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Farnham Ale & Lager 35

Brewed by Farnham Ale & Lager
Style: Bitter
Farnham, Canada
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Metalchopz (2484) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 16, 2015
Second bitter of the night. Purchased at Métro Plus in St-Jerome, QC. Pours a clean golden colour with a slight amber hue and very limited particles. Huge frothy warm cap, long lasting with fluffy-bubbly lacing. Caramel malt aromas with some hops and even notes of hay. The hops are mild, but keeps the sweetness away from the caramel malts. Again, grassy hay notes. Heavy carbonation, good bitterness. Goes down well and better than the Le Corsaire Bristol bitter I just had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Metalflake (11) - Les Coteaux, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 25, 2015
Can bought at the local IGA. Poured a nice orange-amber colour, with a thin off-white head that dissipated quickly with little to no lacing left on the glass. Medium carbonation.Slightly sweet and malty, but with an odd bitterness that I’m not used to in this style - hard to describe, but it almost seemed like an APA/IPA hoppiness imposed over a weak Irish ale. Weird beer, not as appealing as something like the Double Diamond of old or as drinkable as a typical Yorkshire bitter. This was my second 4-pack, don’t think I’ll be buying a 3rd.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Stephane_Houle (161) - - OCT 12, 2014
Apparence: D?une couleur dorée quasi translucide, elle est coiffée d?une légère mousse d?une durée moyenne. Effervescence moyenne avec des bulles de petite taille. Arômes: Au nez, ce sont des arômes de malt caramélisé. Saveurs: En bouche, c?est un corps moyen. Au goût, c?est des saveurs de malt légèrement caramélisé. La suite est le côté "bitter" qui gagnent en puissance avec le temps. De durée moyenne, il y a une légère effervescence et idem pour l?amertume.Fiche technique Style: BitterFormat: 473 mlTaux d?alcool : 5%IBU: 35

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HippyHop (336) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 16, 2014
I had this a few months back and remember it being better (though not much. Pours a nice amber with a bit of head off-white head that faded faster than my faith in humanity when Jersey Shore became a hit. Nose is caramel, earth, a tiny bit of spice. Taste is sweet caramel malt, a bit of pepper, and dry finish that’s...well, weird. The aftertaste is kind of like biting into a muffin and getting an unmixed chunk of baking powder, though not quite as unpleasant. It’s ok stuff, but not great, and not really worth the price (though by Quebec beer standards it’s pretty cheap at $2.75/500ml can).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8746) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
Can. Amber gold pour. Thick head. The aroma is lightly earthy. Some light spice and a bit of white pepper as well. A nice balance of malt and hoppiness. It’s slightly fruity and a bit peppery. As it warms up you get more fruit and it comes together pretty nicely. A fairly nice bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (3747) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Depanneur Peluso, Montreal can: Pours a light brownish amber color with an off-white head. Aroma is caramel, earthy, toffee, with some light hops. Taste is slightly bitter. Earthy. Not a bad bitter, but there ain’t much special stuff going on with this one here.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rodenbach99 (3304) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 24, 2014
Cannette de 473ml. Une bière cuivrée avec une superbe mousse épaisse. Un nez de caramel à l’orange et de pomme verte. Une bouche marquée par la levure et le caramel. Des saveurs de pommes vertes lui donnent un air de bière avec des défauts de fabrication. Elle manque de caractère car le houblon est absent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sseb69 (1589) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 23, 2014
En fût au Gainsbourg. Couleur brune, assez claire. Nez caramel, grains. En bouche, malt caramel, un peu d’herbe, toffee. Un peu mince mais se boit très bien, pas de grand défaut.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (4959) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 14, 2014
Can: Poured a clear light brown color ale with a small foamy head with good retention with light lacing. Aroma of light dry bitter caramel malt notes. Taste is quite dry and slightly bitter with some dry caramel malt. Body is about average for style with good carbonation. Well brewed to style with easy drinking characteristics.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
simardsam (162) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 22, 2014
Cuivrée, limpide et une mousse de couleur crème. Nez de foin, de miel et de caramel. Goût légèrement mielleux, sucré et de caramel, le tout en discrétion, même peut-être un peu trop, et c’est la même chose pour l’amertume. Elle n’est pas mauvaise, mais très ordinaire.

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