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Five (#5) - Upright Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

229 Ratings
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Ratings: 229
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.86%


Brewed by:
Upright Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"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)

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 05-07-2009)
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peensteen

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4.28/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy blood orange colour, subtle white head and some light lacing. Yeast like notes in the nose as well as citrus, lemon, light balsamic notes, sourness, light funk and some hops are detectable. Nice dry sourness on the palate, some citrus, biscuit and light hops fill out the rest. Great mouthfeel, solid weight coats the mouth well and just the right amount of carbonation. Very drinkable farmhouse ale, very smooth. Would have this again for sure.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2011 17:47:26 | More by peensteen
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S - Amazing balance of hops and citrus, very fresh nose.

T - Hoppy at the start, fading into an amazing orange finish that sticks around, very good.

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Five (#5) from Upright Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 229 ratings.