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Arthur - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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1,336 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,336
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.05%
Wants: 409
Gots: 244 | FT: 38
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: kingcrowing on 10-03-2010

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.
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle of this years batch 2, into a modified tulip glass.

A - Lemon yellow sun, crisp carbonation, delicate lacing follows a solid egg white head. Lacing lasts forever.
S - Fresh hay, lemon, white pepper, a touch of leather as the glass warms. A trail to be followed, without any signs.
T - Fine snap. Lemon grass, notes of melon, a gentle sourness that balances out.
M - Carbonation leaves a clean feel, tight body dances across the palate, salinity and fresh floral leave a fabulous finish.
O - Easily a favorite of the style. The crispness, cleanliness, and delicate profile elements create a treat to be experienced.

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Arthur from Hill Farmstead Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 1,336 ratings.