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Double Galaxy - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Double Galaxy
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BA SCORE
100
world-class

825 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 825
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 8.08%
Wants: 1,238
Gots: 28 | 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:
Beer added by: sisuspeed on 04-02-2011

Imperial Single Hop IPA hopped exclusively with Galaxy.
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Photo of angrybabboon
4.4/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Split with Goblinmunkey7, growler filled about 10 hours ago

Consumed 10/25/14

A: Hazy tangerine colored with some burnt orange, honey, and gold - pours with a large, white head, fades to a wispy cap, leaves some nice streaks of lacing

S: Hoppy, as expected - potent, bright notes of tangerine, orange, and grapefruit - very ripe, fresh, and fleshy - floral and herbal notes - hop cones, pine, grass - peaches and some spice - pale, bready malts, with a touch of caramel

T: Fruity, juicy, nicely hoppy - ripe orange and ruby red grapefruit flesh - herbal, grassy, floral, and kind of spicy in an earthy way - pine needles and an aftertaste of mint - moderately bitter - malts are very mild, just providing a solid base of pale malts, pale grains, and bread - very clean, as is the trend with Hill Farmstead

M: Medium body, nicely carbonated, very smooth, finishes very clean, dry

O: So many stars in one bottle

This is very similar to Hill Farmstead's Double Citra, which makes sense. I'm not as familiar with the idiosyncrasies with galaxy as I am with citra, so I guess this was more novel. Both are awesome beers, but I think this may have some more depth.

Photo of Goblinmunkey7
4.31/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Split with angrybabboon.

Appearance: Hazy dark golden yellow. Head is a loose dense white with tons of sticky lacing. Solid retention leaves a small clumpy cap and slightly thicker collar. Moderate carbonation on the pour.

Smell: Earthy and grassy with a pronounced but not aggressive bitterness. Pine needle lingers on the back. Tropical, but more like guava, mango, etc. A less sweet fruitiness. Malts are the expected pale malt sweetness with a slight push of cracker and undercooked biscuit dough. A touch of yeast adds some slightly fruity esters. Some grapefruit rind and oil in the mix as well. A bit more aggressive than the other single hop beers.

Taste: Woody pine branch. Slightly earthy and herbal as well. Some pithy bitterness coupled with some grapefruit rind. Pushes guava, mango, some passion fruit, and a touch of ruby red grapefruit. Flash of bitterness cleans out rather quickly. Malts are very lightly sweet with some mild bready elements. Slightly mealy fruit. Flower petals. Some hints of grass thrown in there. Fresh biscuit dough. Some very mild fruity esters. Bitter pithy fruit.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with a moderate carbonation and a decently dry finish. Initial sip is slightly creamy and smooth. Easy drinking.

Overall: The Guardians might have trouble protecting this Galaxy.

Throw on your favorite mixtape and sit back with this and enjoy. As far as a single hop goes it has decent depth and plays quite well with the malt base. Slightly sweet and properly bitter. It lingers.

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Double Galaxy from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 825 ratings.