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Society & Solitude #3 - Hill Farmstead Brewery

Society & Solitude #3
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205 Ratings
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Ratings: 205
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 6.45%


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:
The series of experimental Double IPAs continues. This one is hopped with ample amounts of Columbus and is reminiscent of… an Imperial Harlan?

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-26-2012)
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

750ml growler poured into a tulip.

A- Golden orange pour with a nice haze. Two fingers of white foam. Moderate lacing on the glass after each sip.

S- Strong fruit and pine scents. Really picking up a grapefruit scent with other citrus fruits present. Moderate hops smell but not overwhelming.

T- Nice citrus taste. Grapefruit notes jump out right away, and linger in the aftertaste as well. Other tropical/citrus fruits coming through after the initial grapefruit upfront. A perfect amount of bitterness detected, definitely well balance and not too hoppy.

M- Dry, light to medium bodied mouthfeel. Nice citrusy/bitter aftertaste.

O- This is an excellent DIPA. Very smooth and easy drinking. Does not drink like 8% at all. Love the great balance of citrus, earthiness, and hops. Would love to be able to have this all the time. Drinks excellent in the FL summer heat.

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S - Dank citrus, pithy grapefruit, yeast, and pine.

T - Oranges, spicy citrus, light lemon, zesty, with a resiny pine citrus finish. Light alcohol and a lingering piney citrus biter finish.

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Society & Solitude #3 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.