Farmer John's Multi-Grain Ale | Confluence Brewing Company

BA SCORE
42.9%
Liked This Beer
3.6 w/ 42 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Confluence Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
confluencebrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Herky21 on 03-24-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,015
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
42
Liked:
18
Avg:
3.6/5
pDev:
13.33%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 42 |  Reviews: 6
Photo of BeerWithMike
3.81/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johnnnniee
3.38/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Can in trade from jcwattsrugger, thanks for the opportunity!
Slightly hazy deep yellow with a thin bubbly white head that dissipates quickly. Earthy spicy grainy with a hint of sweet bread and cereal maltiness. Spicy earthy hops are faint with a bit of light fruitiness and a hint of sulfur. Not horrible

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3.57/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of craigbelly
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Duff27
3.8/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Skillet
3.76/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BubbleBobble
3.44/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StonedTrippin
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

i am an enormous fan of the session ales that have interesting grain bases. this is a cool beer, sort of a grisette meets a light blonde beer, infinitely crushable but something quite out of the ordinary, which really turns me on. this is brewed with a number of malts not often found in beers this light. its got a little haze to the appearance, but is very clean in flavor and texture. some wheat in here for sure, but also a little rye and maybe some oats as well, its got a very cool cereal medley base to it, just a little sweet in the middle, and dry and even spicy by the finish when combined with the bittering hops there. i like how its interesting in a subtle way, still a beer to be consumed pint after pint, but just a little bit outside the norm. light on the tongue, but still with some fluffiness from the malts, and expert carbonation. this is a four season crusher, and quite possibly my favorite beer i had from confluence, although the truth is that all the beer these guys are making right now is excellent!

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Photo of StephenM
3.46/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Prairie Canary, Grinnell
Golden blonde appearance
Aroma light, cereal and malt notes.
Taste is light with biscuit and mild tanginess, very light bitterness.
Feel is very light, clean and refreshing. Carbonation is light.
Overall a light and refreshing wheat-type from a solid brewer.

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Photo of Bike_Nerd
3.57/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.87/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.49/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On draft at Reds Alehouse in North Liberty, IA.

Hazy yellow body with a small white cap. Mild aroma. Light grain and bread notes. Easy drinking. Bready, malty, light, mild bitterness. Simple.
On draft at Reds Alehouse in North Liberty, IA.

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Photo of Scott17Taylor
3.82/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oline73
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jtofjtrey
4.09/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

One of Iowa's best efforts. Farmer John is a crisp, light, refreshing, easy drinking blonde ale. It is similar to an American wheat, think Boulevard Wheat or Widmer Bros. Hef. It's a crowd pleaser, can't really go wrong.

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Photo of PretzelCity
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Musicianswife
3.95/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hooverhawkeye
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of Doeden23
3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of UrbHawkEye
4.12/5  rDev +14.4%

Photo of MickeyTheHead
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Good beer for a hot day.

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4.88/5  rDev +35.6%

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Farmer John's Multi-Grain Ale from Confluence Brewing Company
Beer rating: 42.9% out of 100 with 42 ratings
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