Mary - Hill Farmstead Brewery

Not Rated.
Mary
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

163 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 163
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 8.54%
Wants: 16
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Mary was Edward's mother and our great-grandmother. A German-style pilsner brewed with our well water, American 2-row malt, our favorite German hops, classic German lager yeast.

(Beer added by: yourefragile on 01-13-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 163 | Reviews: 20 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Horbar:
Photo of Horbar
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

More User Reviews:
Photo of SkiBum22
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of warnerry
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of doremite
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of Bizoneill
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of stereosforgeeks
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of acurtis
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of weonfire
4.2/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 5 day old HF growler and still perfect. amazing.

A - Straw yellow, full finger thick fluffy head, patchy lacing, carbonation rising continuously

S - barley, grain, biscuit, earthy, grass

T - Grain, barley, wheat, lemon, grass, earthy

M - Wow. full, thick, frothy as can be, viscosity is med/high.

O - Best 'German Pilsner' i've ever head. very refreshing. mouth is outstanding. malt and yeast flavor is fantastic. at 4.7 ABV I could easily drink this all day. love it.

Photo of Beerontwowheels
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of mdaschaf
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.71/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750 mL growler poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Slight haze to it. Mostly clear yellow. Not much head on a vigorous pour. Thin collar after a bit.

Smell - Smells like a pilsner. Slightly hoppy. Earthy hop. Grainy pale malt.

Taste - Quite a bit hoppier. Earthy and a little grassy. Grainy malts. Follows the nose with much more intense hop flavor. Bitter throughout the back end.

Mouthfeel - Medium carbonation. Grainy finish. Intensely bitter, at least it seems to me. Pleasantly dry.

Overall - It's good for a pilsner. Something I could drink a lot of, but not earth shattering like other HF beers.

Photo of Kmlund
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of innuendobrewskiman63
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

Photo of wesley14
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of ChipChaight
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of rondufresne
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of OnryAndMean
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of d_brommer_nh
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of montrealbcr89
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of mendvicdog
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of RAKeeler
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of jamvt
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of BGsWo22
2/5  rDev -51.2%

Photo of oline73
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a growler into a tasting snifter.

The beer pours a golden color with a mild layer of off white head. The smell is very light and herbal with a nice, light malt note. The herbal quality carries over to the taste, which is very light. There is a strong bitter note that almost overshadows the pils malt taste. This is a very light and clean beer. The body is light and the finish is super dry. I really enjoyed this beer and can't say I've had another Pilsener like it.

Photo of Cascade77
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Mary from Hill Farmstead Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 163 ratings.