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Prolegomena - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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196 Ratings
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Ratings: 196
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 8.35%
Wants: 165
Gots: 52 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 04-25-2013

Aged in Wine and Port barrels. In friendship with Will Meyers from Cambridge Brewing Company.
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3/5  rDev -30.4%

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3.65/5  rDev -15.3%
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.

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3.74/5  rDev -13.2%
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.

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Prolegomena from Hill Farmstead Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 196 ratings.