Farmhouse Summer Ale | Flying Fish Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flying Fish Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
flyingfish.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
A tribute to the highly drinkable "every day" beers from French-speaking Belgium. Contains Belgian two-row pale malt and 7% wheat. This beer is lightly filtered with an earthy, spicy hop character from imported Styrian Goldings hops and a beautiful rich creamy head from the wheat.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-20-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,944
Reviews:
213
Ratings:
597
pDev:
14.61%
Bros Score:
3.8
 
 
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Ratings: 597 |  Reviews: 213
Photo of ledouge
3.9/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hypnotoad1
3.67/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of truittab
4.21/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Krajnyak
2.63/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Not a fan. Pours a nice straw color, a bit cloudy. Almost no head, and what did pour was gone in a minute. Nothing hit me with the smell. For me, the taste was overwhelmed by the feel. It was sharp to the point of metallic. Was so overpowering I didn’t get anything else in the profile. I couldn’t pick out what may have caused that....perhaps the water. Hops were there somewhere, but it tasted more like a Coors Light than a craft brew.

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Photo of frykid
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gobuccos
3.53/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DEdesings57
3.87/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.46/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Another beer that was apart of my winnings when the 'Hawks beat Philly for the cup in 2010 that was finally paid off. It poured a clear yellow with no head and no lace. The scent had some floral and biscuit notes. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a decent beer.

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Photo of HermitDan
3.38/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of lastmango
3.29/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured a slightly hazy pale amber with a two finger foamy white head that dissipated quickly. An extemely faint fruity aroma was present. Upfront taste is sweet and tangy with a somewhat metallic experience on the tip of the tongue. Very light hoppiness on the tail end. Medium body with light carbonation. This beer is drinkable after the first few sips. The metallic taste departed. However, there are much better farmhouse ales to be had.

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Photo of VABA
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mbjb0720
3.54/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jlabs
3.81/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mthomp081
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Peaches13
3/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Rebrown221
2.27/5  rDev -35%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.9/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Yellow slight amber in color with medium carbonation.yeast,malt and hop aroma.taste is identical to smell but more complex. Very easy beer to drink,not extreme in any area but nicely balanced. Hops are very distinct but not overpowering which made this a very enjoyable beer

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Photo of Vetbidder
3.71/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Eek, see through light yellow color with quickly dissipating head. This has a yeasty scent with slight malt on the edge. Flavor is fairly decent, spicy hops to start and a bready finish. It's fairly light in mouthfeel with more carbonation than it looks like it has.

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Photo of tedho21
4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of asnyder17
3.68/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of anthony-s
2.79/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jimpyle48
3.42/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Photo of DocD
3.81/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of powpow_
4.38/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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Farmhouse Summer Ale from Flying Fish Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.49 out of 5 with 597 ratings