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Farmer John's Multi-Grain Ale - Confluence Brewing Company

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Farmer John's Multi-Grain Ale
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82
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26 Ratings
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 16.2%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Confluence Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Herky21 on 03-24-2013

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Appearance: It's a cool, cloudy beer. A lot of haze from the grain that looks pretty different and neat considering it is a blonde ale.

Smell: The grains win here. There is a little corn, some malt sweetness, and some grassy/earthy scents.

Taste: Falls a little flat. The multi-grain smell is a bit more complex than the flavor. It is a blonde ale, but given the array of specialty ingredients I expected slightly more complexity. It is an ok flavor, a mixture of the grains (corn, wheat) with familiar flavors, but it doesn't meld that well.

Mouthfeel: A bit sharper than it should be. Perhaps it is slightly overcarbed, or the grains dry it out. There is something off about it.

Overall: An ok beer that I would not order again. The 6 oz. sampler was plenty. And for a light beer, this is not Confluence's best effort. It falls somewhere in the nebulous "American Wheat" category in my opinion, but the flavor isn't quite there.

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Farmer John's Multi-Grain Ale from Confluence Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.