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Flower Envy - Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)

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BA SCORE
86
very good

73 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 8.57%
Wants: 1
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: EtOHMD on 08-23-2012)
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Reviews by bmwats:
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.68/5  rDev -4.4%

Poured from a 650 ml bottle into a standard pint.

A: Cloudy, golden hue. Pours a giant, foamy, white head. Settles slowly leaving giant peaks, valleys, craters, and lots of dry sticky residue. Plenty of dry, sticky lacing.

S: Raspberry, wheat, and lavender are prominent.

T: Fresh flora, including grass and lavender, with a slight fruitiness.

M: Light, crisp, and fruity.

D: Drink at will, but a slightly steely finish.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Nice coloration, really nice head, ad plenty of lacing. Nose is really full...fruit and flora. Flavor is wheaty, fruity, and flowery. Overall, this is a good quaff.

11-25-2012 05:10:55 | More by bmwats
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A- This beer pours a slightly hazy golden-yellow body with a trail of microbubbles and a dense cobweb of buttercream head.

S- The hints of saison yeast have some nice farmhouse ester with more of a clove phenol growing in the finish. There is a pleasant soap quality in the finish aswell.

T- The slight tart note fades to a soft saison yeasty flavor that takes on some dry bubble gum character and a spicy green hop note in the finish. There is a ripe fruit ester and clove flavor in the slightly dry finish.

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A- Pours a hazy medium amber color with a 1/2 inch white head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a mostly full sheet of surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves a thick ring behind.

S- Floral, as expected, with notes of lavender and honeysuckle. Plenty of wheat and yeast bring some banana to the table.

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M- A bit zesty and tangy with medium carbonation and a lightish body.

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Flower Envy from Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)
86 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.