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Vera Mae - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

413 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 413
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 8.56%
Wants: 267
Gots: 56 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

(Beer added by: SFLpunk on 07-25-2011)
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -7.4%

02-25-2013 17:33:07 | More by thebigredone
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unclejazz

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

02-24-2013 02:32:54 | More by unclejazz
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2beerdogs

California

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

02-19-2013 05:50:29 | More by 2beerdogs
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LinzBrit

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

02-15-2013 15:29:15 | More by LinzBrit
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Shilt

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

02-11-2013 16:21:33 | More by Shilt
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

02-10-2013 01:47:47 | More by BarrytheBear
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Skrip

South Carolina

4.44/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle poured into a Dogfish chalace

A~ golden orange with lots of head!

S~ pepper, citrus, tad bit of funk and oh soooo sweet!

T~ holy sour! apples, pears, lemons, limes, pepper, and the list goes on! its like the nicest mix between an amazing gueuze and a fantastic saison.

M~ great tartness and really nice carbonation. sour all the way down!

O~ i can never get enough! after every HF saison i just wanna try another, they just keep getting better. this might be the best one i've had so far but... i've probably said that before haha. so yeah... just try it already!

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2013 02:19:06 | More by Skrip
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nrbw23

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

02-03-2013 13:36:55 | More by nrbw23
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surlytheduff

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

01-30-2013 15:30:38 | More by surlytheduff
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Psychmusic

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

01-28-2013 04:06:56 | More by Psychmusic
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.4%

01-27-2013 17:14:34 | More by Rifugium
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vtbeerandbud

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +10%

01-24-2013 16:45:29 | More by vtbeerandbud
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -7.4%

01-24-2013 05:06:29 | More by Kelp
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LSUPT

California

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

01-24-2013 05:03:16 | More by LSUPT
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jbuddle

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

01-22-2013 21:32:19 | More by jbuddle
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bobv

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

01-22-2013 20:23:47 | More by bobv
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FosterJM

California

3.94/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

1700th Review on BA
Bottle to HF Stemware
750ml

Batch 2
Thanks to BA Jlindros and RudZud

App- This bottle has a very interesting color behind it. Similar to the label color. It's a deep yellow with whites mixed into it. A huge three finger head that was super large and cracky. Receded quite slow. Nice stick.

Smell- This had a very unique aroma. The spelt has a very spicy aroma and then paired with the wheat adds a fresh cut grass aroma. It's very grass forward with a aroma I can't place. Herbal, grass and??

Taste- It's got great looks and it goes down for me from there. The saison notes are there but then the spelt and other grassy flavors comes in and fades away the base saison I know to something spicy and that I can't place.

Mouth- A medium body with a semi prickly carbonation. The spelt adds a weird grass residual flavor with some wheat and some spice.

Drink- I love me some HF, but this one just wasn't for me. Unique and different. This would take a couple bottles to get used to.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2013 22:57:23 | More by FosterJM
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Quackus

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

01-18-2013 22:42:00 | More by Quackus
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BeerThursdays

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

01-18-2013 04:54:29 | More by BeerThursdays
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codysjb

Florida

4.9/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Hill Farmstead Vera Mai
Tried to Wax the bottle and the cap came off so I get to drink this. YAY!
A: Pours a cloudy straw/golden color. Lots of head plus it gushed open so a ton of head.
S: Lemon zest, farmhouse funk and that nice moldy/musky smell you get in rly old houses in Europe (or antique stores).
T: Wow, it sour. Theres a saison thing mixed with what tastes like a traditional gueuze.
M: Lemon sourness with some nice laid back farmhouse notes.
O: Hill Farmstead is amazing. I really just want to live next the brewery or at a bare min bottle and ship some stuff.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2013 01:07:01 | More by codysjb
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dcguitar

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

01-17-2013 22:49:13 | More by dcguitar
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largadeer

California

4/5  rDev -7.4%

01-14-2013 04:41:35 | More by largadeer
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4/5  rDev -7.4%

01-11-2013 10:47:41 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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afksports

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

01-09-2013 16:15:11 | More by afksports
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Auror

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

01-09-2013 07:05:57 | More by Auror
Vera Mae from Hill Farmstead Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 413 ratings.