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Flora - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

373 Ratings
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Ratings: 373
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 431
Gots: 53 | FT: 1
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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Ratings: 373 | Reviews: 81 | Display Reviews Only:
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Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

05-04-2014 15:56:32 | More by patrick802
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.6%

05-03-2014 04:10:59 | More by facesnorth
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ladyivory

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8%

05-01-2014 13:45:21 | More by ladyivory
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Paul68

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

04-30-2014 12:23:20 | More by Paul68
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thegoon55

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8%

04-28-2014 14:42:37 | More by thegoon55
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

4.71/5  rDev +7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2014 03:05:08 | More by Stevedore
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afi4lifer

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

04-16-2014 03:03:32 | More by afi4lifer
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caguiar

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

04-08-2014 19:12:28 | More by caguiar
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bsuedekum

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -14.8%

04-08-2014 01:17:41 | More by bsuedekum
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dksl16

California

5/5  rDev +13.6%

04-04-2014 21:17:53 | More by dksl16
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anticipation23

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +13.6%

03-31-2014 21:44:28 | More by anticipation23
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roostor07

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

03-30-2014 19:25:00 | More by roostor07
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Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

03-22-2014 18:38:05 | More by Psychmusic
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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

03-11-2014 19:46:02 | More by GuttaMane138
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IrishColonial

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

03-10-2014 02:06:24 | More by IrishColonial
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New York

4.75/5  rDev +8%

03-07-2014 04:25:10 | More by SourinQns
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Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

03-07-2014 04:20:17 | More by bobv
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FondueVoodoo

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

03-06-2014 17:36:41 | More by FondueVoodoo
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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +8%

02-14-2014 06:37:00 | More by Dicers
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour a slightly hazed golden yellow with a fluffy white head. Nose has a light oak and hint of vanilla. Light mineral note, a bit if dusty cob web brett with a bright lemon, hints of pepper and a lighter yeast note with a touch of soapy hop. Taste is actually a bit tart, a touch more soapy and the oaky vanilla flavors are more subtle. Still a bit of bright lemon juice and golden fruits that makes it rather enjoyable with a touch of mineral towards the finish. Body is light and drinkable with a moderate carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2014 00:45:38 | More by cpetrone84
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New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +8%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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California

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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Paccamacca

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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Flora from Hill Farmstead Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 373 ratings.