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La Ferme Urbaine Farmhouse Ale | Foolproof Brewing Company

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La Ferme Urbaine Farmhouse AleLa Ferme Urbaine Farmhouse Ale
BA SCORE
3.83/5
Very Good
219 Ratings
La Ferme Urbaine Farmhouse AleLa Ferme Urbaine Farmhouse Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Foolproof Brewing Company
Rhode Island, United States
foolproofbrewing.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The workday is done, and it's time to unwind...
notecard_LFULa Ferme Urbaine (LFU) is our unique take on a farmhouse ale. Influenced by the Belgian saison style, LFU features a complex blend of German hops, pilsener and pale malts, wheat, rye, oats, and spelt. The beer pours a hazy straw color and delivers a spicy, dry finish. So raise a glass and enjoy!

Added by Jason on 04-29-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,614
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
219
pDev:
10.97%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
58
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 219 |  Reviews: 32
Photo of ems_backpack
3.44/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mwt
3.88/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerBeast
3.91/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puboflyons
3.51/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From the 12 fl. oz. can. No date but sampled on September 26, 2015.

It pours yellow-orange with a quick lasting white head.

Decent toasted Belgian malt and light spicy notes. Some coriander. Overripe fruit.

Medium body.

The taste emphasizes the toasted character with a muted spice flavor and little to no hops. Not tart or sour.

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Photo of mrob22278
3.96/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jwale73
3.59/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz. can served in a tulip. Pours a cloudy, straw gold with a rocky, three inch bright white head embedded with honeycombs and pinpricks. Nose expresses a hint of cloves, a lemony quality, light malts and a kiss of noble hops. Taste follows nose - it all comes off a bit clean. Mouthfeel is light in body with a lively carbonation and a kiss of acidity. Overall, not bad but not much complexity - seems closer in style to a Belgian Strong Pale Ale then a farmhouse in my opinion.

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Photo of mpmcguire11
3.67/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TomMorris
3.95/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Doomcifer
3.91/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ALC82
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BMFR1811
3.69/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tried on tap in new haven ct. A solid saison, I got a strong honey taste in the finish, almost like I was licking a bee hive, I was surprised to find that this came in at 7%, I didn't get any fusel alcohol flavors. This was cloudy and there was a lot of yeast flavor while drinking this. I did get that traditional saison feel but with more of a German wheat flavor

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Photo of kvgomps
2.5/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of smb71481
3.43/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of justmebro
3.91/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Apple juice color, thin head disapates quickly. Minimal lacing. Flavor and aroma improves as it warms in the glass.

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Photo of Pxlwix
3.72/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mendvicdog
2.67/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Rough nose: spearmint, cider, Christmas spice, rubbing alcohol. Very sweet, fruity Belgian yeast, thin and crisp, light spice, doughy, apple

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Photo of WhiteHillsStore
3.96/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep orange color with a white head that fizzes and trails the glass as you drink. Very cloudy too. The smell was very wild with sweet bread and hops coming through along with the yeasty flavor in the finish to give it a tart ending. I really enjoyed this one and liked that it came in a can.

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Photo of mikey03062
4.55/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is about the taste. This is a true summer beer, it is not too crisp, not too sweet, it really works for me.
Normally I like darker malty beers but this is really really good.
I finally found a summer ale I like.

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Photo of ChrisL24481
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brother_rebus
3.7/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of badgustav
4.19/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look- unfiltered and cloudy, no head. Rich gold in color
Aroma- may have lost a lot from bar to table, yeasty, light malt, with peach or apricot notes.
Flavor - light, yeasty, apricot and a slight Brett bite
Feel- dry, slightly astringent
Pretty impressive for a wild yeast offering from young brewery

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Photo of MakeMineADoubleJack
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eziel
3.71/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of emptyglassagain
3.18/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

La Ferme Urbaine Farmhouse Ale from Foolproof Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 219 ratings
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