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RATINGS: 405   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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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
holdenn (2088) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 11, 2013
Thanks to Andrew for this pour. Tart lemons funky earthy. Lots of dough and yeast in the nose. Light tart dry lemon fruit flavors. A super solid funky beer. Tasty. 8/4/8/4/16


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
popery (1612) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 27, 2015
The beer is a light golden yellow with a big white head. It’s fairly cloudy with a good sized white head. Excellent retention. The aroma is wonderfully fresh with bright grain sweetness. Earthy yeast complexity. It’s just wonderfully pleasant. Lemony note in the taste. Mushrooms, earth, a little bit of dust. Soft feel, quite light.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SG111 (446) - New York, USA - MAY 26, 2015
Bottled 03/15. Pours light yellow. Lemonade color. Aroma is tart funk lemon, light pepper, really nice. Flavor is lots of lemon zest, acidic. Great.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmongoose (1607) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 21, 2015
sampler from a bomber. poured and hazy yellow with nice white head. this was the beer of the night. huge citrus nose and funk and Belgian yeast. light bodied. the flavor was tart tangy lemon, and citrus very light and dry on the end excellent summer beer this is only the 2nd beer from this brewery I have had and damn. it was just amazingly good. how does it get any better.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hallinghansen (2295) - Odense S, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2015
Trade from Pandableh. Thanks buddy. Hazy yellow body with a large white forever lasting head, beautiful. Citrus, brett, lemon, hops, grapefruit, lemon peel, lime. Wow this is so freakin delicious. A bretty citrus juice bomb. Again just wow.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ElManana (982) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle brought by AdamJackson, thanks alot! Smells like Brett-heaven, citrus, hay. Taste is spectacular, citrus, motherfreakin' good. Awesome beer, which I'd have this all day.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
WillRunForBeer (1245) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 7, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2015 750mL dated 07/14, from HFS to my cellar to my glass. Pours cloudy orange gold with a white head. Aroma is hay, a bit of citrus and acetic. Very pleasant. This has the usual HFS softness, hay, bright citrus.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
MacBoost (1474) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - APR 26, 2015
I’ve had a few bottles of this before, guess it’s time to throw a rating in. Although I have both fresh and 1 year old bottles, I’m choosing to rate the old bottle to see how it has evolved. Pours a hazed light straw color with a massive head (Brett propelled?) aromas are of citrus, hay and funk. Taste is dry and slightly bitter. Pronounced barnyard funk. Obviously has at least Brett in it, possibly lacto as well. Flavors of tart sunshine, musty funky cobwebs, light cheese. Floral hops for a distraction. Finish is bone dry, with a lasting funk. World class, as always.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yourilevesque (232) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 26, 2015
Bière jaune paille de type saison sauvage sûre. La tête blanche comme neige coiffe cette belle bière d’un magnifique col rafraîchissant et éclatant de blancheur. Au nez, je perçois du citron, une acidité ferme et de la levure saison sauvage à profusion. En bouche, le tout est très sec, pétillant et sûrette. Les saveurs de citron sont présentes et à celles-ci s’ajoutent le côté sauvagin de l’étable. De la sueur. Cette saison sauvage est très bien faite mais trop unidirectionnelle à mon goût. Aurait mérité plus de complexité. Note: cette bière faisait l’accompagnement d’une salade Fattouche maison. L’ensemble était parfaitement harmonieux. Je la recommande avec un plat de ce type: acide, frais et légèrement épicé.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
krumbum (642) - truckee, California, USA - APR 18, 2015
Lovely soft funk with a light stone fruit. Pearlescent yellow with light foamy head. Amazing smooth light crisp slight funk so delicious. Amazing beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pepsican (1500) - @ $13.99, Iowa, USA - APR 11, 2015
Hazy yellow with thin white head. Thank you srsili btw! Mushroom earthiness, lemons, limes, rindy really. Mildly tart. Grapefruit. Esters kicked off all over. This lifts, not even a style I enjoy anymore.


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