Hill Farmstead Mary
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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
Mary was Edward’s mother and our great-grandmother. A German-style pilsner brewed with water, American 2-row malt, our favorite German hops, classic German lager yeast. Each batch will vary between 4.6 and 5% abv.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Shrink-wrapped 750mL swing-top growler generously shared by yourefragile. Served in a Hill Farmstead long-stemmed tulip. Pours a nice light straw-yellow color with a fluffy white head and good retention. Really nice lacing on the sides of the glass as it goes down. The nose carries a good dose of grain and barley with some light floral and perfume notes. Really well-integrated. Light but fairly complex. Really impressive and on par with the best American pilsners I’ve had, which mainly consist of those coming very fresh from Victory on tap. Flavor starts with a nice grain character. Very smooth and soft. Comes in underneath floral-driven hops. Light earthiness and just a touch of spice. Light body and incredibly crisp. Ridiculously easy to drink. I could have easily taken down the growler and more by myself.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dandeman (799) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 28, 2016
Céréales et pain au nez. Houblons herbacés. Herbes des champs, fines herbes, persil. De couleur dorée, très claire, limpide. Bonne mousse crémeuse qui colle sur le verre. Accents de pain à l’entrée de bouche. Croustillante et sèche en bouche avec une finale herbacée très prenante avec des tons de persil et de fines herbes qui laissent une longue amertume sur la langue. Équilibre parfait. Une superbe pilsner. Sur la coche. Les tons de céréales sont en équilibre parfait avec le houblonnage.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (43243) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2016

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

[ As Hill Farmstead Mary ].
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, light biscuit malt - sweet malt - bread, moderate hoppy, grass, fruity. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, pale malt, fruity malt, grass. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. Very balanced. [20160512]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (22523) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2016
Draft @ Warpigs Brewpub, Copenhagen. Pours a slightly hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy grassy aroma. Fruity malty grainy grassy flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy grassy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Concealer (1136) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2016
Tap. Cloudy pale yellow with. Foamy, white head that lasts and laces. Aromas of bread, grain, lemon, light spice, and grass. Flavor is yeast, lemon, light spice and pine and must grain. Light bodied, juicy with a dry end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (12924) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2016
Draught. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Lacks hay and crisp. Oily palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
humlelala (1288) - DENMARK - JUN 2, 2016
(on tap @ Mikkeller) Poured at fridge temperature into a Mikkeller footed tulip reveals a clear golden body with one finger white head that fades somewhat leaving lace. Aroma is malt-forward with predominant notes of grain and cereal and with the noble hops hard to detect to my crude olfactory organ. In the mouth the hops become more present playing a counter-balancing, bittering role to the malt. The flavour is quite assertive and relatively well-balanced making it a rare bird for the style. At first I mistook the assertiveness for farmhouse but recalibration of the palate with water enabled me to recognise the cereals and noble hop bitterness for what it was. Carbonation is medium, body is light to medium and the finish is lingering and relatively crisp. A good expression of the style but it’s not really my kind of style

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (2300) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2016
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar, Aarhus. Clear dark golden pour with a frothy head. Notes of biscuits, hay, crackers, sweet, light syrupy and light bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25647) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2016
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Hazy golden colored with a medium sized white head. Malty aroma of hay and hops with notes of grass and flowers. Malty flavor of hay and hops with notes of grass. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Klimaet (1605) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2016
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar Aarhus. Pours clear pale golden with a small white head. Aromas of pale malt, citrus, pilsnery yeasty, perfume. Tastes of biscuits, pale malts, citrussy, floral, light bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vestergaard (1577) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2016
On tap at Mikkeller bar Aarhus. Pours a clear, pale yellow with a medium sized white head. Aroma has pilsner malts, light grassy hops, floral yeasty notes, and seems pretty dry. Taste is pretty dry with a hint of leather, light bitter hoppy and a hint of bready sweetness. Average carbonation and a light, crisp body.

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