Leaves Of Grass: December 6, 2017 | Hill Farmstead Brewery

Leaves Of Grass: December 6, 2017Leaves Of Grass: December 6, 2017
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Average: 4.4 | pDev: 3.64%

Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 13

Belgian Saison | ABV not listed

Wants   Gots 

Hill Farmstead Brewery
Vermont, United States

Notes: Limited (brewed once) availibility. Leaves of Grass represents our brewery's collective pursuit to create, explore, and challenge. For each batch, we employ uniquely different processes and ingredients. This particular batch was brewed with organic Vermont oats, organic Vermont spelt, and New Zealand hops, then aged in oak puncheons for 6 months and further conditioned in bottle for nearly 10 months.
Leaves Of Grass: December 6, 2017Leaves Of Grass: December 6, 2017
Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 13
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4.46/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This one pours a slightly hazy golden yellow color, with a small head, and lots of lacing.

This has a bold and wonderful citrusy funk that is so indicative of a HF farmhouse ale. It's a combination of hay and grass and citrus rind. I also get pineapple and white wine on the nose.

This is pretty "normal" for this series, but it's still delicious. It's very juicy, with stone fruit, pineapple, and lemon tartness, along with that classic HF funk, and a slight touch of tart bitterness on the back end.

This is really drinkable, with a very clean finish - the tartness doesn't linger at all.

I'm glad they're still releasing beers in this series - it had been a while since the last one.

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4.75/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Crisp citrus, tart white grape, lime, lemon, grapefruit, orange, passion fruit, tropical mango, peach, pineapple, some funk, oak, bready oaty malts, resinous floral earthy hops

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4.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

375mL poured into perennial wine glass. pours a hazy yellow with a thin soapy white head. white ring around the edges lasts the entire pour. smell is a lemony, grassy funk with a bit of wine barrel character. taste is similar with a mildly tart aftertaste. not sure i am picking up on any hops, but i’m okay with that. feel is a bit on the thin side. kind of lower carb for the style but a little watery. other than that aspect, great beer in a series where you don’t always know what you’re going to get.

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Leaves Of Grass: December 6, 2017 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 13 ratings