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Madness & Civilization #1 - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

267 Ratings
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Ratings: 267
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 7.43%
Wants: 149
Gots: 67 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

It is a BLEND of very complex components - 2 year old Buckwheat Rye aged in Elijah Craig 18 barrels, 15 month Maple Wheat Imperial Stout, and a blend of Vanilla and Cacao Nib Bourbon Barrel aged Everett.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 05-02-2013)
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4.43/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had as part of a tasting with the NWIBDU. Thanks for sharing!

S - Bourbon, vanilla, caramel, light astringency from the alcohol and oak

T - Caramel, chocolate, good amount of vanilla sweetness. Light booze and alcohol comes through as well as oak to give it a slight heat. Well balanced and delicious stout.

M - Medium smooth body with light astringency from the oak and the bourbon

O - Really a great stout that is right up my alley with the great balance between the sweet chocolate, vanilla and caramel flavors balanced with the slight heat from the booze and astringency from the oak. Another great HF beer.

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T - Big barrel notes initially - bourbon, vanilla and charred oak with a big sweetness. Chocolate fudge mid-palate with some roast and vanilla in the finish.

M - Full body. Chewy. Light carbonation.

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Madness & Civilization #1 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 267 ratings.