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Susan - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
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737 Ratings
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Ratings: 737
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 6.86%
Wants: 366
Gots: 23 | 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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innuendobrewskiman63

New York

4.25/5  rDev -6%

01-19-2013 02:58:23 | More by innuendobrewskiman63
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CypherEnigma

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -6%

01-19-2013 01:51:32 | More by CypherEnigma
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4.66/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to DaveHack for the hookup o this one. The beer poured out as a nice hazy yellow color with a massive fluffy white head. The smell of citrus fills the air after popping the growler and pouring out into the glass. There is a beautiful soft grapefruit aroma on this. There is a very nice citrusy flavor too with subtle waves of wheat ad grains in there as well. The mouthfeel is soft, light bodied and refreshing. Overall this is a great IPA. Very good stuff.

Serving type: growler

01-19-2013 00:41:54 | More by Knapp85
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heffnate77

New York

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

01-18-2013 21:45:05 | More by heffnate77
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

01-17-2013 06:28:43 | More by Kelp
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Lunch

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

01-17-2013 06:16:27 | More by Lunch
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bbpro47

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

01-17-2013 04:13:07 | More by bbpro47
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

01-17-2013 02:05:21 | More by nmann08
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Skrip

South Carolina

4.54/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750ml growler poured into a Jester King snifter

A~ cloudy glowing orange with a nice white head

S~ loads of citrus and tons of hops. very tropical

T~ wow it really comes out now. great hop bitterness with all the right tropical fruits. lemon, mango, grapefruit, orange, and even a little kiwi

M~ nice carbonation, smooth as could be and bitter on the back of the throat

O~ really good IPA, this one i could put in my top 5. i had this back to back with Double Galaxy, definitely enjoyed this one a lot more. which is strange usually i would pick a DIPA over a regular IPA, especially in an american style. this is damn good! get it any way you can!

Serving type: growler

01-17-2013 01:52:02 | More by Skrip
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bobv

Vermont

4/5  rDev -11.5%

01-17-2013 01:21:08 | More by bobv
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aorloski

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

01-16-2013 14:40:54 | More by aorloski
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jderosia603

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

01-16-2013 14:13:00 | More by jderosia603
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NHbeerfishing

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +10.6%

01-15-2013 19:45:08 | More by NHbeerfishing
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

01-15-2013 17:25:51 | More by rusty3335
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

01-15-2013 15:35:40 | More by mklisz
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.48/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to Michael for the growler. Served in Hill Farmstead stemware. Pours a slightly-hazy orange color with a full, fluffy white head with great retention and lacing.

The nose starts off with some nice bursts of tropical and citrus fruits. As it warms there is a bit more citrus and just a touch of resin. Flavor is stunning, with the perfect bitterness level to complement the hop flavors. Light-medium body and extremely drinkable.

Another hoppy home run from Hill Farmstead.

Serving type: growler

01-15-2013 11:37:28 | More by Thorpe429
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Mark000

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -6%

01-15-2013 03:33:31 | More by Mark000
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

01-15-2013 02:53:43 | More by stereosforgeeks
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badboy7113

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

01-13-2013 23:17:34 | More by badboy7113
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xenjoiii

New York

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

01-12-2013 16:45:09 | More by xenjoiii
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4.6/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

750 mL growler, served in a HF wine glass.

Pours a hazed golden copper with a dense fluffy white head. Nose has heavy with resiny tropical fruits and earthy pine. Flavor is a little sweeter, with grapefruit rind, pineapple, mango and peach and a dry earthy pine and grassy finish. Medium thick body, soft carbonation and a sticky, bitter finish. Great balance of hops as the Simcoe pine plays nicely with the leafy NZ hop tropical fruitiness. The Riwaka single hop was a little more "exceptional" and a better showcase for that hop, but Susan's subtlety and balance make this much easier to drink.

The smell and overall scores are more of a 4.75 but I refuse to use the new quarter intervals in scores since I never had access to them the previous 6 years of reviewing. Just...whatever.

Serving type: growler

01-12-2013 15:17:09 | More by yourefragile
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Centennial

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -17%

01-12-2013 14:44:28 | More by Centennial
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nanobrew

California

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

01-12-2013 09:56:39 | More by nanobrew
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Quackus

New York

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

01-11-2013 19:57:26 | More by Quackus
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durrrr

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

01-10-2013 21:43:18 | More by durrrr
Susan from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 737 ratings.