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Edward - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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1,610 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,610
Reviews: 269
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 8.56%
Wants: 479
Gots: 85 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

daysinthewake, Jan 12, 2013
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4.83/5  rDev +8.8%

I had this beer at the Farmhouse in Burlington, VT. It is a local favorite and every time I visit I end up drinking at least one. The Edward tastes more like a IPA with low ABV, which really brings out the character of the hops. It is aromatic, delicious and you should get it if you have the chance. A Burlington, VT classic.

Lakemonster, Jan 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7%

zadams1, Jan 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

AdamP, Jan 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

BGsWo22, Jan 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

benoit917, Jan 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.9%

stevec32, Jan 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

Franch, Jan 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

NHbeerfishing, Jan 07, 2013
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5/5  rDev +12.6%

BeerCosmonaut, Jan 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

nafredet1, Jan 02, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7%

cameron_chapman, Jan 02, 2013
Photo of Levich
4.08/5  rDev -8.1%

Poured from a 750 mL growler into a tulip glass.

Edward pours a nice dark golden color with a thick two finger head that slowly dissipates leaving the glass laced. This beer definitely showcases the hops. The aroma is of pine and grapefruit. The flavor is goes along and one gets the citrus first followed by the piney essences. There is almost a resiny flavor from the hops. The bitterness lingers for a little bit on the back of the tongue before fading away slowly. This beer is light and mildly bubbly leaving just a hint of stickiness after the swallow. Overall, Edward is a very nice Pale Ale on the hoppier end of the spectrum.

Levich, Jan 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

fdig23, Dec 31, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

brikelly, Dec 31, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

Horbar, Dec 30, 2012
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4.23/5  rDev -4.7%

A-Cloudy orange, two finger fluffy white head that leaves some lacing.

S-Pine, citrus hops, some malt with good balance.

T-Malt balanced out with orange, pine and grass. Slight bitterness. What balance.

M- Medium bodied, some carbonation, tad creamy.

O-What an APA, not as good as Zombie Dust but great none the less. The balance is great.

rlee1390, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of Schmuckles
4.93/5  rDev +11%

Had this from a growler and on tap. Appearance is in the eye of the beholder so it shouldn't matter in terms of score but it is mildly cloudy with no sediment. It has a nice citrus pine aroma which I absolutely love.
The taste is what you smell. Smooth hoppiness. The carbonation is good
I rated this beer pretty high because it's good. More so because it's good and my wife likes it.

Schmuckles, Dec 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

bootdown21, Dec 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Patrickbrusil, Dec 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

TWStandley, Dec 24, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -38.1%

jimilayne, Dec 23, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

CypherEnigma, Dec 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

DaveJanssen, Dec 09, 2012
Edward from Hill Farmstead Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 1,610 ratings.