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Society & Solitude #1 - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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95
world-class

129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 6.99%
Wants: 44
Gots: 1 | 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:
Double IPA brewed with Cascade hops.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 01-12-2012)
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msondel

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

03-30-2013 18:26:52 | More by msondel
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BGsWo22

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-30-2013 16:37:51 | More by BGsWo22
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smonice

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-30-2013 15:03:24 | More by smonice
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.05/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at The Blackback Pub in Waterbury, VT.

Pours a golden orange into an oversized Hill Farmstead wine glass. Hazy, almost opaque orange. 1 inch head, good lacing down the glass.

Smells include orange, pineapple, pine, and some grassiness.

The taste is pretty similar. Not a lot of malt flavor here- maybe a tiny bit of pale cracker-like sweetness near the end. Lots of tropical hop flavor here- namely orange. Some piney bitterness lingers on the palate.

A little bit flat, not a whole lot of carbonation. Slightly sticky and sweet mouthfeel. Very drinkable.

Probably the least of the HF hoppy beers I had this weekend, but still quite tasty nonetheless.

Serving type: on-tap

03-30-2013 05:05:29 | More by GreesyFizeek
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nrs207

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-30-2013 03:13:40 | More by nrs207
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luvbier

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

03-29-2013 23:26:14 | More by luvbier
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Dirtinabottle

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-29-2013 13:38:55 | More by Dirtinabottle
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rondufresne

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-29-2013 01:45:53 | More by rondufresne
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sirsteve42

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-28-2013 21:15:31 | More by sirsteve42
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cbeer88

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-22-2013 23:58:34 | More by cbeer88
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Takeanotherswing

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-06-2013 03:27:14 | More by Takeanotherswing
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CypherEnigma

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

02-03-2013 15:22:34 | More by CypherEnigma
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vtbeerandbud

Vermont

4/5  rDev -6.8%

01-24-2013 19:40:03 | More by vtbeerandbud
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BeerCosmonaut

Vermont

4/5  rDev -6.8%

01-05-2013 07:58:07 | More by BeerCosmonaut
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chippo33

Vermont

3/5  rDev -30.1%

11-30-2012 03:28:41 | More by chippo33
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claaark13

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

09-27-2012 18:15:20 | More by claaark13
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OldCrustacean79

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

09-27-2012 03:26:24 | More by OldCrustacean79
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

08-19-2012 14:22:54 | More by InspectorBob
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.43/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Shared by yourefragile. Thanks Michael!

The beer is straw yellow colored and hazy with a lasting white head. A wonderful hoppy aroma, like sunshine in a glass. A touch of fruit and mildly sweet. Quite tasty and drinkable. Crisp carbonation and light to medium in body. A touch of bitterness in the finish, but nothing aggressive. Another delicious beer from Hill Farmstead.

Serving type: growler

06-06-2012 22:15:39 | More by Huhzubendah
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TheRuss9585

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

03-09-2012 15:20:47 | More by TheRuss9585
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mltobin

Connecticut

3.95/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750mL bottle from the brewery, poured into a Unibroue tulip.

Appearance is a hazy golden tone with nearly two fingers of head. Its` nose has citrus hops, herbs, orange and grapefruit. Excited, for the sip, which delivered more orange, malts, hops. It is pretty tasty, but I was hoping for a little more. HF of course has set the bar high in the past. Mouthfeel is medium, not too much carbonation. Most certainly worth checking out if you can.

Serving type: on-tap

02-19-2012 01:38:31 | More by mltobin
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drabmuh

Maryland

4.13/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to yourefragile for this. He described it to me as one of the worst IPAs made by Hill Farmstead and then stated that it is probably about a 4.2 on beeradvocate. It was quite good, I'm not as critical of their offerings.

Beer is yellow and mostly clear with nearly no head, low carbonation, no lacing.

Aroma is sweet and hoppy, fruits mostly.

Beer is medium to light in body, nice hop character and a sweet finish. A very cool little beer but not as good as others from them. Almost no bitterness on the finish, drinks a little bit more like a pale ale ultimately than an IPA, still I enjoyed it and would have it again.

Serving type: growler

02-17-2012 21:06:07 | More by drabmuh
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virinow

New York

4/5  rDev -6.8%

02-15-2012 16:36:29 | More by virinow
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Peekskill Brewery. 8%ABV.
Legend has it that this brew was created with the help of current brewmaster of PB, Jeff O'Neil at the HF brewery in VT. Glad he showed up, because this brew is fantastic!
Pours a burnt orange haze that you cannot see through. It looks thick. Nice foamy chewy head with great lacing.
Smells of bitter hops, but slighty sweet and bready.
Taste is truly amazing. Great bitter hop flavor, but its finished with a candy-like sweet flavor. Rounded out with some bready/buscuit malts. Truly a great DIPA!
Id have this again in a heartbeat.

Serving type: on-tap

02-13-2012 14:37:15 | More by DrinkSlurm
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dunix

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

02-11-2012 16:28:10 | More by dunix
Society & Solitude #1 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.