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Anna - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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97
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992 Ratings
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Ratings: 992
Reviews: 147
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 7.59%
Wants: 411
Gots: 215 | FT: 32
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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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a light yellow with some haziness that filters the light. Head is high but subsides to a quarter finger. This was enjoyed in a Bruery tulip glass.

Smell is somewhat floral with spice notes and a fruity tartness.

The mouth feel is a bit thin, but the flavor is lively with some fruit tartness, clove and anise as well as a bit of honey sweetness. The honey is definitely a minor player here. The taste of spices comes through with the yeast bite and tartness. A bit of barnyard funk or earthy tastes comes along with the fruitiness. This is where the honey helps. Carbonation is very slight.

I liked this beer although the style isn't one I usually search for. I'm glad I had a chance to experience the their take on the style.

RutgersEng, Nov 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Anna is perfect example of a farmhouse brew. The aroma is filled with barnyard straw, hints of honey, and pepper. The taste is spot-on: soft lemon and honey flavors are balances with hints of clove, allspice, white pepper, and orange marmalade. Love this brew fresh, and curious to see how it ages.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

yllib, Nov 03, 2014
Anna from Hill Farmstead Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 992 ratings.