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Green Up Day, May 5, 2018!

On Saturday, May 5th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. here at Hill Farmstead Brewery, we invite you to join us in participating in Green Up Day here in Vermont! 

It’s gonna be a bag for a beer kind of day. Vermont is a beautiful place—Green mountains and rolling hills—but trash is scattered every day, every year, throughout the sparkling waters and lush green grasses. On Green Up Day, we gather as a community to removes cans, bottles, and plastic, to try and restore the natural beauty to the hilltops we call home. Although Green Up Day is helpful to the environment, it also helps take care of all the creatures/animals that depend on a healthy clean habitat to survive. 

So, if you enjoy that “Farm to Table” lifestyle as much as we do, come and lend a hand with us all at Hill Farmstead! 

If you have any further questions feel free to reach out! Contact Ali Bruce at 802-533-7450 or email


A Fond Farewell, Brussels

As this incredible #Quintessence experience with Brasserie Cantillon comes to a close, we would like to express our deepest gratitude and appreciation to everyone who came out; all the volunteers and staff; and especially Jean van Roy and his beautiful family for their hard work, consideration and graciousness. Indeed, we are honored and humbled—even moreso, inspired. 

Thank you. We look forward to many more years of friendship. 

Notre sincère gratitude et notre amitié pour la vie. Santé!


Bottle Release for May 2, 2018

On Weds., May 2, we are pleased to release a brand new batch of Barrel-Aged Dorothy!

Dorothy was our grandfather's sister—and the name for our dry-hopped Farmstead® pale ale, crafted from American malted barley, malted wheat, New Zealand and American hops, our distinctive yeast blend and water from our well. In her honor, we aged the base beer in wine barrels. After a year conditioning in wine barrels, it is now ready for release.

Please visit our bottle release page,, for bottle limits and pricing information (credit card and matching ID required, please see our bottle release policy,

We'll also have fresh cans of both Double Citra and Conduct of Life!

Check out for a complete list of what's available in the bottle shop and tasting room!


Bottle Releases for April 25, 2018

On Weds., April 25, we will release a brand new selection from our Leaves of Grass series: July 31, 2017!

This iteration was brewed in collaboration with students from nearby Sterling College using malted barley; raw and malted wheat; and foraged wood sorrel. The beer was fermented and aged in French oak and then further aged atop fresh Vermont blueberries.

Please visit our bottle release page,, for bottle limits and pricing information (credit card and matching ID required, please see our bottle release policy,

We'll also have new bottles of Everett available, as well fresh cans of Society & Solitude #10 and Difference & Repetition with Simcoe and Hallertau Blanc Hops!

Check out for a complete list of what's available in the bottle shop and tasting room!


Retail Update for April 20, 2018

As anticipated, onsite bottles of Ann are too close to selling out for us to be able to ensure its availability throughout the day for tomorrow's patrons. As a result, the few remaining bottles will be reserved for vintage presentation so that future visitors may enjoy them onsite from time to time. Thank you to everyone who's visited us so far this week; we're grateful for the wonderful response so far! To be clear, Ann will not be available the remainder of this week.

Fear not, the onsite cooler will be well stocked with various and sundry vintage treats the remainder of the week!



Retail Update for April 19, 2018


Thank you to everyone who came out today. What an memorable turnout, and we're grateful for everyone's patience.

Because of the number of guests, we expect that Ann will only last through the day tomorrow. With such a small number of bottles produced, and a wonderfully enthusiastic crowd today, we knew that it wouldn't be available for long, even offering it for onsite only. Thank you for your understanding.

Also, in an effort to ensure that Flora Cherry Raspberry Northern Kiwifruit lasts throughout the week, we will reduce the limit from 4 bottles per person to 3 bottles per person.

Thanks for your understanding and we look forward to seeing you!





Special Onsite Release for Weds., April 18: Ann 

Hello Everyone,

With much anticipation, Spring's gift of daylight has been delivered, and in Greensboro we hope that snowbanks will soon give way to timely apple blossoms and a healthy population of nomadic pollinators. In honor of our favorite pollinators, the bees, we offer to you what has become our most elusive beer: Ann. This particular release began its life nearly 5 years ago, in August of 2013, as a brew day and primary fermentation of our honey "Saison," Anna. After being placed in wine barrels, the evolution of Anna into Ann is an indeterminate and metamorphic occurrence.

Only a single digit percentage of all wine barrel-aged Anna becomes what is unmistakably identifiable as Ann—the remainder is often blended into Civil Disobedience. The beer, the barrel, and some yet unknown, unquantifiable condition seems to dictate its path and appearance. It is identified and selected only through the emotional response that it induces during barrel tasting.

This particular beer began its bottle conditioning on March 18, 2015. This will only be offered for onsite consumption. Due to the very small volume, merely a single barrel, we chose 375ml bottles for this release in order to further spread its availability. We cannot say how many days these bottles will be available, as it is difficult to predict retail traffic and interest.

Because of this, we kindly encourage you to share this beer with your friends and to be mindful of how special an occurrence it is.

Thank You,



Releases for April 18, 2018!

Hi all!

This coming Wednesday, April 18, we will release a brand new variant of Flora with cherries, raspberries and northern kiwi!

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. We selected several barrels of Flora and aged it on hand-picked, Vermont-grown Montmorency cherries, raspberries, and northern kiwi.

Its bright, fruit-forward aromatics marry with Flora's singular elegance to epitomize the elements from which it was shaped and its deep ties to the local area.

Please visit for bottle limits and pricing (credit card and matching ID required for this bottle). Also, please visit for an update to our bottle release policy.

We'll also have fresh cans of both Dharma Bum and Society & Solitude #9! Check the site for limits, details and pricing.