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Beyond Good And Evil - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Ratings: 343
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 290
Gots: 62 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Stout brewed with Maple Syrup. Aged in Bourbon Barrels for nearly 2 years.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 02-05-2014)
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4/5  rDev -12.1%

TaborTime, Friday at 07:27 PM
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Mag00n, Friday at 06:04 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

earljones199, Thursday at 06:44 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

blabaer, Thursday at 02:04 AM
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4.48/5  rDev -1.5%

From 09/08/14 notes. Poured from a 12.7 (I think?) oz. bottle into a snifter. Huge thanks to BeerLawyer85 for once again sharing a HF gem; this was my favorite beer of the night.

Pours a deep brown, almost black color, with one inch of dark tan head and moderate carbonation evident. Lots of chocolate, sweet bourbon, maple syrup, roasted malts, oak, toasted malts, and some alcohol. Taste has chocolate cake, not as much alcohol. Medium body and low carbonation, super smooth and creamy.

Overall really great, super easy to drink big BA stout....I loved this one. At first I thought the nose was a little boozy but the more I drank it and the more it warmed up the more it faded, and I was really surprised the taste wasn't too boozy. The maple makes this uper easy to drink, and it is just really well done. Highly recommend it, makes me want to travel up there for the next release.

mdfb79, Tuesday at 03:13 PM
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

nh_hawkeye, Tuesday at 03:07 AM
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4.8/5  rDev +5.5%

dcisco44, Sep 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

In_Control_Mike, Sep 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

jstout26, Sep 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

LGB362, Sep 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

VerticalLiturgical, Sep 05, 2014
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4.29/5  rDev -5.7%

Second time having this brew. First time was at the anniversary at Blackback on draft.

A- Poured from the 12oz bottle to three snifters. Thick, pitch black body with a light brown mocha cap rising up to half a finger. The frothy cap falls to a medium ring and spotty lace results.

S- Bourbon jumps out of the bottle as I open it and I can smell it from several feet away but a closer inspection brings on a deep sweetness along with decadent chocolate and malts. Dark cocoa really comes through with heavily roasted cereal grains to compliment the barrels.

T- The barrel feel in this beer reminds me of the other dark Bourbon ales from HF because the extended aging really relaxes the barrels pungency but a ton of quality wet oak and whiskey vanilla comes out. Deep cocoa mixed with the maple brings on the character of a decadent brownie or truffle of sorts. Just a bit raisiny and charred.

MF- Very thick bodied with a low end carbonation. The consistency overall is oily slick and silky with just a bit of creaminess. Finishes with a soothing warmness while big flavors linger for quite a while.

Big deep chocolate roast malts with plenty of balanced out barrel feel. The maple comes out with an earthy sweetness and some flavor but certainly not CBS level or overpowering in any way. Continues an excellence by HF using barrels with dark beers (BoT, BA Everett, Daybreak).

cbutova, Sep 03, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

SpasmWaiter, Sep 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

NHbeerguy, Sep 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

MarkJC1018, Aug 29, 2014
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EliotRosewater, Aug 28, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +1.1%

jaken0ss, Aug 27, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev -2.4%

Phigg1102, Aug 26, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev -0.7%

Jholcomb, Aug 26, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +4.6%

Keithgalley, Aug 24, 2014
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4.9/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

waston, Aug 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

This is a great beer very unique. First review using new ratings system.

A- Dark brown/black very very little head.

S- Cocoa, Maple, booze

T- Much like smell but with a touch of barrel and molasses?

MF- a touch like but drinks very well.

Overall a fantastic stout from HF and in general. Would drink this again.
Shout out to markgugs for this long time want

Jared14, Aug 24, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev -6.8%

Jordy777, Aug 24, 2014
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Beyond Good And Evil from Hill Farmstead Brewery
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