Susan - Hill Farmstead Brewery
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5/5 rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Armsby Abbey for Zwanze Day.
Finishing the day with this after several sours. Another huuuugely fragrant and flavorful IPA from the talented brewers at HF. Beautiful, cloudy, golden color with a massive frothy, sticky, white head with tons of lace and pillows of foam lingering on top. Explosion of floral and fruity hops. NZ hops are unique so the Riwaka stand out but all three are easily discernible. Glad I got to try a beer with the elusive Riwaka. Sticky resin, pine, cedar, earth, wood, a few varieties of citrus...very complex but all hops at the same time. Like all of their beers it's way too smooth and easy to drink. Seriously. Such a creamy, full body. Every mouthful brings a smile. The flavors are so big and the hops are so intense. This beer is transcendent. I can't believe it's this good. I'm sorry, but I'm giving it a 5!
Serving type: on-tap
12-01-2012 21:48:30 | More by Gatch
Susan from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 717 ratings.