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RATINGS: 294   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   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


4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
toxichop (288) - South Gate, California, USA - MAY 7, 2013
S: Blows out whith lots of grains and farm bretty notes, there is also lemons with sharp smell (pee) which was unpleasent and really one of few things I didnt enjoy about this beer, but it fades after a while, and then just add some spices to the smell. Strong smell overall. P: A golden haze with a big white haze, this looks like mango juice towards the end. T: I found this rather difficult, there is banyard tartness upfront, sour lemons, coriande, and some spices, its just great. M:Light and puckery with great carbonation. O: A great fine saison, the lemons and spices made this awsome, I was sad driking the last drops.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
haukur (1204) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - MAY 6, 2013
Bottle at Mikkeller & Friends. I remember when I had my first saison, it was a Fantome quite long ago. I was blown away be it´s blance and complexity. This is better, it´s incredibly true to the style and balanced. Loads of outhouse, farm, grass, yeast and funk in this one. There is massive amount of fruits, some mango, grape, citrus, but very subtle and balanced. It´s quite refreshing but is demanding a lot from your sences. Fantastic stuff!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ekstedt (5217) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2013
From a 75 cl bottle at Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen, Denmark. Hazy golden, medium white head. Fruity with notes of pineapple and mango. Light to medium bodied, medium to high carbonation. Dry with a soft acidity. Very tasty and refreshing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (5376) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2013
750 ml bottle @ Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen. Pours a slightly cloudy colour with a foamy white head. Aroma of wheat, strong brett and citus. Flavour of wheat, white grapes, floral hops, brett and maltiness. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Finishes floral, spicy and mellow on sweetness. Really refreshing and summery. Great stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (5302) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2013
75 cl bottle @ Mikkeller & Friends.
Pours clear golden color with a medium sized white head. Aroma yeast, barnyard notes, citrus fruits and spices. Flavour of citrus fruits, lemon, some spices, apricot, grapes and mild goose berries. Sour, yet quite crisp fruity palate, mouth-drying finish. Very nice.
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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (3077) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2013
750ml bottle @ Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen

Pours clear yellow with a small foamy head. Aroma of funky bretta notes, fruity hops, farmyard and citrusy notes. Taste is tart, fruity and zesty with bretta, citrus and yeasty farmyard notes. Finish is tart and sourish with lots of bretta and fruity notes. Nice, quite funky and tart, but balanced saison.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (6978) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 28, 2013
Bottle. Musty lemon malt aroma. Cloudy yellow with moderate head. Sweet musty lemon, brett, and malt flavor. Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
queenholly (2617) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - APR 28, 2013
Bottle share at DLD. Funky bretty yeast and citrus aroma. Cloudy yellow with a large white head. Funky brett, citrus, and coriander flavor. Smooth creamy body. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnnyJ (4092) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 22, 2013
Bottle. Slightly hazy yellow pour, with a fluffy white head. Grain, yeasty, light funk, a bit tart, lemon vest, and white pepper. A pretty nice easy drinking saison.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - APR 21, 2013
750ml bottle generously shared by Max at Zach & Matt’s tasting. Pours clear gold with a huge white head. Aroma is a beautiful sour lemon rind and lemon juice. There’s also a light funkiness in the aroma. Taste is tart/sour but soft at the same time. It’s drinks like an incredibly simple beer but there’s also so much going on. This is a terrific beer, a lovely saison.


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