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RATINGS: 326   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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6470) - Brier, Washington, USA - FEB 1, 2013
750, capped, at Mikkeller. To say this beer is highly carbonated would be to grossly underestimate the ambitions of the carbon dioxide therein. Popping the cap was a big fat jailbreak for this beer. All three bartenders got at least a little tiny bit splashed. Shot everywhere. Big white geyser. Striking. Hazy medium gold in the glass, fluffy eggy head settles quickly to not much, as expected, and the carb was a little on the light side, as expected--too much was lost. Not to the great detriment of the beer by any means, but softened and mellowed it a little overmuch. Big honey nose, showing a little bit of minty herbaceousness and caramel as well, along with some sweet floral notes. That yeast and that honey sugar been makin bebbehs in the bottleses. Creamy medium body, understated carb. Honey, toasty malt, floral bits, and grassiness on the mid palate, with a minty, honeyed finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Minderbinder (2209) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 29, 2015
Bottle 750ml. Pours hazy blond with high white head. Very nice lacing. Aroma is of fruits, citrus, bretts, rustic yeast. Taste is of acidity. fruits, citrus, bretts, lemon. Palate: Light-medium body, soft-medium carbonation. Overall: Quite good. Nice rusticity. Interesting lemon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (7138) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2015
Light yellow coloured and unclear. Has a white head, medium duration. Nice aroma, yeasty, light sweet, light acid. Flavor starts sweet, then acid, a bit thin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (11131) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Great aromatic hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Citrus. Average light bitter finish. Oily palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (12436) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy yellow with a lasting white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, lemon and bretty. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 270315

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (6811) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle @ Johns. Pours yellow with a white head. Aroma of light malt, yeast, brett, honey, light fruit, flowers. Flavor is light sour, malt, yeast, brett, light honey, flowers, citrus, lemon. Thin to medium body, lively carbonation, light tart finish. 270315

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (11911) - DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle, 6.5%. Hazy yellow with big white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hop, brett, lemon, yeast, spices and tart. Flavour is malt, fruit, lemon, brett, spices, medium dry, notes of honey, little acid, spices and medium bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14423) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle. Huge head with excellent duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are honey, pepper, grass, brett, flowers, straw, malt and hops. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maddog (419) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - MAR 20, 2015
An unbelievable saison! Damn! The pour is a clear golden, yellow with an incredible aroma of honey, straw, yeast, and floral, fruity hops. Very refreshing and vibrant. Fruity, honey, straw, very crisp and delicious. Some funk and tartness. Another killer beer from HF!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMMillsy (1628) - Florida, USA - MAR 8, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2015 My second HF saison, and I continue to be unimpressed. Yes, it’s clean and nice and inoffensive, but man does this bore the hell out if me. Tastes like brett, super dry, very little flavor otherwise from the malts. Very light bodied almost to the point if watery. It’s just fine and inoffensive, but I’ve yet to find much more overrated than this. Hand me a Tank 7 off the shelf, please.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jnortonvt (22) - Essex Jct., Vermont, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Purchased bottle at brewery. Pours with frothy head that quickly dissipates. Golden-yellowish color. Lemony, grassy aroma. Certainly has a sour tastw one would expect with a saison but with a honey-sweet finish. Lightly carbonated and crisp on the tongue. Enjoyable.

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