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What Is Enlightenment? - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

650 Ratings
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Ratings: 650
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 7.05%
Wants: 201
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
American Pale Ale brewed in honor of our Second Anniversary. Simcoe and Amarillo hops.

(Beer added by: CliffBrake on 04-26-2012)
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Ratings: 650 | Reviews: 85 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev -14.8%

tkdchampxi, Aug 04, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Hazy golden amber, tight white head. Nose has fairly balanced grain notes, fresh, a lot like Edward. Hops have are herbal and grassy. light grapefruit, a touch light in the nose. Definitely the lightest on flavor, clean fresh grain, light cereal and dough, dry finish with more bitterness than some of the others. Grapefruit and orange citrus are light, hint of peach and grassy hops on a light body with strong carbonation.

cpetrone84, Feb 06, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

CraftFan5, Sep 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

rjm0715, Dec 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

trevorpost, Jul 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

Atomicskis5, Jul 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

jegross2, Aug 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

Eighty, Jul 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

WeisGuy, Jun 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

jamvt, Jul 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

aasher, Jun 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

bostonryan, Jun 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

JebediahScooter, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

discharmingly, May 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

GuidedByBill, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

amnesia85, Oct 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

nosavingsaccount, May 28, 2013
Photo of WanderingFool
4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

What is Enlightenment? pours a cloudy, straw yellow with a thing white head on top. The foam fades quickly leaving behind a few spots and lines of lace on the glass.

The aroma is loaded with orange citrus and tropical fruit notes of mango and tangerine.

Each sip of this medium bodied beer is soft and light on the palate with mild carbonation. The flavor is sweet and nicely balanced. Caramel and toasted malt are followed by orange citrus and tropical fruit (tangerine). It finishes dry with lingering tangerine flavors.

This is a very tasty, easy drinking beer that is light in body and well balanced.

WanderingFool, Jul 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

thereal_adam, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

Franch, Jun 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

Matt_Rodgers, Jun 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

zrab11, Sep 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

flipdog0, May 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

LarryAppleton, Jul 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

Sean802, Jul 18, 2013
What Is Enlightenment? from Hill Farmstead Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 650 ratings.