Civil Disobedience #1 | 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): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
A blend of two different batches of Arthur and a bit of a beer called ’mimosa’, a saison brewed with orange zest and Brett Claussenii. All stainless. Not barrel aged.

Added by HopHead84 on 08-14-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
72
Reviews:
26
Avg:
4.31
pDev:
17.4%
 
 
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136
Gots:
6
For Trade:
2
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4.42/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
4.23/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Huge head, wasn't sure whether it was gonna stop. Bready, hip, hearty, citrus rind.

Takes a chunky citrusy sourdough bread saison yeast flavor. A little bitter, enjoyable good bitter, has some funkiness to it, maybe wheat grist. Real good saison, tier 1.

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4.23/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.71/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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3.23/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

obviously passed its prime by the time I got to try it. the base beers are phenomenal but 3+ years has not done this blend any favors

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -42%

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2.5/5  rDev -42%

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2.25/5  rDev -47.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -24.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -47.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -24.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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3/5  rDev -30.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -24.6%

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4.28/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from notes from 1/11/14
Thanks Skrip for sharing!

A- Pours a hazy straw yellow with orange hues. A medium sized white head of medium-large bubbles that retains well and leaves good lacing.

S- Straw and wheat are in the fore-front of the aroma. Spicy, moderately funky, and juicy brett. Light tartness and a bit of citrus and lemon grass.

T- This is like a slightly less tart, more spicy version of Arthur. Nice citrus notes in the middle, followed by hay, wheat, and spice. Very bright and pleasant. Moderate funk reminds you that this is indeed brett fermented.

M- The mouth feel is highly carbonated, medium bodied, slightly puckering, and quite dry. Fits the style nicely.

O- Overall I really liked this saison. I would have loved a little more tartness and citrus, but it is still quite nice!

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4.42/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle poured into a Hill Farmstead oversized wine glass.

A~ glowing yellow with a nice head and a little bit of lacing.

S~ lots of citrus up front, lemon, lime, orange and grapefruit. followed by some peppery saison yeast. all leading into some hay/straw like brett funk.

T~ once again the taste is more subtle than expected like CD2. pretty much follows the nose to a T. definitely a lot more citrus going on here though, oh its the little bit of Mimosa!

M~ a lot thicker than i expected but in a good way. still super smooth and refreshing. nice carbonation as always.

O~ such a nice treat! i love to see how all these brews blend together. you can really tell that its 2 versions of Arthur surprisingly, if that makes sense haha. and i'm gonna say the little bit of Mimosa adds that nice citrus of course, and more! this really held up better than i expected, still worth drinking if you have a bottle!

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Civil Disobedience #1 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.31 out of 5 based on 72 ratings.
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