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RATINGS: 332   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Arthur (1922-2005) was our grandfather’s youngest brother; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his 13 siblings. In his honor, this Saison is crafted from American malted barley, American and European hops, our distinctive farmhouse yeast and water from our well. Unfiltered and naturally carbonated, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Arthur. 6% Alc/Vol 13ºPlato


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dresden (823) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - OCT 31, 2012
Thanks Tommy! Hazy Golden with a thick frothy head. Funky and sour aroma lots of lemon. Taste is very tart with some barnyard yeast and a little bread dough malt. Really nice!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pineypower (2504) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Huge thanks to Jcwatts for bringing this to Dmac’s. Pours out a clear, light golden color with a small white head. Aroma is of light grains, fruity esters, light hops and a good dose of some funky tartness. Taste is complex, lemon zest, oak, grainy notes, light fruit and a good lightly funky tartness going on throughout. Once again, this is a really tasty beer, huge thanks John.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Huhzubendah (2443) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Bottle shared by starrdogg. Thanks Matt. Served along side Hill Farmstead Art, Flora, Civil Disobedience, and McKenzie Irma Extra. The beer is hazy and yellow hued with a thick, white head that leaves ample lacing on the snifter. The aroma brings floral, citrus, malt, yeast. The flavor is decent. Overly yeasty, with some fruit notes, perhaps apricots. The feel is very dry, with lingering yeast. Overall, a decent saison that could stand a few improvements. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 09-02-2011

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dmac (3983) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 25, 2012
Bottle shared by jcwattsruger, thanks John. Poured a golden straw body, completely opaque when the yeast from the bottom of the bottle was poured, an average sized foamy white head leaves lots of lace all over my New Belgium tulip. Aroma is great and super complex, notes of wet flowers, yeast, lemon tartness, chardonnay, spices, band aid, dough. Medium body with soft carbonation and an almost creamy finish. Flavor of chardonnay, yeast, lemons, band aid, tartness, spices, just complex with lots going on. This is a great beer overall.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lukaduke (2112) - Portland, Maine, USA - OCT 23, 2012
On draft at HFS Harvest and multiple bottles shared over the last month....Pours a nice golden color with a lively froth... great aromas of funky tart citrus, white pepper and barnyard yeast. On the palate its nicely balanced between doughy sour notes and bright citrus acidity. The flavors play well together in a rustic grassy farmhouse saison style that is tuned perfectly to my personal palate. Love the tartness...need more, road trip soon!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
portableparty (1909) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 13, 2012
750ml. Bottle. Huge thanks to Ernesto987! Pours hazy opaque pale yellow with a tight soapy white head that fades to a film and sudsy collar. Aroma is tart lemon funk yeast and grassy notes. Taste is more tart lemon sour grassy yeast and malt with an amazing tart sour godliness ! Palate is medium and chalky with a drying finish. AMaZInG!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BVery (6069) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 13, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 17, 2013 Bottle - thanks Jeff! Bright yellow pour with some haziness. White head. Yeast, sour, Brett, lemon / citrus. Unbelievable beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Godofthecellar (667) - NYC, New York, USA - OCT 13, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2012 Bottle shared by joey at lunch. Huge carbonation, nice nose, funky tart lemon zest and tangerine peel. Really clean saison incredible balance between the citrus and funk

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pushkinwow (1990) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 10, 2012
750ml bottle. Huge gusher so watch out. Orange with a billowy white head. Smells fresh, some forrest, lemon zest, light funk, grass, bit of pepper, clementines, some leather. Moderate carbonation once in the glass, moderate body yet light, sweet, becomes dry, leaves a nice spice and citrus tang on the palate.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
_angst_ (2685) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2012
Bottle received in trade. Thank you Glouglouburp! Pours very hazy yellow with a big creamy and frothy white head that slowly dissipates while leaving some trace and lacing on the glass. Smell is slightly sour, fruity and funky with crackers, lemon juice, orange zest, hay, barnyard, dry wood, white grapes, lemon hard candy, passion fruit and brett. Taste is sour, fruity, funky and tart with lemon juice, orange juice, crackers, dry soil, dry wood, lemon and orange zest, grass, barnyard, brett, sour green apples, peaches, unripe pineapple, hay and white wine. Mouthfeel is dry, tart, crisp, funky and medium bodied. Finish is sour, dry and tart with lemon juice, dry wood, lemon zest, dry soil, barnyard, unripe tropical fruits, crackers and sour green apples. Extremely nice and refreshing!


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