Brasserie De Blaugies / Hill Farmstead La Vermontoise | Brasserie de Blaugies

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Brasserie De Blaugies / Hill Farmstead La VermontoiseBrasserie De Blaugies / Hill Farmstead La Vermontoise
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie de Blaugies
Belgium
brasseriedeblaugies.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by MasterSki on 03-06-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
762
Reviews:
124
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
10.55%
 
 
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17
Gots:
134
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crobinso
3.71/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hansavijaticar
4.39/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of user785335
3.24/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of captaincoffee
4.13/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a bright straw-gold with a massive fluffy head jumping out of the glass and lots of lacing. Nose is potent with a blast of citrus and some grassy hay and yeast notes. Taste is spicy, citric, and some slightly good and slightly off sourness in the background. Mouthfeel is rough with massive carbonation. Overall, a great beer that could be world class with a slightly cleaner taste and lower carbonation.

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4.15/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.22/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Inglewood
4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fievel
3.4/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dfhhead25
3.3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Photo of blisscent
4.34/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BMart
3.73/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GTJayG
4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eziel
4.42/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kylesobrien
4.07/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Purchased 2015-08-06 at Hill Farmstead in a 750 mL bottle with a neat label.

I've really enjoyed other beers from Brasserie de Blaugies, though their stuff seemed much easier to find while I lived in the Pacific NW. When I saw this offering at Hill Farmstead, I knew I had to snag a bottle.

Poured an ever-so-slightly cloudy straw yellow, a beautiful golden colour. A really lovely white head with tons of lacing appeared, though the frothy cap dissipated before I was half-finished with my glass. Very faint hop aroma -- scent was the most underwhelming aspect of this beer for me, almost no nose. A slight whiff of noble hops, pleasant grassy character, hints of malt.

Really refreshing taste, a little citrusy zing, not too much carbonation, surprising amount of mouthfeel for a lighter brew. Aftertaste is deliciously hoppy without being bitter. Finishes very dry. Extremely well-balanced.

Overall, one of the more pleasant saisons I've tried. An excellent summer beer, would pair well with grilled foods or cheeses, very drinkable. I suspect this might appeal to folks who enjoy hoppy lagers and pale ales too.

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4.56/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into wine glass. Super cloudy yellow, a lot of sediment at the end (it was delicious). Skunky nose that I couldn't get enough of. Nice tartness. A great example of this style. Would gladly try it again.

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3.86/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4

Way too much carbonation

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4.4/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.01/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.28/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of JohnCassillo
3.51/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mdfb79
3.95/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From 07/24/15 notes. On tap at Mug's Alehouse in Brooklyn, NY. 12 oz. pour.

Pours a hazy yellow color with one finger of fluffy white head and moderate carbonation evident. Spicy taste, good not great. Medium body and moderate carbonation...better as it warms.

Overall a good saison, little heavy on the spice and pepper.

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Photo of mothman
3.74/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brasserie De Blaugies / Hill Farmstead La Vermontoise from Brasserie de Blaugies
3.98 out of 5 based on 762 ratings.
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