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RATINGS: 209   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A tart, refreshing saison brewed with our dear friend Luc Bim Lafontaine, formerly of Dieu du Ciel! Lime, hibiscus and blood orange in a mix fermentation.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
_angst_ (3342) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle received in trade. Thank you bytemesis! Pours hazy vibrant yellow with a big frothy white head that leaves lots of thick lacing on the glass. Smell is tiny sour and funky with crackers, lime juice, unflavored yoghurt, orange zest, lemon zest, yuzu juice, hay, dry soil and hints of kumquats. Taste is sour, fruity and funky with crackers, lime juice, blood orange juice, hay, orange zest, dry soil, lemon zest, barnyard, yuzu juice and hints of sour milk. Mouthfeel is crisp, dry, tart and light bodied. Finish is sour, fruity and tiny funky with crackers, lime juice, blood orange zest, orange zest, lemon zest, hay, dry soil and hints of barnyard. Tart, fruity and incredibly refreshing. I could drink this all day every day!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RoNo (76) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
Gulfärgad oklar dryck med vitt fint skum. Doft av ingefära och citrusskal. Angenäm smak av citrus som varar länge.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
larsniclas (5936) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
Hazy golden with a firm, white head. Sour, citric aroma; blood grape. Light and fresh palate. Citrus and spicy notes. Rather sour and slightly acidic. Lemon/lime-zest.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (4167) - SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
Pours cloudy golden with a good off white head leaving laces. Aroma is funky fruity citric dry yet some.fruity sweetness grainy. Sour fruity funky slightly yeasty flavor.a bit astringent very pleasant citric fruity sour finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (12834) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle at Fruit of the Foeder, 2014-05-17. Somewhat hazy pale golden beer with a nice white head. Sourish floral aroma, perfume, oranges, grassy, grapefruit, lemon grass, herbal notes. Sourish floral flavor, grassy, citrus, lemongrass, perfume, blood oranges, dandelions, funky, leather notes, earthy, some grapefruit. Refreshing and full of flavors. Really nice.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftycarl21 (2295) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 30, 2014
In full disclosure, rating this from memory, but damn do I remember it well. Poured for my co-workers on the ground floor of the gorgeous Bluejacket brewery prior to opening. Slightly opaque golden pour. Nose and flavor are stunning, with orange, lime, lemon, grapefruit, and apricot melding with floral hibiscus, notes of orchid, dry wheat, dough. Yes, yes, and yes.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cfrances33 (35) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2014
Batch 1 bottle poured into a tulip. Shared with pantanap. Pours a glowing bright orange with two fingers of frothy, sticky white head. Head retains for quite a while. Nose is zesty citrus and some earthiness, with a decent level of HFS funk. Taste is bright and refreshing - lemon, light lime, tart pear, and some earthiness. Gently floral, with a gently doughy mat backbone. Carbonation isn’t on the higher side, but not distracting. A superb beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (6568) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2014
Bottle shared at the 2014 tasting in the Cellar of Moeder Lambic Saint-Gilles. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of peppery saison yeast, light funk, citrus and orange peel. Flavor is light sweet and moderate acidic. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
yourefragile (139) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 10, 2014
Aged bottle of B1 at SARA March 14. Pours a bright amber orange with a dense creamy head. A little more citrusy than any of the named HF saisons, hibiscus has faded but still a mild tartness, lime and orange peel finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tectactoe (3076) - Michigan, USA - APR 10, 2014
Bottle: Thanks, Travis. Super murky, pear-yellow body with a foamy, chunky white head that leaves some webbing behind. The bottle gushed a little when opening, so be careful. Aroma is total Hill Farmstead saison funk... Musty barnyard walls, wet hay, cobweb, with a sharp hint of lemon, orange, & stone fruit skin creeping in the background. Lovely Belgian-like estery yeast from front to back. Taste has a big, largely sweet blood orange presence up front leading into a moderate tartness mid-palate. Lime can be pulled if you look for it... A touch of acidic stone fruit, too. Still plenty of yeasty spice going on with more funk, must, mild wood, & some grassy tones that sharply show the way into a drying finish. Didn’t get explicitly much hibiscus, but the blood orange was definitely there. In any case, another amazing, super-drinkable saison from Shaun.


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