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RATINGS: 343   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


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RasmusOtt (1118) - Aalborg, - MAY 12, 2012
Bottle thanks to Phredrik! Pours light yellow with a soapy white head. Aroma is wild barnyard, corriander, orange, dry saisonish yeast, dusty basement, floral, apples, rather floral, hay and straw. Taste is dusty hops, pretty tart, barnyard, apples, lime, hay, orange peel, grapefruit, dry saisonish yeast, floral and citrusy. Overall fresh and wild <3 !


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamstome (891) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Yellow gold, hazy pour, nice white head. Aroma is lemon, banana, cloves, bread... sweet. Flavor is lemon, yeast, with bready, tart and herbal notes. Sharp flavor, nice body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
keepersj12 (2693) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - SEP 21, 2014
An excellent saison. Nicely sour with just a hint of funk. Very nice lemony aroma with a bit of sweetness. The taste has the lemon, a bit of funk and a nice hop balance. Very dry and refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2254) - Florida, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle. Clear pale yellow pour with a white head. Mild barnyard bouquet. Mild barnyard and lemon zest highlights. Some citrus notes. Not overly complex but still solid. Good body and mouthfeel

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (2131) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 18, 2014
"Grassy and substantially more funky than most saisons-bordering on a sour. Hoppy bright citrus and musty aroma and flavor. Yet another hit from hill farmstead."

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerGolem (682) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle shared by Tom10101, thanks! Pours dark blnd with soapy white head. Aroma: amazing mix of citrus (grapefruits), hops, flower, yeast and rustic. Taste features a amazing lemony sourness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
sherm1016 (1150) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 1, 2014
750ml bottle from HF, split with friends. Pours a clear, light amber color with a big white head and some lacing. Aroma is malty, bread, wheat, some lemon citrus. Medium on the palate with creamy carbonation. Flavor is sweet, malty, bread, wheat, a little nutty, a little yeasty, with a sweet, malty finish. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1017) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle share. Small snifter. Pours a lazy hazy yellow with a frothy white head. Some small lacing. Aroma is light fruits, floral notes, funky yeasts, bread, hay, and slight pine. The taste is similar with the slight funky fruits on the front end and the benchmark hay and cereal backbone. Good carb, light and refreshing. Crisp finish with funk and some tartness. Very good saison!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
electrotype (222) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 31, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2014 Merci Simon! Franchement raffraichissante, le côté sûre est parfaitement balancé. Je ne pense pas être encore assez expérimenté pour arriver à détecter le côté "saison" de cette bière, je dois tout de même avouer! À l’aveugle, j’aurais dit une gueuze sans hésiter.. La levure sauvage est définitivement présente et le côté citronné aussi. Malheureusement, il manque peut-être de cette complexité qu’arrivent à offrir certaines gueuzes mais bon, encore une fois, la Arthur n’a pas la prétention d’en être une! Bref, une très bonne bière!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (1319) - Illinois, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle, thanks to Jon for opening. Lemon, sour but not overly, slight pepper. Pretty good stuff, best sour saison I’ve had.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
finol (2167) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy golden with a firm white head. Very tart for a saison, unclean in a good way.


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