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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 4/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Flora(Barrel aged Wheat Saison) is our Wheat Saison (Florence), brewed with Butterworks Farm Organic Vermont Winter Wheat, aged for 8 to 14 months in French Oak wine barrels and complimented by the terroir of our resident microflora... Batch 1: Corked. Blend of barrels. Batch 2: Gold Cap. No cork. Blend. Batch 3: Silver cap. Blend of barrels. Inoculated with culture from our coolship experiments. Batch 4: #4 written in box. Batch 5: Dated. Batch 4: Silver cap. Same brew day/batch as Flora 3 - but the beer progressed/rested longer in the barrels.

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (12208) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2012
750ml bottle. Batch 1 (corked). Poured a yellow color with a large sized white head. Aromas of citrus, wheat, cereal, some lighter funkiness, and a trace of wood. Tastes of citrus, vanilla, the same lighter funk, and some lighter fruitiness.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frudel (236) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 21, 2017
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2017 Batch 2017. Bottled splited 4 ways. Very pale golden slighlty hazy liquid with a white head diminishing fast. Shy nose, winy, white grape, slight funk, tartness. Taste is quite disappointing, light body, light floral taste, some citrus sourness, white wine, I lot of hype around this one that I think doesnt deserve it. Florence in my opinion deserves more respect for the taste vs price.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (7354) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 6, 2017
750ml bottle pours out a straw color topped with a white head. Nose is nice funk notes wine barrel touch some spice. Taste is more of the wine barrel notes oak floral perfume notes and some funk.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bursprak (3062) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2017
Bottle @ Dangerous Bottleshare goodbye Aaron edition (or not?). Light hazy golden pour with a small head. Notes of grapes, citric, crisp, some green apples, sweet white wine and some pleasant funk.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vestergaard (2086) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - APR 21, 2017
From bottle thanks to Bursprak at Dangerous Bottleshares - See You In August Aaron Edition! Pours a hazy golden yellow with a big, white head. Aroma has stone fruits, oak, sweet white wine, vanilla, esters, vanilla, grapes. Taste is pretty sour, dry, spicy, subtle fruity sweetness. Smooth body and a medim high carbonation. Very nice!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RasmusOtt (2705) - Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 21, 2017
Dangerous bottle share goodbye Aaron edition. Bottle thanks to Erik. Pours unclear yellow with a white head. Aroma of flowers, barnyard, pear, elderflower, bright vinous notes, peach, slight stone fruits and bread crust. Extremely petite and beautiful aroma - just like Erik. Taste of citrus, orange, slight stone fruits, white pears, floral notes, white wine, barnyard and slight bread. Really easy drinkable and balanced beer. Suns out guns out!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (2512) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - APR 21, 2017
Bottle @ Aarons Last Visit. Pours hazy pale yellow with a medium white head. Aromas of peach, sweet vinous, oaky, estery, lemon zest, wheaty, sweet floral notes. Taste is sweet peachy, citrussy, lemony, floral, sweet vinous, grapey, oaky, light lactic tart.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
The_Osprey (7812) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2017
St Davids Day 2017 - Bottle share at Leightons 20K. Huge thanks and congrats to LKS. As Hill Farmstead Flora. Hazy golden orange, still with a foamy off-white head that leaves full lacing. Aroma is dried citrus fruits, some oak and apple. Body is light, a little frothy in the mouth with tingly carbonation. Taste is minerally, slightly tart, touches of apple, subtle oak, crisp finish. Very easy going. Its an extremely drinkable beer but not a wow beer for me. (3.8)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
teorn88 (7647) - Rimini, ITALY - MAR 2, 2017
75cl bottle shared at Leightons Penthouse for his 20K. Special thanks to Leighton himself for this beer. It pours a hazed light golden color with a medium white head. Aroma is funky and tart with notes of white wine, oak, gooseberries, white grapes, lemon. Taste is floral tart citric with notes of lemon peel, white grapes, oak, white wine, lemon juice. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, very good

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mR_fr0g (11601) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2017
Bottle shared at the Leighton mega 20k tasting. 1/03/2017. Huge thanks to Leighton for this one. A light hazed pale yellow straw coloured pour with a a lasting white head. Aroma is funky grapey, sour, lychee, saison yeast. Flavour is composed of crisp tart, pithy lemon, bretty, funky grapey fruits, woody tannin. Palate is tart and refreshing, pithy, drying finish, frothy carbonation. Good. Nice hill Farmstead yeast. Good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (20800) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2017
Bottle shared in London for the 20k - sourced from the brewery. Pours clear yellow-gold with a frothy, white head. Restrained aroma, some lemon peel, flaked wheat, subtle yeast, minimal funk. Light sweet flavour with quite modest lemony tang, some melon, woody dryness, white wine, citrus peel. Light bodied with delicate, massaging carbonation. Super clean finish, more lightly tart lemon, restrained wheaty sweetness, some straw, soft funk. Subtle to an incredible level, but still nicely layered. Hugely drinkable. Excellent.


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