- My Rating: [B-], I gave it a (3.3 of 5) on Ratebeer.com
TL:DR – “banana fruity grainy malt character, went down easy”
Long Table Farmhouse Ale – New Belgium Brewing, 6.2% ABV, 12 fl.oz., (Fort Collins, Colorado, USA)
on the front-rightlabel:
“An ode to the communal Saison, LONG TABLE Farmhouse Ale brings together the juicy fruit flavors of Belgian yeast and Nelson Sauvin hops with the spicy and toasty notes of Munich and Rye grains. Grab a seat!”
- Style: Saison
- Taste: crisp banana mango grainy wheat-pils malt slight palate rough finish
- Where I got it : Bottle Jockey / Burnaby
- How much: $3.40 CAD – 12 fl.oz., February 2016
- Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
- Recommended: yes
- What made an impression: engaging banana-tropical fruit
Visual: (cellared for 2 years). Pours translucent golden orange without much of a head, ring with large island retention, a bit of lacing, scatter singular micro streams.
Nose: banana, liquid pils malt. (lvl-5)-pungency.
Attack: crisp, tingly
Mid-palate: banana wheat malt, (lvl-3-sweetness), off-dry grainy malt, hints of mango
Finish: banana wheat malt exhale, subtle short bitterness, mild palate rough
Summary: Quite a tropical fruity base with a solid grainy malt to back it up. Overall it drank very easy with a bit of minor palate roughness at the finish.