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Arkansas Farmhouse Ale - Saddlebock Brewery

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Arkansas Farmhouse Ale
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saddlebock Brewery visit their website
Arkansas, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: capnamerica on 03-06-2013)
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

russpowell, May 17, 2013
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4.53/5  rDev +20.5%

Saddlebock Arkansas Farmhouse Ale

A: Golden/Amberish color, with white head.
S: Fruity
T: Lots of flavor. Fruity but unique. Alcohol finish but considering the high abv it is not overwhelming.

Overall: Really enjoyed this beer. Tried it at the brewery and ended up ordering another one later that night at dinner.

BlueMoon10, Mar 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

TheBishopco, Apr 26, 2013
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2.51/5  rDev -33.2%

May 6, 2014
Poured from a 22 oz. bomber into a snifter.

A – About 1 cm of off-white head, beautiful amber/orange color, translucent and lets the light through, highlighting the color. A beautiful looking beer.

S – Smells very sweet, a lot of fruit on the nose. Tangerines, maybe some pineapple. Some alcohol burn.

T – Cloyingly, overwhelmingly sweet. Hard to taste much besides sugar, but there is some tangerine or orange, some other citrus.

M – The sugar sticks around on the tongue for way too long, despite all the fruit and sweetness there’s an unpleasant bitterness.

O – I wonder if this beer could use a lot more time in the bottle to age and mellow out. Right now the sweetness overwhelms all the other aspects of the beer and makes it very hard to drink. I sampled about 8 oz. and threw the rest out.

infinitebruner, Jul 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Amsterdallas, Jul 16, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -3.2%

Made with grits and Arkansas Rice at 9.2% ABV.

Saddlebock Arkansas Farmhouse Ale

A: Golden cloudy amber with a white head. Nice lacing.

S: Floral/fruity, no hops detected. Very sweet smell.

T/M: Sweet taste with prominent fruit fruit in the beginning. Subtle notes of honey with a prominent alcohol finish. Medium body and light to medium carbonation.

O: Very young beer that I would recommend to all Arkansans. I plan on re-reviewing this beer after the brewery has had an opportunity to tweak the recipe.

capnamerica, Mar 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Blind, May 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Sound_Explorer, Jul 16, 2014
Arkansas Farmhouse Ale from Saddlebock Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.