Farmer's Daughter Blonde Ale | Whitewater Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Whitewater Brewing Company
Ontario, Canada
whitewaterbeer.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by bylerteck on 02-05-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
20
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
15.13%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 20
Reviews by cfalovo97:
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3/5  rDev -11%

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Photo of talbotjf99
4.19/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of spinrsx
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Can from Sobeys for $3

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Photo of RedAleMan
3.74/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thehyperduck
3.68/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

473 mL can from TBS; dated Oct 5 2015 which makes this basically 6 months old. Served well-chilled.

Pours a foggy, translucent golden-yellow colour with visible floaties, crowned with a full inch of puffy, soapy white froth that recedes evenly over the next few minutes, generating a good swath of lace. A patchy cap and a wide, foamy collar remain behind. Clean, unassuming aroma - grainy pale malts, doughy bread and light honey sweetness, with hints of apple and grassy hay. Smells fine for the style.

The flavour falls along the same lines - not a particularly creative profile, but it should still prove approachable, or at least inoffensive, to most beer fans. More pale malts, cereal grains and bready, doughy sweetness comes through, accented by fruity hints of apple and lemony citrus. Finishes with a bit of a grassy bent, leading into an off-dry aftertaste. Light in body, with restrained carbonation that prickles the palate diffusely, resulting in a smooth, somewhat lively mouthfeel. Very easy to gulp - a refreshing blonde that would serve adequately as a summer session ale.

Final Grade: 3.68, a respectable B grade. Whitewater's Farmer's Daughter Blonde Ale is less of a blonde bombshell than a subtle, "girl-next-door" type. It is a simple, well-crafted ale that I cannot easily bring myself to criticize - sure, it's a little boring, but if you consider this beer in the context of "what it is supposed to be" vs. "what I wish it was", it holds up nicely. Personally I've always preferred redheads, but this blonde impressed me enough to consider it a worthy option that could potentially enter my rotation... now, if only I could find fresh stock somewhere in this part of the province...

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Photo of byronic
3.23/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of OneTuffPony
3.51/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JSkinny11
4.54/5  rDev +34.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Guelphite
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

Very tasty. Full bodied light ale that you could drink all night and it would still taste great.

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Photo of Jotora
3/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of OctavianHD
4.05/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A clear golden pour and distinctive malt barley taste with a soft aromatic fragrance of a field of golden flowers.
Very soft, with a light sweetness at the back of the throat like a high-quality oolong tea. A gentle sweetness from a time long lost. This farmer’s daughter is pretty. She’s a good girl, polite, gentle, and welcoming. She’s a soft gentle feeling of late spring breeze with hints of a hot summer ahead. She’s never complicated, nondescript, and pleasant. This drink is all about feeling, and you don’t mind being with her for the rest of your life. It's “Exactly What I Need Right Now” kind of beer. You’ll never regret spending time with her.

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Photo of Boo-urns
4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jaisell
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pmicdee
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bylerteck
3.57/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pint at Arrow and Loon. From notes.

A - Cloudy light golden pour. Good carbonation with two fingers of white fluffy head. Good lace rings and a film of retention.

S - Grainy, mild grassy hops. Mild but good.

T - Clean grain, gentle citrus, lemon, orange.

M - Appropriate carbonation, light body and a mild bitterness.

O/D - Quite drinkable and seemed like it would be a good patio beer. A tasty blonde ale, but not overly flavourful. Well done regardless. Enjoyed it.

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Photo of binno
3.69/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Electros
3.67/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Simon212
3.17/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TerryW
2.74/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Big head over a clear golden beer, settles to a film with only some early lace. This beer has an oddly perfumey smell. Weirded me out to the point that i rounded up a clean glass, put it to a sniff test (all good) and poured the beer into the clean glass. Well the odd smell followed. Its soapy, artificial, and just plain off putting. Not beery at all. Tbe beer is thin bodied and macro like in character tastewise.

All together not a particulary good brew. The aroma is not a good thing to the point of distraction. Pass unless you're just looking for a notch in your beer belt.

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Photo of boszormeny
2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

Farmer's Daughter Blonde Ale from Whitewater Brewing Company
3.37 out of 5 based on 20 ratings.
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