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RATINGS: 413   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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cbfobes (2845) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Bottle shared by Ben, pours a hazy yellow with a thin head, the aroma has some dirt and barnyard funk on the nose, love that, the flavor has a funky front end with some of the brett and dryness of the yeast in the finish, again some barnyard in the finish, some of the vanilla sweetness shows as well, good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (4331) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 27, 2013
Batch # 1. Mai 2013. Une robe jaunâtre et une mousse blanche plus ou moins imposante mais très tenace. Un nez de grains pâles suris, de brettanomyces et de citrons juteux et bien aiguisés. Des papilles attaquées par des levures sauvages, par des herbes sèches, par des fruits jaunes bien vifs et par des choses vertes bien astringentes. En bouche, un corps de moyenne densité traversé par des bulles bien actives et nettoyantes. Une finale extra sèche, citronnée, amère et parfumée par les bretts. Une bonne saison qui n’est cependant pas, à mon avis, exceptionnelle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3790) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Pours a real nice hazy straw color with a big fluffy white head and lots of lacing on the glass.

The aroma is really something funky... lemon rind, oak, limestone basement, mild animal sweat... appealing but really heavy on the lemon and citrus rind.

The flavor is not nearly as sour as the aroma had me braced for, it’s got a nice balance of citrus fruit flavors & earthy happiness. The bitterness is not big but lends to the balance of the beer in a big way. It’s really nicely tart with a good light lemony sourness... and a nice minerality. Some light soft breadiness is buried and peeks it’s head out early in the palate.

The palate is lively, a little sharp... and never heavy in the least. Just right to carry the flavors presented here.

This is a shelf beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnnyJ (5196) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 24, 2013
C&C Bottle. Slightly hazy medium golden pour, with a nice fluffy white head, and good lacing. Lemon zest, grass, green apple, tartness, grain, brett, and some funk. Tasty beer, I wish I had more of it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bmsulliv (219) - - OCT 24, 2013
Very dry with funky finish. Golden yellow with crisp foam. Good. Pale malt aroma not tons of brett ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (5461) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2013
Bottle from International Trade; cloudy straw yellow pour with thin white head, big funk and citrus aroma, sour funk taste with some minerals, lemon zest citrus and a hint of apricot, drying.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BiereLuc (1215) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 21, 2013
Bière blonde voilée au nez fermier / sauvage. En bouche, on nous présente une belle balance acidité(franche) / amertume (style pamplemousse). Cette bière est une valeur sûre qui met bien en valeur les qualités des brett.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops (5263) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 20, 2013
750 ml bottle from Hunger Mountain Co Op back in July time frame. Almost clear yellow with thin white head. Nose is huge oak and funky Brettanomyces. Taste is sour lemon, grassy toward the finish. The Brett gives a much needed zip throughout the brew. Lots of funk barrel notes through out.Tart with lactic acid. Weak pucker in taste buds. Dry texture, real good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcartamdg (2696) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Pours a bright hazy gold with a big white head. Aroma of funk, oak, lemon, Brett. Taste is tart, bitter, funky, lots of lemon, slight grapefruit and oak. Nice saison, I would drink this regularly if possible

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Huhzubendah (3237) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 13, 2013
A huge thank you to Paul for grabbing this for me whilst at Hill Farmstead. Served in a Hill Farmstead wine glass. The beer is clear and golden yellow with over an inch of fluffy white head. The aroma brings funk, lemons, floral notes, mineral water, earthy tones. Similar flavor, finishing dry. A tasty beer. Mild brett and oak throughout. Not the most exciting saison, but certainly a pleasure to drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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