Juicy | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Saison

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Juicy is inspired by our love for New Zealand—the adventures had therein, and the journeys grown from without. Our love for the landscape, the agriculture, and the spirited reflection of its inhabitants a decade ago has led to the vision of what lies before you. After more than a year conditioning in wine barrels with our resident microflora, the beer that we have referred to as Juicy is now ready to be enjoyed.

Added by MasterSki on 11-20-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#209
Reviews:
108
Ratings:
669
pDev:
6.25%
 
 
Wants:
709
Gots:
88
Trade:
8
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4.79/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mig100
4.53/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tywhite
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Davepoolesque
4.4/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tartness up front that gives way to granny smith apples, tannic grape skins and funky Brett. A bit earthy. Complex. Slick feel. Crisply carbed and zippy. Semi dry finish. Perfect for a humid night like tonight.

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Photo of Phineasco
4.91/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The beer pours a some what Clear copper orange with a large fluffy white head. It has medium high carbonation. The beer smells of kiwi, white grape gooseberry, white wine, orange marmalade, and grapefruit. It tastes of kiwi, gooseberry, white grape, white wine, orange marmalade, and barnyard funk. The feel is light and juicy. This is an amazing wine ba saison, it’s tropical, juicy, and funky.

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Photo of MicroBeerMan1980
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cgwami
4.49/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TaborTime
4.2/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.66/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.6/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.3/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Hazy orange color with off-white head. Aroma has tart fruits, fermented notes, herbs and a bit of fruit vinegar. Taste is balanced, fruity, mineral with bitter fruit pits and almonds. Medium body with low carbonation. Quite nice wild ale with lots of farmhouse funk and fruit flavors.

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4.63/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.54/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of goalie35
4.44/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.49/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.27/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eddie5721
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of darktronica
4.32/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

375 mL bottle from December 2016. Decanted carefully in case of sediment, Juicy pours an orange-copper with a thin layer of head from bubbles that rise up in a curiously slow way, as if the liquid is more viscous than it otherwise seems. Beautiful aromas of white wine, apple cider vinegar, papaya, honeydew melon, and orange blossom. The perfect amount of bright acidity on the tongue, enough to get the salivary glands pumping but not so much as to overwhelm the delicate complexity of flavors on parade here. I'm loving the influence of the wine barrels.

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3.96/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of neutralaction
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nollie77
4.45/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

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Juicy from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.48 out of 5 with 669 ratings