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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Clara (1906-1969) was our grandfather’s sister; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to her and her 13 siblings. In her honor, this Grisette is crafted from American malted barley, Vermont Organic Wheat, European and American 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 Clara. 4% ALC/VOL 9º P Ingredients: Pale Malt, Organic Vermont Wheat, American and European Hops, Ale Yeast, and our Well Water.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
holdenn (2086) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 11, 2013
Thanks to Andrew for this tasty pour. Tart earthy lemon nose. Tart yeast lemon flavors. Malts that are slightly sweeter. Not quite as good as Arthur, but I’d drink this most any day. 8/4/7/4/15


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rxeight (1677) - Illinois, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Pour from a 750 at the dirty fib kbs bottle share. Slight tart, touch of sour. Lots of farmhouse, grass, hay, lemon. some say horse blanket, but this was more like being at a petting zoo. Slight pepper. More barnyard, farmhouse yeast than most HF saisons. Nice.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jbuskirk (534) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - FEB 11, 2015
Clara is a thing of yeasty, funky glory. She pours golden yellow with lots of head. The effervescent, fizzy body is like that of a Lambic, but the long-lasting, big head is what you’d expect from a well-made Farmhouse Ale. It’s no great surprise, then, that Clara smells and tastes like each. Smell has sour funk, bright yeast, bread, and citrus. Taste features vinegar, earthy and fruity yeast, sweet malt, lemon juice, and some black pepper. Mouthfeel is smooth and slightly crisp. Clara packs a ton of flavor and complexity into her 4% ABV body. She’s a purist’s dream. People who love yeasty brews owe it to themselves to try Clara.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HuskerTan (662) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - FEB 11, 2015
(Thanks Adam "AdamJackson") Bottle. A- Vinegar, citrus, lemon, champagne, tart. A- Golden orange color, cloudy milky liquid, white head. T- Vinegar, citrus, slightly sweet, tart, effervescent, subtle spice. P- Light body, average texture, high carbonation, tart finish. O- This was about 7 months old and probably would have been even more amazing but I wanted to save it for my 600th rating. Sure glad I did. Lots of vinegar and citrus on the nose and palate. Looks like someone cracked an egg yolk in the glass with the nice milky appearance. I probably liked it better than my rating shows. Very well done beer. Hard to believe this is only 4% abv.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (1536) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 9, 2015
Cloudy orange-yellow with a pale head. Aroma is hay, saison spice, green pepper. Light bodied, lightly spicy on the palate. Taste is saison spice, green olive.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
demmbonz (624) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Shared bomber to snifters. Light colored. Slight funk and citrus in both aroma and flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sregnar35 (1004) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - JAN 27, 2015
On tap at the Abbey. Pours orange with a small head. Aroma is tangy citrus. Flavor was tart and dry, nice clean beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kbudd19 (805) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle from my buddy Pat, thanks man! Cloudy yellow colour with frothy white head. Aroma is dusty white grape funk, citrus, and grass. Taste is light tart funk, citrus, a hint of bitterness, with a juicy tart finish, medium bodied. Very quenching, with an exceptional amount of flavour and complexity for a beer that weighs in at mere 4%, solid body as well, wow.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (9453) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 20, 2015
750ml bottle. Poured a cloudy yellow color with a smaller sized head. Citrus, wheat, spicy, and some fruitiness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHangover (2994) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle @ THT January. Pours a hazy golden beer with a big white head on top. Slightly gushing out of the bottle. Aroma of saison yeast, apples, pear, grass and citrus. Flavor is fairly bitter, grapefruits and sweet citrus notes. Some hoppy notes in the back end there and has some sweet citric notes in the back. Quite ok.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (6069) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle shared at Dean’s off for his annual haircut tasting. Pours cloudy dull golden with a white head. Aroma of light bretty funk, citrus, slight leafy and weedy. Flavour is light salty and a slight touch acidic. Light medium bodied with light carbonation.


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