Sunflower Ale | The Grumpy Troll Restaurant and Brewery

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11 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Grumpy Troll Restaurant and Brewery
Wisconsin, United States
thegrumpytroll.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Farmhouse Ale powered by the sun. Rich local honey from a local farm is added at the finish.

14 IBUs

Added by TMoney2591 on 07-15-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
11
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
11.18%
 
 
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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of npendres
3.44/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scaliasux
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of iRun2Beer
2.78/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Kurmaraja
2.92/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Calling this a farmhouse ale seems to be a big misnomer. There was no real farmhouse character, just a basic summer ale character. Light and easy drinking, bit of a honey note in the middle, but inoffensive at best.

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Photo of Gagnonsux
3.72/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redleg411
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mebuzzard
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of XmnwildX12
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Rosquin
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of bismarksays
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of TMoney2591
3.86/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served in a sampler glass at Barrington Brew Fest 2013.

These guys know what stereotypically works beer-wise in the summer: a saison brewed with local honey. This stuff pours a clear golden-straw topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises mild citrus zest, light grass, and a quick glance from some biscuit. The taste brings in more of the same, with brighter citrus and a smattering of Belgian-style yeast spice. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a solid, easygoing saison. 'Nuff said.

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Sunflower Ale from The Grumpy Troll Restaurant and Brewery
3.4 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
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