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Farrotta - Almond '22

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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 6.78%


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Italy

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stcules on 12-26-2006)
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metter98

New York

3.63/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is hazy golden yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that died down, leaving a circular patch of bubbles in the center of the glass, a thick collar around the edge and some lacing down the sides.
S: Light aromas of yeast are present in the nose along with notes of grainy malts and spices as well as hints of honey. The grain becomes a little stronger as the beer warms up.
T: The taste mostly follows the smell and has interesting flavors of yeast and grains, the latter of which I presume are from the spelt.
M: It feels just about medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer tastes like a maltier version of a saison and seems like it would pair well with food since it doesn't have any dominant flavors.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2013 20:08:24 | More by metter98
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Maltmaiden

Alabama

3.35/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Light peach. lots of bubbles.cloudy.

S: Apricot. wild yeast? some metal. golden raisins. light malt and light hop.

T: I was expecting this to be tangy after smelling it but it's not at all. Honey really comes through, but in a nice mellowing way. chamomile. light banana and golden raisin. touch of floral. touch of phenols. It's ok. nothing breathtaking.

M: Very soft. the high level of carbonation and the chewiness from the honey really work well together. tickles the tongue and has a pleasant weight.

O: I had high hopes for this one. It wasn't the best gold ale, not horrid, but I won't seek it out. I do think the mouthfeel of this beer is noteworthy though.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2013 04:27:18 | More by Maltmaiden
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

11+ oz bottle.

Pours a light straw gold, hazy, with an inch or more of white fluffy head, slow dissipation.

Light scent of grassy dry malt with some lemony notes and a hint of herbal like flavor.

Tastes light, grassy malts and coriander with some honey sweetness.

Medium body with a softer fluffy carbonation.

Nice, easy going ale, a bit light in the flavor, but otherwise quite enjoyable and saison-like. Pairs well with food because the flavor doesn't overwhelm. I could have this again.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2012 01:09:45 | More by Cylinsier
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woosterbill

Connecticut

3.23/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 3

Bottle (375ml if I recall; my notes don't say) into a tasting glass. Thanks to Dan for sharing!

A: Bright, hazy straw body with a finger of frothy off-white foam. Not bad.

S: Grainy + light, with some biscuity malt + grassy hops. Fiarly clean, fairly boring.

T: More malty than hoppy, with some fairly sharp graininess and a cleanly bitter finish. Again, ok but unremarkable.

M: Soft, medium body with plenty of soft carbonation. Beautiful.

O: This was by no means an unpleasant beer, but it really didn't deliver any memorable or even truly enjoyable flavors. I certainly didn't pick up on anything characteristically Belgian about it, and that's a shame - some complexity from yeast esters would have been a big help. This is one obscure beer that deserves its obscurity.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2011 03:28:44 | More by woosterbill
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Suds

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From a 750 ml bottle, this brew pours a hazy, yellow-golden color without much of a head. The haze borders on serious cloudiness. The aroma is inviting...honey, a little wheat, some fruit (apple and peach), and some very pale malt. The smell also has a tart and almost wild scent...(truffle???). Apparently, the hone addition to this beer is done cold (post-whirlpool?)...who knows what that brings in. It's enjoyable though. The taste is solidly good...centered on the honey flavor, there is some sweetness. Pale malt taste comes in second. Very little hop flavor, but there is enough bitterness for balance. The beer doesn't have a twang in the taste, but does have a decidedly wheat component. There's a lot going on in this beer. The mouthfeel is fairly full. Wonderfully interesting.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2009 19:28:59 | More by Suds
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stcules

Italy

3.33/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Beer with spelt and honey.
Golden color. Very clean, with a beautiful white and compact foam.
In the smell, camomile, a good floreal, and even a light fruitiness (pineapple). Cereals notes, with, obviously the spelt.
Even some honey, and orange flowers.
In the taste the honey is clear, with the camomile, the pineapple and the citrusy. Again cereals notes in the background (spelt).
Not so much hop, even if in the aftertaste there is something grassy.
Surely, a little sweetie. Honey in the aftertaste, too, and citrusy.
Light body.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2006 14:21:17 | More by stcules
Farrotta from Almond '22
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