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Vera Mae - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

419 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 419
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 8.56%
Wants: 268
Gots: 55 | 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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AngusOg

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

05-13-2013 16:44:50 | More by AngusOg
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jl28r1

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-12-2013 15:51:58 | More by jl28r1
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bryang002

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

05-10-2013 03:05:42 | More by bryang002
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cadaugherty

Illinois

5/5  rDev +15.7%

05-07-2013 23:28:53 | More by cadaugherty
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

05-03-2013 02:50:39 | More by Jason
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FullObs

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

04-30-2013 15:18:13 | More by FullObs
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -7.4%

04-29-2013 22:25:11 | More by tom10101
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claaark13

Indiana

4/5  rDev -7.4%

04-29-2013 17:19:59 | More by claaark13
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.4%

04-29-2013 13:55:51 | More by drummermattie02
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jvillefan

California

4/5  rDev -7.4%

04-04-2013 23:15:34 | More by jvillefan
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Seakyden

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

04-03-2013 01:29:53 | More by Seakyden
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straightlambic

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

03-29-2013 01:34:45 | More by straightlambic
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IrishColonial

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

03-28-2013 15:13:29 | More by IrishColonial
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.35/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On-tap at Churchkey, served in a tulip glass.

A- Pours a hazy yellow color, topped with a big white head that recedes to a collar and leaves nice lacing.

S- Hay, dry earthy funk, grassy dandelion aromas, also some floral aromas and nice honey. The aroma is great, and very complex, a beer I could smell all day.

T- Dry, earthy and herbal, dandelion and honey are both on the milder side and work nicely together, has a bit of fruitiness and tartness, a bit of lemon.

M- Medium-bodied, smooth feel, finish is very, very dry.

O- A very tasty saison, had this alongside Arthur and preferred this by a bit, would love to drink this again sometime.

Serving type: on-tap

03-28-2013 04:15:16 | More by WillCarrera
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

4.56/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thank you Franklinn, you're a great BA.

Appearance. Pours a lightly hazy straw/yellow-gold with a finger+ of frothy white head.

Smell. Spicy, sweet and peppery saison yeast with a bit of lemon juice and light floral herbs.

Taste. Tart, sour lemon juice, a little bit of sweet and spicy saison yeast, and a lightly floral, herby light bitterness in the finish that I would have to assume comes from the dandelions and a little honey. Wow, very nice.

Mouthfeel. Maybe a little below medium body ...it's a little harder to tell than some beers with the acidity. Anyways, there's a pretty full amount of fine carbonation, maybe just a little too much but it's barely a complaint.

Overall. Probably the most sour saison I've had from HF but in combination with that dandelion bitterness, it works beautifully. Another top notch beer from HF. Huge fan of this brewery, it lives up to every bit of the hype. Thanks again Frank!!

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2013 02:39:51 | More by Rutager
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

03-27-2013 12:37:27 | More by Sludgeman
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nickfl

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

03-27-2013 03:16:43 | More by nickfl
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-26-2013 20:06:23 | More by nmann08
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Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-25-2013 13:19:10 | More by DRBiser
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +10%

03-22-2013 03:47:12 | More by mdillon86
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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +15.7%

03-17-2013 17:57:48 | More by AttorneyAdrian
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joel66

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

03-17-2013 15:55:49 | More by joel66
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alysmith4

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +10%

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dctriman

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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jacewg

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-10-2013 05:09:04 | More by jacewg
Vera Mae from Hill Farmstead Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 419 ratings.