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Abner - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Ratings: 1,563
Reviews: 267
rAvg: 4.64
pDev: 7.33%
Wants: 1,274
Gots: 76 | 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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ObeMaltKinobee

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -3%

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Woody1180

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -3%

07-15-2014 10:43:03 | More by Woody1180
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mdeluna

Texas

5/5  rDev +7.8%

07-15-2014 07:56:52 | More by mdeluna
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Brocklanders34

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +7.8%

07-14-2014 22:40:09 | More by Brocklanders34
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ommegoodness

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +7.8%

07-14-2014 20:06:40 | More by ommegoodness
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farnold

New York

4.5/5  rDev -3%

07-14-2014 19:06:14 | More by farnold
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Kybartle


5/5  rDev +7.8%

07-14-2014 02:12:52 | More by Kybartle
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Shadycharles1

New York

5/5  rDev +7.8%

07-13-2014 23:46:17 | More by Shadycharles1
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pcarney8

Virginia

5/5  rDev +7.8%

07-13-2014 20:09:27 | More by pcarney8
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utopiajane

New York

4.49/5  rDev -3.2%

Pours a cloudy yellow. Sunshine or lemon yellow with an orange blush on it. A fat head of creamy white foam adorns this beer and it looks striking. It has a beautiful tempting nose. Succulent hops, their citrusy fruitiness and some spice. A bit of soft sweetness for malt. It's the fruit peel that comes forward first and then as it drinks, some tangier tropical flavors. Dry biscuit malt that's a touch earthy and a lovely and balanced hop bitter finishes this one with grace and poise. A floral that comes to to the nose subtly and translates into the drink almost unnoticed except for it's lightness , it's flower petal backnotes. Dry with a crisp middle this drinks heavenly. It has stature and a tallness in the glass. It 's the way that the flavors come together with the spice creeping up on you until it ends with a slight flourish. It's the way the malt is softly sweet but not too sweet and how the fruit character seems to soar. It's the balance in the drink and in the end and that the bitterness is complimentary not dominating.

This was tremendous. Thanks Roguer for sharing this on with me.

07-13-2014 16:55:28 | More by utopiajane
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Roguer

Connecticut

4.53/5  rDev -2.4%

Beautiful beer: 1 finger Snow White head with good retention and tons of lacing; opaque, pulpy light orange and yellow brew.

Full, classic DIPA aromas. Light biscuit, slight tropical fruit, lots of citrus, a hint of pepper.

Delicious! Tons of juice: mango, lemon, creamy pale malts, biscuit, and slight pepper. Far more tropical fruit than citrus. Some citrus peel and pine resin on the backend.

Creamy, relaxed mouthfeel. Soft yet lively.

Another delicious hoppy beer from HF.

07-13-2014 13:13:40 | More by Roguer
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MightyMickleton


5/5  rDev +7.8%

07-13-2014 05:03:30 | More by MightyMickleton
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speedywinger

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +7.8%

07-13-2014 00:33:00 | More by speedywinger
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rollom

New York

5/5  rDev +7.8%

07-12-2014 10:50:09 | More by rollom
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SenatorSpaceman

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev -3%

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macesq

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -35.3%

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sourdog

California

4.5/5  rDev -3%

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Doug537

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +7.8%

07-11-2014 11:22:02 | More by Doug537
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MakeMineADoubleJack

New Jersey

4.88/5  rDev +5.2%

Got this today at Hill Farmstead. Why wait another day to drink it, right? Fresh as can be! Poured beautifully into a 12oz water glass. Didn't have proper glassware due to the fact that I'm taking a short vacation in VT (I'm drinking this at a Holiday Inn Express). The body is hazy and amber orange. Two fingers of fluffy white head.

Smell is like taking a stroll through a farmers market: fresh, crisp, vegetative.

Taste...magnificent. So fresh, so balanced. I'd believe the brewers if they told me this beer had no alcohol content whatsoever.

Creamy, airy mouthfeel. Very pleasant.

#14 on the Top 250? Well deserving!

07-11-2014 03:09:43 | More by MakeMineADoubleJack
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -3%

07-10-2014 17:22:39 | More by MikeAndrews
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Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +2.4%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +7.8%

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Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +2.4%

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California

5/5  rDev +7.8%

07-09-2014 17:32:04 | More by jaeone
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GClarkage

California

4.75/5  rDev +2.4%

07-08-2014 03:46:25 | More by GClarkage
Abner from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 1,563 ratings.