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Flora - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

423 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 423
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 10.18%
Wants: 514
Gots: 51 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Wine barrel aged Wheat Saison fermented with resident microflora.

(Beer added by: SFLpunk on 10-03-2010)
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Photo of Stevedore
4.71/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

750ml bottle of batch 5. Bottled 7/2013. Poured into a Hill Farmstead stemmed glass today, 4/24/2014.

A- hazy straw yellow body with a slight orange hue. Thick, effervescent three finger white head that recedes to one finger quickly and retains for a long time after. Tons of thick, sticky lacing.

A- white wine, oak, wheat character, funk, yogurt tartness, slight vinegar, pale malt. Explosive nose that is very complex indeed.

F- even better than it smells. Tons of white wine, wheat, funk and apple cider tartness. Some vinegar as well, with a nice wet oak presence. This is incredibly complex and interesting.

M- medium bodied, well carbonated but a bit lower than that of Florence. So drinkable, lots of white wine character perfectly complements the tart wheat aspects.

O- I see what the big deal is. Showcases a perfect saison blended with white wine character. This rates as one of the best I've had from Shaun, and I still cannot think of a better wine barrel-aged saison out there.

Stevedore, Apr 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

Kirk, Nov 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Mark000, Nov 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

owend, Nov 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.5%

Less boring than Le Serrasin (or however you spell it), but still really boring.

obiwan_k3n00bi, Nov 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +13.1%

MrRockstar, Oct 29, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +3.2%

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5/5  rDev +13.1%

ThrashMaster, Oct 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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5/5  rDev +13.1%

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5/5  rDev +13.1%

tjmackie, Oct 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -15.2%

Beerman6686, Oct 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

peacemakers48, Oct 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +13.1%

sobeleg, Oct 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.5%

deekyn, Oct 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -20.8%

vinny21bal, Oct 10, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev -2.7%

obiwan, Oct 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

A: light-golden hue, with snow-white head.

S: Citrus, vinous and a oak. Some funky/musty and wheat notes.

T: Tart Lemon, oak, vinous and funk. Delicious.

M: effervescent and balanced. Moderate carbonation.

O: The quality and depth of flavor of expect from HF; BA are always a treat.

hillvt4me, Oct 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +13.1%

Davelucas88, Oct 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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Flora from Hill Farmstead Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 423 ratings.