Hill Farmstead (2020)

Discussion in 'New England' started by M-Fox24, Jan 1, 2020.

  1. OGShotzy

    OGShotzy Defender (608) Oct 5, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    Double Motueka this week. Am I the only one who thinks it’s peculiar there’s no Double Mosaic? Or Double Simcoe?
     
  2. rightcoast7

    rightcoast7 Disciple (336) Apr 2, 2011 Maine
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  3. M-Fox24

    M-Fox24 Meyvn (1,039) Mar 17, 2013 New Jersey
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    S&S #6?
     
  4. Sheppard

    Sheppard Meyvn (1,168) Mar 16, 2013 Virginia
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    Yeah, this is what would be called Double Mosaic.
     
  5. OGShotzy

    OGShotzy Defender (608) Oct 5, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    Maybe. I’m drinking my last can right now.
     
  6. Davl22

    Davl22 Aspirant (269) Sep 27, 2011 New Hampshire
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    Looking forward to this series, sounds amazing.
     
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  7. M-Fox24

    M-Fox24 Meyvn (1,039) Mar 17, 2013 New Jersey
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    The layers appear statistically promising...wouldn’t be surprised to see Madness & Solitude again
     
  8. kinopio

    kinopio Aspirant (269) Apr 30, 2009 Massachusetts

    A little thing called global positioning service. What ever happened to stone henge?
     
  9. purephase

    purephase Initiate (146) Feb 23, 2008 Connecticut
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    Could you explain why? I'm not sure I see the connection from the description of this series.
     
  10. oldbean

    oldbean Disciple (364) Jun 30, 2005 Massachusetts

    It's still there as far as I know.
     
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  11. Michaelpro824

    Michaelpro824 Initiate (122) Nov 27, 2015 New York
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    they now have WiFi available to everyone in the taproom so that no longer has to be a problem!
     
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  12. jhavs

    jhavs Poo-Bah (1,839) Apr 16, 2015 New Hampshire
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    Yeah, guest WiFi was available when I went up for last Damon release.
     
  13. M-Fox24

    M-Fox24 Meyvn (1,039) Mar 17, 2013 New Jersey
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    “Experimental anniversary release(s)” - M&S was part of the 5th anniversary, and wouldn’t be surprised if that makes another appearance with the early onset of Ephraim
     
  14. Greyvtrayn

    Greyvtrayn Aspirant (242) Feb 17, 2017 New Jersey
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    I fucking knew it.
     
  15. mhull

    mhull Initiate (107) Apr 11, 2008 Massachusetts

    Yep, this is it. I have pretty much all of New England saved on my phone in google maps.
     
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  16. Beerbom

    Beerbom Defender (632) Dec 20, 2014 California
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    What time of year was that?
     
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  17. Purz

    Purz Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2020

    Didn't bother to do research for treehouse and although it caught me off guard it went fine. Started to look more into Hillstead because of this though and only have a couple of questions. Are Friday / Saturday very busy? I feel like maybe Saturday during the day is good since most ppl visiting the area will prolly be skiing? Also will they do flights and do they have draft limits?
     
  18. BeyondDescription

    BeyondDescription Disciple (320) Feb 9, 2009 Vermont

    Thursday is the best day, in my opinion, if you can swing it.

    No flights. It's not a bar, so don't expect to have a dozen pints. You can get growlers, cans, and bottles to go.
     
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  19. msiegel04

    msiegel04 Initiate (52) Oct 5, 2017 Connecticut
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    you know a lot of bars where people are having a dozen pints?

    I kid. But seriously, I’d be hammered with a capital H.
     
  20. dwmetsfan13

    dwmetsfan13 Initiate (175) Jul 22, 2013 Massachusetts
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    No flights but they'll give samples of anything on tap. You can also get proper beers (draft or bottle pours) with a limit of 2 that I don't think is enforced too strictly as long as you're not obviously drunk. So while it's not a place to have a dozen pints it also isn't Alchemist where you're in-and-out in a few minutes (pending the line).
     
  21. ajthegreat

    ajthegreat Initiate (156) Nov 11, 2010 Vermont

    Alchemist actually does full pours now as well. Pretty cool outdoor patio area that's hooked up right now with lots of ice sculptures.
     
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  22. jhavs

    jhavs Poo-Bah (1,839) Apr 16, 2015 New Hampshire
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    Was just about to post that.
     
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  23. parg0

    parg0 Initiate (64) Feb 22, 2018 Massachusetts
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    Any insight on whether Flora Raspberry is likely to make it to Saturday? Thinking about making an impromptu trip and getting that (in addition to everything else) would make the decision much easier. My sense is they don't see as much traffic this time of year and it may last?
     
  24. Beerbom

    Beerbom Defender (632) Dec 20, 2014 California
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    Did u score some? It appears it's still there since it's on their website! I'm hoping some shit lasts since I'm fortunate enough to be going there this upcoming Thursday and Friday. If anyone had any input on how the road to hill farmstead looks I'd be happy to hear it. I'm from California and we don't deal with the kind of harsh weather you guys do.
     
  25. ajthegreat

    ajthegreat Initiate (156) Nov 11, 2010 Vermont

    The road is fine, it's just dependent on snow. As of now, it looks like we are getting a snow storm on Thursday. Its 5 days out, so who knows. Just drive slow and you'll be fine.
     
  26. M-Fox24

    M-Fox24 Meyvn (1,039) Mar 17, 2013 New Jersey
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    New batch of Ephraim (month in duration) is drinking at 7% with spiced, prickly complexity and full body bewilderment
     
  27. ISpendTooMuchOnBeer

    ISpendTooMuchOnBeer Initiate (104) Oct 29, 2015 Illinois
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    Flora cuvée lotto. Oh. My. Gawwwwwwwwd.
     
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  28. parg0

    parg0 Initiate (64) Feb 22, 2018 Massachusetts
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    Oh my.... This will be my first experience with HF lottos. Will the listings be up for a while or is this a "be there at 10am or be screwed" ordeal? Super excited.
     
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  29. M-Fox24

    M-Fox24 Meyvn (1,039) Mar 17, 2013 New Jersey
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    No need to rush, if this is anything like the Ann release - Will be up for several days, with the option to enter each day (i.e. “Each registration”)
     
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  30. Sheppard

    Sheppard Meyvn (1,168) Mar 16, 2013 Virginia
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    We haven't been looped into when the actual beer is going to be released, have we?
     
  31. dubdrop

    dubdrop Zealot (580) Aug 6, 2012 Massachusetts
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    pretty sure the pick up dates have not been announced yet.
     
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  32. parg0

    parg0 Initiate (64) Feb 22, 2018 Massachusetts
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    I was digging through their instagram post and saw they replied to someone else: "Pick up dates will be over two weeks in early March—full info available on 2/8!"
     
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  33. M-Fox24

    M-Fox24 Meyvn (1,039) Mar 17, 2013 New Jersey
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    Blackback also turning 10, and utilizing the current month to address it with a Hill showcase on the 27-28th

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  34. ISpendTooMuchOnBeer

    ISpendTooMuchOnBeer Initiate (104) Oct 29, 2015 Illinois
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    A $93 saison huh? Da fuque?
     
  35. dropkick1977

    dropkick1977 Initiate (71) Jan 4, 2016 New Hampshire
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    Presumably to ward off flippers?

    I wonder if it’ll work.
     
  36. 7irondave

    7irondave Zealot (572) Jun 22, 2016 Massachusetts
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    The $2 entry fee will likely help as well.
     
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  37. thedaveofbeer

    thedaveofbeer Aspirant (220) Mar 25, 2016 Massachusetts
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    I am really curious how many registrations they will get? I put in for the two days I know I can swing a visit. I did the same for Ann with no luck. I am actually a fan of the forced philanthropy- all the folks willing to spend 90 bucks on a beer should contribute to farming sustainability.
     
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  38. 7irondave

    7irondave Zealot (572) Jun 22, 2016 Massachusetts
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    Someone correct me if I'm wrong bit I think/thought the Ann registration was transferrable meaning people could have family, friends, and coworkers enter then just transfer over to the person that wants it. This one appears to be non-transferrable.

    Non-transferrable entries plus $2 entry fees should reduce the total # of entries. Good luck Dave
     
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  39. Michaelpro824

    Michaelpro824 Initiate (122) Nov 27, 2015 New York
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    you don’t really think $2-8 is a deterrent if ppl would be willing to spend $85 on a beer do you? Maybe 2 of the pickup days being during March madness will deter some! Anyway, hope you’re right, I’m in for $4.
     
  40. 7irondave

    7irondave Zealot (572) Jun 22, 2016 Massachusetts
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    It'll be harder for the person to convince family, friends and coworkers to sign up as a proxy if they have to pay $2/entry. I also doubt many people will be entering every day of the registration period as last time. $80 in entry fees alone is a lot to swallow
     
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