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Saturday
Jan212017

Bottle Releases For The Week Of January 24

We are pleased to release two beers in our Retail bottle shop this Wednesday, January 25! 

The first beer is a new batch of Arthur.

Arthur (1922-2005) was our grandfather's youngest brother; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his 13 siblings.  In his honor, this Farmstead® ale is crafted from American malted barley; European and American hops; our distinctive farmhouse yeast; and water from our well.  750ml, $10.

The second beer is Flora: Blueberry/Black Currant/Raspberry!

Flora is the wine barrel-aged version of Florence (1915-1967), our grandfather's sister as well as the name of our Farmstead® wheat ale. Only a few barrels were selected, and that beer was further aged on a blend of fresh, hand-picked berries from Greensboro and East Hardwick.  The result is a complex, elegant, fruit-forward blend that both marries and highlights each of its constituent elements.  

375ml, $20, Limit 3 per person (credit card and matching ID required, please see our bottle release policy). 

As always, we're open Wednesday - Saturday from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday
Jan142017

The Week of January 17 at Hill Farmstead

On Wednesday, January 18, we are releasing three beers at Hill Farmstead...

The first bottle is Brother Soigné Tequila.

375ml, $15 per bottle, 1 bottle limit per person (credit card and matching ID required, please see our bottle release policy). 

Brother Soigné embodies the spirit of perpetual creative collaboration in conjunction with disciplined brewing endeavor. Long ago, our friend Luc traveled from Japan to brew with us this ale of mixed fermentation.  This version of Soigné has been aged in tequila barrels.

In addition, we are releasing Leaves of Grass: January 28, 2016.

375ml, $12, 1 bottle limit per person (credit card and matching ID required, please see our bottle release policy).

Leaves of Grass represents our brewery's collective pursuit to create, explore, and challenge.  For each batch, we employ uniquely different processes and ingredients.  This particular batch, brewed one year ago with cherry crabapples, was aged for an extended period of time in wine barrels and has undergone an extended period of bottle conditioning.  

The last bottle is Art Plum for onsite consumption only in our taproom.

375ml, $33, Onsite consumption only.

Art is the wine barrel fermented and aged version of Arthur (1922-2005), our grandfather's youngest brother as well as the name of our Farmstead® ale. A single barrel was selected and aged on a variety of hand-picked organic plums from Elmore Roots Nursery in Elmore, Vt., for several months. The result is a vibrant, refined expression of both harvest and craft.  

We are open in Retail from Wednesday - Saturday, from 12pm - 5pm!

Saturday
Jan072017

Bottle Releases For The Week Of January 10

On Wednesday, January 11, we are happy to announce the release of two beers in our Retail Shop...

Juicy

375ml, $18 per bottle, 4 bottle limit per person (credit card and matching ID required, please see our bottle release policy).

Juicy is inspired by our love for New Zealand—the adventures had therein, and the journeys grown from without.  Our love for the landscape, the agriculture, and the spirited reflection of its inhabitants a decade ago has led to the vision of what lies before you.  After more than a year conditioning in wine barrels with our resident microflora, the beer that we have referred to as Juicy is now ready to be enjoyed.

Bottled December 2016. 

Genealogy of Morals - Coffee Collective: Akmel Nuri.

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

Genealogy of Morals - Coffee Collective: Akmel Nuri is an imperial stout brewed with coffee and aged in bourbon barrels.  We have chosen two barrels of our wheat imperial stout, Genealogy of Morals, as the base for a series of single origin coffee experiments. After aging 20 months in select bourbon barrels, we conditioned the 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.

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

Saturday
Dec312016

Bottle Releases For The Week Of January 3

On Wednesday, January 4, we welcome in the New Year with the release of a beer in remembrance of Damon! 

Port Damon

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

Port Damon is an imperial stout aged in port barrels.  

Damon (1993 - 2004).  The time spent with loved ones, now lost, seems to affect our mind and body perpetually; memories happen upon us, unsuspectingly, and bring about tears of fond remembrance.  Damon was our brother--devout and patient in an age of busyness and distraction.  In his honor, we crafted and conditioned this imperial stout in port barrels for more than 2 years.  We still reflect, daily, upon our Damon and his scruffy chin of grey--of his loyalty and his love.

Retail hours are Wednesday - Saturday, from 12pm - 5pm...

Wednesday
Dec282016

Onsite Offering during the Week of December 27, 2016

Reflecting upon memories past and turning forward toward the New Year... Double Barrel Damon! Offered onsite only in limited quantities... 

Our imperial stout aged two years in port barrels and then aged an additional two years in select bourbon barrels from our favorite distilleries.  

$35 (including tax) onsite this week, first come first serve, to be shared and enjoyed among two or more people. 

Sunday
Dec252016

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

From everyone at Hill Farmstead, here's wishing you and yours a wonderful, fun-filled holiday season!

Tuesday
Dec202016

Holiday Hours and Closings

A quick reminder of our retail shop hours for the coming holiday weeks:

http://hillfarmstead.com/retail-holidays/

Weds., Thurs., & Friday, Dec. 21-23: Open 12 - 5 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 24 - Closed

Weds., Thurs., & Friday, Dec. 28-30: Open 12 - 5 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 31 - Closed

As always, up-to-the-minute availability for bottles and draft are available on our site.

Happy Holidays to all! 

Monday
Dec122016

Fundraiser for Michaud Family

 

Our neighbors Leslie and Jeremy Michaud suffered a catastrophic fire at their home on December 10. Leslie, Jeremy and their four young sons lost most of their personal and household belongings. Leslie and Jeremy, with Jeremy's parents and brothers, operate a dairy farm and creamery producing ice cream, milk and yogurt in nearby East Hardwick, Vt.


This GoFundMe campaign aims to help the family replace clothing, shoes, winter gear, boots, miscellaneous household necessities, as well as providing for Christmas presents for the boys.

If you can help, please visit https://www.gofundme.com/leslie-jeremy-michaud-house-fire for more information.

Hill Farmstead will donate the entirety of this month's retail shop charitable contributions towards the Michaud family's rebuilding efforts.

Thank you for your time.