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
Ratings:
1,560
Reviews:
222
Avg:
4.27
pDev:
7.96%
 
 
Wants:
507
Gots:
350
For Trade:
45
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Ratings: 1,560 |  Reviews: 222
Photo of bubseymour
4.74/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Great tart and funky saison. Amazing.

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Photo of gratefulbeerhead
4.44/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hgw605
4.74/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L: Very light yellow with quite a bit of haze. Medium to large white head. Nice retention.
S: Bit of sweet Belgian yeast notes and honey with tart citrus and mild funk. Very nice.
T: Nice honey notes balanced with tart lemon candy. Slight bit of yeast spice comes through. A bit of pear and green apple.
F: Very nice and lively. Prickly in a good way.
O: Fantastic.

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Photo of Marius
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle shared. Hazy lemon yellow with a white head. Notes of lemon, light brett, herbal hops, lemon zest, lemonade, aspirin. Light body, dry and refreshing, bitter-sweet and perfectly balanced.

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Photo of Dizzy242
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Masters
4.23/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jbeervt
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of deonreds
4.28/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Warren2621
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scottspencer
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kylehay2004
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RollTide7
4.46/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of frekky
4.51/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Btl 8/5/16

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Photo of patre_tim
4.77/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This was a gusher. Soft, beautifully cloudy gold with lots of fine bubbled carbonation rising subtly within. Topped with 6 fingers of off white head which leaves random etchings of lacing as it fades.

Smells of Belgian yeasts, crisp granny smith apple, a slight earthiness, and a hint of smoke. Overall its very inviting.

Sour and crisp and fruity. Its got the hints of Belgian yeasts, a touch of smoke, granny smith apple, and lemon juice.

Medium, tart, dry body, with only a light carbonation remaining after the gusher.

AMAZING BREW! So glad I got my hands on this one. Its my second from Hill Farmstead, so I'm learning to never doubt them. I was expecting sweetness from the honey, but its a crisp, light, refreshingly dry saison. Got at Hill Farmstead Brewery up on the mountaintop in Vermont, less than a month ago, and I am drinking it in Stouffville, near my own former farmstead, October 21st, 2016.

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Photo of paulish
4.19/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eifster82
3.97/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of edthehead
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of taospowder
4.49/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of blisscent
4.41/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WaterFurnace
4.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sgregory
3.75/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of garyloveman
4.1/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of abrodsky
4.48/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lemmy187
4.35/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fusebuddy
4.42/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Anna from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.27 out of 5 based on 1,560 ratings.
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