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Saturday
May202017

Bottle Shop for Our Anniversary Week of May 24 - May 27

This Wednesday, May 24, on the commencement of our Anniversary Week celebration, we are honored with the release of Dorothy, our dry-hopped Farmstead® pale ale aged in oak barrels. 

Dorothy (1921-1994) was our grandfather's sister; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to her and her 13 siblings.  In her honor, we have aged Dorothy in wine barrels for 1 year.  We crafted this beer from American malted barley, malted wheat, New Zealand and American hops, our distinctive yeast blend and water from our well.  After a year conditioning in wine barrels, Dorothy is ready for release.  This is the ale that I dream to have shared with Dorothy. 

750ml, $30, limit 3 per person (credit card and matching ID required, please see our 
bottle release policy). 

We will have normal hours throughout the week of our Anniversary, Wednesday - Saturday from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Saturday
May132017

Bottle Shop for the Week of May 16

Next Wednesday, May 17, we release a new batch of Genealogy of Morals (Genealogie der Moral) in our retail bottle shop. 

Genealogy of Morals, the name of one of our most coveted Nietzschean narratives, also happens to be one of our barrel-aged imperial stouts.  We brewed this wheat imperial stout, added a touch of coffee, and aged it in a selection of bourbon barrels from our favorite distillers.  After 20 months in these barrels and many months of bottle conditioning, this beer is ready for release.  

500ml, $20, limit 2 per person (credit card and matching ID required, please see our bottle release policy). 

Retail hours are Wednesday - Saturday from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Saturday
May062017

Farmer Wave Returns to the Bottle Shop

On Wednesday, May 10, we will release this year's batch of Farmer Wave for the new Spring. 

“Hugs feel great.  But when you find yourself behind the wheel of a 4,000lb truck rumbling over the gravel, hugging each person you pass just isn't in the cards. So you raise your finger off the wheel just enough to acknowledge your neighbor.  The Farmer Wave is a completely legitimate and wholly appreciated acknowledgement.  It really is the least you can do to recognize that fleeting moment that you share with another person.  It is simple, but meaningful.” – Matt Dinges

Farmer Wave is our ale brewed with oats, lime zest, lime juice, and salt in collaboration with our dear friend Matt Dinges of Good Life Provisions. 

750ml, $12, limit 6 per person (credit card and matching ID required, please see our bottle release policy). 

Retail hours are Wednesday - Saturday from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday
Apr292017

Bottle Shop for the Week of May 2

This Wednesday, May 3, we are pleased to release a new batch of Flora, our Farmstead® Wheat Ale aged in wine barrels. 

Flora is the wine barrel aged version of Florence (1915 - 1967), our grandfather's sister as well as the name of our wheat Farmstead® ale.  In honor of Florence, we mindfully blend her namesake beer from wine barrels that have been aged and conditioned for many months and several years.  The beer embodies the pursuit that guides our progressive vision for Hill Farmstead--this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Florence. 

750ml, $35, limit 3 per person (credit card and matching ID required, please see our bottle release policy).

We are open in retail Wednesday - Saturday from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday
Apr222017

Bottle Shop for the Week of April 25

Beginning Wednesday, April 26, we will release Birth of Tragedy: Akmel Nuri in our bottle shop.  Birth of Tragedy: Akmel Nuri is an imperial porter brewed with honey and aged in bourbon barrels on Akmel Nuri's coffee from Limu Kosa, Jimma in Ethiopia.

We have chosen two barrels of Birth of Tragedy as the base for this single origin coffee experiment.  After aging for 20 months in select bourbon barrels, we conditioned this beer atop Akmel Nuri's Ethiopian coffee beans sourced and roasted by The Coffee Collective in Copenhagen, Denmark.  These friends long ago changed our worldview as to what coffee could be.  After months of bottle conditioning, the beer is ready for release.   

375ml, $20, limit 1 per person (credit card and matching ID required, please see our bottle release policy). 

We are open in Retail on Wednesday - Saturday, from 12 p.m - 5 p.m.

Saturday
Apr082017

Bottle Shop for the Week of April 11

This Wednesday, April 12, we release a new batch of E. in the bottle shop! 

E. is for Edward (1917-2002), my grandfather, as well as the name of the first beer that I brewed in my brewery on March 30, 2010.  E. is for Easter; brewing in Denmark revealed a European tradition of crafting Easter (Påske) beer.  Finally, E. is for entelechy, the continued actualization of our potential through spirited effort and vision.   Thus, in honor of E., to the past and future emprises here on Hill Road, we offer this special beer: Edward fermented with our Farmstead yeast, aged in oak barrels, dry-hopped with Galaxy hops and bottled conditioned. 

750ml, $30, limit 3 per person (credit card and matching ID required, please see our bottle release policy).

We are open in Retail Wednesday - Saturday, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. 

Saturday
Apr012017

Works of Love: Tired Hands


On Wednesday, April 5, we're proud to release the next iteration of our collaborative series, Works of Love: Tired Hands. 

Our friend Jean Broillet IV of Tired Hands joined us last June at the brewery to brew two beers. The first was Karma Emulsion, and the second was a special Farmstead® ale with aromatic spicebush. Fermented and conditioned in our oak foudres, this was bottled in July of 2016 and allowed to evolve into a beautiful expression of our long friendship and shared vision.

750ml, $30.00, limit 3 per person (credit card and matching ID required, please see our bottle release policy).  

Retail operation hours are Wednesday - Saturday, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday
Mar252017

Bottle Shop for the Week of March 28

In our bottle shop, beginning Wednesday, March 29, we will release Birth of Tragedy: Kochere, an imperial porter brewed with honey and aged on Kochere coffee from Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia, in apple brandy barrels. 

We have chosen two barrels of Birth of Tragedy as the base for this single origin coffee experiment.  After aging for 20 months in apple brandy barrels, we conditioned the beer atop Ethiopian Kochere coffee beans sourced and roasted by The Coffee Collective in Copenhagen, Denmark.  These friends long ago changed our worldview as to what coffee could be.  After months of bottle conditioning, the beer is ready for release. 

375ml, $20, limit 1 per person (credit card and matching ID required, please see our bottle release policy). 

Retail hours next week are Wednesday - Saturday, from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.