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RATINGS: 306   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Anna (1902 - ? ) was our grandfather’s sister; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to her and her 13 siblings. In her honor, this Honey Saison is crafted from American malted barley, European and American hops, Vermont wildflower honey, our distinctive farmhouse yeast and water from our well. Unfiltered and naturally carbonated, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Anna. 6.5% ALC/VOL 14º P Ingredients: Pale Malt, American and European Hops, Vermont Wildflower Honey, Ale Yeast, and our Well Water.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beechner224 (779) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours orange yellow with thick white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is strong saison yeast, peppery notes and clove. Taste is light, tart, pepper, refreshing, palate cleansing. Really nice saison.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Macegan75 (709) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Sample from a bottle atCAH. Thanks, Corrie. Nose is acetic acid like white wine vinegar. First sip is beautiful balance of wheat, barley, target and fresh hops. Finish is start and dry. Lovely beer .

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MotherBrother (767) - Aalborg, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2014
Pour hazy crisp yellow, with a small foamy white head. Aroma of citrus, slight white pepper, some soapy mineral stuff, honey. Taste is a little tart, with a faint bitterness. Average bodied, with a fizzy carb.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (1164) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Thanks to Ryan for sharing this at my place a few months back. From notes. Appearance: Hazy straw-gold, frothy white head, good lacing. Aroma: lemon, mineral, pepper; armpit. Taste: lightly sweet honey, otherwise slightly tart, slightly funky, dry mineral finish. Palate: Medium- body (a little thin); slick texture. Long pear juice lingers with lightly bitter finish. Overall: continuing the theme of "solid, nice saisons that don’t change my world the way the Vermont deity is supposed to." Good, better than most, but doesn’t approach the best I’ve had from say, Fantome (though heads and shoulders above the worst Fantomes, too, so obviously not a good comparison). Still, quite good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
c0fein (248) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 19, 2014
750ml bottle @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. 171214.

First Hill Farmstead to me. Fresh aroma with some honey. Pale yellow colour. Fresh tart flavour.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jayzz (399) - Illinois, USA - DEC 17, 2014
 Tastes amazing. Clean and bright and tart, incredible flavor. The tartness eases over subsequent sips to reveal the mellow sweet flavor of Vermont honey. 

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tricyclist (858) - Florida, USA - DEC 15, 2014
Having never had a Hill Farmstead beer, I’m pretty stoked about this one. Large sample pour of bright honey yellow with a full white head. Nose is lemon and citrus with a nice light grassiness an a little funk. Flavor is citrus and very clean, bright and refreshing with light funk notes in the back, but mild. Very amazing

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (8091) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
2014-12-04. Hazy dark yellow body with a good sized foamy white head. 3+ Aroma of lemon light funk, pale malt. 7+ Flavour is similar, refreshing lightly acidic lemon, light earthy and honey but I might not mention the latter if I didn’t know it was there. Average bodied palate, soft effervescent carbonation. Pretty nice stuff. Bottle via trade with SlovakSniper.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Whatup14 (812) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 7, 2014
Bouteille 750ml, gracieuseté de tom10101, merci Tommy! Couleur jaune très pâle voilé, mousse blanche moelleuse laissant une belle dentelle. Arôme de miel, légère acidité, céréales, touche de citron, floral. Goût de malt, légère acidité, houblon fruité, agrumes délicats, fleur sauvages, miel en fin de bouche, amertume surtout en arrière-goût. Carbonatation moyenne-élevée, corps moyen, texture ample. Buvabilité éloquente.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrSilverworm (7001) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 5, 2014
750ml bottle, shared by local beer geeks after the Jackie-O’s 9th Anni. party... Maybe the 2nd to last pour. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter to moderate carbonation. Lightly slick. Great oaky kind of lemony citrusy hoppy aroma. Very mildly spicy. Awesome moderate to bigger sour taste, mild sweet, good woody mild taste. Wonderful tasty sour saison. Very nice floral and herbal notes to it... Very tasty... Pleasantly tart and spicy, very much so


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