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RATINGS: 443   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
This ale embodies the spirit of perpetual creative collaboration in conjunction with disciplined brewing endeavor. We trekked to Alaska and helped craft this rustic Saison, bring with us the essence and imagination of our Vermont Farmstead Family. Share. Consider. Enjoy...
Ale Fermented in Oak Tanks with Brettanomyces.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kauge (1557) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 13, 2016
Bottle shared by martjoobolut, thanks! Batch no 4, Oct 2015. The aromaís quite awesome, bubblegum and fruits, funky and citric... Tastes of tropical fruitiness (pineapple, papaya), and somewhat grainy, plus bretty dry and sour. Very nice and refreshing crispness. Among the best Saisons Iíve had. Would love to try it again one day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2016
Pours a bright golden yellow with fizzy head. Aromas of tropical fruits and some citrus peel. Funky orange/lemon peel flavors with a nice woody funk.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2347) - CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 12, 2016
Bottle drunk in the morning with Benh on his most recent visit to Prague. Refreshing and fruity with a typical Peppery saison deliciousness. By Christ it was delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SeniorZozo (1167) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 11, 2016
Bottle sharing @ Budapest. Hazy yellow colour. Very nicely balanced, classic saisony spiciness mixing good with bretty lemny barnyard. Light complementary sourness. Also tartness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MetalNHopHead (1332) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - APR 10, 2016
Hill Farmsteadís and Anchorageís brewers love their Brettanomyces and oak aging. Grassroots Arctic Saison seems like just the kind of thing they would make. This is a match made in funky paradise. Bread, spice, earth, fruit, wood. Itís all here. All of Brettís distinct calling cards come to the palate. Yet, itís done in such a way that you arenít overwhelmed. Funk is dry, complex, and lightly sour. Still, the beer is drinkable and refreshing. This beer - made by friends - is best enjoyed with friends.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (2910) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 8, 2016
Bottle. Pours golden with whiteish head. The small head stays for some time. Aroma is sweet, fruity, apricot, malt. Flavor is sweet and bitter, dry, fruity, apricots, spices. Finish is dry bitter. Overall: very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suurjuust (2809) - ESTONIA - APR 8, 2016
Bottle shared by Mart. Hazy yellow beer, medium white head. Nose is citric, pineapple, mild funk and tartness, brett. Flavor is on the dry side, brett, pineapple and peaches, hoppy bitterness. Finishes with hops and a nice hit of saison-y notes. Semi-dry mouthfeel. Very nicely balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rask0lnikov (651) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 8, 2016
Pale yellow colour. Slight layer of froth. Citrussy, spicy flowery aroma. Refreshing. Bit sour beginning. Flowery, hints of yeast, hints of caramel in the middle. Nicely crisp and sour finish. Very drinkable. Well balanced. Refreshing. Nice mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kambei70 (946) - - APR 3, 2016
Slight hazy yellow to golden color, short frothy head. Aroma of pineapple, fruit, some funk, bit oak wood. Slight sourish in taste, bit spicy, slight funky brett, pineappley bitterness, bit minerally. Quite complex, decent balance. Soft carbonation, not too dry ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HuskerTan (1589) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - APR 2, 2016
(Thanks, Shawn! "macboost") Bottle. A- Chlorine, pool water, lemon peel, vinegar. A- Yellow color, hazy liquid, white head. T- Lemon, vinegar, tart, sour, white pepper. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, refreshing finish. O- Bottle from 2014. Over 18 months old, the Brett was settled down a lot. Refreshing and tasty.

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