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Society & Solitude #3 - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Society & Solitude #3
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BA SCORE
96
world-class

207 Ratings
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Ratings: 207
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 6.44%
Wants: 46
Gots: 0 | 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:
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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New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

07-07-2013 04:33:46 | More by infi
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jfstilling

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-07-2013 00:28:31 | More by jfstilling
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JReites

Florida

4.74/5  rDev +9%

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.

07-06-2013 22:56:31 | More by JReites
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jtdolla911

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

07-06-2013 00:13:52 | More by jtdolla911
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No1Smitty

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-04-2013 03:13:18 | More by No1Smitty
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jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +1.1%

A - Pours a slightly hazy medium orange gold color with a very thick, creamy white lacing ring and very sticky on the sides of the glass. As the beer warms it gets crystal clear.

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.

M - Full medium body, light and very gentle carbonation.

O - This is an amazing big IPA that's well worth the pursuit.

07-04-2013 00:49:14 | More by jzeilinger
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LarryAppleton

Quebec (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

07-02-2013 01:43:24 | More by LarryAppleton
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

07-01-2013 02:04:48 | More by jaasen64
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scottfrie

California

4.24/5  rDev -2.5%

Thanks AutumnBeerLove! 750ml growler. Split with shortysdude285.

A: Pours a lightly hazy glowing golden color with a huge, thick and greasy off-white head that slowly faded into a greasy film leaving a complex network of lace down the glass.
S: Juicy scents of grapefruit nectar, pith, and faint pine. Bready malt pokes through the hops as well.
T: Follows the nose with flavors of citrus pith, grapefruit, lemon peel, biscuit malt and mild pine, and maybe mint. Solid bitterness, lingering pine, and herbal aftertaste.
M: Medium-full body, soft carbonation, sticky hop resin and oily mouthfeel. Mild alcohol booze. Greasy, slick and drinkable.
O: Very very good. Clean hoppy, nothing wrong, but tastes like a million others I’ve tried. Not HF’s best, but I’d gladly drink it again. Thanks again, Kevin!

06-30-2013 22:55:02 | More by scottfrie
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Dagsy

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-30-2013 17:22:58 | More by Dagsy
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duceswild

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-29-2013 16:59:05 | More by duceswild
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luvbier

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-29-2013 10:34:06 | More by luvbier
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Billpare

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-28-2013 22:57:01 | More by Billpare
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4/5  rDev -8%

06-28-2013 13:40:28 | More by mendvicdog
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warnerry

Michigan

4/5  rDev -8%

06-28-2013 13:07:40 | More by warnerry
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Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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POTABLE83

New York

4/5  rDev -8%

06-27-2013 13:42:27 | More by POTABLE83
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prdstmnky

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-26-2013 20:18:21 | More by prdstmnky
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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -8%

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jmilo64

Maine

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-25-2013 05:49:54 | More by beergorrilla
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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-25-2013 01:04:19 | More by Zaphog
Society & Solitude #3 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 207 ratings.