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Beer Available At Hill Farmstead Brewery (arranged by most recent)
Hill Farmstead Arthur 100, Hill Farmstead Dorothy (2015) 99, Hill Farmstead Vera Mae 100, Hill Farmstead Birth of Tragedy 100, Hill Farmstead Excursions #1 99, Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5 100, Hill Farmstead George 98, Hill Farmstead Citra Single Hop Pale Ale 100, Hill Farmstead Cascade Single Hop Pale Ale 96, Hill Farmstead Mary 99, Hill Farmstead Mosaic Single Hop Pale Ale 100, Grassroots Legitimacy 100, Hill Farmstead Civil Disobedience (Release 11) 99, Hill Farmstead Flora - Blueberry 100, Hill Farmstead Clara 99, Grassroots Convivial Suarez 99, Hill Farmstead Biere de Norma 100, Hill Farmstead Sue 100, Hill Farmstead Abner 100, Hill Farmstead / Mikkeller Daybreak - Orange Liqueur Barrel 99
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rejtable (155) Ontario | April 6, 2015
58 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 2/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
This rating reflects mainly on the purchasing experience. Long line. Loooong. Their beer is obviously spectacular, but man it canít be more painful to buy it. This rating is from pre-Reno notes that I forgot I had, so perhaps things are better now. Really wanted to love the place, but the long lineup really soured my experience. May try again if ever in the area. Love the beer though.
Art (102) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | March 29, 2015
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Got to check this one off the bucket list. The place isnít as exciting as the beer. Getting there was fun. Gravel parking area. You walk into a wooden building with an open room and concrete floors. Wait in one and buy samples. The line tastes some time but itís no biggie because youíre drinking awesome beers. Our selection was all hoppy stuff except for Earl. Would have liked to have a saison thrown in the mix. No bottles available when we were there. Still worth the trip. The beer is amazing.
michcam8 (22) Ohio | March 26, 2015
70 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 14/20
Made the long road trip from Columbus, Ohio to Hill Farmstead - with a layover in Rochester NY, to stay with another RBian (who joined me on the trip to VT). The roads to get here - once your off the highway, are horrible...especially when wet, in our case. Multiple parking sections near the brewery. We arrived a little early on a wed. - 4th and 5th in line. Soon we were being served flights from the draft - 2oz pours...a nice touch while waiting. Staff was incredibly nice, personable, and into the work they were doing. I could see the process of waiting, placing and receiving orders to take quit sometime if more people were there. It took us 45min. in all. Ambiance - sure your in a beautiful outside environment, but all your really experiencing is a gravel parking lot, and an open room with cement floors and walls - with a couple of registers, taps, and cases of bottles. Selection of course is great for HF beers, but thatís about it, and it was either IPA or saison. Also available were 2 bottles of Crooked Stave. Value was excellent, "normal" to below "normal" growler fill prices, and 750 ml bottles were $10 and $13. Overall, an enjoyable experience. If HF were more widely available, I would probably never go back....but since it is not, I would definitely return, maybe in a year or 2.
VTryan (4) Vermont | March 11, 2015
98 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
Best beer in the world - itís true... Yes, the lines are long, and itís in the middle of nowhere, and some of the reviews Iíve read complain about dirt roads and no wifi.... Ahh, the city folk. Truth is that itís worth it. You drive away with the best beer you can get and get to taste while you wait. Stop complaining, or stop coming - love me some Hill Farmstead!
conway (69) , | February 18, 2015
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 17/20
Obviously, the beer is great. Prices for growler fills are insanely cheap given the quality. Staff was extremely friendly, but it took about 2 hours to get my growlers filled. Not entirely sure what they need to do differently, but there has to be a way to speed that process up. Outside of that itís pretty hard to find anything wrong with this place.
Drake (564) Free Union, Virginia | February 14, 2015
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
Finally made it to this beer mecca. I got there about 30 minutes after opening and it took me two hours before I got my beer. Four people working but they could have easily utilized one or two more to keep things going. Two of the employees were exceptionally friendly and helpful, and two were not terribly friendly, but they were doing less customer focused things so CS was overall great. Ambiance is nice enough, light woods, farmhouse feel. The golden lab Charlie was wandering around, obviously overjoyed by the number of people he was getting to meet. That was nice. 4 samples for $5 while youíre in line. I tried Edward, Susan, Harlan and Galaxy, all were as excellent as you would expect. Growler fills are reasonable for the glass and for the beer. No bottles available at my visit, save for two Crooked Stave guest bottles. This goes without saying, but, this is an essential stop and worth the hike to get here.
cpetrone84 (46) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | January 16, 2015
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 19/20
Great beer, nice people behind the counter. Always a nice selection of drafts and very affordable prices on growlers and bottles. Some of the rarer bottles can get pricey but for the most part very affordable especially for how desirable the beers are.
jtclockwork (250) , New Jersey | November 15, 2014
100 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
Whatís to be said that hasnít already? I finally made it to Hill Farmstead. Beer is obviously the best out there. The growler line can move a bit slow at times, but we got there early enough that we were in and out in a half hour after opening. Prices for growler fills were very reasonable. Great experience.
b3shine (279) Indiana | November 15, 2014
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 15/20
This is on the outskirts of e middle of nowhere, and isnít going to be stumbled across; it is definitely an intentional destination. As good as the beer is, it is as inefficient as it possibly could be. A forty person line took us 2.5 hours, and there is a limit of 3 growlers per person. That is inexplicable. The beer delivers though.
jdb288 (85) Robbinsville, New Jersey | October 20, 2014
88 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 19/20
Just got back from a quick weekend trip (NJ to VT) for the sole purpose of visiting this brewery.
The trip: Yes, itís remote. Yes, there are dirt roads, limited-to-no cell reception, and few gas stations/services. I didnít mind that part. Itís like a scavenger hunt with a pretty epic prize at the end!
The brewery: As it stands, there are few (if any) frills. Itís a beautiful piece of land, but itís function over form until the expansion is complete.
The products: Indisputable quality. They know their craft, and we know that. Enough said.
The value: Canít be beat. The only other HF bottles Iíve obtained are through trade, a random lucky night where I found it on draft, or the secondary market. In any case you canít beat straight retail.
The service/process: The staff was very friendly and efficient. Yes, itís a laborious process to fill growlers. The fact that you can do the tastings in line is great and helps to pass the time. Be patient; youíll get what you want.
Overall, a great experience. I hope to make it back some day!
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