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Brasserie De Blaugies / Hill Farmstead La Vermontoise - Brasserie de Blaugies

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BA SCORE
88
very good

493 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 493
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 12
Gots: 95 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Brasserie de Blaugies visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-06-2013)
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Photo of KYGunner
3.7/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This had a cloudy yellow appearance with a thick but dissipating bright white head.

The aroma had sweet bread and grain with peppery cloves and soft banana. There was a bubblegum sweetness but it seemed more spicy.

The flavor started with a blast of clove but with every sip it started to soften to a more peppercorn tone. The was some sweetness in the array of Apple bubblegum, banana and anise.

The feel is very light and somewhat tangy with an ease that made it disappear quickly.

At first blush I was disappointed that anything with the Hill Farmstead name would be so clovey sharp but as I followed through it began to grow on me and I discovered liking it more.

KYGunner, Feb 02, 2014
Photo of barnzy78
4.36/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Bavarian Lodge - Lisle, IL
L - hazy yellow body with a tall white head that holds excellent retention
S - beautiful aroma of banana, fruity yeast, citric hop
T - excellent array of flavors with zesty grapefruit, lemon, banana, yeast, white pepper, grass, earth
F - higher carbonation, medium body with an excellent feel. Finishes dry with some peppery spice lingering with some citrus
O - loved this one. It's very delicate but has some great flavors. Glad I got to try it. Now only if I could get my hands on some more Hill Farmstead!

barnzy78, Feb 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

ArchEnemyBrew, Jan 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

jkball01, Jan 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Stoutfan23DJ, Jan 24, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -61.3%

Hugonaut13, Jan 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

ms11781, Jan 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

larbush, Jan 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

jaywes754, Jan 14, 2014
Photo of hooliganlife
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

hooliganlife, Jan 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Skillz, Jan 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

MacStinson, Jan 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

ThatsThatDude, Jan 06, 2014
Photo of williamjbauer
4/5  rDev +3.1%

williamjbauer, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of threedaggers
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

threedaggers, Jan 02, 2014
Photo of Krakpoff
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Krakpoff, Dec 30, 2013
Photo of mikeburd1128
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

mikeburd1128, Dec 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

iatethecloudsfor, Dec 28, 2013
Photo of riemster
1.75/5  rDev -54.9%

riemster, Dec 18, 2013
Photo of tbeckett
4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from Hill Farmstead. From notes.

A - Poured light golden, sort of like apple juice. Strong carbonation, bright. Nice dense two finger white fluffy head left good lace rings and a good finger of retention. Cloudy with yeast added.

S - Citrus hop, nice yeast component of the Belgian persuasion, orange, hops.

T - Lot's of yeasty notes, lot's of lemon, sweet grain, floral, spritsy.

M - Very strong carbonation, fairly dry finish, medium body.

O/D - The carbonation was a bit strong, but I suppose suited to the style. I suppose it could have been hoppier considering the 'copious amounts' claim on the bottle, but it was hoppy and enjoyable nonetheless. It seemed quite to style and sits above many examples of the style which are usually fairly uninteresting.

tbeckett, Dec 17, 2013
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.4/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Bottle I brought to share at Retsinis' tasting.

Pours a murky yellow with a foamy white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, yeast, spice, chalk, and skunky aromas. Taste is much the same with earthy spice and yeast flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of yeast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp and prickly mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer with a smell that is slightly better than the taste, even though there is some initial skunk-like aromas.

UCLABrewN84, Dec 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

eawolff99, Dec 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

AOShabaz, Dec 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

In_Control_Mike, Dec 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Denzo, Dec 15, 2013
Brasserie De Blaugies / Hill Farmstead La Vermontoise from Brasserie de Blaugies
88 out of 100 based on 493 ratings.