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Abner - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Ratings: 1,650
Reviews: 277
rAvg: 4.64
pDev: 7.54%
Wants: 1,308
Gots: 87 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Abner (1867-1953) is our great grandfather; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his fourteen children. In his honor, this Double IPA is dutifully crafted from American malted barley, a plethora of American hops, our ale yeast and water from Abner’s well. It is unfiltered, naturally carbonated, and double dry hopped. Aromatic and flowery, bursting with notes of citrus and pine, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Abner.

170 Theoretical IBU

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

(Beer added by: kingcrowing on 05-12-2010)
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4.9/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Review from notes taken at brewery and from growler.

Appearance: Citrus with orange hue. 1 finger head. Mild lacing. Looks perfect and appetizing.

Smell: Just wow. Citrus and sweet pine. Such a fantastic balance between the 2. Enticing without overpowering.

Taste: Wow again. Wonderful pine and balance. Big hop profile but so well integrated and approachable. No ABV whatsoever.

Mouthfeel: Lots of carbonation. Thin to medium in mouth feel. Pleasant all around, inviting and delicious.

Overall: Wonderful Pine. Huge hop profile. So well integrated. Approachable. Nearly perfect. Everything you'd want in an DIPA

cradke, Jan 25, 2013
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4.35/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap in VT, stemmed tulip glass. Review is from notes.

A-Golden-orange color, hazy, unfiltered. One-plus finger head, minimal lacing.

S- Citrus, pine, oily. Floral notes under the big grapefruit nose.

T-Oily citrus taste with enough malts to tame the hops.

M- Tart and crisp, medium feel. Hoppy bite finish.

O- True to form, big and flavorful.

NiceTaps, Jan 24, 2013
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A-hazy golden orange color with a nice white head and good lacing

S-grapefruit, tangerine, pine, grassy and floral notes

T-grapefruit , orange, pine, light malt flavor with grassy and herbal notes, nice bitter hoppy finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp

O-definitely deserves it's place in the upper echelon of DIPAs, very aromatic with a great balance of flavors

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Abner from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 1,650 ratings.