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Madness & Civilization #2 - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Madness & Civilization #2Madness & Civilization #2

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

134 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 7.13%
Wants: 203
Gots: 31 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 06-07-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

From a single bourbon barrel having held a unique blend of 6 different threads for more than 16 months...
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4.29/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.56/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to UncleJazz for the bottle share. Delicious blend of beers to produce a tight final product, smooth, rich and creamy with no one component overpowerinig another. The barrel is a big component from start to finish but still allowed the subtle complexity of the grains and hops to shine through. Delicious!

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4.59/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Excellent blend, complex and balanced. Strong maple notes and not too heavy on the barrel notes

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4.61/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bottled May, 2013. Couldn't get to the Anniversary party, so I brought a part of it to me.

A - Pitch black. Actually had a finger's worth of dark brown head that disappeared quickly.

S - Complex is an understatement. Bourbon, oak, roasted notes, burnt notes, slight vanilla, dark chocolate-covered cherries.

T - A sweet, non-cloying bourbon hits you first. A lot of oak and dark fruits. The Port Damon is more on the taste than the nose.

M - Nice and fluffy.

O - HF barrel-aged beers tend to be too sweet for me, but this has changed that perception. In additional to all the flavors, this is also incredibly (borderline dangerously) smooth to drink.

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Madness & Civilization #2 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.