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Farm Hand French Style Farmhouse Ale - Brewery Vivant

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Farm Hand French Style Farmhouse AleFarm Hand French Style Farmhouse Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

313 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 313
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 15.73%
Wants: 12
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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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)
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jadler16

Indiana

4/5  rDev +12.4%

05-02-2014 18:24:17 | More by jadler16
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Augusta3

Michigan

4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: hazy straw yellow color with light bubbles
Aroma: thick yeast- very sour with some hints of citrus. Very old school European
Taste: Smooth and much better than I expected- very full and hoppy with some tart flavor
Overall: I really like this beer. It is very pleasant and I will definitely buy it again

Serving type: can

04-28-2014 05:12:03 | More by Augusta3
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MSUEmilie

Michigan

3.68/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

This beer has a very light hazy yellow color to it and was served with no head or lacing on the glass.

There was quit a sour aroma to it that made the mouth water. You knew right away there would be some lemon flavor to this beer.

This beer turned out to be a sour malty lemon beer that finished very crisply.

One of the major contributors to this beers mouthfeel is its high level of carbonation. This gave the beer a very unique feel that I particularly enjoyed.

This is a very unique beer I really enjoyed.

Serving type: on-tap

04-28-2014 03:43:44 | More by MSUEmilie
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Tylergross1

Michigan

3.88/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Overall a very good beer, a french styled ale with a little sweetness to it as well. It is a lighter beer that seems a little cloudy but is actually very smooth and very crisp. Well thought out recipe and very tasty. I liked the cans as well, has descriptions of the recipe and their interpretation of the beer.

Serving type: can

04-27-2014 17:57:15 | More by Tylergross1
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AbbiBrown

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

04-27-2014 04:21:03 | More by AbbiBrown
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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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PsilohsaiBiN

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

04-12-2014 21:28:21 | More by mvanwoerm
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delgotit99

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

04-06-2014 19:33:38 | More by delgotit99
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Filabee

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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%

02-11-2014 17:29:17 | More by Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
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Zaximus

Washington

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%

02-06-2014 15:48:47 | More by Pinkgorilla
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

02-03-2014 03:12:23 | More by jbaker67
Farm Hand French Style Farmhouse Ale from Brewery Vivant
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