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Society & Solitude #5 - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Society & Solitude #5
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BA SCORE
100
world-class

674 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 674
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 6.56%
Wants: 260
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 09-23-2012)
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CSO

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

05-30-2014 23:25:09 | More by CSO
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

05-30-2014 18:34:32 | More by BMart
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beefsquatch

New York

5/5  rDev +9.4%

05-30-2014 03:47:36 | More by beefsquatch
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-30-2014 01:48:23 | More by lupercmda
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.7/5  rDev +2.8%

Growler shared with stillmatic2232, thanks man!

Pours a brilliant glowing golden orange, with a half inch head, and a good amount of sticky foamy lacing down the glass.

Smells like orange, grapefruit, a small amount of pine, and pineapple.

This one is so smooth I could die. Not bitter at all, just loads of fresh fruity hop flavor. Lots of citrus- grapefruit, orange, some lemon, a little bit of pineapple, and a tiny bit pine that doesn't add any bitterness.

Medium bodied, smooth, crisp mouthfeel, just an unbelievable mouthfeel, as is expected with Hill Farmstead IPAs. Goes down so easily. Medium pleasant carbonation.

Need I say more? Hill Farmstead strikes again. This was awesome!

05-29-2014 23:52:40 | More by GreesyFizeek
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JratBones

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +9.4%

05-29-2014 18:41:21 | More by JratBones
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catboy

Virginia

5/5  rDev +9.4%

05-29-2014 15:41:13 | More by catboy
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Rootz

New York

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-29-2014 10:15:12 | More by Rootz
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BKArmstrong

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

05-29-2014 01:03:42 | More by BKArmstrong
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KYGunner

Kentucky

4.35/5  rDev -4.8%

This poured with a cloudy and dull yellow appearance but settled into a golden hue. The head had immense foam that was thick with great retention.

The nose is fruity with the scents of the beach. Cocoa butter, tropical fruit punch, grapefruit and even banana were easy to behold.

The taste is actually quite creamy with a a sweet caramel base. The flavor is complex after the initial sip with fresh cut grass, lemongrass, honey, lemons, clover, grapefruit and a piney herbal hop finish.

The feel is a bit astringent, slightly metallic but very light and easy with a decent amount of heft.

This is a beer where you can truly taste the art and craftsmanship of the the brewer.

05-28-2014 00:32:30 | More by KYGunner
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.59/5  rDev +0.4%

I had this from the 750ml growler courtesy of tenderbranson69, enjoyed chilled in a willybecker.

The color is golden lemon meringue with thick 2 fingers of rocky white head while a web of lace sticks to the glass with fine bead. The smell is great with lots of hops- tons of citrus and dank herbal aromas with some tropical fruit which brings to mind pineapple mostly. The feel is great -resinous texture of copious hop oils with light sweet malt and semi-dry finish with moderate carbonation -the alcohol is hardly detectable and bitterness only really increases in the end with low astringency throughout.

The flavor is wonderful with a bevy of fruit from the hops which seems tropical up front but the flavor verges on grapefruit and slight tangerine with more pineapple and herbal flavors continuing throughout the taste with only a slight sweetness of malt and gentle astringent tea-like taste with an almost spicy element toward the finish which is dry - tons of juicy and dank hop flavors which are fresh and vibrant. Overall one of the best Imperial IPA's based on freshness and pure hop intensity without being an assalt of hop bitterness, very fresh and intense with lots of Mary jane type similarities from the cousin in this. The smell and moutfeel with only a little grassy hints in the finish.

05-27-2014 14:03:13 | More by Slatetank
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whitenads

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-27-2014 08:56:57 | More by whitenads
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TheHumanTorch

New York

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-27-2014 01:44:14 | More by TheHumanTorch
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Guzzle_McBrew

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-27-2014 01:05:08 | More by Guzzle_McBrew
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +9.4%

05-26-2014 18:39:05 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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BillDon

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +9.4%

05-26-2014 01:35:01 | More by BillDon
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +9.4%

05-26-2014 00:58:14 | More by IPAchris
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Mikeluzzjr

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -23.4%

05-25-2014 18:13:57 | More by Mikeluzzjr
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Nolen12

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

05-25-2014 14:59:17 | More by Nolen12
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Travitten

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev -7%

05-25-2014 03:27:09 | More by Travitten
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KeKeKumba

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

05-25-2014 01:02:15 | More by KeKeKumba
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Carpentiere

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-24-2014 23:49:52 | More by Carpentiere
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Danfransisco

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

05-24-2014 20:44:33 | More by Danfransisco
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1Sundown2C

New York

5/5  rDev +9.4%

05-24-2014 02:46:53 | More by 1Sundown2C
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jkball01

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-23-2014 23:07:18 | More by jkball01
Society & Solitude #5 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 674 ratings.