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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Fermentation character from Belgian-born yeast, envelopes bright hop character with a spicy, tart farmhouse funk.
Pairings: seafood, fennel, mushrooms, pickled veggies


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpongeRuiner (698) - Michigan, USA - OCT 28, 2013
On tap at the Michigan Fall Beer Fest. A nice bit of funkiness. Quite refreshing with a nice tartness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ddemmingjr (696) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - SEP 5, 2011
on tap @ Beer Kitchen, KC, MO. pours clear golden, pillowy off white, one finger head.nice retention and lacing. nose- tangerine, earthy notes. Taste- herbal, grainy, yeast, biscuit. crisp, spicy dry bitterness. Brett esque

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EricTeusink (679) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 19, 2013
I was born in Western Michigan, so I really want to like the brews from New Holland. Unfortunately, most of the beers are very middling. This bours a barely hazy brown shade of amber with white head. Scent is almost nonexistent. Taste is a nondescript bland bitter. Palate is decent, but that cannot be any beers saving grace. Draft - Brick Store Pub - Decatur, GA

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
b33r (668) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUN 17, 2012
Bright gold color with small head and nice lacing. Aroma is weak but has a light tartyness. Flavor is also a bit light, with a balance of sweet hops and funkyness. Okay overall

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
camborne (655) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Citrus hops nose. Big lemon zest taste with belguim beer funk. Good hoppiness with long bitter finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alliance100 (641) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 18, 2014
22oz bottle - pours a light copper . Herbal hop aromas with a sharp yeast note . Taste is mild hop with some spice . Not bad . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwm1034 (634) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Split bomber with sherm1016....thanks! Pours orange with partly cloudy...slight head and some lacing. Iniitial taste is a combo of hops and Belgium sour...interesting. Tart...tasty....will do again.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oobawa (626) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 29, 2012
Smells remarkably like floral soap. Don’t know whether this odor is good or bad. Tally ho! After a slew of subpar beers, a surprise helps turn things around! Farmhouse Hatter is quite the interesting beer, not a stunner, but with enough curiosities to keep me occupied for a while. It pours with the best of them, a gorgeous gold with a huge, fluffy white head that leaves lace with reckless abandon. Tastes solid, with more of a Belgian slant than that of a strong American IPA. The soap thing comes through, but the finish is bitter and yeasty and with a slowly evolving tang. Like I said, curious, and not in a bad way.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiveacestx (580) - Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2012
Bomber - Clear gold with a sticky foamy head and lacing. Has a yeasty flavor, medium body and a light fruity finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dumontn (529) - CHICAGO, Illinois, USA - AUG 31, 2011
Appearance is amber with champagne-like effervescence and good retention. Aroma is spicy Belgian yeast, citrus, caramel, and dough. Taste is dominated by very spicy yeast wit hside notes of caramel, tartness, funk, and citrus on the finish. Body is medium, frothy, thin, finishes bitter. Overall, a decent farmhouse but a bit unbalanced; dominated by spice and hop bitterness, too many strong flavor vying for supremacy.


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