Lazy Mutt Farmhouse Ale - Asking for Opinions

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Can you buy singles? I wouldn't dismiss the poor ratebeer rating, but I wouldn't take that as gospel either.
 

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I agree it's mostly uber snobs, but nonetheless I'd be wary. Seems anything that needs a gimmick, their si8 pack, shouts (to me) the beer isn't great but look we're selling you 8 instead of 6....
 

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I picked up a pack when I was back in Wisconsin on business, they don't distribute here on the West coast so I gave it a shot. If you go into it expecting a farmhouse ale of any sort you will be sorely disappointed. I think they're using the term as a marketing ploy, perhaps the brewery is built in an old farmhouse. The beer has absolutely no farmhouse ale characteristics at all. It's a clean, almost lager like flavor with a mildly unpleasant sweetness at the end that is almost reminiscent of a toned down Leinenkugel's.

I've had much worse, but if I were to choose from the Wisconsin beers that I can't get here again, I would go with the New Glarus black wheat or Wisconsin belgian red as both of those were top notch.
 

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I'll say it is similar to Spotted Cow, but nowhere near as good. I would take most BMCs over it.

Minihas also makes Mountain Creek, which sells for $7.99 a flat... So take that in to consideration.
 

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Grinders thread about HIS experience is a good read....SOmeone posted the weiredst and worst youtube review on the beer.

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctSoWYIyfas]YouTube - MTK Beer Review: Lazy Mutt[/ame]

"...It tastes red, does red have a flavor?"

This is enough to make you wanna stay away. :D
 
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Thanks Revvy! How you hangin' ? Prolly feeling a bit sluggish???

I had to take an aspirin this morning. I drank just enough to feel hung over, not so much that I was at risk driving. I hate that, when you don't drink much but feel like crap the next day. :mad:

Must drink water.....
 

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Thanks Revvy! How you hangin' ? Prolly feeling a bit sluggish???

I had to take an aspirin this morning. I drank just enough to feel hung over, not so much that I was at risk driving. I hate that, when you don't drink much but feel like crap the next day. :mad:

Must drink water.....
Nah, I was a good boy. I didn't even do much. I met one of my buddies at this picobrewery in the back of a coffee shop for a couple beers and a burger, then went home and had a couple more beers. nothing exciting and needing a hangover cure for. *pout*
 

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It reminded me a of the Huber/Rhinelander/Meister Brau/Etc. that Huber made years ago in the returnable longnck bottles my dad would buy for $4.99 a case. The aftertaste isn't as strong as those beers were, but it is unforgettable. And the clearness of it certainly indicates more of a lager than an ale.
Having been to Minah's and New Glarus on the same day, I can certainly say this and Spotted Cow are nowhere near in the same league. I will be saving this beer for my brother and father to sample to see if they have the same feelings
 
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