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Hill Farmstead / Kissmeyer / Cambridge Nordic Saison

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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This farmhouse ale was brewed at Hill Farmstead with our friend and mentor Anders Kissmeyer (Kissmeyer Beer & Brewing) and our longtime friend Will Meyers (Cambridge Brewing Co.). Inspired by our guests and their journeys, this beer was brewed with the resourcefulness and inventiveness of the Nordic tradition, as well as the creative spirit of its three architects.

Nordic Inspired Ale brewed with Heather Honey

Released in bottles, Summer 2014


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (7096) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 17, 2016
November 2014 bottle consumed June 2016. Pours a hazy gold with some foamy, white head. Nose has lemon rind, some stale biscuit, a little white grapefruit, some mild spice, some white grape, hints of white wine vinegar. Flavor has some pepper, a little pinot gris, mild vinegar, lemon rind, white grapefruit, a little wood shavings. Finishes dry and a touch peppery.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (10775) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 26, 2016
Draught @ Hill Farmstead Day - Warpigs Brewpub, København
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, funk, yeast, berry, vinous and hint of vinegar. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long funky, yeasty, berry, vinous and citrus finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (14637) - DENMARK - MAY 26, 2016
Tap @ Warpigs. Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast, spices, little baking yeast and a littl elemon. Flavour is malt, fruit, spices, yeast, lemon, medium dry, little sweet, little apple and a little bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (2416) - GREECE - MAY 18, 2016
From tap at Warpigs, Copenhagen. Clear golden color with off white head. Malty, hoppy and yeasty aroma, light bready, floral, citrusy fruity, funky bretty, light vinous. Sweet and acidic taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciocanelu (999) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - MAY 18, 2016
On tap, clear golden color. Aroma has sweet citrus fruits, lime and farmhouse notes like hay and field flowers. Taste is tart and fruity with the same farmhouse notes like hay and grass. Really nice, rustic saison with lots of farmhouse character but not really funky. Clean and easy to drink.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (1215) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2016
On tap at Warpigs, pre-CBC. Pale ale, clear white head. Brett and citrus, dry and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (15291) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 12, 2016
From Tap. Leicht trübes goldenes Bier mit geringen weißen Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht säuerlich fruchtig, Kraut, helle Früchte. Geschmack mild säuerlich, Gewürze, Kräuter, helle Früchte.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (5402) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2016
Tap at Warpigs, Copenhagen. Colour is cloudy golden with small white. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, citrus, some spices and malts. Juicy.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (6150) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2016
Draught @ Hill Farmstead Day, Warpigs, Copenhagen. Pours yellowish with a smooth head. Aroma of juicy fruits, zesty lemon, grapefruit and citrus with some funky yeastiness, farmyard and berries. Taste is smooth, tartish and zesty with some lemon, citrus, grapefruit and berries. Finish is funky, earthy and slightly tart with some farmyardy notes, grapefruit and citrus. Pretty balanced and tasty citrusy saison with a touch of berries.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kryon (2531) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2016
Pours clear golden with low white head Aromas of citrusy fruits, hay, barnyard, acid, Taste has notes of malty bread, citrusy fruits,


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