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La Ferme Urbaine Farmhouse Ale - Foolproof Brewing Company

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La Ferme Urbaine Farmhouse Ale
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87
very good

149 Ratings
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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 2
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Foolproof Brewing Company visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Jason on 04-29-2013

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Photo of Grichard
3.37/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wasupmx
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Boston Beer Summit. Sample pour. Pours a hazy, yellow color with a thick, whipped head. Aroma is of buttoned-up Saision yeast, some pale malt and a grassy hop scent. The flavor is also quite the same. Not very phenolic but that signature Saison character is present. The hops are soft but state their case. Pale bread and grain. Surprised by the ABV. Felt and tasted much lighter. Pretty good albeit unmemorable.

Photo of Peter1977
3.16/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brianmandell
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NateF90
4.14/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WoostaBia
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of freshcarl
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bluetree
3.56/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AnitaBrewski
3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NicDacey
4.21/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 311bulldog
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rgrissom
4.21/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nmann08
3.3/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of barroomhero1977
3.68/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mikedhoppy
4.36/5  rDev +12.4%

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4.08/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of GregMysticMayor
5/5  rDev +28.9%

I think anyone who is on the fence about Saisons needs to check this out. It's that good.

Photo of allengarvin
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Handsome can and package design!

A: 3.5 - Very cloudy amber with a low head.
S: 4.0 - Light grassy hops, pungent yeasty phenols, some nice fruitiness (appleskin).
T: 4.0 - Moderate bitterness (with well-attenuated body) makes for a dry start, peppery phenols rounding out the taste with a light tannic fruitiness.
M: 4.25 - Nice body, very effervescent and light despite the strength.
O: 4.0 - Very solid saison. Would buy again.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of ColdOneKev
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

A - Hazy, straw gold body. Medium white head fades quickly and leaves moderate to light lacing.
S - Fruity esters, pepper dominates.
T - Light malty sweetness, white pepper spiciness, banana.
M - Medium, which I think is unusual for the style, but then again this is a 7.8% Saison, so I suppose I would expect it to be a bit heavier. ABV is well-hidden.
O - I'm used to Saisons being a bit lighter, but knew it had to be different given the ABV. This is a good ale, worth seeking out, but I wouldn't return to it.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of RAlmeida77
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Sailscall
4.56/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of Patches826
4/5  rDev +3.1%

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La Ferme Urbaine Farmhouse Ale from Foolproof Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.