Mimosa - Hill Farmstead Brewery
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4.56/5 rDev +3.2%
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!
07-03-2013 18:59:09 | More by EdwardFortyHands
4.28/5 rDev -3.2%
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.
07-02-2013 01:28:21 | More by KickInTheChalice
4.88/5 rDev +10.4%
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.
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.
06-24-2013 19:41:20 | More by Number45forever
4.25/5 rDev -3.8%
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
06-16-2013 04:38:30 | More by jeonseh
4.25/5 rDev -3.8%
750 mL poured into a tumbler. Bottle #2.
Appearance - Hazy orange. Bright orange. Nice white head.
Smell - Orange and brett are the most dominant. Some grassiness and hay. Pale malts.
Taste - Much more orange. More winey. Strong pale malt. Very bretty and earthy. Lingering orange flavor in the finish and just a touch of bitterness.
Mouthfeel - Medium heavy body. Slick. Bretty in the back with a touch of earthiness and acidity.
Overall - It's not life-altering, but it's pretty damn good. Brett is getting a bit strong and masking other flavors.
05-25-2013 04:01:59 | More by Alieniloquium
4.44/5 rDev +0.5%
Bottle #1 of 450, big thanks to totoropanda
A. Golden orange, bright,lots of effervescent bubbles
N. Orange, brett, booze, citrus both juice & peel, clementine
T. Really tastes like a mimosa, orange peel, citrus,fruity, more barrel than juicy has.
M. Nice carbonation, champagne bubbles, smooth, boozy finish
O. If u like juicy, this blows it away
04-25-2013 21:42:40 | More by joel66
4.04/5 rDev -8.6%
Bottle at my Saison tasting with buds. Crazy thick red wax was tough to get thru but managed with a sawzall and a blowtorch. Shared all around with the crew. Poured into my HF wine glass with a cloudy golden hue. Offered up tons of carbonation and an aromatic fluffy head. First whiffs were of a pretty funky brew for a saison - with hints of straw, citrus and orange peel on the nose. Flavors were bready and slightly herbal, with a citrusy / lemon tingle and a drying finish. Soft on the palate. Great beer - though not up to the expectations put on it. Still - a very nice brew and a treat to try.
04-10-2013 06:30:36 | More by Doodler
Mimosa from Hill Farmstead Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.