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Arthur - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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927 Ratings
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Ratings: 927
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 7.85%
Wants: 325
Gots: 168 | FT: 24
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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unclejazz

New York

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

02-09-2013 00:25:45 | More by unclejazz
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erha2

New York

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

02-08-2013 17:54:42 | More by erha2
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.14/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-Cloudy bright yellow orange, two finger fluffy white head.

S-Lemon, grass, honey, wheat, tad bit of spice, great balance.

T-Lemon, grass, tad bit of tartness, wheat and orange.

M-Light, nicely carbonated and a dry finish.

O-Another wonderful beer from HF. Shaun can do no wrong.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2013 01:44:00 | More by rlee1390
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BColton1

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -7.6%

02-07-2013 14:44:53 | More by BColton1
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

02-05-2013 04:36:38 | More by iL0VEbeer
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Skrip

South Carolina

4.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle poured into a Jester King snifter.

A~ hazy glowing orange goodnesss. big white head with lost of lacing.

S~ lots of pepper and citrus, the perfect scent of a perfect saison.

T~ lemon, lime, pepper, and little bit of funk. really nice on the finish.

M~ smooth and nicely carbonated, can't complain at all.

O~ i'm completely hooked on HF saisons, and this is not stopping me. perfectly balanced and all around amazing. do yourself a favor and try them all!

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2013 23:51:08 | More by Skrip
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patm1986

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

02-04-2013 22:27:29 | More by patm1986
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montrealbcr89

Quebec (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

02-04-2013 16:41:56 | More by montrealbcr89
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -7.6%

02-03-2013 01:42:12 | More by jjheinrichs
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kidkarma1971


4.74/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Another gem from the Hill, this saison brings great yeasty and grainy taste that is essential to good saisons. I found the carbonation a bit lighter than expected, but still possessed some mysterious quality that gave it some smooth wavy tartness that just stuck on my tongue.

A-hazy yellow color with good lacing

S-lemon, yeasty, a touch of pepper perhaps?

T- great grainy, yeasty, solid bitter finish, pepper

F-medium body with light carbonation, awesome edges/crispness

O-a winner Saison with light but yummy flavors,

growler at Buddha Beer Bar in NYC.

Serving type: growler

02-02-2013 01:25:16 | More by kidkarma1971
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readbaron

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

02-01-2013 16:05:52 | More by readbaron
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

01-31-2013 01:15:19 | More by rolltide8425
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mynie

Indiana

4.45/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

You know how Bottle Caps are named “bottle caps” because they kinda taste like soda? Or how Runts are called “runts” because they they resemble the fruit-like paste that midgets were forced to eat during the war? Shock Tarts were so named because they taste like when you kiss a girl while she licks an outlet.

This is like that only pleasant. And lemony. Less pleasantly weedy than the other beers I’ve had from them (and I can’t tell any of those other beers apart because they all have the names of old people. Note to HF: if you want for us millenials to have affective attachments to your beers, you’re going to have to start giving them names like “Ashlee” or “Jayden.”)

That’s all I got to say. I’m nearing the end of this crate of Hill Farmstead I traded for and I’m yet to come up with a single worthwhile thing to say about any of them. Fuck you.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2013 15:09:47 | More by mynie
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Brew33

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

01-30-2013 13:47:44 | More by Brew33
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Schlais

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

01-29-2013 22:55:23 | More by Schlais
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NHbeerfishing

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

01-28-2013 21:43:21 | More by NHbeerfishing
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billab914

Virginia

4/5  rDev -7.6%

01-28-2013 12:55:34 | More by billab914
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stx00lax

Washington

4/5  rDev -7.6%

01-28-2013 02:59:23 | More by stx00lax
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Gobzilla

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-27-2013 03:21:54 | More by Gobzilla
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sludgegnome

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

01-27-2013 01:01:00 | More by sludgegnome
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prdstmnky

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-26-2013 15:21:46 | More by prdstmnky
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Vonerichs

Illinois

4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hazy golden orange body. It's tropical looking, like pineapple juice. Huge and fluffy bone white head.

The aroma is heavy lemon, light grass, and funky funky yeast.

The flavor is equally heavy lemon and funk. Light phenols, pepper, and mint finish.

Mouthfeel is tart and dry. Moderate carbonation.

It's an impressive saison that's deep in flavor and a fun mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 02:42:32 | More by Vonerichs
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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

01-25-2013 21:36:01 | More by C-Dog
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Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-24-2013 16:46:27 | More by vtbeerandbud
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VonWeissenheimer

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-24-2013 00:38:43 | More by VonWeissenheimer
Arthur from Hill Farmstead Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 927 ratings.