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Ephraim - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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806 Ratings
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Ratings: 806
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 8.04%
Wants: 1,222
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ephraim (1823-1913) was our great-great grandfather; Hill Farmstead Brewery resides several hundred feet downhill from the land that he and his father settled. In his honor, this Imperial India Pale Ale is dutifully crafted from American malted barley, buckets of American hops, our ale yeast and water from our well. It is unfiltered, naturally carbonated, and double dry hopped. Intensely aromatic and saturated with resinous hop flavor, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Ephraim.

280 Theoretical IBU

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

(Beer added by: Kegatron on 09-28-2010)
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +8.7%

Simply said, this is as close to perfect an imperial IPA you can ask for. From the aromatic piney esters, to the cirtrusy flavors, to the soft round mouth feel, to the dry finish. This is simply outstanding. The only negative is the exclusivity that makes this hard to get. I'm sad that I may not have it again.

05-03-2014 01:46:00 | More by DWolf
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bierdabbler

Maryland

5/5  rDev +8.7%

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codysjb

Florida

5/5  rDev +8.7%

Poured from a growlers into a cup.
A: Large head that takes a while to dissipate, lot of foam and a cloudy golden color.
S: Grapefruit, lemon zest, hops.... this is without a doubt the best smelling IPA I have ever smelled. I want a candle made out of this smell, I want to make my house smell like this forever.
T: Wow grapefruit and minor hop notes coat the mouth with nice overall hops.
M: Balanced. very hoppy and balanced.
O: Great, its like heady but better. The hops dont rush forward but rather linger to stay in your mouth for minutes.

06-09-2013 00:03:03 | More by codysjb
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Maryland

5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Colorado

5/5  rDev +8.7%

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New York

5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Vermont

5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Connecticut

5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Connecticut

5/5  rDev +8.7%

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New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Pennsylvania

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New York

5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +8.7%

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California

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California

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Ohio

5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Ephraim from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 806 ratings.