Vera Mae | 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): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Vera Mae is crafted from organic Vermont spelt, American hops, wildflower honey, dandelion flowers from our fields, our distinctive farmhouse yeast and water from our well. Unfiltered and naturally carbonated.

Added by SFLpunk on 07-25-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#522
Reviews:
114
Ratings:
665
pDev:
7.85%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
315
Gots:
99
Trade:
11
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4/5  rDev -7.6%
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Opened on Thanksgiving Day with non-beer friends. One of them mentioned that this beer, "doesn't even smell like it's from a farm."

To be honest, this tastes like another one of Hill Farmstead's nicer saisons with an added touch of flowers on the palate in a welcoming way. A nice treat on a holiday afternoon but certainly something that a 6-month aged Anna or Florence could have matched in flavor at 2/3 the price.

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4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
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Bottled in 2013.

Yum! Dry, minerally, slightly tart, granny smith apple, bit of lemon and funkiness. Super effervescent. A hint of honey sweetness brings everything together. The 2 years in the bottle really dried this out and melded everything together. Awesome stuff.

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4/5  rDev -7.6%
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2015 bottle, in a tasting glass
L: sunshine straw, thin bone head, tight carbonation,
S: lemon zest, oak, honey, floral
T: follows the nose, floral note is clearly dandelions, lightly funky
F: crisp and clean
O: delicious

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4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Vera Mae from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 665 ratings
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