Florence Wheat Saison | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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967 Ratings
Florence Wheat SaisonFlorence Wheat Saison
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Florence (1915-1967) was our grandfather’s sister, and Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to her and her 13 siblings. In her honor, this Belgian inspired Wheat ale is crafted from American malted barley, Organic Vermont wheat, European and American hops, our distinctive farmhouse yeast and water from our well. It is unfiltered and naturally carbonated. Soft, cloudy, and fresh, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Florence.

Pale Malt; Vermont Organic Wheat; American and European Hops; Ale Yeast, and our Well Water.

Added by skivtjerry on 08-18-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
967
Reviews:
137
Avg:
4.18
pDev:
7.66%
 
 
Wants:
104
Gots:
183
For Trade:
27
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Such a special beer. Very crisp, light and showcases the wheat perfectly. Big punch of tartness in the finish making you want another sip.

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5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Amazing beer

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

In my opinion, this is simply one of the best beers brewed by Hill Farmstead. Many seek big, bold offerings, while this is subtle, elegant, refreshing, delicate and simply outstandingly good. The overall balance of this beer keeps blowing me away, and I just seem to enjoy it more and more, every bottle being a real treat. The nose is quite subtle with bananas, citrus, apples, and what feels like jasmine flowers. Mouthfeel reminds me of great riesling, and the acidity brings a lovely freshness. I would trade all boozy, sweet stouts for an ounce of this beer.

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Poured from a bottle dated 20150504 into the modified tulip glass.
A - Wonderfully clear, steady stream of carbonation feeds into a monstrous pillow of froth, lacing of the finest style.
S - Ash, lemon, a very lite grian quality feeds a fine Chablis styled nose.
T - Delicate and delightful, a wonderful start feeds a fine dry finish,flavors are in a tight band and represent
true craft. White wine like, with enough carbonation to differentiate. Te flavors are centered araound a fine rime wash cheese, lemon drop, and slightly salty minerals.
O - Simply stunning in the simple complexity. Ya I know. The lemon, bright and dry finish are the finest points .
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Florence Wheat Saison from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.18 out of 5 based on 967 ratings.
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