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Arthur - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Ratings: 1,242
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.05%
Wants: 384
Gots: 220 | FT: 33
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Arthur (1922-2005) was our grandfather’s youngest brother; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his 13 siblings. In his honor, this Saison is crafted from American malted barley, American and European hops, our distinctive farmhouse yeast and water from our well. Unfiltered and naturally carbonated, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Arthur.

(Beer added by: kingcrowing on 10-03-2010)
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Ratings: 1,242 | Reviews: 165 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

MenardMa, May 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Has all the things you'd want in a saison. Lemon and citrus notes that are perfect on a hot summer day. Tastes like it has a bit of funky sour going on too. Highly recommended.

Spice_Navigator, Aug 16, 2014
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4.81/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a deep gold with a thick quickly dissipating head. Good lacing. Faint pepper and biscuit on the nose with some dry white wine notes following. Dry on the tongue, very spicy with lots of pepper. Dry finish as well. Light bodied with good carbonation. Overall, a supremely well crafted and easy drinking farmhouse ale.

JohnG190, Aug 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

tectactoe, Jan 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

jono0101, Jun 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

Schlais, Jan 29, 2013
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SkiBum22, Aug 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

joel66, Mar 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

freshflesh, Nov 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

thetommo, Apr 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Sam_Gladieux, May 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

warnerry, Jun 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

SunDevilBeer, Feb 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8%

Callmecoon, Dec 29, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

77apm, Apr 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

bierdabbler, Dec 07, 2012
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5/5  rDev +14.9%

BillKuhnel, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of Billolick
4.22/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

$12.99 32 ounce growler pour from DeCicco's in Ardsley, NY.

Pours a dull shade of amber with a tangerine hue, clouded, with plenty of bubbles rising to the top. Head is loose, moderate, and tiny bubbles. Nice looking sheeting, with webs of lacing rise from the collar to the top of the glass.

Fruity, earthy and some peppery spice picked up in the nose.

Fresh, zesty and fully flavorful saison. More pepper, fruity, some grassyness with a kick of Belgian yeasty goodness.

More high quality and well worth seeking out brew from Hill Farmstead.

Billolick, Dec 07, 2010
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3.98/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a wine glass. Had after Vera Mae and this is good but not like HF's other offerings. Smells slightly farmhousey, tastes like a somewhat watered down version of the style, not a ton of flavor. Good, but more like a lager or witbier than a saison. I prefer HF's other offerings more.

codysjb, Jan 18, 2013
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4.55/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass.

Appearance: 1 inch head, straw yellow in color, clear, high carbonation

Smell: light apples, straw, and florals—really appealing smell—very spring like

Taste: light apples, straw, grape, and florals

Mouthfeel: high carbonation, super light bodied, sweet

Overall: Very light, faint, and super flavorful. A delicate beer that is a masterpiece. I have yet to be disappointed by a Hill beer and this is right with the best of them. I could drink this every day. A friend of mine who I gave some to said this tasted like a fine Champaign and I tend to agree.

tigg924, Jan 20, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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GreenMountainBoy, Oct 14, 2012
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LGB362, Sep 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

BrandonDZ, Aug 19, 2013
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Arthur from Hill Farmstead Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 1,242 ratings.