Farm Girl Saison | Lift Bridge Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lift Bridge Brewery
Minnesota, United States
liftbridgebrewery.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mothman on 12-13-2008

BEER STATS
Reviews:
104
Ratings:
376
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
28.17%
 
 
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13
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Reviews: 104 | Ratings: 376
Reviews by beerguy23:
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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Photo of Buebie
1.79/5  rDev -49.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz bottle into a snifter.

Forming little head, under an inch of white. Settling to leave to retention, no colar, nothing.
Color is brite yellow....budweiser yellow.

Aroma of corn, shampoo...yes shampoo, also smells like perm. Burnt hair, and thats about it.

Taste is very mellow with very little flavor. There is some bittering grain taste and a touch of grassy hops, more corn and burnt hair.
Lingering dryness at the swallow with a lemon rind sourness.

Mouthfeel is thin, like water. Some carbonation, but man, this beer is terrible.

I did not enjoy this at all. Sorry, but drainpour.

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Photo of sugit
1.9/5  rDev -46.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours clear golden yellow. (Very BMC) Some head that quicky fads to away leaving just a few bubbles behind.

S: Some yeast and very very little bit of lemon peel. Couldn't pickup any of the orange mentioned on the label.

T: Very very light, very very mellow flavor (again very BMC). None of the oranage peel mentioned on the label. I'm trying to pick a flavor out, but nothing other than a bit of yeast. No spice at all other than an odd bitter kind of peppery taste.

M: Very thin, almost like water. Carbonation too low.

D: I would only drink this is if I was in a BMC mood. While 6% isn't anything high nowadays, I still wouldn't guess it was 6%, or eveb 4% for that matter.

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Photo of MrHoonlee
3.34/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of blackearth
3.6/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on-tap at Stub & Herbs in Minneapolis, MN. Apperance was a slightly hazy gold body with no head. Aroma was light citrus and faint malt sweetness. The flavor followed aroma with nothing that memorable about this beer. I ordered a half-sized amount, so it may have needed more time to warm up and reveal more. Still the drinkability was very good. I'll have to try it again sometime.

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Photo of warnerry
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From notes

A - Pours a hazy straw/golden brown color with one finger of off-white head.

S - Smells of coriander. citrus and yeast. Also a slight amount of pepper. Pretty good.

T - Similar to smell. Nice spices with hints of citrus and pronounced Belgian yeast presence. Pretty refreeshing. Finishes slightly earthy.

M - Light/medium mouthfeel, crisp up front, slightly dry finish.

O - A bit tame for the style, but this still has some good flavors and goes down easy.

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Photo of ryancl
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of bsp77
3.59/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Tulip.

Appearance: Hazy, very pale yellow (Wit-like). Very active with bubbly head and some nice lacing. Champagne-like bubbles.

Smell: Citrus, clove, pepper, banana, overall sourness.

Taste: Orange peel, coriander, cloves, wheat malt, slightly tart. Once again, seems very much like a Witbier.

Feel: Relatively high carbonation, light body. Pretty dry but not as dry as other Saisons.

Drinkability: Nice, refreshing, easy-to-drink Wit, I mean Saison. Doesn't matter, it is a solid, thirst quenching brew.

Looking forward to trying their other beers, such as the 55 IBU Pale Ale with grapefruit zest (Crosscut) and the Lingonberry infused Tripel (Minnesota Tan). Nice to have another Minnesota brewery. Welcome!

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Photo of deebo
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of NilocRellim
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of beerkittycat
3.65/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. Appearance is crystal clear straw yellow with a lively white head. Decent lacing. This beer would have looked better in a tulip glass. Oh well. Aroma has tons of lemony citrus and apricot esters, some white pepper and cloves, bread-dough yeastiness, and a dominating aroma of Bazooka bubble-gum. Faint flowery hop aroma, too. Flavor much the same as aroma with that Bazooka bubblegum at the forefront. Moderate carbonation bites the tip of your tongue and cleanses the palate for more. Medium to medium-low mouthfeel allows this beer to be extremely drinkable, but there's tons of flavor so it didn't feel thin at all. Very tasty beer and some interesting flavors, too.

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Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Pours brilliant straw under a 2” white foam cap that dissipates to a thin film.
S: Citrus, orange, spice, faint over ripe fruit.
T: Light malts, wheat, spice and citrus, orange peel, slightly tart finish.
F: Medium body and above average carbonation.
O: This makes a good lawnmower beer. You can buy a bunch without breaking the bank and have one when you are thirsty. You can also serve it to a wide range of people and they will enjoy it.

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Photo of bpfrush
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MattyG85
3.79/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Duvel tulip glass.

Appearance: Cloudy golden yellow with a tint of orange. Not many bubbles. Decent one finger white head fades into a patchy layer.

Smell: Belgian yeast and wheat with banana, cloves, and coriander spice. Hints of orange, apple, and lemon. Light scent of pepper.

Taste: Lots of yeast and wheat throughout with the coriander spice and pepper coming midway. A lot more pepper than was in the smell. Hints of citrus throughout. Finish is fairly dry with a strong kick of bananas.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a low amount of carbonation. Slightly watery.

Overall: This is a tasty and very easy drinking take on a Belgian Saison but it should of been fuller in the body.

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Photo of moundbz
3.73/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sgttibbs
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of richkrull
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of LXIXME
3.58/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bif_fat_sellout
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of JMS1512
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Brenden
3.56/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Notes from a tasting on 3/24/15

The look is nice. This hazy dark yellow beer somehow still has a little bit of clarity to it and lots of brightness, with a sizeable fluffy white head. It forms a pillow that diminishes slowly and leaves good lacing after settling to a layer on top of the beer.
I want to think more of this, but the only thing I can think is that it's too soft and, ultimately, somewhat indistinct. There's some pale fruits flesh but no real tang or sweetness. The yeast sort of gets lost in the transition. There's only a faint touch of sweetness before it gets peppery. It's not bad, I just can't find everything I want in here.
The body is light but edges toward medium, almost moving there while I drink it. It starts off too spritzy, but the spritz backs off to make it a little creamier. It's fairly dry and evens out with a good balance of crisp and smooth.

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Photo of Beemanick83
4.13/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Buy when available. Nice and light

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Photo of B_G
3.52/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 4four4
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Covocali
2.8/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Average taste look feel & smell

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