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Art - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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243 Ratings
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Ratings: 243
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.49%
Wants: 422
Gots: 37 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Art is the barrel aged version of Arthur, our traditional farmhouse saison. Eventually, all releases of Arthur will be equal to the current release of Art... and Art will be aged for 12 months or more and released as a single barrel reserve.

2014 batch of Art is a blend of 1-3 yr vintages conditioned and aged in French oak wine barrels.

(Beer added by: t0rin0 on 03-02-2011)
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Batch 2

A: Very hazy light pastel yellow in color. Forms a large foamy-creamy off white head. Good retention. Globs of lacing on the way down.

S: Aroma is very "Saison-like." Yeasty phenols, lemon, peppery spice. There is also a slight sugar sweetness.

T: Taste is much drier than the aroma. Lemon, light yeasty-phenols, black pepper, green pepper, coriander. A little bit of wood that doesn't present itself as uniquely "oak." A slight tartness and maybe a hint of Brett?

M: Lighter bodied. Medium-heavy carbonation. Tart. Dry. Mild bitterness.

O: As to be expected from HF, this is an excellent beer. Dry, tart, complex. Just a very well made Saison.

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Art from Hill Farmstead Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 243 ratings.