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RATINGS: 403   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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1707) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2012
Hazy golden brown with a bubbly white head. Aroma has a lot of farmhouse characteristics - rustic, zesty spice, grass, citrus, yeast. Flavor is golden raisins, grassy/citrus hops, bananas, and yeast. Great carbonation levels and mouth-feel.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmongoose (1600) - 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 (2273) - 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 (929) - 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 (1240) - 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 (1468) - 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 (219) - 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 (639) - 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 (1496) - @ $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.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
aleigator (395) - GERMANY - APR 8, 2015
Many thanks to Ron for providing the bottle! Pours a hazy sun-yellow color, with a big, froth head. Has aromas of wet grass, hay, citrus green apple peel and a lovely, slightly fruity, acidity. Bretts blend well into the rustic characteristics of the nose, providing an enjoyable freshness. The nose reminds me more of a Berliner Weisse, than a classic Saison, while being a bit richer and more pronounced on the nose. Has a lively, very refreshing carbonation. While the beer is still relatively low in alcohol, its got a decent body to it. Begins with soft wheat, wet hay and acidic lime, inviting sour bretts to the palate. Has a truly refreshing beginning, almost mirroring the nose, balanced by bready, slightly biscuity malts. Taste is still without a doubt providing a very pleasant freshness, with the right amount of lactic citrus fruit among funky yeast and wheat. Ends with biscuity malts among citrus bonbons, revealing a good amount of sourness. A real treat, my first Hill Farmstead brew, a fuller bodied Berliner Weisse - or a truly refreshing, sessionable saison. Either way, the beer provides a crisp, citraic freshness, well edged into a distinct wheat foundation leading to a very well composed brew, I would love to drink frequently during warm summer days.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Gandalf39 (134) - - MAR 20, 2015
Une saison parfaite : arôme sauvage et citronné, acidité maitrisée. La bouche est d’une pureté inouïe! Des notes de froment. Extremely drinkable!


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