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Society & Solitude #5 - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Society & Solitude #5
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Ratings: 845
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 6.33%
Wants: 353
Gots: 37 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Brad007 on 09-23-2012

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

750ml growler filled at Hill Farmstead earlier today. Poured into HF stemmed glass.

A- Pours a hazy slightly orange yellow with about a finger's worth of foamy head that recedes fairly fast and leaves some foamy layered lacing. Decent carbonation.

S- Grapefruit (when they said think Grapefruit they weren't kidding), orange peel, light lemon zest. Nicely balanced, nice aroma strength, and definitely pleasant.

T- Grapefruit, orange peel, light lemon zest. Nicely balanced fruity taste that lingers and finishes without much bitterness.

M- Medium bodied, nice carbonation, very smooth, abv pretty much non existent. Pretty much perfect feel for an IPA.

O- This was a very nice IPA that easily stands up to the SS4 that preceded this. Nice grapefruit presence with a light zest and pretty much nonexistent bitterness. I think this came out pretty much exactly how they wanted it to come out. My only major complaint is that it should be made year round.

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Society & Solitude #5 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 845 ratings.