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Juicy - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

214 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 214
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 6.9%
Wants: 519
Gots: 28 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Wine barrel aged New Zealand hopped saison.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-20-2012)
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Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

08-11-2013 17:47:56 | More by oldp0rt
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Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

08-11-2013 17:44:53 | More by Noyt
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Delaware

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

08-04-2013 12:54:36 | More by Mbrown44
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EdwardFortyHands

Iowa

4/5  rDev -10.9%

07-23-2013 01:30:08 | More by EdwardFortyHands
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ArchEnemyBrew

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

07-23-2013 01:29:13 | More by ArchEnemyBrew
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

07-22-2013 18:42:11 | More by trxxpaxxs
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jeonseh

Indiana

4.35/5  rDev -3.1%

A - Hazy golden with light brown accents to it. Small white head

S - Grapes, light citrus from the mimosa, light oak, blue cheese funk as well for this.

T - You get a lot of Mimosa up front with the citrus coming through. There is also a lot of funk that leaves a strong blue chesse funk. The finish is tart and has some of the oak and funk that linger on

M - Thick body with a light creaminess to it. Finish is slightly dry

O - Call this a poor man's Mimosa. It is a really good sour that gets a ton of flavors from the Mimosa barrels which gives it a lot citrus to go with its tartness and blue cheese funk

07-18-2013 03:08:01 | More by jeonseh
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kiki3drt292

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

07-15-2013 20:27:38 | More by kiki3drt292
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metalgdog

New York

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

07-14-2013 02:14:44 | More by metalgdog
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scotv

New York

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

07-14-2013 00:05:13 | More by scotv
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sliverX

S. Georgia & S. Sandwich Isls.

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

07-13-2013 21:59:07 | More by sliverX
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laxer8811

New York

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

07-13-2013 21:03:10 | More by laxer8811
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BeRanger

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

07-04-2013 14:19:50 | More by BeRanger
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mdaschaf

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

07-02-2013 20:52:41 | More by mdaschaf
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justforrazors

Missouri

4.74/5  rDev +5.6%

Bottle opened 6/22/13, poured into a HF taster glass.

A-Upon opening, this one is a bit of a gusher. Nothing bad, but if I hadn't started pouring the beer would have gone all over the table. It pours dark copper verging on red with effervescent carbonation running throughout the beer. It is very cloudy from some yeast sediment that got kicked up from the gushing bottle. A two inch fluffy white head falls a little over the first minute, but remains on top of the beer throughout the entire glass. Some yeast sediment settles at the bottom of the glass.

S- Lactic acidity as well as brett is apparent on the nose. Grapefruit and citrus is also there, although I can't tell if it is from the hops or bugs. There is a very interesting barnyard/musty note as well, most likely from the brett.

T- Up front is some phenolic brett, although right away the flavor is dominated by a grapefruit juice like flavor that immediately dries everything out. There is a tiny bitter note on the end, although with the complexities in this beer, it is easy to miss.

M- It starts out extremely effervescent, with high carbonation, but not over the top. There is medium body that sits right where I want it for a beer like this- not too over the top, but still apparent enough. After you swallow, your mouth is immediately dried out, and without another sip will remain that way for quite a while! This beer encourages you to keep drinking it.

O- Incredibly complex beer from start to finish. I was expecting more hop flavors, but It seemed like the bugs have really taken over on the flavor front of things, making for a very interesting wild ale. The only real fault I see with this beer is that I don't have another to age out and see how it develops over time.

06-23-2013 13:14:58 | More by justforrazors
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OrangeAmps

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +11.4%

06-21-2013 05:31:08 | More by OrangeAmps
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thagr81us

South Carolina

4.11/5  rDev -8.5%

Big thanks goes out to 67couple for sharing this one at a past Random Sunday Tasting! Served from bottle into a Mikkeller flute. Poured a dark hazy yellow-orange with a half finger white head that subsided to a minimal amount slowly. Maintained phenomenal lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, orange, fruit, sour, funk, earth, and wood. The flavor was comprised of sweet malt, fruit, fruit hop, wood, funk, earth, subtle sour, and orange zest. It had a light feel on the palate with high carbonation. Overall this was pretty good brew. I had heard lots of really good things about this one as it has quite a bit of hype going along with it. I am usually fairly skeptical when it comes to hyped beers, so this one wasn’t any different. Granted what I found was actually quite good and had a fairly good balance to it. This kept my palate refreshed and interested throughout the glass. I really wish that this one came in a larger format bottle so a larger pour could be enjoyed, but that is the nature of the beast I suppose. Definitely worth your time trying at least once if you get the chance, but I wouldn’t trade my soul to do so in my honest opinion.

06-16-2013 17:41:27 | More by thagr81us
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Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

06-13-2013 20:23:04 | More by doremite
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Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -10.9%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

05-24-2013 22:54:55 | More by jhighlandbrewing
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SpdKilz

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

05-21-2013 02:14:01 | More by SpdKilz
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -16.5%

05-19-2013 00:42:26 | More by djrn2
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

05-19-2013 00:40:55 | More by acurtis
Juicy from Hill Farmstead Brewery
99 out of 100 based on 214 ratings.