Beer Style: Belgian and French Farmhouse Ales

Includes both saison and bière de garde recipes.

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Rockford Brewing Co.’s Rockford Country Ale clone

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This unfiltered French farmhouse-style Bière de Garde ale features a copper color and the yeast lends estery notes of pear and apricot.


Hopfenstark: Saison Station 16 clone

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This is an extremely well balanced, easy-to-drink saison brewed with rye. The hops are not the star here, it’s all about the rye and the brewer’s skill.


Brooklyn Brewery: Brooklyn Sorachi Ace

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Brooklyn Sorachi Ace marries the overall structure of the modern saison style with the unique lemony/herbal qualities of the Sorachi Ace hop. Sorachi Ace is used throughout, and very complete attenuation gives refreshing, flinty dryness.

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New Belgium Saison Belgian-Style Farmhouse Ale clone

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A retired beer from New Belgium Brewing’s portfolio. Brew one yourself to bring this one back to life.

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Firestone Walker Brewery’s ‘Lil Opal clone

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“Summer is all about outdoor activity and the beers of summer typically fit this theme and should provide refreshment. That doesn’t mean bland or without character. A refreshing beer can be full of character and still be a part of a sunny summer day.”

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Rockford Brewing Co.’s Rockford Country Ale: Replicator

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Dear Replicator, I have to say that my experience with farmhouse style beers had not been good. I’m more of a pale ale, IPA guy. That all changed when my brewing buddy

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Bière de Garde

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by the numbers OG:1.060–1.080 (14.7–19.3 °P) FG:1.008–1.016 (2–4.1 °P) SRM:6–19 IBU:18–28 ABV:6–8.5% It was well over a decade ago and I was still perfecting my brewing of the entire Beer Judge Certification

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Saison

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by the numbers OG: 1.048–1.065 (11.9–15.8 °P) FG: 1.002–1.012 (0.5–3.1 °P) SRM: 5–14 IBU: 20–35 ABV: 5–7% Sometimes I think defining saison is a lot like defining pornography: I know it when

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Nu Zuland Saison

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Michael Tonsmeire provides one of his favorite saison recipes *One of the two Brettanomyces strains I used in this beer was obtained from homebrewer Jason Rodriguez, who isolated it from a bottle of Brasserie Cantillon. Jason termed the strain CB2. Read about it at: http://www.themadfermentationist.com/2012/08/bottle-conditioning-with-brett-belgian.html. It has some similarities to the strains listed in the recipe.”

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Brewery Ommegang Hennepin clone

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Hennepin is Brewery Ommegang’s flagship Belgian-style golden ale. Brewed with coriander, ginger root, and bitter orange peel, this beer is full-bodied, hoppy, and crisp.

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Mikes Best Saison

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Part wit bier, part saison…we’ll call it a spiced saison. No matter how you want to classify it, it’s a recipe inspired by the Belgians.

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Brasserie à Vapeur’s Saison de Pipaix clone

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Vapeur’s saison is orange/amber, darker than most saisons. It is also more heavily spiced than other saisons. A slight tartness, relatively low ABV (as Belgian beers go) and dry finish keep the beer eminently quaffable.

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