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RATINGS: 492   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2012
750ml bottle, consumed on the same day as Anna. The pour yields a lightly hazy, beautiful golden body that shines brightly in the light and shows consistently streaming micro-bubbles. A short but steadfast blanket of creamy, snow-white foam sits at the head, giving tissue-thin, tattered sheets of lace to the glass. The nose is masterfully simple, based in über-fresh malted grain with dry, peppery, floral yeast and crisp notes of grassy hops. Like in Anna, there is a suggestion of wet hay or straw that lends a bit of farmhouse character, but missing is her subtle honey kiss and wildflower complexity. This one is more classic saison. Flavors follow the nose, crisp and snappy, biting grass bitterness showing atop a base of fresh cereal, hay, and dried bread. White pepper and other dry spice show in the yeast profile. The palate is dry as a bone, laced with lively carbonation that quickly clears away what little residuals the fully-attenuated, moderate body leaves behind. Damn fine beer. Not quite the showstopper that Anna is, but an excellent example of a straight-up, classic saison. Close your eyes and you’re instantly transported back in time to the fields of Wallonia.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sjogro (2496) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2016
Sampled at THT August. Bottle. Murky golden, thin white head. Sweet malts, grassy, elderflower, floweriness, grapefruit, milky. Light sweet, mild sour and mild salty minerallikeness. Medium body, soft carbonation, milky and minerallike texture.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maakun (3618) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2016
Bottle at THT. Bit hazy bright golden with white head. Lemon, quite some spicy yeast, some flowers, lime, light fresh baked bread, soft sour berries. Under medium sweet sour and bitter. Medium bodied with soft fizzy carbonation. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
furthur (879) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - AUG 18, 2016
Draft at anchorage brewing, hazy yellow beer, nice white head. Aroma is faint kombucha and lemon. Taste is light lemon, slightly pale malty, black pepper. Very light and clean, carbonation subdued in spite of active head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (4752) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUL 14, 2016
(Hill Farmstead Arthur) Bottle 750ml at home, served into a teku, ABV 6% Bright sunny yellow colour on the body, clear, with almost two fingers of thick, snow white head on top, with average retention. Aroma has citrus, fresh grass, light peppery notes, Taste is mildly sour, with light floral notes, citrus, grass, some funky character, lemon zest. Medium thin body, good carbonation, tangy on the palate. Very nice saison.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (14053) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 6, 2016
THX to Yngwie 250316. Golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is lemon, citrus, yeast, floral. flavour is sourness, brett, citrus, lemon, citrus, yeast, floral, orange. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (10099) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2016
Draught @ CBC 2016. Pours hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of light malt, light sourness, yeast, brett, wood, hay, citrus. Flavor is light sour, malt, bretty, wood, hay, citrus. Medium body, average to lively carbonation, light acidic finish. 130516

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (25187) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 31, 2016
Draught@CBC2016 (Yellow session). Yellow colour, small white head. Aroma is citrus, wood, some lactic notes as well as mild funk. Flavour is fruity, floral, toffeeish, some fresh citrus and mild earth. Nicely tart and dry finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - MAY 31, 2016
Bottle. Pours hazy gold with white head. Nose is floral and some citrus. Taste is sweet and funky. Great saison!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Malin_aiisa (793) - SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2016
At Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016 Yellow session pale.clear pale weak aroma lager feel. to fizzy

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (4524) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Bottle shared at King Arthur, Rome. Hazy white yellow, ok creamy foam. Lovely bright brett aroma. Very well balanced and clean, explosive brett fruit. Lovely, tart brett, a little stone fruit. Clean funk. Delicious.

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