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Civil Disobedience #3 | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Vermont, United States

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
A blend of wine barrel aged Arthur and Vera Mae.

Added by rudzud on 11-21-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 81 |  Reviews: 21
Photo of drewone
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Skrip
3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

A~ bright glowing neon yellow/orange with a nice white fluffy head and a tad of lacing.

S~ lemony tartness, black and white pepper, bready saison yeast and white wine barrel funk on the finish.

T~ pretty much follows the nose with some floral notes here, probably from the dandelions from Vera Mae. not too much else going on.

M~ amazing carbonation, very smooth, but definitely a little thin...

O~ not bad but definitely the worst i've had of the series. i have a feeling these weren't aged in the bareel for very long. the wine barrel funk isn't as present as i would like it to be. don't know why its so thin as well but i've never had the 2011 versions of either Arthur or Vera Mae. but the more recent version of Vera Mae is my favorite seasonal saison for sure so this is all very surprising to me.

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Photo of ScottO
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of cfrances33
4.44/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into a Hill Farmstead taster.

Pour: Pale, hazy orange with two fingers of fluffy, sticky white head. Lots of lacing through the glass.

Smell: Big funk up front, with an almost blue cheese like aspect. Very earthy and some barnyard notes. Quite a bit of white pepper and a touch of white wine. Finishes with a light lemon and pear

Taste: Bright lemon tartness and white wine up front that immediately mix with white pepper and some floral aspects. Lots of earthy funk through the finishes mixes with oak and a light lemon tartness.

Mouthfeel: Really quick drinkable, and supremely dry. Light tartness.

Overall: This was really enjoyable, but definitely not as good as CD5.

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Photo of Kelp
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of Takeanotherswing
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of jbuddle
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of spycow
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of yourefragile
4.26/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750 mL bottle. Thanks to a few guys for hooking me up with this. Shared alongside CD 1 and CD 2. Also thanks to Starr for sharing one earlier.

Pours a clear, light golden color with a large, fluffy white head and nice lace. Very fruit and juicy nose, of wine, grape, citrus and light floral flourishes. Flavor is more of a typical saison than nose suggested, but that's not a complaint. Yeasty spice, earthy hops, slightly funky and some dry oak. Light crisp body with a refreshing dry finish.

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Photo of vissai
2/5  rDev -50.1%

Photo of bauermj
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of CypherEnigma
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of chippo33
3/5  rDev -25.2%

Photo of PhineasMcClintock
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of InspectorBob
4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of DonFrap
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of jaasen64
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Holland
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of mdillon86
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of MaBamba
1/5  rDev -75.1%

Photo of s1ckboy
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Huhzubendah
4.17/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle shared by yourefragile. Thanks Michael. Civil Disobedience 1-3 side by side.

The beer is fairly hazy and straw yellow with a substantial white head. The aroma offers floral notes, oak, tart citrus, wine, oak, grass. Very enticing. The flavor is quite good as well. Additional notes of brett and earthy funk. Light bodied and easy drinking. Complex and delicious. Another winner from Hill Farmstead.

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Photo of RuckusDu
3.25/5  rDev -19%

Photo of DenverLogan
4.45/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Light yellow pee pee color...small lingering head with some big bubbles...oooh!! Barnyard lemon aroma. Big carbonation with rich flavors different from many saisons. Horse blanket, fruit rind, tobacco, minerals, rich herbs, grass...not much malt or sweetness. Tasty and complex...would enjoy a 10 oz glass most any time!!

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Photo of awotupski
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Civil Disobedience #3 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 81 ratings
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