Arthur | Hill Farmstead Brewery

ArthurArthur
BA SCORE
97.5%
Liked This Beer
4.37 w/ 1,909 ratings
ArthurArthur
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Arthur (1922-2005) was our grandfather’s youngest brother; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his 13 siblings. In his honor, this Saison is crafted from American malted barley, American and European hops, our distinctive farmhouse yeast and water from our well. Unfiltered and naturally carbonated, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Arthur.

Added by kingcrowing on 10-03-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#317
Reviews:
259
Ratings:
1,909
Liked:
1,861
Avg:
4.37/5
pDev:
7.55%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
496
Gots:
428
Trade:
57
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,909 |  Reviews: 259
Photo of Lochnessmonster
4.38/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

For some reason I had a lot of saisons the night I tried Arthur, but this one was clearly in a class above. As usual, Hill Farmstead kills it. And while I do enjoy their IPAs a lot more, they can certainly brew a saison I would drink frequently if reached as far south as Florida.

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Photo of Drel
3.8/5  rDev -13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NHhomebrewguy
4.39/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beertunes
4.41/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Joey2timer
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

pretty good but i like casey and sara flavor more.

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Photo of PassMeAZima
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JArt
4.83/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jw1978
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ACarp
5/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Nunya
4.15/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bobbypaulson
4.29/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jaydoc
4.49/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of scaba
4.47/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MTKATL
4.52/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NickThePyro
4.46/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HopSavant
3.97/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThirstyHungryLife
4.13/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wulfie85
4/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of msg1865
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BoldRulerVT
4.44/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the 750 into Hill Farmstead stemware.
Pours a bright and beautiful honey straw color with little head, but great lacing.
Aromas are of chardonnay, oak, some honey and of course saison yeast.
Taste is very much in line with aromas. Approachable, quenching, delicious. A classic text book saison.
Mouthfeel is spot on. Finishes clean with a bit of bitterness on the back end.
Overall this beer is a beautiful saison and is so approachable it could be a nice introduction to the style for a newb.

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Photo of VinceMig
4.59/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CharlesK
4.94/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Sosopogi
4.14/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eziel
4.59/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Warlocks-Passage
4.57/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Arthur from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 97.5% out of 100 with 1,909 ratings
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