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Abner - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Ratings: 1,870
Reviews: 295
rAvg: 4.64
pDev: 8.19%
Wants: 1,423
Gots: 117 | FT: 2
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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A-Golden-orange color, hazy, unfiltered. One-plus finger head, minimal lacing.

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

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

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Abner from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 1,870 ratings.