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Wednesday
Aug092017

Retail Staff Opportunities!

We are looking for people to join our retail team here at the brewery! 

Hill Farmstead Brewery in Greensboro Bend, Vt., has immediate openings for servers with extensive guest service experience, beer knowledge and willingness to be part of a world-class team. The ideal candidate is professional, friendly, positive and able to handle a high-energy environment while providing guests a welcoming and educational experience.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits. Interested parties may send a cover letter and resume to jobs@hillfarmstead.com. Please no phone inquiries. 

Wednesday
Aug022017

Important Updates for FoFA2017 Attendees!

For all of you joining us Saturday, here are a few things to keep in mind:

Unfortunately, it looks like a good chance of rain, so plan accordingly!

Travel and Arrival

Please arrive to the event via Route 16 to Taylor Road, Jaffin Flats and Hill Road. This will help us keep the traffic flowing in one direction on Hill Road and simplify drop offs. If you travel into Greensboro village first, please take East Street, Cemetery Ridge, Garvin Hill Road to Jaffin Flats and then Hill Road

If your Designated Driver is staying for the event, you'll be directed past the brewery to the parking area where you can park and walk back up to the entry line. The entry line this year will be first parking area along the road near the sign (see diagram below). 

If you are being dropped off by a car service or van/bus that is NOT staying on site, the drop off point is the second parking area on the right (top of the hill before the brewery). You MUST be verified by one of our volunteers before being allowed to enter. One of our volunteers must visually confirm your drop off, and they will check your ticket and band you at that point. If you are not verified, we can not let you in.

Those of you coming on one of the two charter buses already have your drop off arranged.

Raffle Time!

One again, we'll be raffling off some amazing items, all to benefit Four Seasons of Early Learning, a Greensboro, Vt., based non-profit organization that benefits the children of our local community. So, bring lots of cash!

Gates Open at 11:30

Last call is 3:50 p.m.

We look forward to seeing you all here!

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Tuesday
Aug012017

Updates for August 2-5, 2017

Important Updates for This Week!
  • Tasting Room & Bottle Shop Open Weds. - Friday, 12 - 5 p.m.
  • Tasting Room CLOSED Sat., Aug. 5
  • Bottle Shop Open 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sat., Aug. 5 (No growler fills or samples)
  • Parker Pie Co. FoFA Brewers' Night! Friday, Aug. 4 (see Parker Pie's page for details and draft list)
  • Festival of Farmhouse Ales 2017 Sat., Aug. 5 (info/updates coming up on the FOFA Page)
  • Parker Pie Co. Post-FoFA Bash! Sat., Aug. 5

Let's have a great week, shall we?

 

Saturday
Jul152017

Bottle Release For The Week Of July 19!

This coming Weds., July 19, we're pleased to release a new batch of our dark Farmstead® ale, Edith!

Edith (1897-1992) was our grandfather’s sister, and Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to her and her 13 siblings. In her honor, this dark Farmstead® ale is crafted from American malted barley, German roasted malts, European hops, our farmhouse yeast, and water from our well. The result is a complex yet approachable melange of light roast flavors combined with a refreshing, elegant tartness, characteristic of our Farmstead® ales. Unfiltered and naturally carbonated, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Edith.

Please visit our bottle release page, http://hillfarmstead.com/bottle-release, for bottle limits and pricing information.

Saturday
Jul082017

Bottle Release For The Week Of July 12!

This coming Weds., July 12, we're excited to premiere Mary in 500ml bottles!

Mary (1875-1963) was Edward’s mother and our great-grandmother; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to her and her many children. In her honor, we brew this German-style pilsner with German pilsner malt, our favorite German hops, classic German lager yeast and water from our well. Unfiltered and naturally carbonated, this is the lager that I dream to have shared with Mary.

Keep cold, drink fresh!

Please visit our bottle release page, http://hillfarmstead.com/bottle-release, for bottle limits and pricing information.

Also on Weds., in our bottle shop during normal retail hours, we'll release a final block of tickets for our August 5th Festival of Farmhouse Ales 2017! A set amount of tickets will be made available each day this week, Weds. through Saturday. Complete information for the event can be found at www.hillfarmstead.com/fofa.

Each ticket is $100 plus Vermont state rooms and meals tax, and each purchase includes a designated driver ticket (see site for details on our designated driver policies). There is a limit of 2 tickets per person. Please note: these tickets are non-transferrable; purchaser name will be written on each ticket and purchaser listed on ticket must match ID at check-in. 

Saturday
Jul012017

Bottle Release and Special Note for the Week of July 4, 2017

In honor of the holiday, we will be OPEN this coming Tuesday, July 4th! Stop by during our normal hours, 12 - 5 p.m., for some celebratory treats, including a fresh batch of Ephraim, our imperial IPA!

We'll also release a fresh, new batch of Grassroots Brewing Convivial Suaréz in our retail shop.

An homage to our 2012 brew day at La Brasserie Fantôme in Soy, Belgium, and named in honor of the trip’s wonderful convivial spirit, this is a Farmstead® ale brewed with hibiscus, lemon and wheat. This ale embodies the spirit of perpetual collaboration in conjunction with disciplined brewing endeavor.

Please visit our bottle release page, http://hillfarmstead.com/bottle-release, for bottle limits and pricing information.

Saturday
Jun242017

Bottle Release For The Week Of June 28!

On Weds., June 28, in our retail shop, we'll release a new batch of Sue.

Sue is the wine barrel-aged version of Susan (1891-1975), our grandfather's sister and the namesake of our bright, citrusy Farmstead® IPA. Aged for nearly two years, it has developed and evolved into its current manifestation: a complex, lightly tart and delicately hopped Farmstead® ale.

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

Saturday
Jun172017

Updates For The Week Of June 21, 2017

Good week? Big week!

We couldn’t be more excited to announce that we will be joined at our Festival of Farmhouse Ales, August 5, by The White Buffalo! Jake Smith will make his triumphant return to perform for FoFA again, and if you’re not familiar with his amazing music, click over to http://thewhitebuffalo.com. Jake performed here at FoFA in 2013, and we’ve been trying to coordinate with him a return performance ever since—and it’s finally happening!

More good news? You bet! 

Beginning Weds., June 21, in our bottle shop during normal retail hours, we'll release a block of tickets for purchase to our August 5th Festival of Farmhouse Ales 2017! A set amount of tickets will be made available each day this week, Weds. through Saturday. Complete information for the event can be found at www.hillfarmstead.com/fofa.

Each ticket is $100 plus Vermont state rooms and meals tax, and each purchase includes a designated driver ticket (see site for details on our designated driver policies). There is a limit of 2 tickets per person. Please note: these tickets are non-transferrable; purchaser name will be written on each ticket and purchaser listed on ticket must match ID at check-in. 

Finally, how about a new draft beer? Absolutely!

Making its debut on Weds. in the tasting room will be a brand new IPA: Dharma Bum. With a mountain of Simcoe hops, Dharma Bum, is the sort of beer we love—balanced, soft, hugely aromatic and entirely too drinkable.