Hill Farmstead Brewery | Greensboro, Vermont
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Hill Farmstead Brewery
World Class based on 61 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

403A Hill Road
Greensboro, Vermont United States 05842 [ print map ]
802 533 7450

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Hours: Wed-Sat 12-5

Mayor: jkwood04 (61) | Taps: 6 | Bottles: 10

Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Beer Available At Hill Farmstead Brewery (arranged by most recent)
Hill Farmstead Damon (Port Barrel Aged) 100, Hill Farmstead Ephraim 100, Hill Farmstead E. 100, Hill Farmstead Edward 100, Hill Farmstead George 98, Hill Farmstead Citra Single Hop Pale Ale 100, Grassroots Arctic Soirée 95, Hill Farmstead Beyond Good and Evil 98, Grassroots/Mikkeller Wheat is the New Hops IPA 96, Hill Farmstead Civil Disobedience (Release 8) 96, Hill Farmstead Biere de Norma 100, Grassroots Legitimacy 100, Grassroots Brother Soigné 100, Hill Farmstead Genealogy of Morals (Bourbon) 100, Hill Farmstead Civil Disobedience (Release 7) 99, Hill Farmstead Civil Disobedience (Release 4) 99, Hill Farmstead Twilight of the Idols 100, Hill Farmstead Madness And Civilization #3 , Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout 96, Hill Farmstead/Mikkeller Barrel Aged Daybreak 99
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61 reviews for Hill Farmstead Brewery
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  83%
 Selection  85%
 Food  88%
 Value  80%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  96%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
SlovakSniper  (2) Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec | April 18, 2014
I have visited the place a few times over the past 4 years.  Last time was for the E. release. We showed up at 10:45 am, it was pretty darn cold up in the hills. Doors were opened at 12 :15…..  15-20 people in front of us with multiples growlers (no respect here for the 3 growlers policy ?  Please respect your own policy !!!!!).  Staff who is always nice seems overwhelmed with the crowd, not prepared and disorganized. Please Hill Farmstead, try to learn how to be efficient….  A little respect for people who are driving hours to get to the number 1 brewery in the world…. Suggestion for growlers when you know it’s gonna be jam pack with geeks, can you prepare a bunch in advance?  Anyway, I hate your system, but I love your overpriced beers.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL  (241) Montréal-Nord, Quebec | March 14, 2014
Établissement visité le vendredi 28 février vers 16h45. Ambiance: Pas vraiment d’ambiance si ce n’est un système de son qui joue de la musique. Look garage, au moins c’est vitré. Service: On a attendu 1h20 pour se faire remplir nos growlers. Pourquoi ne pas les remplir à l’avance et nous les donner en échange de nos growlers vide. Ça augmenterais la rapidité du service. Sélection: Rien à dire côté sélection, tout était de grande qualité. (232e rating d’établissement)
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
jkwood04  (60) Connecticut | January 31, 2014
Perfect beers. Great service. Great prices. Only complaint is the distance, but it’s worth every second, every time I visit. Every time I go there, I can’t wait to go back.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
salvaticas  (20) , | January 12, 2014
This is all about the experience. There is nothing like rolling up the dirt road to a barn and having some of the best beer you’ve ever had. I’m torn on the service rating because on the one hand, I waited two hours to get my beer. But I can’t complain about getting four samples while standing in beautiful northern Vermont. And I think the wait is worth it for the quality of the beer.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones  (294) Buffalo, New York | December 22, 2013
out in middle of nowhere, cool place under construction. Long slow moving lines for bottle & growlers. Aweome idea to offer samplers while in line. Girl, who i believe to be sean Hill’s sister was amazing, right on top of everything. Line was slow, but everyone there was friendlY 7 and that made the time worth it. Maybe a bathroom for the public rather than the porto potty in a snow drift would be nice. Beer speaks for itself
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
lachrymalisis  (18) Pennsylvania | November 5, 2013
stuff, place, trees, moose, people, clamor, line, jerks, validation, mud, brewery, things, snow, mud, more moose, good beer, time-consuming, worth it.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
seth_lfod  (7) Manchester, New Hampshire | October 17, 2013
I have been up to Hill Farmstead multiple times for fills and bottles and to one festival. I try to go on Wednesday or Thursday to avoid the crowds. Phil and Kerry are awesome and seem to enjoy chatting up the visitors and serving some of the best beer in the world. Shawn is usually busy tending to his brews, and it smells like heaven in there depending on what the days recipe is. Very small inside and can only accommodate 15-20 customers at a time, unless its in the summer and the door is open. Very rural setting, but very beautiful. Timed right you can get your beer quickly and enjoy tasters, but I have been up in about 6 months. Travel is easy in the summer, but can get sketchy in winter and spring when its muddy/snowy/icey.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 10/20
bellco33  (20) Willington, Connecticut | October 16, 2013
It’s a beautiful drive getting here, and it’s set in a beautiful location in a rustic barn. That’s the end of the postives (oh yeah, except for the best beer in the world). You’re going to wait at least an hour for a growler fill or bottle, there’s no food (which is OK in my book), no lounge. Just a line to get tastings and your bottle. Fills are reasonably priced, they make fantastic beer and put a lot of expensive ingredients in them. I honestly prefer getting pours at Blackback or Prohibition Pig than coming here, but it’s worth making the pilgrimage to Mecca at least once.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 14/20
Beergeek23322  (75) Chesapeake, Virginia | October 11, 2013
I made it all the way to Hill Farmstead. The elusive brewery in the middle of a dirt road past the middle of nowhere. The bad thing was that due to the renovation and construction, the tap room was closed. The good part was that the bottle shop was still open and no lines at all. Got there about 30 minutes before opening and was first in line. Can’t beat that on a beautiful VT day. They know what they want for their bottles, and at $20 each - a little overpriced, but what can you do?, I’m sure they’ll be nice. Time will tell. It was a quick visit in and out, but I can check this one off the list.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
DuffMan  (251) the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta | October 1, 2013
You’ve already read that this place is deep rural, dirt road rural, farm rural. It’s cool that there is a place brewing world-class beer in such a lovely bucolic setting, so for this it gts 4/5 for ambiance. You will wait for your beer, as you’ve been told. I waited for just under 2 hours, in light rain, but with a cheery chatty friendly crowd that was composed of people from far and wide. Vermont law dictates that you can only enjoy a single sample of each beer, so you can’t get tipsy while you wait. To put it simply, the beers are worth the journey and worth the wait, in my opinion. I would go again but I’m unlikely to have that opportunity.

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