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Edward - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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99
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1,816 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,816
Reviews: 282
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 8.78%
Wants: 527
Gots: 120 | 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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Photo of Drunkelstiltskin
4.64/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

After all the stories, I had to take the 2 hour drive for myself and boy was it worth it. My best description of Edward is a craft brew with the drink-ability of an American-Ale and the hops of an IPA. Medium head, bright amber in color, and definitely a fair share of carbonation. Versatile beer that will appeal to the hop-obsessed majority, but also the sweet, smooth, easy to drink minority of craft beer lovers.

Hill Farmstead Brewery, Greensboro, VT Open Wed-Sat 12pm-5pm

Photo of IndyDad
4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +7%

Photo of alaimoa
4.39/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours with lots of carbonation bubbles but limited head and a lingering lacing.
Smells of faint citrus but lots of floral, the smell is outstanding
Taste has a bit of hops and citrus but not much bitterness
Mouthfeel has some rolling bubbles but not creamy, leaves a dry aftertaste

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4.75/5  rDev +7%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of greenmtn1111
4.79/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Served from a 2-liter growler and poured into a glass chalice. Filled on 7/19/2013 and consumed on 7/22/13

Pours a large white, creamy, foamy head with super small bubbles – almost three fingers worth. Color is hazy yellow amber, touching on orange. I’m smelling huge amounts of citrus - predominantly grapefruit but also orange peel and a little bit of lemon zest. There’s a slight amount of piney aroma as well. The taste is almost perfection. It’s everything I want a pale ale to be. The malts and hops are completely balanced with an unrivaled lingering finish. The pale malt is wonderful. All the citrus is still there as it was on the nose and the fruity, citrusy hops are just enough without going too far. Mouthfeel is super creamy and it the head is retained all the way to the bottom of the glass. It would be tough to ask for a better pale ale. It quenches my thirst like none other.

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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5/5  rDev +12.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -9.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +7%

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4.75/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev -9.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -15.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -9.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -21.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Phyl21ca
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tap: Poured a hazy bright yellow color ale with large pure white foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of floral hay and citrus notes with fruity ester and quite incredible. Taste is also dominated by fresh citrus notes with nice floral notes with fresh crisp cereal notes. Body is about average with great carbonation. Loads of hoppy with very limited amount of bitterness. Another winner from this brewer.

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Edward from Hill Farmstead Brewery
99 out of 100 based on 1,816 ratings.