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Bullfrog Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
Farmhouse Ale - Saison
3.51 | pDev: 15.67%
Jul 22, 2014
May 28, 2013
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3.25 by curlybird from Pennsylvania on Jul 22, 2014
3.25 by baconfromwalmart from Pennsylvania on Apr 16, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by OWSLEY069 from Pennsylvania

Pours a hazy pale yellow color with a white head. In the aroma, clove notes and banana skins. In the taste, banana skins, clove like spice, and some wheat like notes. A small spice bite and a lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a dry banana skin flavor in the aftertaste. Dryer banana and wheaty notes, decent nonetheless.

Aug 30, 2013
3 by blameo from Pennsylvania on Aug 21, 2013
3.25 by ShanePB from Pennsylvania on Jul 09, 2013
2.5 by Thorpe429 from Illinois on Jul 08, 2013
4.25 by BeerBuddy2122 from Pennsylvania on Jun 30, 2013
3.75 by oglmcdgl from Pennsylvania on Jun 11, 2013
3.75 by HoppyKilaMonster from Pennsylvania on May 30, 2013
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4.39/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by stakem from Pennsylvania

Draft offering at the source. This was described on the menu as a saison fermented with Brett and steeped with bananas. I knew I had to try it because it sounded like a train wreck. I was pleasantly surprised at just how enjoyable this was.

It appears a pale clouded yellow color with a white cap about a finger strong that fades leaving some sudsy lacing effect.

The smell includes notes of clove along a mild fruity citrus zest quality like lemon tht blends into more of an orange scent. Wheat and a fresh grain aspect comes out more as it warms up.

The flavor is tart with lemon and wheat immediately coming into play. A minor cereal sweetness with pepper and clove spicing. A mild herbal hop bitterness gets lightly grassy across the back. Only once warm does the banana come forward to make itself known.

This is a light bodied brew with a modest level of carbonation. A crushable and easy drinking brew that I was really taken back by. The banana is subtle enough to be noted and enjoyable with a very natural feel to it that really works with the saison base and mild brett tartness.

May 28, 2013
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