and mild/medium earthy notes. The flavor is fruit/berries, wheat, malts, light citrus and a tart finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RobertDale (3343) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 11, 2013
On tap. Comes a cloudy pale gold with a small white head. Aroma of grain, malt, and citrus. Taste is wheat, malt, bread, and lemon. Pretty good. Refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (2535) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Had this on draft at Confluence Brewery in Des Moines. Very light yellow pour. No head. Lemon smell and taste. Slightly bitter and no hops. Not bad

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmagnus87 (2401) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Growler at RBSG. From notes. Doughy and bready with a hint of bitter orange. Good but not super special.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rondphoto (1814) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUN 18, 2014
on tap @ Confluence Brewing / Des Moines IA --- Clear straw color, thin head cover, light sprays of lace. Taste is wheat and malt that moves without fanfare through a mild palate and barely notable bitters to finish. This has the huge disadvantage of having a taste that actually recedes from the opening to the finish, finally leaving nothing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheHOFF43 (1734) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - AUG 22, 2013
GrowLOLer. Pour is a hazy gold with white head. Grain and some citrus. Flavor is similar, citrus is nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
boozedude (1677) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - FEB 16, 2013
On tap at brewery.. cloudy yellow pour.. thin white head..taste is good.. nice easy drinking ale..clean finish


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