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Edward - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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1,697 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,697
Reviews: 274
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 8.78%
Wants: 494
Gots: 105 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Edward (1917-2002) is our grandfather; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his five children. In his honor, this American Pale Ale is dutifully crafted from American malted barley, a plethora of American hops, our ale yeast and water from Edward’s well. It is unfiltered, naturally carbonated, and dry hopped. Aromatic and flowery, with impressions of citrus and pine, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Edward.

85 IBU

Pale and Caramel malt; Centennial, Chinook, Columbus, Simcoe, and Warrior hops; House Ale Yeast, and our Well Water.

(Beer added by: abriggs1 on 04-27-2010)
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4.05/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazed orange color with a white head. Aroma is piney and full of tropical fruits. The taste is also tropical, lots of pith, pine, pineapple, papaya. The taste is very fruity and hoppy. Nice pine, resin, mild tropical punch, light citrus. Refreshing take on a pale. Light body, light to medium carbonation, slightly drying hop finish. Overall, this is a great brew, thx to K0IZ for the pickup.

Stinkypuss, Aug 06, 2014
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4.39/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great pour, heavy nose.
Appearance looks like a double. Good head but disappears within minutes.
Taste -floral notes with Piney finish but as it sits the pine gets lost.
One would think it has a higher abv it is only 5.2
Overall great beer excited to try more from this brewery.

Kaiden29, Jun 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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5/5  rDev +12.6%

Wow, this really is outstanding beer!

Four and a half days after making the pilgrimage to Hill Farmstead I opened up my 750ml bottle of Edward and poured myself a glass. Words can barely describe how well all of the flavors go together.

Like a more hearty saison, this American Pale Ale is a league and a half above anything else in it's class. Moderately hopped, oh so freaking smooth. This beer really is amazing stuff.

I never had the pleasure of meeting Edward, the beer's namesake, but if someone made a beer half as good as this in my name I'd be leaving quite a legacy.

If you can get some of this, please, do so. I can't imagine you would be disappointed.

MarcGetty, Thursday at 02:31 AM
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4.6/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Absolutely delicious, smooth, smells great, tastes better, worth the wait

Jwburns75, Oct 13, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +8.1%

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Edward from Hill Farmstead Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 1,697 ratings.