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Works Of Love : Anchorage 2016 (Mandaerina Bavaria) | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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4.45/5
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88 Ratings
Works Of Love : Anchorage 2016 (Mandaerina Bavaria)Works Of Love : Anchorage 2016 (Mandaerina Bavaria)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Vermont, United States
hillfarmstead.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
When our dear friend Gabe Fletcher from Anchorage Brewing Company visited us last September, we brewed two beers; this is the result of the second brewday.

Brewed with malted barley, organic oats, wheat and organic buckwheat, this beer was fermented in oak foudres, aged in wine barrels and dry-hopped with Mandarina Bavaria hops.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 05-15-2016

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
88
pDev:
4.72%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
20
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 88 |  Reviews: 14
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4.81/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.45/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.59/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.54/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.34/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brother_rebus
4.49/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RAlmeida77
4.4/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.18/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alieniloquium
4.25/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750 mL bottle. Hazy pale yellow. Smells of white wine, lemon, oak, some pilsner malt, and a light citrus. Tastes of bright citrus. Tangerine for a brief moment and lemon takes over. Nice white wine flavor and a lingering oak. Citrus aftertaste. Light body. Bright and delicious.

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Photo of zimm421
4.46/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle opens with a pop. Pours a perfectly clear yellow with a huge fluffy white head. The nose is Brett and citrus, with the Brett playing the lead role. The taste is lemon, orange, white wine, oak and a light graininess. There's a touch of tartness to the end. Overall, a great brew and killer saison.

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4.37/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Look: Pale, hazy straw body, quickly dissipating head

Smell: Lemony funk, earthy brett, and perhaps a bit of orange peel from the hops. Complex, but subdued.

Taste: Bright acidity. Lemon juice dominates with Hill Farmstead's classic well water minerality. Musty, lemony hay, orange zest, and the suggestion of chardonnay barrel come through on the finish. I didn't immediately pick out the barrel since the complex flavors here are so cohesive, but it's there in a tasteful way.

Feel: Perfect carbonation, zippy acidity, lemony tart finish.

Overall: This is a superb saison that's sure to please enthusiasts.

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4.44/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.55/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle at Hill Farmstead in Greensboro Bend, VT.

This one pours a lightly hazed dull orange, with a small but persistent head, and a good bit of lacing.

This smells like lemon/lime, lychee, sour orange, wheat, and soft but sharp grassy funk.

The taste is very similar- it's got a really great funk to it- part grassy, with lemon rind and even a slight briney character. The dry hopping created another killer layer, as I get a lot of lemon and orange, a little bit of lime.

This is really drinkable and super soft, with a sparkling acidity and carbonation.

This is a wonderful saison from two brewers who really know how to make a great one.

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4.24/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.32/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.6/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.4/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.85/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.17/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.69/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.41/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Works Of Love : Anchorage 2016 (Mandaerina Bavaria) from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.45 out of 5 with 88 ratings
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