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

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Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale (Big Beer Series)Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale (Big Beer Series)

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BA SCORE
87
very good

616 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 616
Reviews: 394
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 42
Gots: 25 | FT: 2
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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Photo of dvmky
4/5  rDev +3.6%

dvmky, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of keithmurray
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

keithmurray, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of DavidRose
4/5  rDev +3.6%

DavidRose, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of George1799
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

George1799, Jul 11, 2013
Photo of Gatordaddy
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Gatordaddy, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of Rekrule
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Rekrule, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of mjh0527
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

mjh0527, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of joeseppy
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.

joeseppy, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of bkonk10
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

bkonk10, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of pathman
4/5  rDev +3.6%

pathman, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of smutty33
4/5  rDev +3.6%

smutty33, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of gratefulbeerhead
4/5  rDev +3.6%

gratefulbeerhead, Jul 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Danny1217, Jul 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

CaptDavyJones, Jul 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

DoubleJ, Jul 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

dalepryor, Jun 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Snellgg5, Jun 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Lord_of_the_Rinks, Jun 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Chugs13, Jun 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Kegatron, Jun 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

doremite, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of Celtics76
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Celtics76, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of EricDu
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

EricDu, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of ksimons
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

ksimons, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of hopley
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

hopley, Jun 10, 2013
Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale (Big Beer Series) from Smuttynose Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 616 ratings.