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La Sirène Farmhouse Red

Brewed by La Sirène Brewing
Style: Saison
Melbourne, Australia
Serve in Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
donniemillan (92) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 20, 2015
It doesn’t pour as red as some other reviews are saying, it’s more an orange yellow, has a really nice thin lasting tan head. It’s only lightly sour, refreshing with a bit more malt flavour.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
BradMc (10) - AUSTRALIA - APR 6, 2015
Incredible. A good solid red with farmhouse complexity. Good roastiness, maybe a little too malt-sweet. Sourness not too over the top, just a touch of sour cherry, lemon. A dusty pepperiness. Could stand to be a little nore bitter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niksko (483) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 14, 2015
Pours a dark, fizzy red with a vibrant, fluffy pink tinged head. Nose is lightly tart and vinegary, a bit grassy. Flavor is malt forward. There’s some red berries, molasses, cola, caramel, slight noble bitterness on the finish. Not heaps of funk or yeastyness, though there’s a bit of musty dusty flavor to it. Flavor is perhaps only very slightly tart on the finsih, but oddly reminds me of Rodenbach without the sourness. Maybe a little overcarbonated, medium body. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jado (657) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - FEB 17, 2015
From 425 ml bottle. Pours a clear cherry red with some orange highlights and a thick lasting offwhite head. Aromas of lemon, vinegar, tart fruit and a light sweetness. The taste starts out with biscuit malt before a prickly tart note with fresh cherry, balsamic, lemon zest and pepper. That carries pretty much all the way to the end. Lingering zesty finish with a slight cherry aftertaste. Unusual but good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shark_Pants (452) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 20, 2015
Ruby red with nice fluffy off-white head. Lots of cherries and caramel sweetness in the aroma, along with spicy yeast. Taste is overall quite dry but has some initial sweet cherry, honey and cola with nice long mouth puckering dry finish. Light to medium bodied and some pepperiness. Quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rosslew (320) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 17, 2015
La Sirene does it again. Makes a lesser known style accessible to everyone. Cherries, oranges, some tartness deep. But so wonderfully put together if a little foamy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hank37 (184) - banksia grove, AUSTRALIA - DEC 30, 2014
Pours a deep Browny red. Spice, cherry and cola on the nose. Quite sweet with some of the cola and cherry coming through with some slight boozy hits and floral flavours. Light on the tongue, perhaps could’ve done with a lower carbonation profile.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (4305) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle from Malt Traders 061214. Poured with a large loosely packed head of white foam and a murky looking red colour. There was a strange hint of sweetness in the aroma but mostly fruit. In the mouth there was a lively mouthfeel with a flavour that satisfies.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonnyguns (1102) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle from mane liquor. Pours ruby with fluffy white head. Nose shows caramel, toffee and sweet fruit like peach. Taste is quite fruity, peach and nectarine come to mind. Bit of honey in there too. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Samma (128) - Fitzroy, AUSTRALIA - JUL 9, 2015
From bottle. Not a huge amount on the nose. Pours amber/red. Quite full bodied with a little spritz. Not as complex as I’d hoped, with less of the rural flavours. Seems to sit in an awkward middle ground stylistically. Definitely the weakest beer I’ve had from these usually stellar brewers.

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