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Hill Farmstead Civil Disobedience (Release 7)

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 4.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   ABV: -
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Civil Disobedience #7: A blend of Art (2 years in wine barrels) and 2 year old unblended Lambic. 375ml.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (14013) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2014
Bottle at Øl & Brød - Hill Farmstead Dinner. Clear yellow/golden - white head. Wheaty. Fruity. Acid. Wooden. Breadish notes. Horsey. Spicy. Light salt. Minerals. Dryness. Lovely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (12968) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2013 Bottle shared at Sander’s in NYC. Pours lightly hazy gold with a frothy, white head. The nose has some light, grassy lambic character, cornflakes, general cereal, mellow funk. Great flavor. Lovely, balanced tangy funk, light sweetness, soured wheat, decent grassy bitterness. Light bodied with fine, massaging carbonation. Very clean to finish with further funk, light cereal, pale bread, balanced bitter grass, mild dryness. Well balanced, clean and very drinkable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jtclockwork (9981) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle. Weekly share. Pours gold white head. Nose/taste of tart citrus, white wine, pineapple, lime, lemon and oak. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (9060) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUN 3, 2014
> Salty Cascade or Lost Abbey type of peach sour

[ Bottle ][ 375mL ][ oteyj ][ Tasting ][ Snifter Tulip ][ 5.28.14 ]
>> Thank you James for the share. Gusher! Low carbonation and no foam sadly, all CO2 must have gone out of solution. Nose is butterscotch, vanilla, pretty funky, salty. Aroma opens up to peach, peaches and cream, salt. Taste is spicy, salty, dusty, mild acetic, sharp peach. Salty sour finish. Gets slight pickle in the nose. Taste is a bit leathery. Nice, complex, but a work in progress. It’s a ’fail’ for Hill Farmstead, which is an A for everyone else.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (8000) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 6, 2014
375mL bottle, sent Marheb (thanks a lot, Martin), pours a clear golden with a small white head. Aroma is exquisite, with notes of white wine, oak barrels, funk, and juicy citrus notes. Flavour brings out a mix of barnyard funk from the unblended lambic, rustic farmhouse notes, and citrus. Exquisitely complex, with the lambic notes more front-and-centre than "Art". Excellent stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2013
Mes rate. Murky gold with a thin white head. Excellent aroma with plenty of citric tartness and wine character. Acetic and slightly sweet in the mouth. Good citric finish. Rather one dimensional in all honesty. Lacking balance and finesse and not quite as good as I’d expect from such a well regarded brewery. Good but far from amazing. There are much better sours easily available in the US.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
czar (5013) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 21, 2013
bottle gracefully shared by misterminderbinder, many thanks for this oen brah. pours hazy pale golden with a small white cap, some retention and lacing. winey-lambic, dust, cheese, tender and juicy pears along with some of its sweetness, floral notes, cucumber-like esters - reminiscent of elderflower lambic, soft acetic. very nice tartness - complex acidity, although mostly lactic. lively and soft carbonation, light body, tart and astringent herbal-grassy finish. delicious!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (4895) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle thanks to Will. Pours a cloudy yellow orange with medium frothy white head that lasts. The aroma is strong white wine barrel and oak. Thin mouthfeel with nice lemon zest, light funk and oak with lingering dry finish, very good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jkwood04 (4352) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 21, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2014 375ml bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy golden/amber with a white head. Aroma of sourness/funy notes, some tartness, some pale and light malts, a little citrus and light fruits, and a little wheat. Flavor the same with such a great blend of it all. Average texture. A great beer. Edit : 375ml bottle again. Wow. This blend of the Art with its crispness and wine barrel and tartness plus the funkiness and barnyard notes from Cantillon make an incredible beer. Wow. Much good. So best beers ever. How does a beer this good even exist? Why is Shaun such a genius?

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (4287) - Arizona, USA - OCT 19, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 10, 2015 Don’t shoot me cause I actually opened my bottle. these really just keep getting better. Tons of tart, funky, lambic flavors, mixed with amazing house microflora. This is amazing, I wish I had more!

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