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Everett Porter - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,780 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 1,780
Reviews: 292
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 7.52%
Wants: 890
Gots: 218 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Everett (1908-1939) was our grandfather’s brother; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his 13 siblings. In his honor, this Porter is crafted from American malted barley, English and German roasted malts, American hops, our ale yeast, and water from our well. It is unfiltered and naturally carbonated. Decadent in its depth, with a complex backbone of chocolate, coffee, and malty sweetness, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Everett.

Pale, Caramel, and Chocolate Malt, Roasted Barley, Columbus hops; Ale Yeast, and our Well Water.

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 08-15-2010)
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Photo of Setmup10322
4.21/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I snagged a growler of this from the tap room during their anniversary party. Thick, smooth and creamy, Everett is an easy drinking porter. It doesn't have an overwhelming alcohol taste which is good if you plan to drink multiple glasses -- with a slightly bitter taste, this brew is roasty, with a hint of lingering chocolate notes.

Setmup10322, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of BARFLYB
4.22/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Everett in my glass at Capone's

Everett (never name your kids this) came to me looking porterish with a dark shoe shine polish brown look with blackness creeping in. A nice whisp of head up top with slotz of lace here and there. Smell is malt ridden with some smoke and coffee beans underlined with some dark fruit and peat. Taste is a robust porter, this one screams malts and shows em off to. Roasty malt, Smoky malt and probably some others. The coffee comes through and some cocco powder and even a little vanilla under all of that. This is what a porter should be, no bells and whistles. Feel was stepping up from medium and it was just dank, I cant explain it any other way. I coulda drank a shit ton of this.

BARFLYB, Jun 04, 2011
Photo of rowingbrewer
4.22/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours a dark brown to almost black color with a thick chocolate colored head. the smell is roasty and sweet with hints of cocoa and coffee. the taste is sweet malty with a hint of roastiness and coffee hints as well. the mouthfeel is a bit thicker than expected. overall this is a very good ber, but just a little to sweet for the style so thats where it lost points

rowingbrewer, Oct 22, 2011
Photo of s1ckboy
4.22/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Black with a small amount of mocha head

S - Very sweet and chocolatey. Brown sugar,

T - Chocolate, coffee notes, honey, brown sugar, anise, molasses. Tons of brown sugar in the aftertaste.

M - Pretty full, low in carbonation,

O - Good beer. Would like to try this from a bottle so see how that effected carbonation.

s1ckboy, Oct 11, 2011
Photo of THECPJ
4.22/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes: Big thanks goes out to Alec for sending this one my way. Cheers My Friend.

appearance: dark brown black with 2 finger mocha head,

smell: roast, coffee, caramel, malts,

taste: coffee, roast, malts, dry bitter finish,

mouthfeel: mild carbonation, medium to full body,

overall: this is a very nice porter. well balanced and full of flavor. so glad to finally have something from this up and coming brewery.

Cheers,
The CPJ

THECPJ, Oct 23, 2011
Photo of Jwale73
4.23/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Ineedabeerhere for sharing his VT booty. Pours one shade shy of black. Nose is roasty and chocolatey with a hint of lactose. Taste follows nose with a slight smokiness and a light hops bittering at the finish. Mouthfeel is light-medium with an even carbonation and a slightly silky finish. Overall, an amazing porter with a great balance and flavor profile. A wonderful American porter.

Jwale73, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of inlimbo77
4.23/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml growler (swing top). Filled by caquair on Friday 5/4/12. Big thanks there! Poured into my Boulevard tulip.

A: Pours pitch black. Actually still some carbonation. About a quarter finger of light tab head. Leaves some lacing bits.

S: Lots of roastiness. I definitely smell some coffee and rich chocolate goodness.

T: Wow. It's a fuller bodied porter. It's creamy. Lots of roast and bitter dark chocolate. Also a touch of roast coffee is there too. I also get a touch of hop bite, piney.

M: Medium bodied, but leading to full.

O: Worldclass for sure. Different than other porters out there. Drinks much bigger than 7.5% ABV, but not because of booze.

inlimbo77, May 11, 2012
Photo of Azurescens
4.23/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500mL bottle poured into Hair of the Dog tulip, reviewed on 4/29/12.

A: Pours a dark clear brown with frothy mocha head. Great retention leaves some lacing around glass.

S: Loaded with toasted malt and hints of cocoa and coffee. Hop and alcohol presence are both faint. As it warms the 7.5% ABV becomes more apparent.

T: Taste follows the aroma with rich lightly roasted malt and some chocolate. Sweetness is balanced by above average hop bitterness for a porter. A mild herbal hop flavor and some alcohol come through more towards the finish.

M: Body is on the fuller side of medium with moderate carbonation. Finishes semi-dry with some bitterness

O: Nice, rich flavorful porter, good drinkability but I feel a bit less bitterness would make this dangerously easy drinking. Another solid offering from Hill Farmstead.

Azurescens, Apr 30, 2012
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Everett Porter from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 1,780 ratings.