Farmhouse Pale Ale | Oxbow Brewing Company

Farmhouse Pale AleFarmhouse Pale Ale
BA SCORE
4.06/5
480 Ratings
Farmhouse Pale AleFarmhouse Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oxbow Brewing Company
Maine, United States
oxbowbeer.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
American hops meet saison yeast in this dry, signature ale.

Added by sk8man121 on 08-18-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,884
Reviews:
63
Ratings:
480
pDev:
8.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
70
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 480 |  Reviews: 63
Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.14/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tachyons22
3.7/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Small white head, pale golden colour, citrus dusty scent. Crisp pine, bright citrus, clean and peppery.

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Photo of npachl
3/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of liquorpig
4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Montanabeerz
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Boto
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draught: This one pours a There was a small white head on it. Good nose. Earthy, floral, pine and citrus hops. Maybe some spiciness also. The taste is good. A touch bitter. Earthy, pine, citrus, peppery, maybe some coriander. Nice.

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Photo of zotzot
3.66/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dental
4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jrenihan
3.84/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BergBeer
4.75/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Look: Translucent hazy gold with a healthy white head. Moderate activity.

Smell: Fresh. Notes of earthy and floral hops. Straw, Belgian sugar, lemon grass, green banana, white pepper, Belgian yeast funk, and lemon zest.

Taste: Floral hops and lemon zest on the attack. This is quickly followed by white pepper, Belgian sugar sweetness, bruised pear, more floral hops, light citrus hops, straw, green apple skin, and Belgian yeast funk.

Feel: Light to medium body. Prickly on the tongue to a smooth body and a bone dry finish. Mild bitterness. Light salinity. Soft carbonation. No alcohol present.

Overall: Fantastic. It's so light and refreshing. It develops layers and layers of flavor. It's so delicate while being so flavorful. I'm seriously blown away. World class stuff.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.16/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Buck’s Naked BBQ (Freeport, ME): hazy golden body with a half finger white foamy head immediately dies and leaves no lacing, aroma is spicy sweet with some pepper, coriander, and slight earthy yeastiness up front, slight malts in the background, taste is spicy sweet through previously mentioned flavors, palate is sharp most likely through the peppery/coriander but the carbonation is moderate, fairy sessionable, overall, is this a combination of an American Pale Ale and a saison, if so, I absolutely love it and never thought any brewery in this entire world could pull that off?

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Photo of Eziel
3.52/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spoild
3.99/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of drummerdwzp
3.95/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jagada
3.53/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ken3c
4.34/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fosters9
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mkyer
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dbrauneis
4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of duvel1979
2.75/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of redsoxjim
3.89/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of flek
3.71/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of emptyglassagain
4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Farmhouse Pale Ale from Oxbow Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 480 ratings
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