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Arthur - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Ratings: 935
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 7.85%
Wants: 326
Gots: 168 | FT: 25
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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4.3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Split bottle poured into tulip glass

A-Pours a hazy pale gold color with a one finger head. Great lacing.

S-Nice blend of both citrus juiciness and bready notes in the nose.

T-Lovely flavor with soft but juicy pineapple and orange rind balance by rye bread and coriander.

M-Full and almost frothy mouthfeel despite being thin and crisp. Yeasty finish.

O-A refined saison, delicate, tried and true Hill Farmstead. Really awesome!

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2014 13:11:27 | More by reebtaerG
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A-Poured a slightly hazy yellow color. Hard to describe anything past that.

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Arthur from Hill Farmstead Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 935 ratings.