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
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
72
Avg:
4.31
pDev:
17.4%
 
 
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136
Gots:
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For Trade:
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4.7/5  rDev +9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

8/14/2011

Bottle poured into my Hill Farmstead glass on a lovely summer day. Bottle opens with a sinister hiss.

A: A soft pour yields a transparent straw yellow gold body with three fingers of white sea foam that recede in craters and caverns after five minutes. Thick sheets of soapy lacing are all over the glass. This beer looks fantastic.

S: Earthy and lightly musty, with bright notes of apple, pineapple, and pear. Tangerine is most pronounced, with a light tangelo zest presence. I get hay and a touch of mineral. There's a moderate floral presence with a light spiciness.

T: The flavor opens with a very light tartness accompanied by hay, earth, and a lightly spicy floral aspect, this segues into lightly sweet apple, pear, tangerine, and tangelo zest. There's a light leather note, as well as a lower earthy bitterness. The smooth finish displays pepper-like phenols with a light acidity and a nice dry highly attenuated finish.

M: Upper light body with high carbonation. The mouthfeel is crisp and dry.

Overall: This is a delicious Saison, one of the best I've had. Seek it out.

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