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Wednesday
Jan022019

Now Hiring! Retail Team Opening

Hill Farmstead Brewery in Greensboro Bend, Vt., has an immediate Retail opening in our Taproom and Bottle Shop for an individual with extensive guest service experience. Ideal candidates must be personable, optimistic, ambitiously motivated, and exhibit an attention to detail.

Our taproom is open Wednesday through Saturday, from noon to 5 p.m. Daily shifts may range from 8-10 hours. Knowledge of beer—and our beer specifically—is a plus, but training will be provided for any hire.

Job duties will include but are not limited to the following: providing excellent customer service; order fulfilment and customer education; operation of point of sale and cash till; and daily cleaning duties.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits. All interested parties should send both a resume and cover letter to jobs@hillfarmstead.com. Phone inquiries are discouraged.

Local applicants are preferred and will be given preference.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in a fast-paced job environment.

  • 21+ years of age.

  • A passion for craft beer.

  • Ability to move kegs and carry cases of bottles.

  • Ability to stand for 8-10 hours.

  • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures.

  • 1st or 2nd class Vermont DLC certification.

 

Saturday
Dec292018

Bottle Release For January 2, 2019

For this coming Weds., January 2, we will release a new Flora variant, this one with blueberries.

Flora is the wine barrel-aged version of Florence, our grandfather's sister as well as the name of our Farmstead® wheat ale. We selected a few barrels of Flora and aged it atop three different varieties of local blueberries: Chandler, Patriot and Liberty. The resulting beer's vibrant colors complement its subtle, elegant and slightly tart flavors.

Please visit our bottle release page, http://hillfarmstead.com/bottle-release, for bottle limits and pricing information (credit card and matching ID required for this bottle).

Visit our retail page for complete information and retail offerings.

Tuesday
Dec252018

Merry Christmas!

From all of us here at Hill Farmstead Brewery, we wish each of you a peaceful and joyful Christmas. Thank you for another wonderful year, and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Saturday
Dec222018

Bottle Release For December 26, 2018

For Weds., Dec. 26., we will release a new batch of Barrel-Aged Everett.

This is the bourbon barrel-aged version of Everett (1908-1939), our grandfather's brother, as well as the name of our robust porter. In his honor, we brewed a richer, more complex version of our porter and aged it in select bourbon barrels for 18 months. The beer rested contentedly, absorbing and harmonizing with all that the oak had to offer, taking on the complex characters that time and spirit provide. Naturally carbonated and unfiltered, this is the beer that we wish to have shared with Everett.

Please visit our bottle release page for bottle limits and pricing information (credit card and matching ID required).

Visit our retail page for complete information and retail offerings, including fresh cans of Dharma Bum and Double Nelson.

Monday
Dec172018

The Debut of Poetica 3

Hello and a Happy Holiday Season to Everyone! 

This week we present to you on draft in our taproom Poetica 3: our single-decocted, wood-lagered, naturally carbonated and Czech-inspired iteration of what a "Pilsner" might be.  This iteration of our Poetica project is summarized below: 

After a trip to Pilsen (Czech Republic) last November with Bob, I returned with a creative drive to elevate Mary, our German-style Pilsner, to a higher state of elegance and refinement. In what will likely become an exhausting pursuit of reformation and refinement, we began lagering a portion of Mary in a single French oak puncheon in our cooler.  That beer became known as Poetica 1 and, shortly thereafter, we released a yet further refined version known as Poetica 2.  In each of these attempts, after nearly two months, the lagered beer was moved to tank and krausened (as is all of our lager) with fresh fermenting beer in order to provide natural carbonation. We then provide nearly 3 months of further conditioning and slow carbonation in tank.  In Poetica 3, we have utilized the same process but chosen to demonstrate the possibilities of a co-fermentation of Czech and German lager yeast along with a single decoction mash and a hop profile that is entirely Czech Saaz.

I am confident that we can present you with what should become a singular experience—our Pilsner has been softened, refined, and elevated.

We will continue this pursuit through further lager experimentation and you will soon see other iterations in the coming year. This is an immersion into origins, into simplicity, and a gift granted by obsessive singular possession.

Gratefully yours,

Shaun

Saturday
Dec082018

Bottle Release For December 12, 2018

For this coming Weds., Dec. 12., we will release Fear & Trembling as well as a new Flora variant with Raspberries.

Fear and Trembling is a Baltic-style porter brewed with malt that was hand-smoked over a blend of native woods, first brewed with our friend and former colleague, Anders Kissmeyer. This version was fermented in the traditional way, with lager yeast, and conditioned in stainless steel.

Flora is the wine barrel-aged version of Florence, our grandfather's sister as well as the name of our Farmstead® wheat ale. We selected two barrels of Flora and aged it atop fresh raspberries from Fisher Brothers Farm in Shelburne, Vt.

Please visit our bottle release page, http://hillfarmstead.com/bottle-release, for bottle limits and pricing information (credit card and matching ID required for Flora: Raspberry).

Visit our retail page for complete information and retail offerings.

Saturday
Dec012018

Bottle Release For December 5, 2018

On Weds., December 5, we will release a special new coffee variant of Genealogy of Morals: Finca Vista Hermosa

We chose 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 Finca Vista Hermosa's Guatemalan coffee beans sourced and roasted by The Coffee Collective in Copenhagen. These friends long ago changed our world-view as to what coffee could be. After months of bottle conditioning, the beer is now ready for release.

Photo courtesy of The Coffee Collective. Crew Leader Edwin Martinez Sr. and Crew Member Mario Sales Perez of Finca Vista Hermosa in Guatemala amongst the coffee plants.Please visit our bottle release page, http://hillfarmstead.com/bottle-release, for bottle limits and pricing information (credit card and matching ID required for this bottle).

We will also have fresh cans of Nelson IPA, along with a great selection of other cans and bottle offerings. Visit our retail page for updated information.

 

Tuesday
Nov272018

Clover Release Postponed

Hello everyone,

It is with great remorse that we must postpone tomorrow's bottle release of Clover.

Mother Nature has proven to not be our ally in the last few days. We received heavy rainfall on Sunday (creating slush!) and have received nearly 10 inches of snow over the last 24 hours. Heavy snow is expected to continue until Thursday. Our overflow parking lot, which is already taxed during these much anticipated bottle releases, is unfortunately not serviceable. The tent company has strongly advised us of potential safety issues with the tent being set up in the current weather conditions. Due to these and a host of other reasons, we feel that we are left with no other choice but to postpone the Clover release.

This truly is uncharted territory for us. In our nearly 9 years of business, situations such as this have been a rare occurrence. Our goal is to always offer a safe and enjoyable experience to our guests but - under these circumstances - we do not feel confident that this could be achieved.

We have long feared that winter could cause something of this nature to happen. We will continue to work on improving the customer experience.

We are deeply sorry for any one that has already began traveling or has planned a trip here surrounding this release. This decision was made with the best intentions and for the safety of all customers. For those of you who still intend to visit the brewery this week, please travel carefully! We will make sure we have the vintage cooler well stocked for your onsite enjoyment as well as a great selection of cans to take away with you.

Further information on the release of Clover is forthcoming. It will likely be moved to the late spring when we can be more certain of our weather and ground conditions. We truly hope everyone understands and will join us in the future.

Thank you,

Ben Bruce

Hill Farmstead Brewery