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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (3820) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle thanks to Neemo. Pours a cloudy yellow with medium frothy white head. The aroma is strong yeast, floral, wheat. Medium mouthfeel with nice wheat, light oak and tartness, easy to drink, very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VT (1413) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 28, 2014
750 ml bottle shared with the Quebec City crew. Pours a veiled straw with a short lived white head. Aroma is lemon, yeast, pear. Flavor is yeast, vanilla cake. Finish is lemon and lime. Light to medium body, average carbonation.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
50belair (2455) - Florida, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle "14 release. Clear yellow pour with a fluffy white head. Mild wheat and yeast aromas. Smoothness from the wheat blends nicely with the somewhat tart lemon and citrus notes. A bit on the tangy side with bread and floral back beats. A really solid saison. Above average body and mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8774) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle at Bobby’s tasting. Pours cloudy yellow white head. Nose/taste of lemon, light tart acid, saison yeast. Soft carbonation. Lighter medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5803) - Ohio, USA - JUL 3, 2014
750 ml bottle sampled at RBWG. Pours a hazy yellow golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor have lemony citrus, funk, grass, mildly spicy hops, floral notes, flavor is softer than the nose. Another solid beer from HF.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
seth_lfod (325) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Can’t remember who picked this up for me, but thanks anyways. Pours a light yellow apple juice like color with a white fluffy head. Aroma is crisp, yeast, lemon. Taste is slight tart lemon, bready, super light. Dry with creamy body. Awesome beer, loved it.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JBPortland (884) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAY 10, 2014
750ml bottle pours hazy pale straw yellow with 2 fingers of head. Nose is bright earthy light yeasty spice, straw, lemon peel. Taste is bright crisp rustic pale grains, wheat, lemon slice, white grape, subtle yeasty spice, soft malts. Finish is dry, tart crisp lemon, citrus, subtle grains, yeast. Palate is so soft. One of the best tart saisons on the planet. Delicious!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Luk_ (203) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours a pale cloudy blond with a thick white head. Aroma is lemony and soured wheat. Very crisp and dry. Deliciously tart, one of the showcase for wheat in a beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vtafro (3697) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle. Light yellow with white head. Tart and Brett, aromas, citrus and fruit aromas. Flavors are tart first and citrus and grassy with some wheat tones.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (2939) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2014 Bottle received in trade. Pours very hazy vibrant yellow with a frothy and fluffy white head that slowly dissipates while leaving a small soapy trace on the glass. Smell is slightly sour, slightly fruity and slightly funky with wheat crackers, pink grapefruit juice, lemon juice, hay, dry soil, lemony yoghurt, pineapple, passionfruit, lemongrass, starfruit, barnyard and white grape juice. Taste is sour, tiny fruity and funky with crackers, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, sour milk, wood, dry soil, hay, pineapple, passionfruit, barnyard, white grapes, lemon zest and hints of mineral rich well water. Mouthfeel is soft, dry, tart and light bodied. Finish is sour and slightly funky with crackers, lemon juice, hay, dry soil, sour milk, barnyard and wood. Incredibly refreshing!


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