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Birth Of Tragedy - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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811 Ratings
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Ratings: 811
Reviews: 143
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 9.23%
Wants: 885
Gots: 175 | FT: 26
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial porter brewed with coffee and honey and aged in bourbon barrels.

2011 vintage - 11% ABV

(Beer added by: s1ckboy on 11-20-2011)
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500ml bottle from Oct. 2013, poured into a snifter. Thanks, Erin, for this, my first HF beer!

A: very dark; soapy brown head

S: roasted coffee beans; chocolate-covered dark cherries; faint honey notes

T: dark chocolate, dark fruit, and coffee; nice vanilla from the barrel; very sweet at first, but stabilizes after a few sips; lots of flavor, yet mild

M: so smooth and creamy; this is the mouthfeel all porters should aspire to

O: A fantastic porter. The barrel adds depth of flavor, and doesn't scream out "barrel aged." Mouthfeel was perfect. Sweet, rich, and restrained.

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Birth Of Tragedy from Hill Farmstead Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 811 ratings.