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Civil Disobedience #5 - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
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world-class

107 Ratings
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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 7.47%
Wants: 182
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

A single barrel blend of Ann, Art, and Flora.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 10-24-2012)
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joel66

New York

4/5  rDev -9.5%

03-07-2013 02:07:04 | More by joel66
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Takeanotherswing

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

03-06-2013 03:06:39 | More by Takeanotherswing
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.43/5  rDev +0.2%

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Quite a clear yellow golden body. Nice white head. Nice retention. Clings to the glass.

Smell - Complex aroma. Some acidity. Honey. Musty grapes and white wine. Slightly peppery. Yeasty.

Taste - Much more sour than any of the base saisons. Tart without being sour. Grainy malt. Sweet, but less honey. Peppery flavor in the back. Less complex, but excellent.

Mouthfeel - Just shy of crisp. Excellent tartness. Well carbonated.

Overall - Maybe not as good as Ann. The flavor isn't quite as complex, but it's excellent.

03-05-2013 00:37:23 | More by Alieniloquium
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buffs9

Colorado

4/5  rDev -9.5%

03-03-2013 22:53:25 | More by buffs9
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phishfoolme

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

03-03-2013 03:08:56 | More by phishfoolme
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caguiar

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

02-25-2013 01:10:41 | More by caguiar
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jeonseh

Indiana

3.99/5  rDev -9.7%

Bottle shared by schooner12 at NWI Super bowl tasting

A - Very light lemonade with a slight hazy white to it. It looks to have a thicker body for the style. Not much of a head but did have lots of white foam on the side

S - Smells like a sour saison. Tart vinegar, slight blue cheese, grassy, lemon, and slight pepper

T - Tart vinegar, lemon rind, light green apple, and slight pepper initially. There is also a blue cheese and farmhouse funk that makes itself known near the end and lingers on in the finish

M - Light body with good carbonation. There is a dry finish to it

O - Solid slightly sour saison that has good flavor throughout. it's nice to get the mix of tart and funk together.

02-18-2013 03:58:04 | More by jeonseh
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imperialking

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

02-13-2013 18:25:46 | More by imperialking
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wildcats10

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +13.1%

02-10-2013 19:13:54 | More by wildcats10
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Retail1LO

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

02-02-2013 23:19:25 | More by Retail1LO
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GuisseppeFranco

New York

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

01-27-2013 20:12:25 | More by GuisseppeFranco
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claaark13

Indiana

4.39/5  rDev -0.7%

Split with mongo a couple weeks ago, poured into a HF tulip at cellar temp. Thanks jedwards, the HF you send never gets old!

A - Light orange body, good white head. Nice lacing.

S - Slightly tart with Saison spices, hint of citrus, lemons and oranges.

T - Soft Saison spices with mildly tart lemon. The lemon bites and then a malty finish comes through.

M - Light side of medium.

O - Pretty good overall, which is what I've come to expect from HF Saisons. The only thing that I'd change would be the finish.

01-27-2013 03:39:56 | More by claaark13
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

01-26-2013 19:22:03 | More by thewimperoo
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Luk13

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

01-22-2013 00:34:02 | More by Luk13
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Quackus

New York

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

01-18-2013 22:46:38 | More by Quackus
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HopsHopenstein

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

01-17-2013 22:44:00 | More by HopsHopenstein
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POTABLE83

New York

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

01-15-2013 22:53:11 | More by POTABLE83
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spycow

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

01-13-2013 21:28:21 | More by spycow
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

01-10-2013 21:45:40 | More by Rochefort10nh
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pisano

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -9.5%

01-09-2013 14:50:04 | More by pisano
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dunix

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

01-09-2013 14:46:00 | More by dunix
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montrealbcr89

Quebec (Canada)

4.45/5  rDev +0.7%

Appearance: Poured a hazy golden-straw like colour. Poured slowly, minimal head.

Smell: A little funky, citrusy, oaky. Very nice smell, very "soft", if that makes any sense.

Taste: Very nice. Funky, saison-like character is there. A bit of citrus. Very refreshing. Oak is definitely there.

Mouthfeel: This is where I feel the CD 5 is different. It has a smooth, creamy mouthfeel unlike the crispness of other saisons (Arthur, Anna, etc). I would credit this characteristic to the blending and the barrel.

Overall: I drank this in celebration of attaining a internship with an organization I had wanted to become involved with for years. The beer did not disappoint. Was it the best beer I've ever had? No. I really liked it, but I believe I would still consume Arthur more regularly if both were released on consistent basis.

I bought this beer on a trip made from Montreal to HF. Everyone should visit if they have the chance. It's a great experience.

01-09-2013 02:49:03 | More by montrealbcr89
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Franch

New York

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

01-08-2013 23:39:31 | More by Franch
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Sean9689

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

01-08-2013 14:35:00 | More by Sean9689
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rpstevens

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

01-08-2013 03:29:56 | More by rpstevens
Civil Disobedience #5 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.