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Bliss Of Absence - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Bliss Of Absence
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

37 Ratings
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Ratings: 37
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 8.39%
Wants: 18
Gots: 6 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed in June 2013 with Anders, this beer has been aging in wine barrels that previously held some of our favorite beers. Chamomile, Lemon Verbena, and resident microflora.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 07-11-2014)
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carry over review from the Grassroots/Kissmeyer listing.
500ml bottle poured into a Prairie Dino tulip.

A~ glowing light orange with a soft white head and a lot of lacing.

S~ tons of lemon up front along with floral and tea like characters. lots of wine barrel funk on the back end. also a little hay/straw like aspects.

T~ the lemongrass comes in first and punches you right in the face! followed by a burst of lemony tartness, oak, and wine barrel funk. a bunch of chamomile on the back end that lingers on the tongue.

M~ very refreshing and crazy drinkable, a little surprising for a wine barrel aged brew. wait never mind haha! perfect carbonation, exactly where i like it for this style.

O~ this is incredible, no surprise it went so fast. you can really tell exactly what went into this brew, its just so well balanced! i really love what HF has been doing with wine barrels lately. Le Sarrasin along with this both have very similar barrel characteristics, i wouldn't be surprised if they used the same type of wine barrel. this is also very similar to Tired Hands Parageusia1, i think they've been talking haha! now lets just hope for another HF/Grassroots Tired Hands colab.! but in the mean time we have these amazing works of art to hold us over. thankfully!

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Bliss Of Absence from Hill Farmstead Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 37 ratings.