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Vera Mae - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

543 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 543
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 8.08%
Wants: 300
Gots: 95 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: SFLpunk on 07-25-2011

Vera Mae is crafted from organic Vermont spelt, American hops, wildflower honey, dandelion flowers from our fields, our distinctive farmhouse yeast and water from our well. Unfiltered and naturally carbonated.
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Photo of jbaker67
4.44/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of saxclar123
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jakea
4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scottfrie
4.23/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a clear golden straw color with a fluffy, soft, dense, and thick bright white head faded to lasting collar and streaky lace.
S: A very bright nose that reminds me of a field of wildflowers. I get notes of lemon and honey, HF's characteristic yeast, and a touch of musty barrel funk.
T: Tons of barrel character, almost vinous. There's a light floral quality with some mild Sprite-like flavors, slight mineraliness, green apple, and tons of flowers and earth quality. Mild floral spice lingers in the aftertaste.
M: Creamy mouthfeel, sweet and lightly juicy, with a solid hop bitterness and a drying finish. Very soft carbonation.
O: A very bright and pleasant saison. Super light and smooth. Very enjoyable.

Photo of Sarge3130
4.26/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GonzoHomebrewer
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nollie77
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NHbeerguy
4.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of siege06nd
4.02/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of billab914
3.95/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Rhettroactive
3.86/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Petegrieco
4.38/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PHBoiler
4.78/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Honey on the nose and in the finish. Really boosts the body. Carb on point. Floral, lightly sweet, dry, and lightly tart. Well balanced and superb.

Photo of freshcarl
4.24/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikecap
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jjdc
4.3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Luscious honey in the glass -- sumptuous looking.

Lovely lemon, mineral, vegetal bitterness from the dandelions and a bit of funk. This is a classic HF saison profile that has some subtle accents from the honey and dandelion. The additions won't hit you over the head, but nicely round out the great base beer.

Not quite as robust as Arthur, but still a great beer.

Photo of petermethot
4.19/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bmmortale
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of heystevec
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of WTKeene
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of Abbbp
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of eulerthegrape
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Sanchezrox23
5/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of julielynndubee
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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Vera Mae from Hill Farmstead Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 543 ratings.