Beer Review: HILL FARMSTEAD ARTHUR

Beer Review: HILL FARMSTEAD ARTHUR

Publisher: DAN Beer Reviews
Genre: Saison
Print Length: N/A
ISBN: N/A


Introduction

Hill Farmstead Arthur pays homage to its namesake, the youngest brother of the brewery’s founder, whose legacy is intertwined with the land on which Hill Farmstead Brewery now stands. This Saison is a blend of American malted barley, American and European hops, the brewery’s distinctive farmhouse yeast, and water from their well.


Appearance

The beer pours a cloudy straw color, topped with a generous white head.


Aroma

The aroma is characterized by musty, earthy notes reminiscent of rain, accompanied by subtle hints of herbal hops.


Taste

Arthur offers a complex flavor profile, featuring spicy and earthy notes from the yeast, complemented by the spiciness of the hops. The Belgian yeast adds an additional layer of complexity. The beer finishes with a bitter and yeasty note.


Mouthfeel

With a medium body and soft, almost creamy carbonation, Arthur offers a pleasant mouthfeel.


Conclusion

Hill Farmstead Arthur is a remarkable beer, showcasing complexity and depth of flavor. Its moderate alcohol content of 6% makes it an ideal choice for summer drinking. The use of a unique yeast strain adds a special touch, as evidenced by the homebrew made by a friend of the reviewer. Overall, Hill Farmstead Arthur is a brew that stands out for its craftsmanship and flavor profile, making it a worthy choice for beer enthusiasts.