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Arthur - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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914 Ratings
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Ratings: 914
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 7.85%
Wants: 320
Gots: 167 | FT: 26
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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Neffbeer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Blind Tiger:

A: Clear and golden with a solid two finger white head, good retention and lacing.

S: Grass, spice, brett funk, fruit. A lot going on.

T: Really smooth integrated flavors. Fruity, grassy, spicy and funky. Finishes really dry with a hint of hops. Excellent.

M: Light and airy, perfectly carbonated.

D: This beer was above average. It is immensely drinkable at 5%.

Serving type: on-tap

12-06-2010 15:33:20 | More by Neffbeer
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

4.28/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Sampled at VT Brewfest.

A-Poured a slightly hazy yellow color. Hard to describe anything past that.

S-Clearly picking up some tartness here. Organic hard cider, lemons, funk and some hay. Whiffs of flower and grass.

T-Pretty tart but there is more going on beyond the tartness. It really reminds me of a well made hard cider without a ton of added sugar. Tart lemons and apples. Zesty yeast-funk. Pale malt. Grass and barn. Light pepper in the finish.

M-Refreshingly light and crisply tart. Very drinkable; too bad the line is a mile long, I would have returned to this one.

O-Haven't had nearly as much experience with Hill Farmstead's collection of Saisons. Guess I need to start.

Serving type: on-tap

07-22-2014 23:08:03 | More by VelvetExtract
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Drumtgot

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -7.6%

07-22-2014 17:04:58 | More by Drumtgot
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kevrice88

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

07-22-2014 13:42:52 | More by kevrice88
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Ohio

5/5  rDev +15.5%

07-21-2014 23:41:45 | More by AaronDz
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New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-21-2014 19:54:25 | More by kingjohnh
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curlybird

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.6%

07-21-2014 19:38:09 | More by curlybird
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New Mexico

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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Kansas

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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sgn4779

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-20-2014 14:53:19 | More by sgn4779
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JulioH

Florida

4.8/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great beer from Hill Farmstead.

Pours a nice golden yellow beer. Normal head forms at the top. Smell of brett and funk on the nose. Taste is mildly sour, perfect for a saison. Some Belgian yeast is present, but very well balanced beer. Not hoppy or bitter whatsoever. Body is light.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2014 04:48:43 | More by JulioH
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Danny1217

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

07-20-2014 00:33:53 | More by Danny1217
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Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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beer456

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Tasted this at Brewfest 2014. A nice farmhouse ale that I wouldnt mind trying again as beerfest only gives you 4 oz glasses and the lines are kind of long at the Hill Farmstead brewery section. Very bitter beer that had a nice clarity to its look and the taste was unusual. Would highly recommend.

Serving type: on-tap

07-19-2014 19:11:41 | More by beer456
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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Connecticut

5/5  rDev +15.5%

07-15-2014 23:39:53 | More by crc1978
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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Arthur from Hill Farmstead Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 914 ratings.