Farmhouse Summer Ale | Flying Fish Brewing Company

BA SCORE
79
okay
576 Ratings
Farmhouse Summer AleFarmhouse Summer Ale
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
Ratings:
576
Reviews:
208
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
14.74%
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
93
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 576 |  Reviews: 208
Photo of anthony-s
3.59/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jimpyle48
3.42/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampled from bottle

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Photo of DocD
3.81/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of powpow_
4.38/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of informaticsDoc
3.34/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BFCarr
3.92/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Low in alcohol but high in complexity. Easy to drink with a floral, hoppy taste. Ends with a light fruity flavor.
Pours golden with a 0.5" head. Feel is okay, good for the ABV.

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Photo of heerboth
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ajilllau
3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

An average beer. I've had it from the keg and the bottle. Bottle was much better, but they are both sort of boring. I would carry it again both ways next year but there is nothing memorable about it.

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Photo of epyon396
3.3/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JamesGrove
3.68/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lucular
3.71/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cts309
3.92/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BranfordBound
3.46/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Pours a straw yellow color with a bit of bubbles, seemed pretty clear through the body as well.

Smell is sweet from the cracker malts, touch of spice and hops but otherwise nothing too much. Flavor wise it's a bit weak, some malt dough sweetness, hint of lemon, there's a touch of yeast but overall it's pretty watery.

It's a very easy beer to drink but also very boring.

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.44/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 57md
3.43/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear straw color with very little head. The nose and flavor are mildly funky. The body is light and this offering is very drinkable.

A nice lawn more beer but nothing extraordinary.

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Photo of Brew_ski
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drunkie
2.94/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of calcnerd
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lovindahops
3.84/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Act25
3.7/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Better than its reviews. Light ABV, refreshing, and unusual being filtered.

A: Totally clear golden color with a modest head that declines to a ring and leaves dots of lace around the snifter.

S: Lemony, bright, welcoming, light, with a modest grainy malt

T: Slightly herbal and fruity, the beer has a lemony feel up front and remains balanced w fruit and herbaceous finish.

Mouthfeel: Light body with crisp carbonation. Nice feel.

O: An american blonde is right, not really a saison, other than it's a summer beer.

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Photo of rfgetz
3.43/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jordanian2
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EdgarGerik
4.06/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AD17
3.41/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Urk1127
4.76/5  rDev +37.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Farmhouse Summer Ale from Flying Fish Brewing Company
3.46 out of 5 based on 576 ratings.
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