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Anna | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Anna is Bière de Miel, brewed with 20% raw wildflower Vermont honey and our house saison yeast.

Added by kingcrowing on 12-31-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#373
Reviews:
237
Ratings:
1,622
pDev:
7.59%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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515
Gots:
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Trade:
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Ratings: 1,622 |  Reviews: 237
Photo of smartassboiler
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The_Epopt
4.35/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This was nicely subtle and pleasant, with light to medium tartness. I could drink it all day and I couldn't help noticing a large similarity to Jester King beers

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Photo of LukeGude
3.12/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Looks like Bud Light. Smells and tastes almost like a lambic. Sour fermentation apparent. Not my cup of tea. @HooverHawkeye tasted/enjoyed the honey

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Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
4.04/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BergenCty4Hazy
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tony210
3.72/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Look: pours a slightly hazy golden straw color, minimal head.

Smell: funky, lemon zest, citrus.

Taste: sour and tart, grassy, citrus, grapefruit, lemon, tangy, dry finish.

Feel: crisp, medium carbonation, refreshing.

Overall: another funky farmhouse saison, I missed the honey in this one. Crisp and refreshing.

10/13/17
750ml bottle from brewery (bit 9/20/17)
Bottled on 6/8/17
3.75 rating

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Photo of Karibourgeois
4.56/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Clear light gold colored pour with a big white head and lots of effervescent bubbles. Big barnyard and horse blanket aroma. Taste is mildly tart with some lemon, honey, hay and very light pepper flavors. Light bodied.

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Luscious_Malfoy
4.34/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of countrypeddler8
4.29/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of amstokesdb9
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GuitarIPA
4.12/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Typically great Hill Farmstead beer, but I was hoping the honey flavor would be more forward as this is a honey ale. Great tartness, zesty/citrus flavor, just a hint of yeasty funk.

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Photo of Bitterbill
4.46/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This pours a hazy lemon yellow, maintains an inch of foam, lacing is impressive.

I smell Brett, tart notes of lemon, white wine and a kiss of honey.

Lemon and wine taste with pretty strong presence of Brett. Honey barely noticeable except at the very end of the finish. Coriander, pepper come through as palate familiarity sets in.

Smooth mouthfeel and very drinkable.

My favourite of the 3 HF Saisons I got to try.

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Photo of Derek
4.49/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dbrauneis
4.14/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Eddiehop
4.45/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mattycasey
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of grover37
4.32/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cylinsier
4.27/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

75 cl

Pours hazy lemon gold, white head is an inch thick and pillowy. Slowly dissipates to a sudsy lacing.

Smells of tart wild influence, hint of lemon, hint of honey, and fresh grassy and cereal malts.

Flavor is bright and tart, lemon and sour grape. Some bready malt undertone. Hint of honey sweetness. Finishes with a dry grassy and floral non-hoppy bitterness.

Medium body with tingly carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

Excellent saison, on the tart and bitter side which is a bit unusual for the style, but lots of good flavor. Pour is gorgeous. Goes down easy but feels fuller than the abv. Definitely worth trying if you can get it.

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4.42/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CayseyW
4.47/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rolltide8425
4.27/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tartness, musty funk, green apple, lemon, and just a hint of honey sweetness. Wildflower honey is more apparent in the aroma. The honey does add a little bit of stickiness as well.

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Anna from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.35 out of 5 with 1,622 ratings
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