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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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BA SCORE
87
very good

109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 8.95%
Wants: 2
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Foolproof Brewing Company visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-29-2013)
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-17-2014 11:39:38 | More by Soterios
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

06-16-2014 20:50:46 | More by Olinnelson
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California

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

06-03-2014 22:22:11 | More by danwho
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angrybabboon

New Hampshire

3.81/5  rDev -2.6%

Consumed 6/3/14

Appearance: Mostly clear, lightly hazy, deep gold with some honey - pours with a large head, retains a mostly solid cap, thick collar, and leaves some nice spots of lacing

Smell: Grains, light bread, light fruits, and a touch of funk - interesting array of malty and grainy aromas, including pale grains, wheat, light bread, barely cooked biscuits, and some hints of caramel grains and rye - lightly funky Belgian yeast with some farmhouse funk, clove, banana, and bubblegum - some malty sweetness, sugar, apples, grapes, and pears - pepper and more sweetness

Taste: Definitely interesting, even if I usually prefer my saisons to be dryer - nice complexity in the malts, with some pale and caramel grains, wheat, rye, and oats - decidedly bready; quite literally like a multigrain bread - some funky Belgian yeast, with some funk, clove, banana, bubblegum, and more pepper than in the aroma - floral aspects - lightly tart green apple, pear, and white grapes - finishes with some sweetness and maybe a touch of alcohol

Mouthfeel: Medium body, nicely carbonated, finishes wet and spicy

Overall: Pawtucket, the farmhouse of Rhode Island (???)

This was more interesting than expected. It's a bit on the sweet side, but the complexity of the malt profile kind of makes up for it. At the very least, this serves as a strong reminder that I need to actually tour this brewery before I move out of RI.

06-03-2014 05:08:18 | More by angrybabboon
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mklisz

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

06-02-2014 14:38:12 | More by mklisz
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-01-2014 13:58:22 | More by Celtics76
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bckayaalp

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

05-23-2014 21:47:43 | More by bckayaalp
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jjcote

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +2.3%

05-22-2014 02:57:39 | More by jjcote
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Billolick

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

05-21-2014 00:59:10 | More by Billolick
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portia99

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12oz can poured into a Bruery tulip.

A - Pours a touch darker than a straw golden color, moderately hazed and capped with a huge three finger head of fluffy white foam with excellent staying power. Thick soapy webs of lacing are left all down the sides of the glass.

S - Spicy, peppery up front with faint cloves. Very estery with a big melony fruit aroma, lemons, oranges...a bit of over-ripe fruit, hints of sweet pickles, grassy. A lot going on here - a veritable garden of fresh aromas.

T - Mildly tart up front that transforms to a bitter hop impression that ends in a dry biscuit-like maltiness. Pepper/spicy notes linger past the swallow leaving a noticeable feel on the tongue (I am very sensitive to peppery spices however). Lemony citrus mixes in towards the front of each sip, lightly fruity overall. Mix of a lot of stuff thrown together here too...lots of other fruity flavors that I can't place as they are a bit jumbled together.

M - Lighter body with a very intense and prickly carbonation that fills the entire mouth - very gassy beer. Spicy and fruity as expected for a farmhouse ale.

O - I like it, but don't love it. Lots of good aspects to this beer - maybe a bit too much going on for its own good though. I would have this again, but plenty of other saisons that I would pull off the shelf first given the choice...

05-20-2014 23:52:34 | More by portia99
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

05-19-2014 02:27:25 | More by jim_carignan
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Casterbridge

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

05-12-2014 22:40:16 | More by Casterbridge
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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

05-10-2014 18:26:00 | More by sgregory
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Florida9

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev -7.9%

A: Hazy yellow in color. Forms a moderate sized fizzy white head that quickly reduces to a thin surface coating and then nothing at all. No lacing.

S: Aroma is pleasant. A blend of yeasty esters, spice, apple juice, and fruits.

T: Taste is disjointed. The pale malt backbone is fairly light. Some light fruity notes: apple and pear. There are strong yeasty spices, prickly spices, coriander, that seem out of place.

M: Lighter bodied. Moderate carbonation. Prickly in the mouth. A slight burning/numbing sensation on the backend that I don't attribute to alcohol.

O: This beer almost seems to be more of a Belgian Pale then what I would normally associate as a Farmhouse. It's a decent beer, but there are far better out there.

05-02-2014 22:20:30 | More by Florida9
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discharmingly

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

05-02-2014 17:25:43 | More by discharmingly
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Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.3%

05-02-2014 14:24:51 | More by Durge
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

04-29-2014 05:10:43 | More by stereosforgeeks
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

04-27-2014 22:24:19 | More by Resuin
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.3%

04-27-2014 17:18:18 | More by Mleblanc25
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

04-24-2014 05:30:02 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.3%

04-22-2014 09:43:58 | More by abuono
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

4.26/5  rDev +9%

Sampling a cellar temp 22 oz bottle poured into a snifter. The beer pours a clear copper color with a large fluffy and frothy bleached white head of 3.5 cm.
The head fades to a thin edge layer fairly rapidly after the pour.
Aroma is bready yeast with some white grapes and pears mixed in with just a little spicy hop character.
FIrst sip reveals a lighter than anticipated body with very fine and tingly carbonation.
Texture is smooth and silky very easy to drink, enjoyable.
The beer gets a little cloudy towards the end of the bottle poured into my glass.
Flavor is grainy malt and some bready yeast, I also get some sweet fruit. Pears and some white grape again, as in the nose. The beer is amazingly drinkable and enjoyable.
I dont get any hint of the booze and the finish is dry and a little sweet.

Quite a nice beer that is perfect for a warmer day, I would pick up bottles of this again.

04-17-2014 03:42:28 | More by sulldaddy
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

04-13-2014 20:58:41 | More by Rekrule
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

04-13-2014 03:00:47 | More by jfcaa193
La Ferme Urbaine Farmhouse Ale from Foolproof Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.