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Double Galaxy - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Double Galaxy
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599 Ratings

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Ratings: 599
Reviews: 146
rAvg: 4.59
pDev: 8.5%
Wants: 1,157
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Single Hop IPA hopped exclusively with Galaxy.

(Beer added by: sisuspeed on 04-02-2011)
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4.5/5  rDev -2%

musicman7070, Jan 27, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.9%

josephwa, Jan 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

ShemRahBoo, Jan 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -18.3%

hikeeba, Jan 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2%

nrs207, Jan 25, 2014
Photo of Seanniek91
4.76/5  rDev +3.7%

Served from a fresh 750ml growler into a HF stemmed Tulip

Review #200

Appearance- Hazy orange with big 2 finger bubbly white head that left great lacing.

Smell- Big tropical fruits, nectarine, peach, tangerine, clementine, mango, pineapple, white grape, light malt background, and a slight hint of booze.

Taste- Big citrusy hops with light grassy/pine notes. Peach, grapes, oranges, earthy floral notes. No hint of booze in taste at all.

Mouthfeel- Well carbonated, with a medium body. No booze heat, very drinkable. Not very bitter, but very fruity.

Overall- A very well-crafted IIPA from Hill Farmstead (obviously). Very good beer that I could drink all day.

Seanniek91, Jan 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2%

ScaryEd, Jan 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

dcisco44, Jan 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

Jpepe08, Jan 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

imfrommichigan, Jan 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2%

hoptualBrew, Jan 21, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +4.6%

sfr26, Jan 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.4%

ArtichokeChampion, Jan 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.9%

adamdarcy, Jan 20, 2014
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4.54/5  rDev -1.1%

Hill Farmstead - Double Galaxy, poured into a DFH Spiegelau IPA glass.

Look - Cloudy straw golden with an amber hue and a small soapy head. Great lacing. Great looking brew as per usual from HF.

Smell - Dank citrus from Galaxy hops, touch of malt but otherwise hops take center stage. Hill signature yeast.

Taste - Mouthful of juicy Galaxy hops. Dank citrus followed by some lemony zest and pine.

Mouthfeel - Light-medium bodied with light-medium carbonation. Rests citrus and pine bitter. Slight warm booziness but definitely well balanced. Great drinkability.

Overall - Great Galaxy hop brew, HF almost goes without saying that it's going to be a treat.

JMScowcroft, Jan 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2%

IndyDad, Jan 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2%

zbodnar1, Jan 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

facesnorth, Jan 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

judkinst, Jan 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2%

Hirshi, Jan 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2%

williamjbauer, Jan 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Dirtinabottle, Jan 17, 2014
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4.38/5  rDev -4.6%

Growler is two weeks old. Teku glass.

A: Pours a slightly orangish straw color, hay with a half finger of attractive, snow white head. A good portion of the bubbles are quite large. Very good retention and some dots of lacing.

S: Predominantly delicate fruit (passion and stone fruit) with some herbal/floral notes, dankness and the occasional whiff of blue cheese, with a mild malt backbone. with some sweaty socks/blue cheese thing going on.

T: Again, some mild fruit (grapefruit, now, but also stone, tangerine) with a more prominent herbal note, finishing quite dry with a mild bitterness.

M: Soft mouthfeel with light carbonation and medium-light body.

O: Not the most exceptional DIPA, but delicate and highly drinkable, esp. given the ABV. Like all HF, this is well crafted, though more on the subtle end.

pmarlowe, Jan 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

woooobeer, Jan 17, 2014
Double Galaxy from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 599 ratings.