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Flora - Satsuma Mandarin - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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205 Ratings
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Ratings: 205
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 9.89%
Wants: 273
Gots: 39 | FT: 7
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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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

4.49/5  rDev -1.3%

Poured into the HF tulip. Pours a bright gold/yellow, slightly hazy. No head and no other bubbles either. A small amount of lacing on the side, though. The aroma is very nice. Citrus, lemon sticks out. A nice amount of sour funk in there. Nice amount of tart lemon and orange peel right up front. Also, very sour for the aftertaste, like biting into a sour citrus rind. Some nice flavor from the wine barrels make themselves known. A slight amount of carbonation. I'm a week removed from having flora with blueberries. I can see the similarities, but can also realize blueberries make this a better beer. This is also older, so probably not as juicy as it once was. The satsuma adds a nice mellow touch of citrus and then rounds it out on the end with a sour bite. Very nicely balanced, although i would like to taste some more of the oranges. I know, should have traded for it months ago, maybe fresh the orange flavor is more prominent. Maybe I'll go check out some past reviews while I finish the bottle. Still, a very nice beer. Super happy with the trade even if it is a notch below blueberry flora for me.

06-16-2014 02:14:45 | More by Mikeypnh
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Mike

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-14-2014 01:23:52 | More by Mike
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mltobin

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-13-2014 00:29:30 | More by mltobin
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duceswild

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

06-12-2014 18:00:07 | More by duceswild
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CSO

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-10-2014 04:34:35 | More by CSO
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RAKeeler

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

06-06-2014 12:14:52 | More by RAKeeler
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thegoon55

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

06-04-2014 17:33:56 | More by thegoon55
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sarro

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

06-04-2014 02:58:03 | More by sarro
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dmhurdle

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-02-2014 20:44:13 | More by dmhurdle
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Cottzilla

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

05-26-2014 15:53:53 | More by Cottzilla
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tehmogue

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

05-20-2014 23:35:06 | More by tehmogue
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

4.44/5  rDev -2.4%

Bottle from the brewery.
Shared this at a recent tasting.

Yellow-gold color, slightly hazy, with a small, fizzy, white head that sank to a thin layer; very little lacing. Light citrus zest in the nose, delicate brett notes, fresh-cut grass, even some white grapes. Crisp taste of grass, light bretty funk, very mild tartness, quite floral, with a crescendo of clementine zest and creamsicle coming in about mid-palate, giving a slightly sweet finish. Nice! Some people didn't get any orange out of this, but I thought it was pretty obvious in the taste from mid-palate onward. Light-medium body, crisp and delicate mouthfeel, extremely drinkable. Another one I almost regret sharing, because I really wanted more time to let the full complexity sink in (aka I wanted the whole bottle for myself!). Oh well, what's done is done, and I'm glad more people could get to try it!

05-18-2014 11:26:47 | More by Rifugium
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Phigg1102

New York

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-09-2014 19:59:13 | More by Phigg1102
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ErrandWolfe

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-07-2014 05:04:15 | More by ErrandWolfe
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Jpepe08

Vermont

5/5  rDev +9.9%

05-05-2014 23:35:32 | More by Jpepe08
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patrick802

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

05-04-2014 15:57:02 | More by patrick802
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madtowndmb1

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

04-25-2014 02:53:27 | More by madtowndmb1
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

04-25-2014 02:45:05 | More by BarrytheBear
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campfirebrew

New York

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

04-23-2014 12:48:03 | More by campfirebrew
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +9.9%

04-18-2014 20:52:46 | More by ShemRahBoo
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topdown

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

04-15-2014 22:47:01 | More by topdown
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

04-15-2014 20:51:02 | More by ygtbsm94
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

5/5  rDev +9.9%

04-12-2014 16:57:00 | More by brother_kenneth
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OnryAndMean

New York

5/5  rDev +9.9%

04-09-2014 19:04:58 | More by OnryAndMean
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caguiar

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

04-08-2014 19:12:42 | More by caguiar
Flora - Satsuma Mandarin from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.