La Ferme Urbaine Farmhouse Ale | Foolproof Brewing Company

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La Ferme Urbaine Farmhouse AleLa Ferme Urbaine Farmhouse Ale
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3.84/5
Very Good
223 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:
#14,389
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
223
pDev:
11.2%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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4
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Ratings: 223 |  Reviews: 32
Photo of badgustav
4.19/5  rDev +9.1%
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 -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eziel
3.71/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of emptyglassagain
3.18/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of d_brommer_nh
3/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Danielr26
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tigg924
3.42/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Taste is apple, hay, and light lemon. I like this as it is a bit sweeter for the style than I am used to. That said, I do think that it is only slightly above average. There are other beers I would go to if I wanted a saison.

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Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
3.1/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Nothing special about this beer, solid but not very exciting or interesting.

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Photo of harsley
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3.41/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Coorsy
3.59/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of djrn2
3.29/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of msondel
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ian_B
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Brianedonovan
4.34/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wc94wc
4.14/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tempest
4.24/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Damn, this taste like something right out of Belgium. Reminds me of unfiltered Duvel where you have bright spice and pale malt flavors matched with mild yeasty clove notes and biting herbal hops. Very easy drinking for the strength. The body feels right and that's a point a lot of American brewers miss with Belgian style. Also, no one flavor element dominates. This is a well made beer.

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Photo of TheElectricOne
3.8/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 64oz. growler bought at the brewery into a tulip glass from the brewery

Appearance: A very apple-juice colored beer. Golden-amber, with a very small head, and not much in the way of retention. Bubbled continuously throughout drinking, but left very little; almost no lacing on the glass.

Smell: The smell is quite nice, with some apply and bready aromas. Definitely has that distinct saison aroma to it. Very appetizing.

Taste: Lots of phenol and apple flavor, with only a tiny little bit of hop bitterness. Very bready and tastes like very light malts. Doesn't taste like a 7% beer. It took me a few sips to get into, but the overall flavor was quite nice.

Feel: Really crisp and smooth. Not sticky at all, and the bubbles are more like a soda than a beer.

Overall: A solid saison, albeit not an incredibly memorable one.

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Photo of bp4171
4.43/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Homebrew
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of paresis
3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ktforce
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of morebeergood
3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Grichard
3.37/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

La Ferme Urbaine Farmhouse Ale from Foolproof Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 223 ratings