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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

527 Ratings
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Ratings: 527
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 13
Gots: 99 | FT: 17
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-06-2013

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4.24/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the 750 bottle into Hill Farmstead stemware.
Pours beautiful clear straw color with huge foamy head.
Smell is really nice, meadow, straw, yeast.
Taste is right in line with aromas. A very light touch of citrus, a very light touch of pepper.
Mouthfeel is effervescent, clean, dry.
Overall, a refreshing and delicious saison.

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3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into Lost Abbey tumbler.

Pours with huge carbonation. It's a carb bomb. Hazy light straw yellow, huge white head. Tons of carbonation bubbles coming up from the bottom of glass. Yeast definitely did some work in the bottle.

Aroma is green hay, Granny Smith apple peel, earthy must, lemon zest, and subtle spices.

The taste brings a super spicy, classic saison style beer. Grains of paradise, basil, parsley, lime peel, white pepper, and earth.

Mouthfeel is fluffy, heavier side of light. Crisp carbonation.

Overall this is a pretty good saison. Classic flavors with not much anything being groundbreaking. A faint amount of skunkiness from light exposure seems to be present. I'm always weary of imported beers in the green bottles.

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4.09/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Cheers to Goblinmunkey7 for sharing this

Consumed 2/18/14

Appearance: Golden in color, with some straw and and hints of orange - bottle opens with some big carbonation, pours with a huge, fluffy, distincitvely Belgian-looking head - fades to a solid, white head - leaves some nice streaks of lacing

Smell: Bright, funky saison yeast and some nice complexity - nice funkiness, with some great saison aromas - some banana, pepper, clove, and light fruits like apples and white grapes - some Brett-like weirdness and a touch of lemon - deep, complex level of barnyard - some pale malts and wheat in the background - some earth, nicely balanced aromas

Taste: Tart, funky, interesting - great saison yeast flavors, including clove, pepper, and some earth, dirt - some light citrus, including hints of orange - some grassiness - light fruits, apples, pears, and white grapes - some dry, powdery yeast, somewhat Brett-like - pale malts, wheat, and some light, malty sweetness - finishes dry to round out the flavor

Mouthfeel: Medium body, smooth, nicely carbonated, nice finish

Overall: La saison-oise

This is a great saison. It's remarkably Belgian, and I will admit that I can't quite taste the Hill Farmstead influence. Regardless of what went into this beer, the result is tasty. I would drink this again, if it were possible to find.

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4.34/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Hazy bright yellow-gold. Head is bright-white, bubbly, and loose. Starts off with a massive fluffy head but drops to a small clump of a cap with a small collar and sheets of sticky lacing. A vigorous swirl produces a short-lived head. Moderate to high carbonation on the pour.

Smell: Big initial push of yeast. Belgian esters including a soft clove spice, some ripe banana, and a hint of juicy fruit. Pear, apple skin, damp earth and some musty funk. Layers of earth, flowers, grass, hay, and fruity esters. Nice pale malt backbone offers a hint of cracker and a light bready element. Slightly sweet pale malts as well. A lot of banana and mild tropical notes as it warms.

Taste: A hint of lemon zest and a touch of a tart edge. Big yeast presence. Drops spice, read clove, and fruity esters. Slightly sweet pale malts coupled with a minor toasted bready element and a bit of snappy cracker. A bit of damp grass with some funky elements. Banana, a touch of pineapple, pear, apricot, and some red apple. Huge Belgian yeast push as it warms. Powdery yeast. Herbal and earthy and floral. Some biscuit and maybe even some oak.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with a solid carbonation. A touch crisp and nice and dry on the finish. Could be a touch drier, but it's close.

Overall: Blastoise's megaevolution.

Surprise! Hill Farmstead collaborates with a Belgian brewer and creates a delicious and stellar beer. LIES!

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Brasserie De Blaugies / Hill Farmstead La Vermontoise from Brasserie de Blaugies
87 out of 100 based on 527 ratings.