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Rise Of The Burghers And The Fall Of The Feudal Lords - Olvalde Farm and Brewing Company

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Reviews: 4
Hads: 18
Avg: 3.98
pDev: 18.84%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Olvalde Farm and Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  ABV ?

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: elec on 10-26-2013

Rise of the Burghers is an herbed ale brewed with a mix of cereals and bittered with hops and horehound (also known as mountain hops, or berghopfen in Germany).
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Reviews: 4 | Hads: 18
Reviews by chanokokoro:
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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Photo of DaftPatrick
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
4.16/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Pours hazy gold with a rapidly dissipating gold tinted white foam cap that disappears to nothing. S: Tart spicy herbal nose with light fruit, lemon, citrus. There are some other herbs in here helping out the hops aromas. T: A very tart, refreshing, lemony palate with some green apple and light fruit. The malt flavors are medium low to low. A dash of salt gives it a Gose like quality. The bitterness is very mild. F: Light, tart, tingly, refreshing, with a touch of salt. No warming, alcohol is mild. O: A very refreshing sour autumn beer. Drank one and went out and bought 2 more.

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Photo of morimech
3.92/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Hazy golden color with a slim head that quickly dissipates. Just a little spotty lacing gets left behind the sip.

Interesting aroma of spearmint, tobacco, pale fruit that is a vinous quality, and something that is a little funky almost Bretty in nature.

More spicy in flavor. The use of horehound adds the spice and a bit of a woodsy flavor quality. Also reminds me a bit of a well known chewing tobacco. Notes of mint, sage, white wine, grass, and grain. A complex flavor. Much more bitter than Belgian style beers generally have.

I would of liked a little more carbonation and zip to the body. Just feels a bit lazy on the palate and does not liven the taste buds as much as it could of. Medium body and it starts to get laboring to get through the bottle.

Always quality from Olvalde Farm. But the one thing I have come to rely on from them, bottle conditioning, was ultimately the biggest letdown of this brew. Have not tasted any beer quite like this before.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of gatornation
4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

from a 750 ml swingtop bottle

A-pored a slight hazed dark golden brown color with a nice 2 finger off white head
S-spicy first with earthy funk with herbal and fruit smells with a grain bill
T- herbal spices mixed with a hop bitterness layers of spices with cereal malts some mixed fruits
M- bitter with soft spices medium bodied
O- not sure what to call this beer but unique in taste and profile would buy this one again for sure

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3.6/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of elec
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of MNBeer1017
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of jera1350
3.62/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Slightly hazed dull golden color. Just a trace of bubbles around the edge of the glass. Lacking carbonation for sure. The smell is very herbal with sage being a major contributor. Was not expecting the Brett sourness and funk up front. Pretty damn tart indeed as I have to pucker my lips and curl my face a bit. Not a sour fan, but I do enjoy Brett when not overdone and this really toes that edge for me. To go along with the Brett are herbal notes, some earthy/grassy flavors and sour apple/grape/pear fruit. Hints of white wine and oak sprinkled in. The feel is lacking in carbonation. It appears the bottle conditioning didn't work too well in this one. Easily my least favorite from Olvalde, but mostly because this sourness isn't my thing. I think fans of the sour styles would dig this pretty well.

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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

Rise Of The Burghers And The Fall Of The Feudal Lords from Olvalde Farm and Brewing Company
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