Hill Farmstead Civil Disobedience (Release 3)

Formerly brewed at Hill Farmstead Brewery
Style: Saison
Greensboro, Vermont USA
Serve in Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
A blend of Arthur from Summer and Vera Mae from May (!) aged together in a barrel that previously held another Hill Farmstead beer. Barrel type non-specific (our intention) - but French Oak and Wine.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chibuck (3513) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2012
bottle... bottle 3 of the cd tasting... the middle beer of the tasting, fruity with a bit of funk...floral notes really come out on the taste... good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ctipping (1840) - Florida, USA - SEP 4, 2015
750 mL bottle poured into a plastic cup. Originally reviewed 9/1/2013. Pale golden orange. Big white head. Laces beautifully even in the plastic cup. Wine barre aromal. Yeasty. Some pale malts. Some light fruitiness. Taste is lightly tart. Very yeasty, almost bitter. Pale malt. Some mild grassiness. Wine barrel is fainter. Medium high carbonation. Lightly tart. Drinkable I suppose. Doesnt reach the heights of complexity that the othet Civil Disobedience beers do, but good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichTheVillan (7605) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle during HF CD night; hazy golden yellow pour with a frothy white head, tart grape aroma, taste has some malt action, lemon puff biscuits, some grape, yoghurt, powdery yeast, a hint vanilla.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jkwood04 (5440) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 12, 2014
750ml bottle in a HF tulip. Pours hazy golden with a lacy, white head. Aroma of light tartness, some light oak and wine, some light fruitiness, some pale malts, and floral and lightly grassy notes. Flavor an incredible blend of everything. Average great HF saison texture. A really, really good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enjoyit (3809) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
Hazy yellow of color with a white head. An aroma of pears, dusty, muldy, sweets and melon. A flavor of yeast, melon, sweets, muldy and plastic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16401) - Dublin, California, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Bottle shared by Bobby. Pale golden pour with a white head and some haze. Really musty, kind of basement like nose. Grass, apple skin, cranberry, and oak. Yeast, unripe plum, and light citrus. Flavor is kind of astringent. Raw cranberry, oak, and lots of musty funk. Oak, yeast, and chalk. Light acidity of citrus zest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (3590) - Florida, USA - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle generously shared by Maltzilla. Clear yellow pour with white head. Muted citrus and floral aromas. Mild but tasty with citrusy/grapefruit hop notes. Biscuit and barrel under tones. Good body and mouthfeel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhillyCraft (6959) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Bottle at VT bottle share. Pours murky yellow with massive white head and awesome lacing patterns. Tons of fluff. Aromas are citrus zest, smooth oak, saison yeast, well water, flowers, and grain. Taste is vinous funk, tart apple, barrel, crisp citrus fruit, yeast, and well water. Lots of rustic Arthur is present in this blend. Tiny bubble carbonation and med body. Great!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (20794) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2013
Tap at the Festival of Farmhouse Ales 2012 - Hill Farmstead. Pours hazy, yellow-gold with a giving, white foam head. Nose has some biscuity pale malts, tangy citrus fruits, lemon, moderate funk. Light sweet flavor with lots of zippy lemon, further dryish and lightly biscuity pale malts, a spot of wheat, yeast, pleasant funk tang. Light bodied with average to lively, massaging carbonation. Cleansing finish with further brisk lemon, some orange and grapefruit, biscuity pale malts, light musky funk, wheat. Lovely, lovely beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yourefragile (140) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 27, 2013
750 mL bottle. Thanks to a few guys for hooking me up with this. Shared alongside CD 1 and CD 2. Also thanks to Starr for sharing one earlier. Pours a clear, light golden color with a large, fluffy white head and nice lace. Very fruit and juicy nose, of wine, grape, citrus and light floral flourishes. Flavor is more of a typical saison than nose suggested, but thats not a complaint. Yeasty spice, earthy hops, slightly funky and some dry oak. Light crisp body with a refreshing dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Huhzubendah (3697) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Bottle shared by yourefragile. Thanks Michael. Civil Disobedience 1-3 side by side. The beer is fairly hazy and straw yellow with a substantial white head. The aroma offers floral notes, oak, tart citrus, wine, oak, grass. Very enticing. The flavor is quite good as well. Additional notes of brett and earthy funk. Light bodied and easy drinking. Complex and delicious. Another winner from Hill Farmstead. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 07-02-2012

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