Farmer Ralph | Engine House No. 9

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Brewed by:
Engine House No. 9
Washington, United States
ehouse9.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

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Added by barleywinefiend on 09-10-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
8.27%
 
 
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by grittybrews:
Photo of grittybrews
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured golden orange with a finger of bright white head. Aroma of banana, hay, and light spice.

Moderate carbonation and a creamy, full mouthfeel. Sweet caramel mixed with big apple and pear up front with gentle funk and just a bit of spice lingering on the finish.

Pretty overt fruit character here, but it doesn't overpower the funkier elements. Nice!

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Photo of Phi_Psi_OR_Beta
3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of barleywinefiend
3.97/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured a nice straw color with good carbonation leaving a nice white cap, sombe bubbles and light lacing

S: Intial whiff is hay and lots of fresh orchard style fruits(pears, apples) with a light banana and barnyard punch.

T: Does it taste as good as it smells? Better. The taste presents a nice barnyard upfront with hay, light must and citrus. Midway a light dash of spice and pepper wash across the palate as does more grass , pears and lighter citrus notes. The finsih is pretty clean, dry, subtle bitterness.

M: Medium bodied, a light sweetness, tart, well carbonated.

O: Good. After one I wanted another but the selection of other good E-9 and guest beers swayed me. Maybe next time...

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Photo of SGToliver
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Farmer Ralph from Engine House No. 9
3.87 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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