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Susan - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Ratings: 872
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 7.1%
Wants: 414
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
American IPA brewed with our favorite hops. Hopped with Citra, Simcoe, and Riwaka.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 10-25-2012)
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

sfr26, Sep 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

A - murky yellow orange. Typical VT IPA appearance. Lovely.

S - legitimately might have thought this was fruit juice. Amazing tropical notes.

T - same as the nose. Big tropical fruit, citrus, the lightest crackery malts.

M - the legendary Hill Farmstead creamy mouthfeel. Perfect.

O - another Hill masterpiece. Bravo.

DevilsCups, Sep 27, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.9%

Donnymcslick, Sep 27, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.9%

HopsSlayer, Sep 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

SweetChicken, Sep 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

xICooRsYIx, Sep 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

harrington_ptj, Sep 25, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.9%

tvghost, Sep 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Brock_hophead, Sep 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -22.4%

Mikeluzzjr, Sep 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Savearth, Sep 24, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750 ml bomber into a Hill Farmstead stemmed glass.

Appearance is light golden and hazy in body with a thick white frothy head that reduces slowly to leave thick lacing.
Very floral on the nose, lots of pine , citrus and caramel too.
On the tongue is sweet malt, citrus, floral, earthy notes. Some onion-ish notes, slight bitterness on the finish.
Medium body, low carbonation.

Very nice. Not my favorite HF IPA but delicious nonetheless.

gcamparone, Sep 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

ShanePB, Sep 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Rootz, Sep 22, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev -2.4%

Sambr0n1, Sep 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

peacemakers48, Sep 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Growler filled at brewery, 11 days old.
Golden peach cloudy hue color
Citrus, pine, hops on the nose
Flavors of blood orange, mint, pine, and hoppy goodness
Overall-- smooth, creamy, and delicious !! Another HF winner...damn it's a fine brew!!

Ready4aHeady, Sep 21, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +1.1%

NJB145, Sep 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.9%

BrentLinkin, Sep 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

indianabeerman, Sep 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

JohnParadee, Sep 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

westcoastbeerlvr, Sep 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Taycro, Sep 17, 2014
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4.74/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

On tap at Hill Farmstead in Greensboro Bend, Vermont, filled two growlers of it.

Pours a murky hazy bright golden yellow/orange, with a 1.5 inch head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells like orange zest, pine, grapefruit, orange juice, pineapple. Juicy as all hell.

This one tastes amazing. The bitterness level is understated, and perfect, just there right at the back, lingering the whole time, reminding you it's an IPA, but on top of that, there's a whole of citrus and tropical fruity goodness, pineapple, orange, and grapefruit. There's really nothing malt-wise in this one.

Susan is light and sprightly, with a very crisp mouthfeel, and a moderate amount of carbonation.

A most excellent IPA, it's crazy how drinkable and easy this one is.

GreesyFizeek, Sep 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

RKing44, Sep 16, 2014
Susan from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 872 ratings.