Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale
From Smuttynose – A homage to traditional European beers brewed for quenching the thirst of farm workers of “Saisonaires.” A unique Belgian Saison yeast is used to impart a mixture of spice, fruity and earthy notes along with a lip smacking palatability.
Smuttynose Brewing – Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale – 22 oz. bottle poured into a goblet. 9.3% abv.
Appearance: Pours a burnt orange with no head and no visible bubbles.
Aroma: Perfumy yeast, pepper , tart apple.
Taste: Bitter hops, peppery yeast, apricot. Finishes spicy and bitter.
Mouthfeel: Full bodied with prickly bubbles.
Overall: Nice. This is part of the big beer series, and for a Saison, its big. Tons of flavor and aroma going on. I see no harm and saving one to try next year.