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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saddlebock Brewery
Arkansas, United States | website

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by capnamerica on 03-06-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
31
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
24.62%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 31
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4.08/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.35/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Saddlebock Arkansas Farmhouse Ale

A: Golden/Amberish color, with white head.
S: Fruity
T: Lots of flavor. Fruity but unique. Alcohol finish but considering the high abv it is not overwhelming.

Overall: Really enjoyed this beer. Tried it at the brewery and ended up ordering another one later that night at dinner.

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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2.65/5  rDev -33.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

May 6, 2014
Poured from a 22 oz. bomber into a snifter.

A – About 1 cm of off-white head, beautiful amber/orange color, translucent and lets the light through, highlighting the color. A beautiful looking beer.

S – Smells very sweet, a lot of fruit on the nose. Tangerines, maybe some pineapple. Some alcohol burn.

T – Cloyingly, overwhelmingly sweet. Hard to taste much besides sugar, but there is some tangerine or orange, some other citrus.

M – The sugar sticks around on the tongue for way too long, despite all the fruit and sweetness there’s an unpleasant bitterness.

O – I wonder if this beer could use a lot more time in the bottle to age and mellow out. Right now the sweetness overwhelms all the other aspects of the beer and makes it very hard to drink. I sampled about 8 oz. and threw the rest out.

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Photo of essammot
4.52/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.79/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4.4/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a cloudy, maize color. 2/3 inch head of a white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of bacterial funk, alcohol, citrus (raspberries?), slight pale malt, slight sweet malt, fresh herb (marjoram?), slight pine, hint of hops, and yeast. Fits the style of a Saison / Farmhouse Ale. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong bacterial funk, strong yeast, sweet malt, slight hops, alcohol, citrus, hint of pine, and herbs. Overall, great appearance, good aroma, body, blend, and complexity.

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zeff80
3.91/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Poured out a cloudy, golden color with a white head.

S - It smelled fruity, yeasty and spicy. There were some subtle caramel notes.

T - Sweet and tart. Good yeast and spice with a smooth caramel malt kick.

M - It was crisp and sharp.

D - This is a nice saison.

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.49/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Arkansas Farmhouse Ale from Saddlebock Brewery
3.98 out of 5 based on 31 ratings.
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