Farmer's Daughter | The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center

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4.06/5
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89 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center
Vermont, United States
alchemistbeer.com

Style: Belgian Saison

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by ThatsThatDude on 03-28-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,341
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
89
pDev:
9.36%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
10
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 89 |  Reviews: 17
Photo of CharlesEvan
4.88/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of overlyk
4.77/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jbarletto
4.75/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ilovelampandbeer
4.63/5  rDev +14%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bhooved
4.58/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Best saison I’ve ever had. Excellent all around, and I wish I could have bought more. Crisp and clean.

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Photo of JonnyJuicebox
4.57/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

What a beautiful beer. Bready, fruity, tons of pepper, nice funk. Hoppy for a saison, but that's what makes it special. What more could you ask for.

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Photo of StoutElk_92
4.55/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bobv
4.48/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Moderate pour yields a one inch white head over a hazy, pale golden body with nice lacing. Nose of Belgian yeast, pepper, and a slight floral-fruit-funk. Tastes of spice and slight fruit and oh so refreshing. Very nice feel and overall a great beer! Brewed with Pilsner malt, Saaz hops, and fermented with Baston yeast.

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Photo of rjp217
4.43/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
4.43/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mattybuchs
4.38/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BoldRulerVT
4.38/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed from the can.
Color, per John's video is a nice bright straw color with slight haze and generous bubbly head.
Aromas are a lot of yeast, yellow grapes, champagne.
Flavors are spot on, yeasty, slightly mellow hops, not spicy but very bright flavor.
Mouthfeel is crisp and clean.
Overall, for a saison there is nothing off here and this is quite an enjoyable beer.

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Photo of JMScowcroft
4.35/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.34/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Phineasco
4.29/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look: Straw, hazy with two inch head. Low carbonation.
Smell: Lemon, pepper, and banana.
Taste: Lemon, pepper, strawberries, real refreshing.
Mouthfeel: Crisp easy drinking.
Overall: A good saison. I enjoy higher alcohol saisons more than lower ones.

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Photo of Luscious_Malfoy
4.28/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IvoryFoxhole
4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Can from early April. Poured into Teku glass.

L: Small, 1F head with poor retention, only spotting lacing, and a tiny cap and ring. Beer is a mostly-clear light golden.

S: Citrus, Belgian yeast, kandi, banana, and clove.

T: Follows nose. Very Belgian, almost too traditional for an Alchemist beer. Very tasty. Kandi really comes through in this.

F: Light bodied, medium carbonation. Very crisp and dry, easy to drink. Great construction and balance.

O: More like "Oooh la la Saison!" Excellent example of the style and very close to Hill Farmstead quality.

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Photo of johnlatona
4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of teamwiggum
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ardeer
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AnitaBrewski
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ohiovania
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ellswrth
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Corson
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rdoggg
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Farmer's Daughter from The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 89 ratings