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Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale (Big Beer Series) - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

590 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 590
Reviews: 389
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 40
Gots: 19 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
15 IBU

2008 - 7.0%
2009 - 8.8%
2010 - 9.3%
2013 - 7.0%
2014 - 7.2% brewed with Pineapple Sage

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 02-12-2006)
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keithmurray

New York

3.48/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle is conditioned in 2013

Appearance - hazy straw color with white head

Smell - this is faint, what I am detecting is lemon and ginger

Taste - lemon, ginger, lemongrass, baked bread

Mouthfeel - medium bodied, heavy carbonation, dry on the finish. Crisp and refreshing

Overall - This is a decent Saison, but it lacks that 'pop' and complexity of flavor that other examples exhibit. Worth trying.

Price Point - $5.50/ 22 oz. bottle

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2013 21:09:46 | More by keithmurray
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DavidRose

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-11-2013 23:59:21 | More by DavidRose
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George1799

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

07-11-2013 20:59:16 | More by George1799
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-10-2013 04:42:30 | More by Gatordaddy
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-09-2013 18:40:38 | More by Rekrule
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mjh0527

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-09-2013 01:06:30 | More by mjh0527
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joeseppy

Illinois

4.09/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice to see this out of hiatus. 2013

Pale yellow pour with a wispy minimal white head.

Smells nice and yeasty. Citrusy lemon followed by allspice. Picking up on apricot and nectarine skin.

Bready flavor with touch of sour. Mellow herb and mild hop.

Medium body and low carbonation. Refreshing saison.

Finally here in Chi-town and more than happy to pick up a few. One of my favorite saisons.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2013 00:55:15 | More by joeseppy
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bkonk10

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-07-2013 03:13:28 | More by bkonk10
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-06-2013 13:48:49 | More by pathman
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smutty33

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-06-2013 02:54:33 | More by smutty33
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-05-2013 21:59:58 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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Danny1217

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-05-2013 15:42:53 | More by Danny1217
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CaptDavyJones

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-05-2013 03:47:16 | More by CaptDavyJones
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DoubleJ

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-01-2013 06:01:31 | More by DoubleJ
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dalepryor

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-30-2013 19:57:20 | More by dalepryor
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Snellgg5

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-27-2013 10:09:11 | More by Snellgg5
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Lord_of_the_Rinks

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-26-2013 19:42:00 | More by Lord_of_the_Rinks
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Chugs13

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-26-2013 00:03:18 | More by Chugs13
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-14-2013 21:26:56 | More by Kegatron
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-13-2013 21:16:28 | More by doremite
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-13-2013 17:49:15 | More by Celtics76
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EricDu

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-13-2013 04:11:15 | More by EricDu
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ksimons

New York

4.26/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2013 Bottle 7% ABV

A-clear golden color with a fingers worth of white head that quickly disappears to leave a bit of lace around the top

S-pale bready malt, a bit of spice, tart fruits, candy sugar sweetness, and a bit of Belgian yeast

T-very nice tasting, still get the pale malt backbone, but also get an interesting mix of sweet fruits, bitter hops, a bit of sourness, and

M-really great full to medium body and crisp carbonation

Overall again Smuttynose does not disappoint, a refreshing yet full body, complex and easy to drink

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2013 00:45:27 | More by ksimons
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hopley

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-10-2013 00:21:55 | More by hopley
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mattparsons

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-09-2013 02:41:12 | More by mattparsons
Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale (Big Beer Series) from Smuttynose Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 590 ratings.