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Prolegomena - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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178 Ratings
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Ratings: 178
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 8.58%
Wants: 162
Gots: 55 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in Wine and Port barrels. In friendship with Will Meyers from Cambridge Brewing Company.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 04-25-2013)
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3/5  rDev -30.4%

leschkie, Jul 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -30.4%

jegross2, Mar 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.4%

vissai, Dec 31, 2013
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3/5  rDev -30.4%

kscaldef, Oct 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -30.4%

topdown, Mar 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

sliverX, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of Alieniloquium
3.68/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Murky reddish brown. Nice khaki head. Great surface retention.

Smell - Hint of acetic acid. Dark malts. Some cherry.

Taste - More sour. Much more cherry. Oaky. Kinda chalky. Sourness lingers. Very dry.

Mouthfeel - Almost too dry. Moderate sourness. Well carbonated.

Overall - Decent flanders. A little too dry for me.

Alieniloquium, Jul 02, 2013
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3.73/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour is dark copper brown with a thin tight tan head. Nose has a hint of dark malt base with some sawdust and sour cherry. Taste is similar, a little watery and less bright than the nose. There is a stronger dark malt component than a normal Flanders red, fairly sour with notes of tart sour cherry but a bit thin in flavor through the finish. Very strong carbonation on a lighter body. No glaring flaws, not acetic at all but not bright and a bit watery.

cpetrone84, Feb 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

acurtis, Sep 21, 2013
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BucketBoy, Jul 31, 2014
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goldspire, Aug 20, 2014
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thegerm87, Jun 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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Prolegomena from Hill Farmstead Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 178 ratings.