Fence Post Session Ale
Back Forty Beer Co.

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Back Forty Beer Co.
Alabama, United States
3.38 | pDev: 11.54%
Aug 24, 2018
Oct 31, 2013
Fence Post Session AleFence Post Session Ale
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Reviewed by WoodBrew from Ohio

3.73/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
I'm trying this at the Birmingham location. It poured a clear golden with thin white head that is not leaving much lace. The scent had very subtle citrus notes. The taste was nicely balanced and very easy to drink with juicy fruit presence. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it is a nice beer.
Aug 24, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by mrcraft from California

Aug 20, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by StoutAtTheDevil from Alabama

Jun 25, 2017
Rated: 3.45 by jeschaefer from Texas

Jul 13, 2016
Rated: 3.4 by Squire from Mississippi

Jun 28, 2016
Rated: 3.6 by Jgolian from Florida

Feb 25, 2016
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Reviewed by biboergosum from Canada (AB)

3.64/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
355ml bottle, part of a group of 'new' offerings from this brewery to appear of late on your finer Alberta booze shelves.

This beer pours a hazy, pale tarnished golden yellow colour, with three fingers of puffy, rocky, and lightly bubbly dirty white head, which leaves some sudsy hanging curtain lace around the glass as it gently recedes.

It smells of bready, doughy pale malt, a bit of biscuity white crackers (not a comment on the origin of this brewery, I swear!), earthy yeast, muddled peppery spice, and some weak leafy, grassy, and herbal hops. The taste is grainy, crackery pale malt, a prominent apple and green grape fruitiness, redacted yeast, and a more peppy leafy, floral, and grassy hop bitterness.

The carbonation is quite light in its plain and innocuous frothiness, the body a so-so medium weight, and mostly smooth, just a wee yeasty astringency that stupid song stuck in your head from earlier in the day. It finishes off-dry, just, the biscuity malt and lingering grassy hops seeing to that.

Overall, not a bad version of the style, the crisp factor certainly well hit upon. Easy to drink, and not as simple as I might have been expecting - I could crush a sixer of these on a hot day, no problem, except for the near 30 dollar Yankee (sorry) import price around here, that is.
Jan 07, 2016
Rated: 2.52 by Hugh37 from Tennessee

Nov 09, 2015
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Reviewed by DuffDaddy from Florida

3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Decent session ale - part of a flight at the brewery with Bro and Bob on the way to Cheaha State Park in Alabama. Carrie the production manager opened early for us to taste and tour.
Oct 19, 2015
Rated: 3.29 by Blazer22 from Colorado

Oct 01, 2015
Rated: 3.35 by Keananmichael5 from California

Sep 29, 2015
Rated: 3.33 by kmanjohnson from California

Sep 27, 2015
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Reviewed by NolaHopHead from Louisiana

3.22/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
12 oz bottle. Pours dull hazy amber, thin head disappears. Aroma is faint apricot. Taste follows aroma, mild fruit with a little fruitiness and then grassy finish. Flavors are not prominent, just kinda barely there. Mouthfeel is light, smooth. Overall a drinkable session ale on a hot day.
Aug 21, 2015
Rated: 3 by OtisCampbell007 from Tennessee

Aug 08, 2015
Rated: 2.92 by walterk from Mississippi

Jun 27, 2015
Rated: 3.34 by benloho from Utah

May 14, 2015
Rated: 3.03 by howiebear from Florida

Mar 31, 2015
Rated: 3.07 by bigbluebeerguy from Kentucky

Mar 07, 2015
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Rated by whitebrow from Mississippi

2.69/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
This beer had a funny smell to it and the aftertaste was really weak. Might have to try another sample, but this one was a miss.
Jan 12, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by Justinbshelton from Alabama

Jan 03, 2015
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Reviewed by AUGRAD06 from Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%
Good Beer. Had it on Tap when out to eat at Simp McGees in Decatur, AL. Light and refreshing with good carbonation. Definitely recommend with seafood!!
Dec 16, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by harpus from Alabama

Nov 03, 2014
Rated: 2.7 by Dreadnaught33 from District of Columbia

Oct 24, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by Mlawrence from Georgia

Oct 19, 2014
Rated: 4.12 by brewnerd83

Oct 16, 2014
Rated: 2.6 by macon337 from Alabama

Oct 15, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by outoffocus from Pennsylvania

Sep 30, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by CorgiDad from Mississippi

Sep 21, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by FUwolfpacker from South Carolina

Sep 01, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by jmc307 from Mississippi

Aug 23, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by sd123 from Georgia

Aug 16, 2014
Rated: 3 by Ice_cyclops86 from Alabama

Aug 11, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by justinm4bama from Alabama

Aug 06, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by bongobeer from Alabama

Aug 04, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by dankjohn from Georgia

Jul 29, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by jaswilson2 from South Carolina

Jul 10, 2014
Rated: 3 by CitizenGrain from Georgia

Jul 08, 2014
Rated: 4 by Mistacrowley from Alabama

Jul 04, 2014
Fence Post Session Ale from Back Forty Beer Co.
Beer rating: 79 out of 100 with 59 ratings