Art | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Art is the wine barrel fermented and aged version of Arthur (1922-2005), our grandfather's youngest brother as well as the name of our rustic farmstead ale. In honor of Arthur, we mindfully blend his namesake beer from French oak wine barrels that have been aged and conditioned for between 1 and 3 years. This is the standard that reflects, redefines and guides the progressive vision for Hill Farmstead.

Added by t0rin0 on 03-02-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
415
Reviews:
85
Avg:
4.35
pDev:
8.28%
 
 
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.33/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

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4.68/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ashey_Darkfruit
4.61/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

1 & 1/6 fingers of head that doesn't let you down. Color is light yet dark with a crisp clean refraction.

Slightly amberish aroma hints of dew and stone fruit.

I heated the it up to exactly 77 degrees Fahrenheit to release its full ash potential. If you go above that you'll mess with the explosiveness of the dark fruit.

Dry on the mouth that holds onto the pocket of the dark fruit.

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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4/5  rDev -8%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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5/5  rDev +14.9%

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4.19/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Batch 2

A: Very hazy light pastel yellow in color. Forms a large foamy-creamy off white head. Good retention. Globs of lacing on the way down.

S: Aroma is very "Saison-like." Yeasty phenols, lemon, peppery spice. There is also a slight sugar sweetness.

T: Taste is much drier than the aroma. Lemon, light yeasty-phenols, black pepper, green pepper, coriander. A little bit of wood that doesn't present itself as uniquely "oak." A slight tartness and maybe a hint of Brett?

M: Lighter bodied. Medium-heavy carbonation. Tart. Dry. Mild bitterness.

O: As to be expected from HF, this is an excellent beer. Dry, tart, complex. Just a very well made Saison.

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.78/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Bright yellow appearance with decent wide head.

Smells and tastes very geuzelike. Just a touch sweet and somewhat dry.

Mouthfeel, as always, is superb.

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Art from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.35 out of 5 based on 415 ratings.
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