Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale (Big Beer Series) | Smuttynose Brewing Company

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87
very good
667 Ratings
Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale (Big Beer Series)Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale (Big Beer Series)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States
smuttynose.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
15 IBU

2008 - 7.0%
2009 - 8.8%
2010 - 9.3%
2013 - 7.0%
2014 - 7.2% brewed with Pineapple Sage

Added by Bierman9 on 02-12-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
667
Reviews:
399
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
13.14%
 
 
Wants:
49
Gots:
44
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 667 |  Reviews: 399
Photo of mrfrancis
3.54/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Scott17Taylor
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dsimenson
4.24/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of doctorpepperguy
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cwreay90
3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WickedBeer
3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jaydoc
3.72/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Invinciblejets
4.3/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Hoganlaw
3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of madelfonatree
3.52/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

2013 purchased at Kenny Road Market in Columbus, Ohio for $2 in 2015 and enjoyed September 9, 2015 in a MadTree tulip/snifter.

Look - Thick bubbled white head was there but gone before the picture. None left. No lacing. Very clear cider like body.

Smell - Sour. Apple. Pineapple. Strawberry.

Taste - Cider like apple/sour. Yeast. Malt. Cinnamon.

Feel - Carbonation surprises me with look. Heavy.

Overall - This is a two year old farmhouse. I didn't have high expectations. Mainly a cider compared to saison.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VT9091
4.4/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I love this beer. Light, FUNKY, and a bit floral. Definately a farmhouse ale. FUNKY but not sour. Quite refreshing. Great Spring, Summer and Fall beer.

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Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Pours cloudy gold under a thin yet lace white foam collar. S: Citrus, banana, yeast, overripe fruit. T: Fruit, spice, citrus, banana, bready malt, a balance of tart and sweet. F: Fine soft carbonation and a medium body. O: A well balanced, easy to drink Farmhouse Ale.

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Photo of Yancey82
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of arlo19
4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of twistjawa
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hopsputin
4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

a: bright golden yellow color, with some darker straw notes along the sides. head is only a thin white film on top

s: pears, clove, honey, spicy Belgian yeast, apple skins, and a lovely caramel malt backbone. this is a real nice smelling beer

t: very mildly tart apple skins, spicy yeast, clove, peppercorns, lemongrass, a smoothing vanilla (that makes sense in my head at least). ends with some of that zesty yeast and a nice doughy malt presence.

m: medium with a fair amount of carbonation - what you'd expect from a saison

o: i picked this up on a whim, and i'm really glad i did. this is a real nice tasting beer, but it doesn't overcomplicate things. super refreshing and perfect for the spring/summer

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Photo of dheldman
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rapayn01
3.11/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Yeasty Belgian style beer. Mine was a bottle-conditioned bomber. I'm sure it is excellent if you like this taste profile.

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

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
3.61/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zawse
3.72/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of isrlycon
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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