Arkansas Farmhouse Ale | Saddlebock Brewery

Arkansas Farmhouse AleArkansas Farmhouse Ale
BA SCORE
71.4%
Liked This Beer
3.89 w/ 35 ratings
Arkansas Farmhouse AleArkansas Farmhouse Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saddlebock Brewery
Arkansas, United States
saddlebock.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by capnamerica on 03-06-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,834
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
35
Liked:
25
Avg:
3.89/5
pDev:
13.88%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 35 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of cmcquirk
4.14/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
2.13/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of EEscobar
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jaydoc
3.52/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cambabeer
4.04/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tone
4.4/5  rDev +13.1%
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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Photo of doowhat
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beer_lover13
3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sporklift87
4.24/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BKotch
4.08/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DirtyMikeandTheBoys
5/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Went to the brewery today and met some of the makers. They described this beer to me made of all local ingredients including grits and rice from the war eagle mill located a few miles away.

Pours a golden, copper color with a 3 finger tan head. Has some good lacing and has an awesome fruit smell. You can taste the distinct saison and fruits. There's some cream in their and a small bite that stays on the palate.

This is what craft beer is all about!

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Photo of Skillet
4.11/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MisterKilderkin
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KellenCampbell5
3.79/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of steve0416
4.69/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Perfect on the nose.... the Saison style yeast can not be mistaken.
Hard to compare with other beers, the Style is claimed to be indigenous to Arkansas

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Photo of bump8628
3.49/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of essammot
4.52/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zeff80
3.91/5  rDev +0.5%
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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Photo of wrightst
3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of infinitebruner
2.65/5  rDev -31.9%
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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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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Arkansas Farmhouse Ale from Saddlebock Brewery
Beer rating: 71.4% out of 100 with 35 ratings
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