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Arthur - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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919 Ratings
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Ratings: 919
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 7.85%
Wants: 319
Gots: 167 | 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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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

750ml bought at the brewery a month or two ago. Split with the Honey. Bottle dated 5-2014.

Appearance - Poured into a Russian River stemmed glass. Color is hazy golden yellow, plenty of carbonation bubbles, white head retains well and leaves excellent lacing.

Smell - Great farmy yeast, lemon, tart citrusy fruits, grain, light funky cheese and oak.

Taste - Maybe slightly less potent than the scent but still very nice. Farm, light sweaty funk, bretty tones, lemon, pineapple, pear, generally citrusy. Big yeasty grainy bready presence. Touch of herbal hop. Oaky vanilla.

Mouthfeel - What you should be looking for in a saison: Light, zesty carbonation, crisp, light-medium tartness, refreshing and very drinkable. Kinda flemmy.

Overall - Great, some nice gueuze-like qualities but still a saison at heart. Good balance of flavors and solid all around. Probably one of the better Belgian-style ales from HF for me.

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Arthur from Hill Farmstead Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 919 ratings.