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Five (#5) - Upright Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

259 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 25
Gots: 39 | FT: 3
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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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Missouri

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Hopinion

Oregon

4.19/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer has a special place in my memory. Every time I drink this beer I have a great time, whether it's with a random co-worker, hanging out with my wife, or hearing hilarious stories from my brother-in-law.

The head on this bad boy resembles a sea of froth and clouds. The appearance of the beer is a beautiful amber with low carbonation.

I detect pear, orange, coriander, and hops in the nose. For a saison, this might be a bit too hop forward, but I tend to enjoy the combination here.

It is not as good as its counterpart, Four, but I have better memories with this beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2013 20:37:35 | More by Hopinion
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New York

2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

12-25-2013 00:58:15 | More by BltByKrmn
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-09-2013 05:14:55 | More by vermilcj
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12-07-2013 06:26:16 | More by throwerbri
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12-07-2013 04:45:46 | More by tpaetow
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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-19-2013 00:42:29 | More by Kmat10
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Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-10-2013 16:14:36 | More by jklecko2
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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California

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10-12-2013 01:06:35 | More by LoFiDave
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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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California

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British Columbia (Canada)

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Illinois

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Washington

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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750ml bottle. The script on the label refers to the romanticism of breweries supplying only their own local neighborhood. All fine and good, as I crack this offering many, many miles to the north of the Rose Quarter in central Portland, Oregon.

This beer pours a cloudy medium golden amber hue, with a teeming tower of puffy, chunky, and yet finely creamy marshmallow fluff head, which leaves a few random swaths of bloated cloud lace around the glass as it slowly melts away.

It smells of semi-sweet fruity hops - pear, apple, and some sort of foreign analogue of domestic oranges - grainy, somewhat wheaty malt, a softly edgy yeastiness, hints of clove and black pepper, and further floral, earthy hops. The taste is more drupe fruit front and foremost, with a extra twinge of Christmas orange, gritty, bready pale and wheat malts, rather ethereal, muddled mixed pepper and coriander spice, a subdued earthy yeastiness, and additional leafy, floral hops.

The carbonation is present, to be sure, but hardly noticeable at times, the body just on the lee side of medium weight, and generally quite smooth, free of any sort of typical outside interference. It finishes off-dry, the stone fruit still active and engaged, while the yeast and hops seem a little too preoccupied with leaving work early for the long weekend rush.

A decent enough saison, what with the fruity guest stars, but the overall effect seems a wee bit lacking, if we're to compare this to the more stripped down 'Four'. Still good, don't get me wrong, but I'm already wistful for my first brush with this brewery, where they had me, not quite at hello, but certainly soon thereafter.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2013 03:26:54 | More by biboergosum
Five (#5) from Upright Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.