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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Brewed (with help from our great friend Jean of Tired Hands!) on the day of my grandmother’s passing (Norma), this is an inspired Biere de Mars fermented entirely in oak and inoculated with our house spontaneous culture.


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sarro (134) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Small pour thanks to Lushawn and his woman winnning a bottle and sharing it on the spot! Appearance is a dark golden color and the nose is light fruit, floral, some yeast and subtle funk. Taste is a refreshing mix of white wine--gewurztraminer and sauv blanc--, lemon, pear, and grass with a touch of sour. Medium body with medium carbonation. Finish on the dryer side. Reminded me a bit of Avery’s Sui Generis in some regards.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (43245) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2016

Draught @ [ Hill Farmsted Tape Take Over ] - Warpigs Brewpub, Flaesketorvet 24, DK-1711 Copenhagen, Denmark.

[ As Hill Farmstead Norma ].
[ Vintage 2014 ]. Clear medium orange red color with virtually no head. Aroma is tart, berry, farmyard, wine, funky. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate acidic with a long duration, tart, berry, wood, wine, funky. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20160512]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (5410) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2016
On tap at Warpigs. Reddish golden with white head. Aroma is tart, fruit, lactic and slight acetic, caramel and wood. Taste is similar, complex and sour. Fruit and bready malt.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (22523) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2016
Draft @ Warpigs Brewpub, Copenhagen. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty weak sour yeasty oaky aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty sour oaky flavor. Has a fruity malty slightly tart spicy yeasty grassy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (10865) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 25, 2016
Draught @ Hill Farmstead Day - Warpigs Brewpub, København
Pours clear deep golden/amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, funk, caramel, fruity and some tartness. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium sour with a long slightly dry, tart, funky, caramel and fruity finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (2629) - GREECE - MAY 18, 2016
From tap at Warpigs, Copenhagen. Clear amber copper color with off white head. Malty and yeasty aroma, caramel, fruity, light funky, wood, vinous. Sweet and acidic taste. Light to medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (5797) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 18, 2016
Bottle: Poured a brown/reddish color ale with a small foamy head. Aroma of tart notes with light fruity undertones is pleasant. Taste is also a mix of tart notes with light fruity undertones and some light caramel notes with some oak notes also clearly identifiable. Body is about average with good carbonation. Not bad but I would say that the vinous and tart level is quite high for the style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rune (10928) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2016
Draught, vintage 2014, at WarPigs Brewpub, Hill Farmstead Day. Clear amber-red coloured body. Bubbly ring to the rim of the surface. Fair lacing. Rich semi-tart aromas of brown malts and fruits. The taste profile follows suit with caramel, green apple skins, and semi-tart fruits. Prolonged malt-fruity ending with underlying tartness. Fine bodied. Lovely (shared with KimJohansen and Skinnyviking, Copenhagen 12.05.2016).

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (14821) - DENMARK - MAY 16, 2016
Tap @ Warpigs, 2014 vintage. Clear dark amber/brown with tiny head. Aroma is malt, fruit, sour, caramel, littl evinegar and wood. Flavour is malt, fruit, sour, caramel, little vinegar, medium dry, oak, wood and a little lemon.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (5722) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2016
Sample at Warpigs during the HF event. Tart smell with wood. Similar taste with some tanins. Light tart with oak. Dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (9827) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2016
Bottle @ Warpigs, Copenhagen. Pours slightly hazy golden orange with an offwhite head. Aorma of sourness, light malt, caramel, yeast, wood, tart fruity, grass, grapes. Flavor is rather sour, yeasty, malt, caramel, oak, hay, grass, tart fruit, green apples, green grapes. Medium body, average carbonation, dry and rather acidic finish. 120516


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