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Arthur - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Ratings: 1,237
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.05%
Wants: 383
Gots: 219 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Poured into Hill Farmstead stem. July 2014 batch.


Pours hazy, color is a deep straw yellow, and sports a fluffy white head that leaves sticky bubble masses on the sides of the glass.


Aroma is deep citrus with lemon peel and lime pulp being dominant. A lovely breadiness jumps out and gets your attention before subsiding to potent grass and earthy Brett notes.


Taste is lots of tart lemon, lime, orange pith, floral and grassy, yeast esters/phenols, and just the right amount of bready wheat. Refreshing, tart.


Mouthfeel is light and fluffy. Love the mouthfeel on Arthur just about as much as the rest of Hill Farmsteads saisons.


Overall, drinking like always. Citrusy, grassy, tart, dry, extremely refreshing. One of those saisons you can't get enough of. Drinks way too smooth.

MarcWP, Aug 15, 2014
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottled May 2014. Served in a wine glass.

Appearance: Pours a bright gold yellow with 2 fingers of a white soapy head with nice retention and some light spotty lacing. Body is lightly hazy with medium visible carbonation.

Smell: Lemon, peppery saison yeast, slight grassiness, light funk and green apple.

Taste: Light to medium tartness, hay, mild funk, pear, peppery yeast and some pale malt.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a soft creamy mouthfeel and medium lively carbonation. Very dry finish. So refreshing and easy to drink.

Overall: Another amazing saison from Hill Farmstead. So refreshing and well balanced. Well worth seeking out.

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Arthur from Hill Farmstead Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 1,237 ratings.