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Anna - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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733 Ratings
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Ratings: 733
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 7.85%
Wants: 384
Gots: 167 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Anna is Bière de Miel, brewed with 20% raw wildflower Vermont honey and our house saison yeast.

(Beer added by: kingcrowing on 12-31-2010)
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JoEBoBpr

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Poured into a wine glass from a 750ml bottle.

Pours a nice crisp golden color with some good haze to it and nice straw yellow hints. There is a nice white head of about half an inch that rises up and is pretty dense with some medium dense bubbles. The head and foam is so sexy as it sticks to the glass and slowly recedes down following the golden liquid.

Aroma is of earthy grain. Notes of wild flowers with some nice sweetness on the background that keeps some slight balance. Sharp tartness and citrus notes fill the air as i take a deep breath. Very clean and crisp.

Flavor follows the nose and taste dry like a traditional saison. Some nice funk in the flavor with some lemony tartness that is not overwhelming and is just tart enough to keep your interest but not overwhelming. A perfect light sippin beer with bready notes and some wheat as well as some slight honey notes on the back end. Mouthfeel is crisp, fluffy and carbonated.

A good saison with notes of lemon, earthy grain and some mild yeast spice.

12-15-2013 02:23:38 | More by JoEBoBpr
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Jonada

New Jersey

4.2/5  rDev -3%

750 ml bottle poured into a wine glass. Bottled May 2014. 6.5% ABV

Appearance: Pours straw yellow with 3 fingers of a white soapy head with nice retention. Body is hazy but still translucent, with some light visible carbonation.

Smell: Peppery yeast, honey, wheat, grass, slightly herbal, hint of citrus and funk.

Taste: Pear, tart citrus, peppercorns, wheat, honey, lemongrass. Not sour at all, but with a nice low/medium tartness throughout.

Mouthfeel: Light medium bodied with a somewhat soft mouthfeel and medium lively carbonation. Finishes dry and lightly tart.

Overall: Another great saison from Hill Farmstead. Well worth seeking out.

08-19-2014 00:11:00 | More by Jonada
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tectactoe

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-24-2014 11:54:32 | More by tectactoe
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CavemanRamblin

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-17-2014 15:41:22 | More by CavemanRamblin
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Clonies720

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.6%

06-15-2013 22:38:30 | More by Clonies720
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SkiBum22

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

07-15-2013 01:58:33 | More by SkiBum22
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joel66

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

03-30-2013 05:01:01 | More by joel66
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NWer

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

04-07-2013 13:49:02 | More by NWer
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warnerry

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

08-03-2014 22:49:45 | More by warnerry
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Callmecoon

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

06-19-2013 03:20:31 | More by Callmecoon
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Pooles26

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-20-2014 17:53:07 | More by Pooles26
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GreenMountainBoy

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

10-14-2012 19:31:40 | More by GreenMountainBoy
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standardcherry

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

11-22-2012 00:17:31 | More by standardcherry
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kingcrowing

Vermont

3.78/5  rDev -12.7%

2L growled poured into a Hill Farmstead glass.

Pours a nice, light, crisp golden amber color with a small white head.the nose is yeasty, fruity, a bit tart an sweet.

Taste is really well done. It's dry and sharp and crisp - a bit sweet from the honey but it's suble. There's a nice bitter/tart taste that's really crisp. Delicious!

01-02-2011 00:11:32 | More by kingcrowing
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

07-18-2014 02:57:37 | More by Janeinma
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catboy

Virginia

4.64/5  rDev +7.2%

08-25-2014 03:11:27 | More by catboy
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ehammond1


4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Bottle

Thanks for sharing this, Cavery!

Slightly hazed golden yellow and light amber with a pillowy, light, cloudy white head that leaves lines and dots of lacing down the glass.

Very nice aroma of citrus, namely lemon, bready and pale malts, interesting Belgian style yeast, and also a bit of spice and herbs.

The flavor is very nice balanced between bready pale malts, a bit of bright lemon citrus, and slightly musty, slightly tangy Belgian yeast.

Medium mouthfeel, crisp, with high carbonation. Incredibly light and airy--fantastically drinkable.

A superb saison. I would love to have the opportunity to drink more and more of this.

11-30-2011 22:57:37 | More by ehammond1
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sourdog

California

5/5  rDev +15.5%

07-14-2014 05:33:40 | More by sourdog
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doremite

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

06-13-2013 20:13:18 | More by doremite
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -7.6%

02-16-2014 02:48:03 | More by williamjbauer
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jtladner

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-17-2013 04:46:02 | More by jtladner
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mahak213

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-25-2013 22:08:20 | More by mahak213
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Bearded_Infamy

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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SPRichard

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

05-16-2012 00:17:22 | More by SPRichard
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mocktm

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

07-06-2014 18:48:28 | More by mocktm
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Anna from Hill Farmstead Brewery
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