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413 Farmhouse Ale - Big Elm Brewing

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Reviews: 9
Hads: 50
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Elm Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: madmanjf on 04-01-2013

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Reviews by madmanjf:
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3.98/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

AROMA: Sweet Malt, Melon

APPEARANCE: Golden, Clear, Thick dissipating head

TASTE: Aroma flavors follow-through here. Expected alcohol and peppery notes aren't prevalent up front. Instead, a delicate sweetness from the malt is immediately apparent followed by notes of Cantaloupe and/or Honey Dew melon and some pear. Bittering is fairly low, with hop flavor appropriately low

MOUTHFEEL: Low Carbonation, mild slickness, delicate lingering warmth in the finish

OVERALL: In my mind, falls somewhere between a Blond and a Farmhouse but closer to the Farmhouse. It's quite drinkable and approachable. It the summer months, the flavors and low warmth will probably make this more enjoyable than other examples within the style.

Available in 750ml bottles and cans at the brewery. (779 characters)

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3.25/5  rDev n/a

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3.67/5  rDev n/a

Photo of LXIXME
3.51/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MTLDOG
2.87/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Hazy golden. A bit floral, a bit hoppy, a bit spicy, but just a bit of this and that. Nothing too impressive here. Decent summer beer. Had the spices and clove etc seen often in the style. Decent beer. (201 characters)

Photo of Brewsephus
1.6/5  rDev n/a
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Poured from a can into a shaker pint.

A- Ruddy brown with hints of red, very cloudy.

S-Apple cider, allspice, wet wood.

T-Straight apple juice, finished with cinnamon stick.

M- Thin, lightly carbonated.

O- In a blind tasting this is identical to most ciders. Motts Apple juice which finishes and leaves you with cinnamon and allspice. Nothing even close to "farmhouse" in this beer. Maybe they brewed this in a farmhouse, because it tastes like it came from an orchard. Very misleading label, unsatisfactory product, would not buy again and would discourage other from trying. Not worth the money. (607 characters)

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3.96/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Home 4/3/15

Bought in CT. Look is very plain and a little cloudy. The smell is unremarkable. The taste is creamy and a tiny bit of spice. Found it to be incredibly smooth and no after taste. Great summer crusher beer. (222 characters)

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3/5  rDev n/a

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3.5/5  rDev n/a

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3.64/5  rDev n/a

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3.5/5  rDev n/a

Photo of ODBRIP
2.53/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured from can into glass. No head. Light carbonation. Tasted mildly skunky, not sure if its actually skunked, I think the yeast is just out of control. I wouldn't buy this again. Word word word Word word word Word word word Word word word Word word word (263 characters)

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3.25/5  rDev n/a

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2.72/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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3.5/5  rDev n/a

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3.5/5  rDev n/a

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2.99/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

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3.8/5  rDev n/a

Photo of donkeyrunner
2.72/5  rDev n/a
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Picked this up on the way back from a Berkshire hiking weekend.

Gold with a quick to fade head atypical of the style. Smells like candy corn, banana runts and closes. Minimal taste up front but there's some saison snap clove and malt sugar in back.

The can design is pretty. (280 characters)

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2.69/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

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3/5  rDev n/a

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3.05/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev n/a

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3/5  rDev n/a

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413 Farmhouse Ale from Big Elm Brewing
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