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Birth Of Tragedy - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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847 Ratings
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Ratings: 847
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.93%
Wants: 903
Gots: 173 | FT: 24
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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Birth Of Tragedy from Hill Farmstead Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 847 ratings.