St Feuillien Farmhouse Ale
This one was more of a spur of the moment sort of beer when we went round the corner of our hostel to get some free wifi to The Queen’s Head, which for a local pub had a pretty decent beer selection, including Goose Island, Brooklyn and a few other local craft beers which I hadn’t heard of before.
Some of the US bottled beers were a little expensive for my liking, and since YM owed me a drink, I went for a Belgian wheat/farmhouse ale, which was really cheap at only 3.50. The smell of the beer was your typical Belgian wit, with a lingering sweetness and yeastiness that lead onto a little bit of spiciness.
I found the beer to be lacking in the body, but which was redeemed by the obvious banana, coriander and orange peel flavours. It was a tad spicy, and I didn’t feel compelled to keep coming back for more. Rather the beer was a nice distraction from the mountain of emails I’ve been receiving from home.
I wouldn’t rush back to this one, and I the only reason I’d go back to this one would be for a session able beer on a warm summers day to quench a thirst.