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Urban Farmhouse Ale - The Commons Brewery

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86
very good

105 Ratings
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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.13%
Wants: 5
Gots: 9 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Previously called 'B-side'

ABV: 5.5% || IBU: 30

"A light , crisp and refreshing farmhouse ale. Golden to light orange in color with a floral nose and a dry finish. B-side is brewed with three base malts: Organic Pilsner, Organic 2-row and Rye. Northwest grown Willamette, Golding and Hallertauer aroma hops offer a soft underlying bitterness to help bolster the refreshing nature of the beer. The key note speaker in this beer is the Farmhouse Ale yeast."

(Beer added by: chumba526 on 02-18-2011)
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graymoment

California

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

02-17-2013 02:17:51 | More by graymoment
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seand

California

3.76/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a cloudy pale amber with a small amount of white head. A film retains on the surface, leaving mild lacing.

S: Yeasty and somewhat sweet, with a strong grain background.

T: Also yeasty with grainy sweetness. It's nice, light, and refreshing, while still having good flavor.

M: Medium to light body, medium carbonation.

Overall, quite good. It's refreshing and light, has good complexity and flavor, and isn't particularly strong. I'd definitely recommend it as a hot day summer beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 04:08:43 | More by seand
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JimmyAloysius

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

06-24-2014 01:23:07 | More by JimmyAloysius
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-17-2014 22:32:59 | More by DrBier
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EliotRosewater

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

06-12-2014 02:33:50 | More by EliotRosewater
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mltobin

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-08-2014 01:57:51 | More by mltobin
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-02-2014 19:40:16 | More by dtomes
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BESTIALEX

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-31-2014 03:57:55 | More by BESTIALEX
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Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

05-24-2014 01:34:34 | More by wmatt2014
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Gobzilla

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-05-2014 01:10:12 | More by Gobzilla
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brotherloco

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-04-2014 23:57:24 | More by brotherloco
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gory4d

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-29-2014 14:25:36 | More by gory4d
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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

04-27-2014 03:34:46 | More by Rekrule
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Gmann

New York

3.21/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a crystal clear golden straw color with a frothy pure white head that settles into a chunky cap.

The aroma is faint. There is a weak clove from the yeast and a weak multi-grain bread note from the malt. A bit corn like.

The taste is of a light pils malt; a bit watery. The yeast provides more of a clove presence than the aroma. Perhaps a hint of pepper. Very light in the flavor.

The feel is light and very fizzy. Quite airy on the palate. Not much of a presence of anything. Very neutral.

An extremely boring saison. Almost no flavor to this beer. No real off flavors so there is that. Pass on this beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 04:12:05 | More by Gmann
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604growler

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-16-2014 02:00:50 | More by 604growler
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

04-15-2014 01:15:45 | More by timotao
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Hoptometrist

Oregon

3.95/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on tap into a nonic glass.

A- Poured a semi-clear light golden color with bright white soapy head that left splashy lace.

S- Big peppery, lemon, grassy, and grainy notes. Lighter on the bubblegum notes.

T- A very balanced saison with peppery, grassy, grainy, pilsner malt, and some light bubblegum notes.

M- Light bodied, semi-dry finish, and soft carbonation.

O- A very nice and clean saison with less prominent yeast expression than others in the style.

Serving type: on-tap

04-14-2014 02:26:03 | More by Hoptometrist
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offby1

Washington

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-12-2014 22:10:55 | More by offby1
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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

04-06-2014 14:18:40 | More by PEIhop
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slimntubbs

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-29-2014 02:02:57 | More by slimntubbs
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New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-28-2014 23:08:54 | More by pknyc
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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-09-2014 06:48:01 | More by vermilcj
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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Urban Farmhouse Ale from The Commons Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.