Farm Girl Saison | Lift Bridge Brewery

BA SCORE
3.62/5
390 Ratings
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:
This lightly carbonated, medium-bodied Belgian-style Ale is smooth and well-rounded with a hint of spiciness only Belgian yeasts can create. Farm Girl Saison was lovingly created for the wife of a co-founder, inspired by the farm she grew up on.



Added by mothman on 12-13-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,786
Reviews:
106
Ratings:
390
pDev:
14.36%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
85
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 390 |  Reviews: 106
Photo of AleMan66
3.62/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I poured this from a bottle into a clear teardrop glass. It pours a light golden with a great two finger white head. The taste is a little sweet and tastes like a saison should. It's good beer. I see any beer lover liking this one. I'd buy it again.

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Photo of jjunit
3.33/5  rDev -8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mmhannon
3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dnodgaard
4.21/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dms844
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VashonGuy
3.54/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This beer is pleasant enough, but unfortunately it's not much more than that. The taste has bananas and a bit of yeast. The body is quite thin. It's just barely a saison. It's innocuous, and OK if that's what you're looking for.

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Photo of SeanMNCraftBeerLover
3.4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LukeGude
4.16/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Really nice surprise. Tastes like a witbier. Drinkable

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Photo of moundbz
3.73/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Skellbop
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of B-Town
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of OrestesMethuon
3.27/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not dreadful, but not dreadfully good, either. Farm Girl has a nice, pale pearly-flaxen color, but very flat appearance otherwise, with very little excitement or carbonate crown; there's likewise quite little operating on the nose, with no sharpness or bite expressed, instead simply a very vague grassy-malt note. The flavors, too, lack crispness: Farm Girl is too viscous, too oddly creamy, and too sugary-malty, for my tastes—nor particularly capturing the best elements of the style—with only a little bit of yeasty tartness to salvage this farmhouse gambit. It's also big on the banana flavors—reminiscent, in that way, more of a thin wit or confused hefe—and altogether sort of cloying, absent those wild, funky-fresh qualities I so enjoy from saison's stylistic spectrum. Overall, misguided, sort of moribund-on-arrival, and whelmed by a somewhat over-manufactured feel.

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Photo of HopliteMpls612
4.17/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ColSanders123
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of slibby311
4.6/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SlightlyGrey
3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tconboy
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

"tastes good."

as reviewed by wife.

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Photo of jgfagerberg
3.29/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Josholson666
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of egrapplesberg
3.44/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bjseeberg
3.62/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bpfrush
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DissentFatsquirrel
3.62/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lostbeer35
3.46/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into pint glass from a 16oz tall boy. The look has a great head initially along with pretty good lacing as I continued to drink. Not picking up much of an aroma, just malts. The taste is sweet with very subtle orange peel notes. Refreshing taste, as the traditional saison styles typically are. The mouthfeel is creamy with significant body accompanied by a crisp, dry bite at the end. Overall, I'd drink with a sweet Farm Girl again.

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Farm Girl Saison from Lift Bridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 390 ratings
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