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Madness & Civilization #1 - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

291 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 291
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 7.43%
Wants: 148
Gots: 64 | 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:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 05-02-2013

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.
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle

A: Dark dark brown, large dark tan head

S: Very upfront sweetness, bourbon

T: Chocolate, bourbon, maple, an interesting layer of spiciness from the rye, vanilla. The overall flavor is pretty strong but well balanced and very smooth

M: Kind of thin. Not as thick as I would have liked it and the carbonation was also a little high.

O: Really delicious stout. I tend to prefer beers like this in the 13% range and I think a really good bourbon barrel aged stout at 9% is difficult to pull off. The mouthfeel wasn't perfect but the smell and complexity of the taste more than made up for it.

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Madness & Civilization #1 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 291 ratings.