Biere De Norma | Hill Farmstead Brewery

Biere De NormaBiere De Norma
BA SCORE
98%
Liked This Beer
4.4 w/ 605 ratings
Biere De NormaBiere De Norma
BEER INFO

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

Style: Bière de Garde

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed on the day of my grandmother’s passing (Norma), this is an inspired Biere de Mars fermented entirely in oak and soured with our house spontaneous culture.

Norma (1939 - 2011) was my maternal grandmother, my Guardian Angel, and the woman that nourished the laughter and innocence of my youth. In her honor, we craft this Bière de Mars each February and condition it in oak barrels with our resident microflora, allowing it to develop indefinitely until it is ready for release. We realize the influence of those closest to us only after having left their presence. At Hill Farmstead, our spirit is forever defined by Norma and the memory of our loved ones.

Added by MasterSki on 01-12-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#318
Reviews:
67
Ratings:
605
Liked:
593
Avg:
4.4/5
pDev:
7.27%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
352
Gots:
95
Trade:
17
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L: A dark amber, with a white head that dissipates quickly, but leaves a nice ring around the outside. S: Oak, damp basement funk and musty. Honey sweetness and a little lemon zest. T: Oak upfront with the lemon zest, followed by the honey sweetness that creates this cherry like flavor on the mid palate...finishes with an oaky dryness that leaves you wanting more. M: Carb is on point, just dances on the tongue. Just a nice drinking beer. O: This is unbelievable...just blown away by this beer. I don't think a Biere de Garde can get better than this. Hill does it again

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Biere De Norma from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 98% out of 100 with 605 ratings
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