Five (#5) | Upright Brewing Company

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Five (#5)Five (#5)
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3.87/5
Very Good
334 Ratings
Five (#5)Five (#5)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Upright Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
uprightbrewing.com

Style: Belgian Saison

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Five is a farmhouse pale ale that was born after enjoying a few small production European brews that use a heavy hand of hops. Ours blends several Mt. Angel grown varieties to create a deep and complex flavor with an underlying earthiness. Pale fruit aromas created during the fermentation brighten the profile and bring the beer balance."

Malts: organic pale,organic caramel
Unmalted: rolled barley
Hops: willamette, liberty, perle
Also: xanthohumol (bottles only)

Added by msubulldog25 on 05-07-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,169
Reviews:
120
Ratings:
334
pDev:
10.85%
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
47
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 334 |  Reviews: 120
Photo of Ohiovania
4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of amano_h
3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tone
4.15/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy, gold color. 5/4 inch head of a white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of sweet malt, floral hops, citrus hops, yeast, slight alcohol, and a hint of earthy malt. Fits the style of a Saison / Farmhouse Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. There is also a noticeable dryness. Tastes of sweet malt, floral hops, citrus hops, yeast, slight alcohol, and a hint of earthy malt. Overall, slight dryness was beneficial, almost a Euro yeast flavor, great appearance, a refreshing Saison.

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Photo of kristinc
4.22/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PatGreer
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zeff80
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of seanchai
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CSO
3.97/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Donkster46
3.65/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Farnswurth
4.19/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eziel
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreenMind
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tucquan
3.87/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this on 2015-05-02 in Portland, OR at the brewery on tap via a flight.

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Photo of TrulySlide
4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Lovely85
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nickfl
3.7/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SDRedDevil
4.14/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DKMII
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4

Way to much carbonation, head exploded out of every pour. Left sticky yeast chunks in my mouth the size of a marble.

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Photo of gaesori
3.11/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of akang
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rodmanfor3
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 5pmsomewhere
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Not sure if perhaps I got a bad bottle or a bad batch, but this beer was way over carbonated. Beer shot from the bottle on opening, so I let it settle for a while, then proceeded, but every pour resulted in a four inch head, even the last pour from the bottle. The taste was decent - root type bitter, which is unusual for a farmhouse style, and had a nice lingering earthy finish. I'll have to try this one again....in the meanwhile, I'd recommend the Four over the Five any day.

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Photo of MLDucky
4.16/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of almostjay
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Just a beautiful beer. It's a close call between this beer and the 7 as to which is my favorite of Upright's number series, but fortunately the two are very different. This beer is just perfectly balanced. The hops are present, but in no way dominate, slight bitterness and a very dry, refreshing finish. I feel like I can drink this all day.

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Five (#5) from Upright Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 334 ratings