Leaves Of Grass: July 31, 2017
Hill Farmstead Brewery

Leaves Of Grass: July 31, 2017Leaves Of Grass: July 31, 2017
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Style:
Belgian Saison
ABV:
not listed
Score:
89
Avg:
4.14 | pDev: 8.21%
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
15
From:
Hill Farmstead Brewery
 
Vermont, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  1
Gots
  0
SCORE
89
Very Good
Leaves Of Grass: July 31, 2017Leaves Of Grass: July 31, 2017
Notes: This iteration was brewed in collaboration with students from nearby Sterling College using malted barley; raw and malted wheat; and foraged wood sorrel. The beer was fermented and aged in French oak and then further aged atop fresh Vermont blueberries.
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3.33/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 375 ml bottle into a stemmed tulip glass.

Pours a deep reddish pink color with a half-finger of bubbly pink-white head. No retention or lacing as expected, and a ton of sediment floating around the bottom.

The aroma is herbal and spicy up front, followed by notes of oak, grapes, blueberries, and a large amount of barnyard funk.

The flavor is funky and yeasty, bringing notes of vinegar and white wine, wheat bread, and earthy wood chips. The back end is subtly tart and fruity, like a gay Englishman.

The feel is light bodied with pretty good carbonation. Very clean and crisp with a dry finish.

Overall, a pretty good beer for what it is. It's definitely got an array of flavors and is clearly well-made. Just not really my thing. Too much funk and not enough fruit.

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Leaves Of Grass: July 31, 2017 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 15 ratings