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E. - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

383 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 383
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.16%
Wants: 281
Gots: 63 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
E is definitely not a Belgian IPA - it's a funky version of Edward (american pale ale) - fermented with brettanomyces, dry hopped with galaxy, and aged on stainless for four months. Basically, we refer to it as a farmhouse pale ale - a cross between a saison and an american pale.

2012 Release: Aged in Mimosa barrels.
2014 Release: Aged in wine barrels with resident yeast and microfloa for 1.5 years.

(Beer added by: flipper2gv on 04-24-2011)
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4.26/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2014 release

Pours a hazy orange with a nice one finger bubbly head. Dissolves down to some bubbles clinging to the side of the tulip glass. Smell is sour and citrusy, with some nice funk/Brett. Starting to pick up some sour grapes and green apple, as well. Really juicy. The taste is somewhat mellow compared to the smell. Much smoother than I was expecting. Not overly sour, also not as juicy. Still some slight citrus flavor. Very earthy. Sharp bitterness towards the end. The Belgian yeast shows through and the oak barrels are in there some where. Medium mouthfeel with just enough carbonation to be bubbly, not overwhelming, though. It's a pretty easy drinker. As the glass warmed up, the orange flavor came out more, too.

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E. from Hill Farmstead Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 383 ratings.