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RATINGS: 377   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dogfishho (599) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Pours a cloudy golden color with a big bubbly white head. The aroma is filled with vanilla, toast, white pepper, lemon, and a hint of earth. On the palate the citrus becomes more complex and the spices really start to dominate. There's like an overwhelming zing on your tongue once you've swallowed and there's an oily essence that lingers long after the last sip. Wow. I thought it would be overhyped but now I'm not do sure. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RickTheRick (461) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 20, 2014
Un nuage de mousse blanche immaculée laisse une dentelle suave sur les parois du verre, celui-ci étant rempli d’un liquide doré et embrouillé. Au nez, la rusticité de la souche de levure maison dégage de légères notes poussiéreuses s’amalgamant aux houblons floraux utilisés en parcimonie pour ne pas compromettre l’aspect fermier de la bière. En bouche, des saveurs citriques et d’agrumes sont rehaussées par la carbonatation virulente et une franche acidité qui rend l’atteinte de la satiété très difficile! Des céréales mordantes confèrent une certaine complexité à un produit sauvagement simple, mais exécuté à la perfection. Un des meilleurs exemples en sol nord-américain de ce que doit être une Saison authentique.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1339) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Very classic, old world saison. Usually on this side of the pond there’s a lot less carbonation. If I did a blind taste test, I’d have a hard time distinguishing this guy from the better European brewed versions.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
manuelMTL (160) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 3, 2014
From 75 cl bottle in tulip. Pour is slightly hazy golden straw with a frothy white head. The nose is citrus, green apples, Belgian yeast and a bit wild. In the mouth, its a firework of flavors that reminds me a bit of Cantillon beers. Pungent sourness with funky horse flavors, citrus, and lots of tartness. Toward the end the bitterness gets stronger with a taste of unripe apples. Medium carbonation. Excellent Saison!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (8981) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Bottle shared at the 9th Richmond Rare & Unusual Epic Tasting, Richmond, VA, 11/30/14. Pours a milk lemon with a thin fizzy white head. Aroma of wheat, floral notes, tart lemon, funk. The taste is tart, bright citrus, vegetal and floral notes, pale malt, mild funk. Medium bodied, lingering tartness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ineedbeer (887) - Oakland, California, USA - NOV 30, 2014
05/2014 bottle courtesy of Johnny. Aroma has a nice light graininess with bright phenolic notes of coriander and lemongrass. Moderate citrus notes of lemon, orange and lime. Some light stone fruit notes. Pours a pale, cloudy, yellow gold with a moderately sized, thick white head with good retention and moderate lacing. Flavor is slightly sweet with moderate citrus notes of orange and lemon. Nice zesty character. Medium light phenolic notes. Medium light bitterness with light mineral finish. Hints of stone fruit and light acidity. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, a really nice beer with nice citrus and phenolic notes. Good finish with a balanced acidity.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (763) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle @ home shared with my wife. Hazy golden pour with a huge frothy head. Nose has light yeast, funk, lemon juice and some herbal notes. Taste is spritzy with some citric notes, funk, yeast and light lemon.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1713) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2014
October 10, 2014. On tap at M&F. Hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma is citrus, spicy, floral, light funky and a bit earthy..Taste is light sweet, light to medium tart citrus notes, dry and crisp tart citrus and spicy finish. Light bodied, average carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
punkska101 (973) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle shared with the crazy bunch a: citrusy, barnyard . app: hazy pale white head t/p: med body with light acidic finish. Moderate to high carbonation. O: excellent. Super drinkable and refreshing. Like the funk and overall acidity.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stoned99 (118) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle thanks to Ben. Aroma: lemon, banana. App: hazy yellow-almost white, taste and palate: medium body, lemon, a tad dry, medium sourness. Overall: really good. Like the sourness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suprchunk (2342) - Crestview, Florida, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Almost hazy golden pour. Big white head. Plenty of lacing. Aroma is malt, lemon, and a bit of sourness. Taste is sour with plenty of citrus mixed in. Not bad.


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