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Farm Hand French Style Farmhouse Ale - Brewery Vivant

Farm Hand French Style Farmhouse AleFarm Hand French Style Farmhouse Ale

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283 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 283
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 16.01%


Brewed by:
Brewery Vivant visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jale on 01-23-2011)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by chrisbokmuller:
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chrisbokmuller

Michigan

4/5  rDev +12.4%

06-12-2012 23:57:55 | More by chrisbokmuller
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gogreen99

Michigan

3.41/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Hazy light yellow in appearance with minor amounts of lacing when poured into the glass...minimal sour smell which make their way to your mouth in the pre taste but finishes clean with hints of lemon in there....overall one of my favorite beers. Highly recommend.

Serving type: can

04-22-2014 01:12:40 | More by gogreen99
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WillKorn

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I have had this beer many times on tap and in the can from the store and it consistently tastes very good every time. It has a very unique flavor that is very difficult to explain, but to me it has a nice balance of a malty taste along with a subtle sweetness to top it off.

Serving type: can

04-21-2014 21:19:49 | More by WillKorn
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04-21-2014 03:33:42 | More by PsilohsaiBiN
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mvanwoerm

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

04-12-2014 21:28:21 | More by mvanwoerm
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04-06-2014 19:33:38 | More by delgotit99
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Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

04-04-2014 22:08:46 | More by Filabee
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Michigan

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04-03-2014 17:53:53 | More by Supergenious
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KevinL

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

03-25-2014 16:07:42 | More by KevinL
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Badger6

Virginia

3.94/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at Vitale's Sports Bar in Comstock Park, MI, 21 Mar 2014.

A: Hazy, light yellow body. Almost no head, some lacing on the glass.

S: Sour smell, with grass, hay, and lemon. The yeasts are distinct.

T: Sour malts in the front, with a lemony note. Gives way to a grassy note, clean finish.

M: Light to medium body, prickly carbonation. Slightly dry.

O: Beautiful example of a saison. Nicely balanced feel, and distinct, yet not overpowering flavor notes. Not overly complex, and relatively straightforward to drink, but in that it is a really great and enjoyable beer.

Serving type: on-tap

03-22-2014 02:47:05 | More by Badger6
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GGRECH

Michigan

4/5  rDev +12.4%

03-20-2014 01:21:45 | More by GGRECH
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

4/5  rDev +12.4%

03-10-2014 18:41:33 | More by Whiskeydeez
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GRap

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

03-07-2014 00:28:26 | More by GRap
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Brewsed

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

02-24-2014 20:02:33 | More by Brewsed
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Danielr26

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

02-22-2014 18:25:06 | More by Danielr26
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MattBreight

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

02-15-2014 00:31:28 | More by MattBreight
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Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

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Zaximus

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

02-08-2014 19:20:04 | More by Zaximus
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HardyA

Michigan

4/5  rDev +12.4%

02-07-2014 03:57:02 | More by HardyA
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Pinkgorilla

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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DCdevyl78

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -36.8%

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OnWisconsin

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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bauermj

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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zeledonia

Minnesota

3.6/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On-tap 14 November 2013 at Ashley’s in Ann Arbor.

Pours a a very pale light straw color. 96% clear. Brought with little head, leaves no lacing on the edges.

Smell is faint. As in, I can barely smell it. There’s the faintest hint of grain. But mostly, I get nothing.

Taste is quite nice. I don’t know what this beer is, but it has a light tartness that reminds me of a Berliner weisse. The grainy, wheaty background support that. But there’s a spiciness that surprises me, reminiscent of a Czech pilsner.

Feel is outstanding. Light body, prickly carbonation that elevates the beer well beyond what it would be without that vibrancy.. Dries out and gone at tjust the right time.

Not sure where the smell is; otherwise this is a stellar beer. The feel adds as much as it does in any beer.

Serving type: on-tap

01-10-2014 16:00:55 | More by zeledonia
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Farm Hand French Style Farmhouse Ale from Brewery Vivant
81 out of 100 based on 283 ratings.