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RATINGS: 420   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   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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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6635) - Brier, Washington, USA - FEB 1, 2013
750, capped, at MIkkeller. Pours a hazy dark straw color with a loose and eggy white head. Lots of carb. Nice rustic nose, a little barnyard but not much--some grassy and slight lemon notes. Creamy medium body with bright carb. Toasty crackeriness under a nice bread crust, lemon, and barnyard mid palate. Crisp dry grassy finish. Very nice saison.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrol (100) - - JUL 3, 2015
Poured a cloudy golden color with a white head. Aromas of citrus, yeasty, and spices. Tastes of citrus and spices..Amazing beer

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (792) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a slightly hazy light orange deep golden color with an off white head. Aroma is mild, pleasant, dry, slight citrus, funk. Flavor has a nice tartness to it with lemon zest, orange peel, yeast, funk. Very drinkable. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bule (1172) - California, USA - JUL 2, 2015
750ml bottle pours a hazy golden color with a bit of head. Nice wild yeast flavor with a bit of marmalade tartness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bavarian81 (99) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 1, 2015
This poured a slightly hazy gold with a rather thick head. The aroma is mostly dark fruits and possibly licorice and caramel. It has a subtle sweetness overtaken by an indistinct spiciness and fruitiness. I think I like it....

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
umich03jm (2708) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Bottle, thanks Tim! Aroma is sour lemon, black pepper, and grain. Tastes the same. Very tart. Light sourness. Lots of lemon juice. Really good and easy to drink but I like other HF saisons more.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pinkzambia (1641) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Bottle: Cloudy pale gold because I got the pour from the bottom of the bottle. Rubber aroma with a taste akin to a sour ale. Well done. Farmhouse style.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
IndianaRed (2804) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Funky sour saison some soapy flavors clean finish very nice beer by hanks Trevor

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hammy78 (860) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 23, 2015
Bottle through an awesome trade. Pours a clear yellow gold, huge fluffy white head tons of spider web like lace. Nose most definitely sour. Tastes tart, and possibly a little of wheat. This is so light, refreshing and just perfect on so many levels. There may be a slight touch of Brett in there somewhere.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bulk_Carrier (2676) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Date on the side of the bottle reads 02/2015. This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a hazy yellow color with a soft foamy white head that dissipated within less than a minute. Lacing is somewhat stringy. The smell starts off with a nice sweet citrus to rustic funk. White grapes, lemon, lemongrass enliven to bring about an extra little spice - what seems like peppercorn. The taste takes the sweet to combine nicely with the rustic and the funk through the previously mentioned flavors. Spice (peppercorn) comes back to balance and add an extra little kick to it. As it warms, it gets a slight sour to tart edge to it and it’s absolutely fantastic. There’s no aftertaste and it has a quick little sweet to rustic to slightly sour finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a super nice sessionability about it. Carbonated nicely as a saison, I’d say this had a nice semi-spicy to sour to tart feel over my tongue. Overall, hot damn, probably the absolute best Hill Farmstead beer I’ve had to date.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ryanfolty (2051) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JUN 19, 2015
June 19, 2015 - bottle via trade. Clear yellow pour with some head and lacing. Aroma was citrus, spice, grain and funk.


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