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Mimosa - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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180 Ratings
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Ratings: 180
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 689
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Wine Barrel Aged American Wild Ale brewed w/ Oranges

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-10-2012)
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Maryland

5/5  rDev +13.1%

10-06-2013 00:03:05 | More by duceswild
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

10-05-2013 22:30:30 | More by mendvicdog
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VTBeerTrade

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

10-03-2013 18:30:25 | More by VTBeerTrade
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Reagan1984

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -15.2%

08-28-2013 20:26:32 | More by Reagan1984
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djmichaelk

Florida

3/5  rDev -32.1%

08-28-2013 15:37:18 | More by djmichaelk
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Draught2012

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

08-28-2013 14:09:08 | More by Draught2012
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

5/5  rDev +13.1%

08-22-2013 05:32:25 | More by Kirk
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scotv

New York

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

08-21-2013 00:51:04 | More by scotv
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Shmeal

Oregon

5/5  rDev +13.1%

08-13-2013 23:54:40 | More by Shmeal
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kscaldef

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

08-12-2013 20:37:15 | More by kscaldef
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ArchEnemyBrew

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

08-11-2013 20:09:39 | More by ArchEnemyBrew
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Skrip

South Carolina

4.83/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

750ml bottle #179/450 poured into a Hill Farmstead oversized wine glass.

A~ glowing light orange that goes from a dark coppery orange hue at the top and slowly fads to a glowing neon orange at the bottom. nice fluffy white head and a real lot of lacing.

S~ crazy citrus, soooo much orange! along with pineapple, lemon, lime, and a little bit of grapefruit. followed by a nice hop presence which i'm surprised is still there and which also definitely adds to the citrus. everything leads into some nice peppery saison yeast.

T~ holy yessss! follows the nose with overwhelming citrus all around! some bitterness from the hops crash your pallet with amazing over tones. followed by some wheat characteristics, peppery, bready yeast that all seem to come back to the best orange juice ever! finishing up with some nice lemony oak wine barrel tartness which i'm sure has matured since the release. oh and no booze at all for 10%!

M~ soooo smooth and amazingly refreshing. has that pineapple juice feel that reminds me of Juicy. oh... i don't think i have to say it but the carbonation is outstanding!

O~ yup i had high expectations and they were still exceeded. amazing brew all around! that mouth feel of pineapple juice aka Juicy is so in your face that its literally like this beer was made with half Juicy and half of an actual mimosa haha. best saison i've ever had? yeah i'd say so lol we can prey that they release it again cause i definitely won't get another bottle but you all know it won't be the same! HA!

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2013 03:31:43 | More by Skrip
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

07-22-2013 18:42:01 | More by trxxpaxxs
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laxer8811

New York

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

07-14-2013 17:28:42 | More by laxer8811
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metalgdog

New York

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

07-14-2013 02:18:32 | More by metalgdog
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sliverX

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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

07-13-2013 21:54:49 | More by sliverX
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badboy7113

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

07-07-2013 00:42:33 | More by badboy7113
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EdwardFortyHands

Iowa

4.56/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Big thanks to the best BA in all of the IC Husker Mike. Maybe we need to call him Hawkeye Mike due to his attire change last night?

This is a total taste mindfuck. Because on the front end you get funk and then on the backend you get citrus on the tip of your tongue even though the beer is halfway down to its destination. Talk about a total screw!

I Liked This Beer Berry Much!

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2013 18:59:09 | More by EdwardFortyHands
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huskermike12

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

07-03-2013 18:37:55 | More by huskermike12
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mattafett

Iowa

4/5  rDev -9.5%

07-03-2013 15:47:00 | More by mattafett
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KickInTheChalice

Illinois

4.28/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From notes. Poured from a 500 mL bottle into a tulip.

Mimosa has a full golden orange color with a off-white cap that retains nicely and leaves spots of lace all over the glass.

The malt in the nose has a light and dry crackery feel. There is a ton of orange and lemon citrus, with some tropical fruit as support. After that some Brett comes into the nose, with some funky and musty notes.

The flavor is not really dry at all. It has a biscuity malt presence, a ton of juicy citrus zest, and a tart citrusy finish.

The body is full for the style, with an above average carbonation. It is much juicier than a normal saison, with citrus and tropical fruit notes contributing to this sensation. There is a mild acidity that comes from the citrus.

Overall I enjoyed this more than any other HF saison.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 01:28:21 | More by KickInTheChalice
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jmilo64

Maine

3/5  rDev -32.1%

06-26-2013 02:40:20 | More by jmilo64
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Number45forever

Vermont

4.88/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Cracked into a bottle of Mimosa for my 30th birthday with two good friends, sampled as the sun was setting over the lake at my buddy's camp. Not too bad.

This beer is awesome. As with so many of HF's barrel aged saisons, it is a testament to balance and artistry in brewing. I'm an absolute citrus fanatic so this beer is right up my alley from the start....

Appearance: HF saison, golden and glowing. Less head than say an Arthur, fades on the quicker side. Awesome.

Smell: If I could just smell this beer, I'd prefer that over drinking many other beers. Orange, funk, greatness.

Taste: !

Mouthfeel: Great.

Overall: I can't imagine much else better than this. I'll make every attempt to get more and more of this beer. Here's hoping either this beer is brewed again, or some other Imperial saison with citrus addition is crafted by Shaun Hill and the team at HF.

Like others have said, this beer is like a ramped up Juicy. Just perfect, and it's aging VERY well.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2013 19:41:20 | More by Number45forever
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leschkie

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

06-22-2013 15:31:17 | More by leschkie
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jeonseh

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Hazy orange with a big foamy head to it

S - Orange and lactic acid that gives it a nice sharpness. Slight blue cheese funk and champagne yeast

T - Orange juice, tart orange zest, lots of blue cheese funk and oak. Light lactic acid on the finish. This actually tastes just like a mimosa if it was sour and funky.

MF - Good carbonation that leaves a tingle. Dry finish

O - Really good and interesting beer from Hill Farmstead with lots of funk that gives it a good blue cheese presence to it

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2013 04:38:30 | More by jeonseh
Mimosa from Hill Farmstead Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.