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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Florence (1915-1967) was our grandfather’s sister, and Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to her and her 13 siblings. In her honor, this Belgian inspired Wheat ale is crafted from American malted barley, Organic Vermont wheat, European and American hops, our distinctive farmhouse yeast and water from our well. It is unfiltered and naturally carbonated. Soft, cloudy, and fresh, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Florence. 5% ALC/VOL 12º P Ingredients: Pale Malt; Vermont Organic Wheat; American and European Hops; Ale Yeast, and our Well Water.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (7156) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 24, 2015
Bouteille 75cl, thanks Steve for the share. Bottled 12/2013. Dorée sur un léger trouble tirant sur la paille, col fin blanc. Arôme st fleuri avec des effluves de grains que l’on note sur de nombreuses versions de Hillfarm. Fruité modéré et une approche houblonnée rappelant le houblonné noble. Petite pointe de levure suggérant un usage de brett, Palais est centré sur le fruité et le grains (wheat), pointe d’agrumes et un léger fleuri. Fini est sec avec encore une présence levure restant agréable. Amertume perdure sur la fin sans pour cela être l’élément dominant de la bière.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RussianDragon (567) - - JAN 14, 2015
750 ml bottle shared by Huhzubendah, thanks Matt. Pours a hazy translucent golden white color with lasting white head that leaves no lacing. Aroma is saison yeast, wheat and malt with a mild barnyard citrus character. Flavor is same with sweet malt and funky yeast aspects. Medium bodied, bright carbonation, tangy funk wheat finish. Delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kbudd19 (822) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 13, 2015
Bottle, thanks to tom10101 for this! Bright clear yellow colour with plenty of lively white head. Aroma is big citrus notes, mild funk, and white grapes. Taste is lemon, light funk, with a crisp dry finish. Tart and refreshing, loads of flavor, this absolutely delicious

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PriorL (2459) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle at "Nog-een-half-jaar-tot-de-volgende-EBT"- light clouded blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: wheat, grains, little sour, fruity. TASTE: fruity, grains, wheat, little sour, very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (8230) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JAN 4, 2015
Medium white head over beer looking as freshly pressed lemonjuice. Smells a bit like lemonjuice too; lactic acid. Berliner Weisse? Sour ale, lemony, indeed, for all the world like a (stronger) Berliner Weisse: very dry, dry-out effect, astringent, light body with a reasonably spritzy feel: typical (Imperial?) Berliner Weisse. Maybe this wasn’t the intention, but it provides for a nice twist on the classical Kindl/Schultheiss...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (1359) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle, shared by Ben - thanks! Pours Hazy gold/yellow with some frothy head. Aroma: bubblegum, mineral, pineapple juice/citrus. Taste: tart; wheaty. Palate: slick texture, soft on the mouth but feels a bit thin. Overall: this is nice. I’m a little irritated I didn’t rate this sooner when the memory was fresher, because these notes (transcribed nearly word for word) kind of suck. I’ll do better next time?

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr (14698) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle. Hazy to cloudy yellow color, large pillowy white head. Nice aroma of rising rye bread dough, light funky and perfumy citrus. Taste has softly sour and funky lemon, straw, hay. Delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Errl (1897) - Plano, Texas, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle..Pour is golden with a white head..Nose is some nice floral notes, nice tangerine zest. barnyard, fresh, fruits..Taste is nice spice, barnyard, wet hay, beautiful mango and citrus notes..

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Damico (2787) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Pours thick unclear zesty lemon with a nice bubbly white head. Aroma is awesome with some pleasant sweet and floral funk so balanced in the nose. Flavor is still delicious as well with pleasant floral saison yeast so balanced on the tongue and going down so smoothly.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
umich03jm (2476) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - DEC 12, 2014
Bottle thanks to tectactoe for sharing. Cloudy yellow-orange pour with a small head that fades to a thin film. Aroma is surprisingly hoppy. Tons of citrus and flowers with hints of musty yeast, wheat, and light brett barnyard. Tastes fairly dry and bitter but that doesn’t mean it’s not delicious. Lemon peel, orange peel, flowers, leather, wheat, and some prickly yeast in the finish. Light to medium body. I love saisons from Hill Farmstead.


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