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Society & Solitude #4 - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Society & Solitude #4
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495 Ratings
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Ratings: 495
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: 7.24%
Wants: 237
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
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:
Our experimental Double IPA experience continues. Hybrid Imperial IPA... Think Double Citra Meets Double Galaxy.

(Beer added by: jlindros on 07-08-2012)
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -12.3%

07-07-2014 23:43:41 | More by Nichols33
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New York

5/5  rDev +9.6%

07-07-2014 16:42:43 | More by jdelbalzo99
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amano_h

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-06-2014 13:45:07 | More by amano_h
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zahara15

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

07-06-2014 13:07:41 | More by zahara15
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +9.6%

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Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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Scarfer_Brad

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +9.6%

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Baab200

New York

5/5  rDev +9.6%

07-05-2014 03:35:04 | More by Baab200
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Sheppard

Massachusetts

4.95/5  rDev +8.6%

I've heard a lot about Hill Farmstead and the beers that I've had from Hill Farmstead prior to this have been great to oh my god fantastic. I was in Vermont for the weekend and I have Everett, Edward, and Walden. While I though all were good, only Everett was amazing to me. Now, I barely got three growlers of HFS at the brewery because I overlooked the fact that they were cash only. Anyway, I got three smaller growlers and I'll review Susan and Abner when I have then.

I'm not going to do a full ASTMO review, but this beer was incredible. While a lot of IPAs get that citrus grapefruit-y flavor, #4 gets more of oranges. It's sweeter and tangier. It has some but not most of the sour quality of the more grape fruitier IPAs. It's got a little more of that creamy IPA goodness you'd get from an IPA that has more of that banana/guava goodness. Overall, Society and Solitude #4 will leave you wanting more because it is so damn good.

I thoroughly enjoyed my trip, but this makes me feel grateful to be home and enjoy such a great beer..

07-05-2014 01:16:06 | More by Sheppard
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matt2591

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

07-04-2014 15:40:20 | More by matt2591
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Connecticut

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Texas

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Virginia

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Texas

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New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

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New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev -6.8%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

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Virginia

5/5  rDev +9.6%

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Connecticut

5/5  rDev +9.6%

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SABERG

Massachusetts

4.44/5  rDev -2.6%

Poured from a fresh growler (48hrs) into a modified tulip glass.
A - Hazy IPA, strawberry blond. Pillowy head and intricate lacing.
S - Passion fruit, pine oil, grass. With some warmth, lemon drop and a kiss of heather.
T - fragrant fruit, sharp hop snap. Tight oily resin. The citrus and conifer seem at odds.
Warmer the citrus fades and the pines win. Actually quite interesting.
M - Carbonation is perfect, lemon drop recedes to tight spruce, a dance across the palate. No conflict there. A dry finish hides the alcohol nicely. A slight linger on the tart side, asks for another sip.
O - Another fine hop centric brew from Hill Farmstead. The profiling is exceptional. Be ready for a challenge though!.

Cheers all

06-29-2014 23:55:54 | More by SABERG
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

06-29-2014 07:23:57 | More by whatname
Society & Solitude #4 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 495 ratings.