Anna Pear
Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Hill Farmstead Brewery
Vermont, United States
Farmhouse Ale - Saison
Ranked #69
Ranked #2,017
4.47 | pDev: 2.24%
Jan 12, 2022
Apr 19, 2021
Notes: Farmstead® ale brewed with honey and aged in oak barrels with pears.
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4.37 by Bhubbard34 from Pennsylvania on Jan 12, 2022
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4.49/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by Stevedore from Oregon

Slightly cloudy golden straw yellow body. Tart lemon, fresh pear juice without the roughness of the texture, adding perhaps a touch of acetaldehyde. Light Brett leather. Brings a lighter medium body, good carbonation. Nice pear and citrus finish.

Jan 02, 2022
4.48 by Chuckg93 from Oregon on Dec 05, 2021
4.45 by von_kaiser from Connecticut on Oct 22, 2021
4.75 by aasher from Indiana on Sep 06, 2021
4.5 by bouncepass from California on Sep 05, 2021
4.5 by cp45 from New Jersey on Jul 17, 2021
4.54 by SadMachine from New Jersey on Jul 01, 2021
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4.49/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by Huhzubendah from District of Columbia

Bottle shared by Brennan. Thank you!

Jun 03, 2021
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by JLK7299 from North Carolina

Anna has long been the hidden (in plain sight) gem of Hill Farmstead. This is my second of the fruited Anna’s and it is very good. The blueberry was great as well but Pear is next level.

May 23, 2021
4.25 by stevec32 from New York on May 15, 2021
4.37 by Uconnelmo from Connecticut on May 14, 2021
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4.35/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by GreesyFizeek from New York

This one pours a golden yellowish color, with a small head, and a good bit of lacing.

This smells like freshly picked pears - sweet and juicy, along with funky honey, a sort of sweet cakiness, lemon, and funk.

Hill Farmstead does pear well in their beers, between this beer and Flora Pear. There's a sweet dessert like character to the pear here, along with some funky honey sweetness, a smidge of lemony acidity, a nice almost bready backbone.

This is light bodied, sweet, crisp, and very drinkable.

I think this and Anna Plum are the best of the various newer fruited Anna beers. This is really nice stuff.

May 06, 2021
4.5 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts on May 01, 2021
4.52 by acurtis from New Jersey on May 01, 2021
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4.52/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by Luscious_Malfoy from Illinois

poured from a 375mL bottle into a snifter. pours a hazy yet bright yellow with a fiber of fizzy white head. the head fizzes away into a a thin collar around the glass as well a thin film a top the beautiful yellow beer. aromas of ripe pear, candied peaches, musty oak, lemon, grass and hay. taste follows although with a nice punch of honey sweetness. between the honey and the fruit, it’s got a candied fruit flavor going that i can’t get enough of. a full, soft mouthfeel with a lively yet dry finish. this is excellent. so drinkable and full of flavor. it’s complex but at the same time approachable. HF nails the saison style so well.

Apr 25, 2021
Anna Pear from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 16 ratings