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Art - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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225 Ratings
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Ratings: 225
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.29%
Wants: 398
Gots: 25 | FT: 3
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.

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

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

06-29-2013 14:27:19 | More by ScottP
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sidetracked

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at 2012 Hill Farmstead Harvest Fest.

Pours a cloudy light yellow with a foamy white head. Nice lacing.

Aroma is slight sour white grapes with light vinegar.

Upfront taste is moderately sour, vinegar, unripe grapes. Sourness follows through to the finish. Fruity esters linger while the sourness gradually diminishes.

Moderate/lighter body with high carbonation that fits the beer well.

Overall very enjoyable. Reminds me a bit of St. Lamvinus, but with a different style grape.

9/22/2012

Serving type: on-tap

06-27-2013 12:51:22 | More by sidetracked
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illidurit

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

06-27-2013 02:11:22 | More by illidurit
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POTABLE83

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

06-19-2013 20:55:19 | More by POTABLE83
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Callmecoon

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

06-19-2013 03:19:55 | More by Callmecoon
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Yummmmiller

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

06-13-2013 20:56:00 | More by Yummmmiller
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doremite

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

06-13-2013 20:13:35 | More by doremite
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.28/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Batch 2. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Big white head. Hazy yellow orange. Excellent retention. Very nice lacing.

Smell - Spicy. Sweet malt makes its way through. Brett? Not sure. A touch of wine. Yeasty.

Taste - Brett comes through a lot here. Wine much more prevalent also. Pepper and a little acidic in the finish. A touch of pale malt sweetness and even a little bit bitter.

Mouthfeel - Dry, except for the wine sweetness. Well carbonated.

Overall - Really nice. Lots of complexity. Never had Arthur but I look forward to it now.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2013 17:16:36 | More by Alieniloquium
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ncaudle

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-28-2013 18:05:29 | More by ncaudle
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Yabev15

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-27-2013 12:32:04 | More by Yabev15
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justforrazors

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

05-26-2013 16:19:00 | More by justforrazors
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Photekut

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

05-18-2013 21:54:14 | More by Photekut
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greg4579

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-14-2013 17:02:45 | More by greg4579
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -7.8%

04-29-2013 22:20:36 | More by tom10101
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Brew33

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.8%

04-29-2013 12:44:01 | More by Brew33
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Etan

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

04-28-2013 04:47:35 | More by Etan
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enelson

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

04-28-2013 01:22:38 | More by enelson
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle: Poured a hazy and somewhat dirty golden color ale with a superb large foamy head with great retention and some really good lacing. Aromas of Brett notes are quite dominant with some refreshing white wine vinous notes. Taste is a superb mix between some white wine grapes, some light balanced funky Brett notes with light dry finish and some light oaks notes can also be detected. Rustic malt notes are well balanced and help keep the whole thing together. Body is quite full with great carbonation. Very complex and also easily drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2013 18:19:43 | More by Phyl21ca
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Skrip

South Carolina

4.44/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle into a Gandhi Bot snifter. *batch 2

A~ hazy golden orange with a lacing slight white head.

S~ citrus up front followed by pepper, bready yeast, and slight pineapple (almost like Juicy)

T~ **NOW! DO NOT DRINK THIS TOO COLD! definitely better as it warms! up front tart lemon with a tad of vinegar followed by peppery citrus saison yeast just like Arthur.

M~ very carbonated, smooth, kind of like champagne. also pretty dry.

O~ not exactly what i was expecting but still very delicious! HF saisons have to my favorite brew of all time, i probably say this a lot. Art is definitely not my favorite but still amazing. just remember to let it warm up before you drink it and you'll be good!

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2013 04:31:19 | More by Skrip
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nzerbe

New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-09-2013 15:58:55 | More by nzerbe
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle, generously shared at the Peg's tasting on 3/8/13.

A- Pours a hazy dark golden color, finger or so of white head.

S- Really nice blend of apples, pear and fruity brett aromas. Wet oak, musty, earthy yeast and mild spiciness. Smells very nice overall.

T- Nice mild fruity flavors, apple and pear, brett complements this nicely with more fruitiness. Wet oak flavors blend with some earthy, dry yeast flavors and some grassiness.

M- Medium-bodied, moderate carbonation, smooth feel.

O- A great saison, the barrel flavors complement the dry, fruity saison flavors really nicely.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2013 03:22:26 | More by WillCarrera
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AutumnBeerLove

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-06-2013 18:14:01 | More by AutumnBeerLove
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Takeanotherswing

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-06-2013 03:01:30 | More by Takeanotherswing
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-03-2013 07:32:23 | More by Kelp
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Mag00n

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-26-2013 19:46:38 | More by Mag00n
Art from Hill Farmstead Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 225 ratings.