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Ephraim - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Ratings: 792
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 8.04%
Wants: 1,206
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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NAPO

Massachusetts

4.7/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A-Nice light Orange with a creamy head. Nice looking beer.

S-Strong scent on Grapefruit and Mango. Some intense sweetness in there with a honey and sugar smell. this one is definitely a big beer.

T-Much like the nose with some light grassyness and I definitive feel the alcohol but is not overwhelming.

M-EXTREMELY surprise how mellow and smooth and easy drinking this beer is..very Impressive with the over %10 ABV.

O-Very well made DIPA by HF.

Serving type: growler

04-22-2014 20:02:44 | More by NAPO
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-22-2014 16:23:37 | More by DoctorB2B
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DrewGingras

Vermont

5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-22-2014 15:48:25 | More by DrewGingras
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Thishops4u

Kansas

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-22-2014 14:47:14 | More by Thishops4u
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PeakedInHighSchool

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-22-2014 07:05:25 | More by PeakedInHighSchool
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sbxx

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-21-2014 17:20:05 | More by sbxx
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -13%

04-21-2014 16:52:30 | More by bleedsblu
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DNICE555

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-21-2014 16:49:11 | More by DNICE555
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IPAIsaac

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-21-2014 00:31:17 | More by IPAIsaac
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woooobeer

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-20-2014 23:56:30 | More by woooobeer
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-20-2014 23:55:45 | More by mklisz
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RMoeNay

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

04-20-2014 14:38:38 | More by RMoeNay
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jweave16

New York

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-19-2014 22:45:33 | More by jweave16
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nkeckhar

New York

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-19-2014 22:36:54 | More by nkeckhar
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koutkid41

Illinois

3.69/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Murky and hazy, gold/orange color, nice two finger thick and creamy head.

S: Sweet tropical fruit, some honey dew, some sweet powdered sugar.

T: Sweet upfront with some breadiness. Honey dew and sugar character upfront then becomes slightly tropical.

M: My only things is I wish it wasn't so sweet and sugary for a DIPA. Body wise it was nice.

O: Not a bad beer but had high hopes for this one, Abner is definitely is a notch above this one.

Serving type: growler

04-19-2014 19:17:18 | More by koutkid41
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utopiajane

New York

3.75/5  rDev -18.5%

04-19-2014 16:57:05 | More by utopiajane
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peacemakers48

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-19-2014 12:30:07 | More by peacemakers48
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

04-19-2014 12:07:51 | More by DrunkinYogi
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NHhomebrewguy

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-19-2014 11:52:58 | More by NHhomebrewguy
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dspinler

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-19-2014 01:03:57 | More by dspinler
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nh2032

New York

4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-18-2014 23:06:08 | More by nh2032
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JohnParadee

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

04-18-2014 21:43:31 | More by JohnParadee
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HawkIPA

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-18-2014 15:41:27 | More by HawkIPA
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montrealbcr89

Quebec (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-18-2014 03:27:31 | More by montrealbcr89
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nh_hawkeye

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-17-2014 15:45:14 | More by nh_hawkeye
Ephraim from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 792 ratings.