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RATINGS: 330   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   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.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tricyclist (994) - 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 (8276) - 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 (910) - 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 (7922) - 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

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RasmusOtt (1378) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2014
Pours hazy golden yellow with a solid white head. Aroma of nice sweet fruity esters, elderflower, some sour citrus fruits, green apples funky barnyard, wheat and just nice rural farmhouse notes. Taste is quite tart and fresh and has notes of green apples, wheat, lemon juice, hay/straw, weak funky barnyard notes and maybe just a tad of the honey as well. really nice and delicate saison!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vestergaard (669) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle, 75 cl. Pours clear yellow at first, but the sediment makes it appear hazy. Fairly light. Head is big, frothy and white, and looks like whipped egg white. Aroma has lots of fresh fruits, slight elderflower, bitter, grainy malts, fruity esters, slight funk and some bitter hops. Taste is more sour, but has lots of bitter hops, fruity esters, grainy funk, lemon juice and unripe grape fruit. Some really unripe apples as well. Again some elderflower. Tart, sour and bitter. High carb and really crisp body. Really a refreshing fellah!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (466) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy light yellow with a thick fluffy white head. Aromas of elderflower, slight tropical fruits, some sweetness (honey?), slight spices, yeast, wheat, light hops. Taste is pretty sour fruits up front, some spices, light wheat, banana-like sweet notes, pineapple, lemons, some green apples, hop bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (2487) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2014
bottle from BlackIPA. nose is lightly peppery with a light citrus note. pretty damn good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jahshuwuh (476) - USA - NOV 29, 2014
Yeast bomb, hazy milky yellowish tan color. Smells of funky, vinegar, horse blanket, honey, caramel. Taste is a tart Brett like character, horse blanket, a tad bit of flowery hop in the after taste. Well done brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kambei70 (748) - - NOV 29, 2014
2013 bottle. It's a nice, hazy golden straw color with a small white head. Aroma is earthy and slightly musty with some lemon. The taste has a little tartness at the front that goes into the earthy, barnyard funk. I get lemon and lime towards the end with a hint of bitterness that is barely noticeable. Ends with a pleasant, cheesy taste that settles into the tongue. Detected a bit of sweetness but couldn't say it was honey. Mouthfeel is nicely carbonated and dry. Wonderful saison. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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