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Arthur | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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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:
#311
Reviews:
262
Ratings:
1,926
pDev:
7.55%
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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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WOW WOW WOW! Very light, white frothy head leading into a sensational aroma of Saison yeast, sour/acidic tones, earthy but very refreshing. First Hill Farmstead and will search for more! Game changer of a Saison.

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Arthur from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.37 out of 5 with 1,926 ratings
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