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Biere De Norma - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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97
world-class

357 Ratings
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Ratings: 357
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 7.94%
Wants: 311
Gots: 67 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed on the day of my grandmother’s passing (Norma), this is an inspired Biere de Mars fermented entirely in oak and soured with our house spontaneous culture.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 01-12-2012)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Special thanks to seblp for going to Vermont and bringing this back for us.

A: Tawny brown topped with a sand coloured foam, rocky and solid on the pour hold well both on the surface and up the glass with plenty of lacing.

S: Dank wet oak with plenty of fresh tart fruit notes, tart cherries, plums and musky grapes. A sour dankness of brett and some warm caramel malts round the finish off.

T: Resembling a red wine in many ways, it's tannic with a musty grape flavour with notes of minerals. Herbal notes show up mid palate that dance with the tart fruits, plums and grape skins.

M:Mouth feel seems to be all about supporting the tartness, it a snappy carbonation with plenty of dryness on the back end.

O: A terrific brew that manages to straddle the world of wine and beer, tangy dry tart and just a hint of wild sour yeasts are bold and unapologetic. Notable how the head holds strong on the brew from start to finish.

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Biere De Norma from Hill Farmstead Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 357 ratings.