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Phenomenology Of Spirit (2013) - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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176 Ratings
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Ratings: 176
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.49%
Wants: 75
Gots: 36 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Second release was sent through our coolship and 100% spontaneously fermented with Greensboro/Hill Farmstead airborne yeast.

(Beer added by: backbaybrewer on 09-18-2013)
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savagepm

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

11-23-2013 02:30:06 | More by savagepm
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Texas

4/5  rDev -8.3%

07-18-2014 20:30:01 | More by drummermattie02
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pour is dark brown, mostly opaque, with a light tan head. Nose is sweet, sugary malt with notes yeast, a touch of roast and a fair bit of leathery brett. Taste is malt sugary, berries and red wine with a light dark roast. Very assertive brett presence, leathery brett with moderate carb, a medium body and a sweetness lingering through the finish.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2014 15:37:52 | More by cpetrone84
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sourdog

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

07-14-2014 05:39:03 | More by sourdog
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -8.3%

07-13-2014 21:35:16 | More by jrallen34
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New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

07-12-2014 11:00:20 | More by rollom
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New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

07-06-2014 01:53:26 | More by RRtransvestification
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Oregon

4/5  rDev -8.3%

07-01-2014 22:51:40 | More by leftoverburrito
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California

3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

06-29-2014 17:39:03 | More by VAbdoyan
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California

4/5  rDev -8.3%

06-29-2014 17:38:14 | More by vissai
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California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

06-29-2014 01:27:40 | More by Wolberjs
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

06-09-2014 22:57:08 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.38/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a dark chestnut/chocolate brown color with mahogany edges and a one finger off-white head that quickly settles into a thin ring. Decent retention with streaks of spotty lacing left behind.

Musty aroma wih funky bugs and a prominent charred oak/barrel character. Some dark roast along with musty bugs, dry oak and subtle malt sweetness. The funky yeast and strong oak notes dominate the nose. Not too complex but pretty inviting.

Tart and puckering with sour acidity, dry oak/toothpick and sweet vinous fruit. Kind of one dimensional but has a decent amount of sourness, funky yeast and a decent enough malt presence that prevents it's from becoming boring. Saison notes are overpowered by the yeast and barrel flavors.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 23:49:21 | More by corby112
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Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

06-05-2014 19:11:03 | More by ari32
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -14%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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West Virginia

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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New York

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

05-26-2014 20:21:22 | More by DNICE555
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

05-25-2014 20:49:28 | More by dspinler
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

05-25-2014 18:58:56 | More by shehateme
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Phenomenology Of Spirit (2013) from Hill Farmstead Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 176 ratings.