Lazy Mutt Farmhouse Ale | Minhas Craft Brewery

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63
poor
142 Ratings
THE BROS
62
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Lazy Mutt Farmhouse AleLazy Mutt Farmhouse Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Minhas Craft Brewery
Wisconsin, United States
minhasbrewery.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by bashiba on 11-29-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
142
Reviews:
87
Avg:
2.33
pDev:
33.48%
 
 
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3
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8
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0
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1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

Photo of BurgeoningBrewhead
2.04/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 1.75

Second to last one from the tour variety pack...
Poured into shaker pint; golden straw color with a half-finger clear white head that fades in seconds to a fizzy film of bubbles fed by small, lively carbonation.
Smell is almost the same as all their other ones; smells like light corn and sugar, but it does have a vinous, champagne-like scent.
Taste is all corn and sugar, nothing else. Same sickly-sweet Minhas finish, the vinous quality of the smell isn't present at all in the taste. This is NOT a saison.
Mouthfeel is thin; the carbonation approaches saison but doesn't reach the proper level.
Overall, it's sugary corn-water, that's all this is. If you like generic cheap beer, you could probably stomach this, but if you're looking for a saison, stay away from this one.

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1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +39.5%

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2/5  rDev -14.2%

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2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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1/5  rDev -57.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +50.2%

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2/5  rDev -14.2%

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2/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of dhannes
3.63/5  rDev +55.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Purchased as part of a mix six...split the bottle with my sister-in-law:

A=Medium to light golden, with a bit of murkiness and perhaps a slight greenish tint. Head was white and not very dominant.

S=I didn't notice much...perhaps a cut grass smell.

T=Citrus and very crisp...rather sweet and creamy as well. Reminded me a bit of Blue Moon's Belgian White.

M=Moderate carbonation, perhaps a bit slippery, but overall very drinkable.

O=One of Minhas' better offerings...I would definitely drink again, but probably not buy as it is not quite as good as others out there.

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Photo of tut2528
1/5  rDev -57.1%

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2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

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1.75/5  rDev -24.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +50.2%

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2.75/5  rDev +18%

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3/5  rDev +28.8%

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2/5  rDev -14.2%

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2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

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2.75/5  rDev +18%

Photo of horshack7
1.18/5  rDev -49.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Appearance: Pale golden yellow with a very light haze. The head is well not to be seen after forming for a few seconds.

Aroma: Grainy, buttery, corn husk, light breadiness, lemon zest in the tail end.

Taste: Faint pear, buttery, very grainy, corn, brediness not too much in the citrus end and a slight bit of sweetness from the malts. The mouthfeel is very smooth but on the watery side.

Notes: Not very tasty quite a ways away from being a saison. Cheers.

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2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of Brenden
2.73/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I don't know where this came from, since I don't think Minhas even distributes to the state much less Toledo; here it is regardless, so why not?

It looks unfiltered, with a deep haze set into a pale yellow brew. Busy carbonation keeps up a head that struggles and would be lost without it, and spotting is left somewhat weakly but amply enough here and there.
This beer is a bit weak, lacking depth as though the interpretation of a light style is to make it weaker. There's not much to it besides a lame base of pale malts, some dusty earth and a bit of lemon. I can't say the sweetness isn't interesting. Unfortunately, there's nothing either Belgian or Farmhouse about this beer.
Interestingly, for such a weak beer and lacking character, the feel almost reaches what it ought to be. Crispness is a little too hard as the carbonation required to keep anything going bites too hard, but there's a smoothness under it that makes it flow well besides that.

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1.25/5  rDev -46.4%

Lazy Mutt Farmhouse Ale from Minhas Craft Brewery
2.33 out of 5 based on 142 ratings.
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