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Flora - Satsuma Mandarin - Hill Farmstead Brewery

Flora - Satsuma MandarinFlora - Satsuma Mandarin

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Ratings: 161
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 11.48%


Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Barrel-aged farmshouse ale further aged on Satsuma mandarins.

(Beer added by: Rochefort10nh on 08-14-2013)
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WTKeene

Texas

4.83/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 375ml bottle dated 7/13 into a Prairie Teku glass at work, don't tell my boss. Bottle courtesy of the very generous BriceNice. Thanks, man.

Appearance: Cloudy and golden, no head to speak of, but a thin white crown around the edge.

Smell: Lots of funk, tartness. No orange to speak of here though. I love how this smells, really its exactly what I'm looking for in a sour.

Taste: Light, not overpowering vinegar tartness. A hint of bitterness, lots of wonderful funk. The mandarin isn't immediately noticeable, but comes through beautifully on the finish. I'm only getting a slight vinous character from the wine barrel.

Mouthfeel: Lots of carbonation, really prickly, which works very well with this style. It lingers quite a bit too.

Overall: So happy to finally try this beer, it's been on my wants list for a while. It doesn't disappoint. Hill Farmstead really knows what they're doing. Seek out this beer for sure.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2013 01:18:00 | More by WTKeene
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Flora - Satsuma Mandarin from Hill Farmstead Brewery
99 out of 100 based on 161 ratings.