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Everett Porter - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Everett PorterEverett Porter

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,492 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,492
Reviews: 276
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 7.3%
Wants: 791
Gots: 189 | FT: 22
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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oldmankoch

Pennsylvania

4.73/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Had this on Tap in Burlington a few weeks ago and now reviewing out of a bottle I picked up from HF.

Pours pitch black with a 1/4 inch khaki espresso head that dissipates quickly but remains thin through to finish. Minimal lacing is left behind in my pint glass but that's okay.

Smell is complex and robust. Coffee, Chocolate, oak, char, vanilla, toffee, even some spicy pepper notes (could be my sinus' though with Spring allergy) backing dark fruit and faint booze & hop resin.

Taste follows the nose well. This beer awakens once warmed for 10 minutes. My first cold sips were muted but the chocolate and vanilla, booze, toffee become more pronounced when nearing room temp. The faint pepper zing dances on tongue for a few seconds after swallowing and I'm left with a nice biscuit, booze, and malt presence.

Mouthfeel...hands down the best I've ever experienced....Just ahead of Imp Biscotti BBA. So very silky smooth with just enough carb to keep things interest without being overbearing.

Overall this is the best representation of a style I've ever encountered and the best non BBA beer I've ever had. These guys are definitely the mark for most every style they produce.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2014 04:20:10 | More by oldmankoch
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antott0523

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -6%

05-22-2014 02:39:08 | More by antott0523
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Sarge3130

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

05-21-2014 20:50:22 | More by Sarge3130
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dataylor21

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -6%

05-21-2014 02:54:05 | More by dataylor21
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tehmogue

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +10.6%

05-20-2014 23:27:35 | More by tehmogue
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MrDave

California

4.25/5  rDev -6%

05-20-2014 15:04:31 | More by MrDave
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Skunkdrool

California

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

05-19-2014 17:53:20 | More by Skunkdrool
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jstout26

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -6%

05-19-2014 16:00:15 | More by jstout26
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JamesShoemaker

Michigan

4/5  rDev -11.5%

05-19-2014 14:24:22 | More by JamesShoemaker
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Chibeerguy1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

05-19-2014 04:49:28 | More by Chibeerguy1
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gafferjohn

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

05-19-2014 00:39:45 | More by gafferjohn
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mrhartounian

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

05-19-2014 00:14:12 | More by mrhartounian
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juhl31

California

4.25/5  rDev -6%

05-18-2014 05:49:26 | More by juhl31
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BRClemons

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

05-17-2014 03:02:26 | More by BRClemons
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -11.5%

05-17-2014 02:46:43 | More by hopsolutely
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berkshire413

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

05-16-2014 19:02:31 | More by berkshire413
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Guess2814

Massachusetts

4.41/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Hill Farmstead!!!! Absolutely killing the top 250 list.. Their beers are riddling all over the top of this list.. This Porter beer has a dark tan color with a coffee bean type smell to it... Smooth .. Great taste it has.. They brew such fresh beer.. Not huge on Porter beers but Farmstead is soooo consistent on their great brewing.. You can't go wrong with this beer..

Serving type: on-tap

05-15-2014 23:46:33 | More by Guess2814
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Siriusfisherman

Montana

4.6/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

L: Pitch black with a foamy, sticky brown head. Superb lacing, some of the best I have ever seen. Served in Hill Farmsteads long-stem tulip glass.

A: Rich coffee, caramel, and melanoidins with some gentle earthy hops. A nice dark fruit character, some malty breadiness, and soft fruity esters round this beer out. A very soft and rich aroma.

T/M: Smooth bitterness and coffee and chocolate malt flavors take the front, moves into rich caramel and melanoidins with some soft earthy hops. The body is full and the carbonation soft, allowing the flavors to strike perfect balance for a long savory finish.

Overall, an amazing beer. By no means is this to style, much to strong and much to different, but it is one of the most delicious dark beers I have ever tasted. It is very much like a strong Doppelbock hybridized with a Robust Porter. The flavors are soft and rich, and the bitterness and mouthfeel provide perfect balance. Hill Farmstead has blown me away.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2014 00:25:06 | More by Siriusfisherman
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mtbdonn

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

05-14-2014 01:38:41 | More by mtbdonn
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RonJeezy

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

05-14-2014 01:06:34 | More by RonJeezy
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csustar001

New York

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

05-13-2014 22:34:36 | More by csustar001
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Stigs

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

05-13-2014 01:21:04 | More by Stigs
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Busker

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +10.6%

05-09-2014 01:15:52 | More by Busker
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DIPAfiend

New York

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

05-08-2014 23:14:22 | More by DIPAfiend
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mgr78704

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -6%

05-08-2014 01:59:20 | More by mgr78704
Everett Porter from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 1,492 ratings.