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RATINGS: 277   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Five is a farmhouse pale ale that was born after enjoying a few small production European brews that use a heavy hand of hops. Ours blends several Mt. Angel grown varieties to create a deep and complex flavor with an underlying earthiness. Pale fruit aromas created during the fermentation brighten the profile and bring the beer balance.
Malts: organic pale,organic caramel
Unmalted: rolled barley
Hops: willamette, liberty, perle
Also: xanthohumol (bottles only)
5.5% abv


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smith4498 (2988) - Miami, Florida, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Bottle from a trade with 5000. Pours hazy burnt orange color with white head. Aromas of bread dough, lemons, some spices and earthy hops. Bready and spicy flavor with lemons and some herbal hops. Light body with average carbonation. Very nice. Thanks Andre.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BK7 (725) - Turner, Oregon, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Bought a few bottles of this brew to share with family and freinds on New Years. Light malty sweetness throughout. Hoppy lemon citrus with just a touch of bitterness. Tart and tangy with some spiciness. Dry and crisp finish. Not realy my style, but I enjoyed this as did everyone with me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4109) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 29, 2011
750ml capped bottle pours a golden orangeish color with a finger of white head and some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is light grains and citrus and earthy hops. Taste is light malty sweetness with a healthy dose of citrus and earthy hop bitterness. A pleasing mouthfeel from the abundant carbonation and medium body. A great easy drinking brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Five
Date: November 20, 2010
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: cloudy orange, frothy off white head, bits of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet malty aroma, nice citrus
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, lots of floral and citrus hops, light earthyness, touch of spicyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
darrennelson12 (358) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 22, 2011
In bottle; aroma was hoppy for sure, with some fruit notes. Taste was not what I expected, hoppy with some earthiness and quite dry. Not my kind of beer but OK

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
notalush (4795) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 16, 2011
Tap at Upright - hazy light copper - nose of fruity fruity and citric American hops, crackery malts - flavor is crisp and crackery - lightly flinty - a touch of honey sweetness and toasted grain on the tail end - light spiciness from the yeast - dry, toasty, gingerbread finish, with some light estery character - an awesome brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
J_man (695) - Tustin, California, USA - DEC 12, 2011
Aromas of grass, hay and pine. Hazy orange/tan with an off-white head. Definitely tasting a Saison barnyard funkiness thatís tempered by the roasted malt and grassy, herbacious hops. An underlying sourness, but this isnít a "sour". Like a Saison crossed with an American pale ale. Some lemony/citrus notes and a clean, refreshing finish. This is a delicious farmhouse style ale thatís very easy to drink, but is not simplistic.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gription79 (2239) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - DEC 10, 2011
750 ml bottle. A nice saison, tart, lemony, earthy/spicy hops. Finished dry with a nice citrus character.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrallen34 (3478) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 20, 2011
bottle... bright and clear gold, great white lacing... the aroma and taste are both a very solid saison, exactly what you expect, floral, bitter, a bit of musk, not very sweet, gets much better as you drink, if it had a bit more of sourness would be world class

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6104) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2011
Bottle thanks to DrBill, pour was hazy yellow with white head, aroma brought notes of fruity peach and pear, some slight spice and earth tones, biscuit and slight toffee notes in there as well, with a noticeable pepper component. Taste is a mix of slightly tart white fruit, hints of earth and sweet biscuit, some slight fruity notes balanced by a dry peppery component, finishing fairly dry, slightly sweet with a slight herbal quality.


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