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Anna - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
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world-class

720 Ratings
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Ratings: 720
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 7.85%
Wants: 380
Gots: 163 | FT: 21
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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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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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.

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Bottle shared by schooner12 at Super Bowl Tasting

A - Soft, slightly syrupy yellow to it. Poured with a soft white foam one finger head. Leaves lacing down the sides

S - Slight tart vinegar to it. Soft grass, light blue cheese funk, honeydew, and honey. This really has a soft nose overall that allows everything to blend together well

T - Lemon and slight blue cheese funk. Light tart vinegar with enough slight honey in it to keep it sweet. There is also barnyard funk and blue cheese that come near and remain in the finish

M - Lots of carbonation in this one with a dry finish

O - Solid Saison with a good sour presence, funk, and slight sweetness from the honey

02-18-2013 04:03:56 | More by jeonseh
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glid02

Georgia

4.33/5  rDev 0%

Bottle shared by Sally – thanks! Judging by the reviews this is Batch 1, it’s unlabeled except for an “A” on the cage.

Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a one-finger white head. The head recedes into a patchy layer on top leaving solid lacing.

Smells of light malts with good amounts of citrus rinds and a number of spices – coriander mostly with hints of white pepper. Also present are mild amounts of floral hops.

Tastes similar to how it smells. Light malts kick things off and are joined quickly by crisp light citrus flavors. Midway through the sip the spices come into play with the white pepper being more prevalent than in the aroma. Slight hints of earthy hops dry things out near the end of the sip, carrying through to a moderately bitter ending.

Mouthfeel is good. It’s got a nice thickness with smooth carbonation.

Drinkability is very good. I finished my glass quickly and could easily have a few more.

Overall I was impressed with this beer but tasting it back to back with Flora did it a disservice. A nice and spicy saison that’s worth a shot.

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Anna from Hill Farmstead Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 720 ratings.