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Hill Farmstead Prolegomena

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Flander’s Style Red Ale: Aged in Wine and Port barrels. In friendship with Will Meyers from Cambridge Brewing Company. Brewed in April of 2011. 375ml

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (40453) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
37.5 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden amber to brown with a small tan head. Aroma is wineous, fruity and roasted and dark malty. Smooth fruity and light wineous. Overripe fruity and wineous. Subtle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34360) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
Bottled. An amber beer with a lazing yellowish head. The aroma has notes of lemons, spices, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, lemons, spices, and yeast, leading to a tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle at yespr. Clear orange-red colored with a medium sized beige head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of red wine, oak and vanilla. Fruity and light acidic flavor of red wine and oak. Tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2013
6th August 2013
Tasting at Bruce’s pad. Thanks to Leighton as always for the HF lifeline. Hazy red - brown beer, tidy cream coloured head. Palate is light and softish. Light fine carbonation. Light Flemish sourness with a woody geueze vibe. Very light oak that seems to be keeping the sourness in check. Light and semi dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (18527) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2013
Bottle shared at Bruce’s I’m London during Jack’s farewell tasting. Thanks mom for grabbing this one. Pours mostly clear ruby-amber with a tight, creamy beige head. The aroma holds lots of tangy berries, ripe cherries, some wet wood. Light to medium sweet flavor with mildly tangy berries, a bit of bread, cherries, plums, hints of pepper. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Light warmth in the finish, more wet wood, tangy berries, cherries, cranberries, subtle funk, some raspberry. Lovely stuff. Starts slow but finishes strong. Great depth and balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (18199) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2014
Bottle thanks to _angst_. Deep reddish amber beer with a rich beige/brownish head. Sourish vinous aroma, acetone, milk notes, fruity, malty, vinegar, acetic acid, caramel notes. Sourish flavor, caramel, dark chocolate, acetic acid, vinegar, caramel, sourish. Not a favorite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (16879) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle at Jack’s Farwell Tasting, big thanks to Leighton for more HF goodness, 06/08/13. Hazed mahogony brown with a thin light beige covering. Nose is tarte grape skins, tangy orchard fruit, earthy, raisensm soured green apple. Taste comprises brandy soaked apples, woody, farmy, tarte dark fruits, sour notes, light fruit balsam. Medium bodied with fine carbonation, dry tarte fruit finish. Great sour red.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (14944) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 16, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2015 Bottle. Pours brown. Tan head. Nose/taste of caramel, oak, dark fruit and sourness. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (14406) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 26, 2014
375mL bottle, sent from Glouglouburp (thanks a lot, Dany), pours a deep dark mahogany with a small beige head. Aroma is very complex, bringing out lots of wine and port notes, lightly sweetened and fairly soured dark fruits, and a big of balsamic vinegar. Flavour is very dry and tart, with red wines dominating, followed by a touch of port, dry tart dark red fruits, and light vinegary notes. Carbonation is solid, without being overdone. Finishes on notes of dry red wine and light vinegar. Excellent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2015
(375ml bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a small cream head. Aroma of strawberry, herbs, florals, oak, and cherry. Flavor of strawberries, caramel, oak, vinous, lemon, oak, and herbs with a dry finish.

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