Greenbelt Farmhouse Ale | Armadillo Ale Works

Greenbelt Farmhouse AleGreenbelt Farmhouse Ale
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Greenbelt Farmhouse AleGreenbelt Farmhouse Ale

Brewed by:
Armadillo Ale Works
Texas, United States

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Michaeldmanley on 09-02-2013

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Ratings: 81 |  Reviews: 10
Reviews by titty_mcbitty:
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3.78/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: I'm drinking this out of a can, but going off of the last time I had this (on tap): Golden-yellow with a slight head; foggy, wheat-y body.

S: Yeast, lemon, wheat, grass.

T: So refreshing for the style... Yeast, wheat, straw, lots of lemon juice, fresh grass, ripe apple, citrus notes, pepper, zest, and some seedy bread.

M: Lighter side of medium with some descent carb.

O: I love this beer as a go-to, because it's so refreshing and zesty. The strong straw/wheat character really shows through and makes the beer come to life.

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More User Reviews:
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3.61/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy, Yeasty, Rindy, Spicy

This American-Belgian Weizen hybrid brewed with coriander seed and grapefruit peel pours a cloudy peach with a tight, white lace out of the can. Soft yeast aroma, some spice, and grapefruit rind. Mouthfeel is a bit watery. Flavor brings a slight apple tartness, grapefruit rinds, peppercorn, pithy astringency, soft coriander, and yeastiness with very little sweetness. There’s some breadiness with a dry, husky, and grainy finish. A most interesting hybrid.

STYLE: Farmhouse Ale | ABV: 5.2% | AVAILABILITY: Year-round

Review from BeerAdvocate magazine issue #96 (JAN 2015)

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3.71/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.04/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

The Farmhouse Ale description seems a bit deceptive. This reminds me of Karbach Weisse Versa, a hybrid American wheat ale with some Belgian wit spicing.

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Photo of pjkelley82
3.72/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Got this in a trade with Scm2787 to even things up. Thanks...

Not really a fan of farmhouse ales/saisons .. but this one was pretty good.. a bit hoppy and spicy but super clean and well rounded. Beautiful mouthfeel nice finish and exceptionally drinkable. I had a friend try it and he wound up taking the other can... I imagine this is not the albeit of great farmhouse ales but it surely is a give it a try type of beer.

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2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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5/5  rDev +37%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

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2.72/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

12 oz can pours a fairly clear gold color with a small white head. Not much for retention and lace.

Nose is honey, coriander, chamomile and graham crackers. Nowhere do I get any farmhouse aromas.

Calling this a farmhouse ale is like calling Miller Light a way, no how. Spiced saisons in general are one of my beer pet peeves - this one tastes like an American Wheat Ale with honey, syrup and coriander added in. Its not an atrocious beer, but it is far from advertised and I am pissed I spent 10 bucks on a sixer of this thinking I was going to get a saison. Mouthfeel is too heavy and sweet for a saison - there is nothing crisp, or wheat-like about it. If it was called a Blonde Ale with spices, it would fare much better.

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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3.67/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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Greenbelt Farmhouse Ale from Armadillo Ale Works
Beer rating: 51.9% out of 100 with 81 ratings
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