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Birth Of Tragedy - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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829 Ratings
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Ratings: 829
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 9.46%
Wants: 891
Gots: 174 | FT: 27
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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Zach136

Georgia

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04-20-2014 04:02:16 | More by Zach136
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Hopheadhiker

New York

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

04-17-2014 16:30:56 | More by Hopheadhiker
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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

04-16-2014 02:52:26 | More by pest
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funkyaudio

Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.9%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +7%

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New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +7%

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Mar02x

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

04-14-2014 13:38:30 | More by Mar02x
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mychalg9

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

04-14-2014 13:15:15 | More by mychalg9
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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

04-13-2014 21:53:18 | More by Boston_Steve
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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

04-13-2014 19:17:53 | More by Jimmeekrek
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Hab11

Massachusetts

4.93/5  rDev +11%

500 ml in a tulip glass with Three Lions.

Appearance: dark very dark with a caramel head.
Smell and taste: almost perfect chocolate, light smoke, vanilla, clotted cream deliciousness. Can't say enough about it.
Mouthfeel: like the perfect woman...velvety smooth, mysterious without being pretentious, sultry without being dirty. What a beer!!!
Overall: A 10!! What did Travis Tritt sing about trashy women? This is that beer. A little dirty but in a respectful way. You feel guilty drinking it because it's above you. Like catching a 10 when you should only get a 4 or 5.

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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +7%

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Virginia

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4.05/5  rDev -8.8%

Had Twilight, this one maybe better; I feel like the nuances are not as pronounced through the barrel aging.

A- Dark, nice dark look to this porter. Thin lacing, nothing too special for me on the A

S- Charred dark fruit/ pretty standard for a HF dark brew here. Lots of belgian dark qualities. Fig, etc. Barrel is way in the back but more forefront than tiny microbrew's attempts.

T- Follows the nose with dark fruit and fig combined with barrel aging. It is a great porter; I gave it great grades, but nothing mindblowing. Pretty standard to HF belgian dark qualities

M- Mouthfeel is the highlight for me. Nice and smooth and creamy. Just the right touch of carb in this.

O- A great BA porter, but nothing that made me inch closer to me bowing to HF, which a few BA friends are nudging me to do.

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Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

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Birth Of Tragedy from Hill Farmstead Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 829 ratings.