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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Farmhouse Pale Ale is our American interpretation of a hoppy saison. Belgian pilsner malt provides the base for an abundance of American hops and our farmhouse yeast to shine together in this refreshing ale.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Chalumeaux (58) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Smooth and slightly sweet going down nice citrus aroma with a perfectly blended hop finish. A great beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
deduchar (39) - Rhode Island, USA - AUG 7, 2013
This pale ale has great hops and is really an enjoyable beer. Definitely worth trying and enjoying.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
malrubius (1777) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - AUG 21, 2011
On tap at Novare Res. Pale hazy golden orange with dense white head. Mild citrus grassy floral hop aroma. Mild fruity honey grassy hay vanilla with assertive grassy citrus hoppy dry finish. Nice effervescent carbo and light lively body. Excellent!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (4546) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 12, 2013
on tap at parker pie, vermont. bright yellow pour with a small creamy white cap, good retention and lacing. spicy and fruity yeastiness, mild and dusty bretts - young though, cracked wheat and crisp lean cereals, oranges, citrusy, floral. lively to average carbonation, light body, dry lightly bretty herbal-spicy finish. quite different than BA version, but it is as excellent! very rustic. did i mention that hoppy farmhouse saisons are my favourite brews? consider it done.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kreid27 (4) - Maine, USA - AUG 17, 2011 does not count
Drank on draft at Lion’s Pride 8/16/11. Oxbow Farmhouse Pale Ale is an excellent summer addition to the world of beer. Pours a slightly cloudy golden/copper hue with a good inch of fluffy white head. Grassy nose. The addition of a healthy portion of American hops uplifts a solid Belgian backbone. Nice and dry, and slightly floral. Very refreshing. A fantastic brew from a brand new Maine brewery. I will very much look forward to future releases from Oxbow.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chaseman (50) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 30, 2011
Everything about this beer screams, "fresh!"Golden amber blonde color, nice foamy white head. Smells of hops and citrus which resonates in the taste as well. The tanginess of hops mixes well with the yeasty flavors. A great first offering from a very promising up and coming Maine brewery.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nakedwhendrunk (2202) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 10, 2013
On tap at Buck’s Naked BBQ (Freeport, ME): hazy golden body with a half finger white foamy head immediately dies and leaves no lacing, aroma is spicy sweet with some pepper, coriander, and slight earthy yeastiness up front, slight malts in the background, taste is spicy sweet through previously mentioned flavors, palate is sharp most likely through the peppery/coriander but the carbonation is moderate, fairy sessionable, overall, is this a combination of an American Pale Ale and a saison, if so, I absolutely love it and never thought any brewery in this entire world could pull that off? Kudos to Oxbow if this is what they tried to do, if not, hey I like this one a lot.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Glouglouburp (6085) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 5, 2013
In short: A very harmonious blend of rustic Saison character and sharp citrusy-lemony refreshing APA. Excellent session beer..
How: Tap at Prohibition Pig, Waterbury VT.
The look: Cloudy orange-blond body topped by a medium white head.
In long: Nose is hop-forward (mostly tropical fruits) with rustic yeast still managing to shine. On the very first sip I liked the comfortable lively body. The taste offers a perfect balance between rusticity and sharp/refreshing fruity hops (grapefruits, tropical fruits, lemon juice). A finish this is as much lemony-tart as it is actually bitter. A tasty and refreshing beer that stands out from the pack. I liked this beer so much that I wanted to share a pint with someone I didn’t even know but he told me to stop drinking from his beer and buy my own.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Paynis (42) - Saco, Maine, USA - FEB 21, 2014
A spiced aroma and a balanced and flavorful lightly spiced front with a smooth finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5372) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Hazy golden color with a medium sized, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of pils malt, citrus, spices, toast, light floral hops. Taste of citrus, spices, toasty malts, earthy yeast, tart wheat, and a dry finish.


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