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Madness & Civilization #2 - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

107 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 7.78%


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:
From a single bourbon barrel having held a unique blend of 6 different threads for more than 16 months...

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 06-07-2013)
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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-19-2013 01:20:55 | More by JoninVT
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Pour is black coffee ring head. Nose is olive, light bakers chocolate, malt sweetness, faint berry and some barrel. Taste is wood, faint char, olive, dusty malt chocolate, salty. not as bright or balanced as 1. Medium bodied, a hint emptier than 1, Strong carb. Actually worse than 1.

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02-02-2014 17:04:20 | More by cpetrone84
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

A-Black when pouring and in the glass, one finger deep brown head that leaves some lacing.

S-Bourbon, chocolate, vanilla, earthy notes, roasted malt.

T-Amazing balance. Starts with a great bourbon flavor, oak, smoke, roasted malt. Chocolate, slight coffee, vanilla. Mild bitterness. Molasses and caramel

M-Medium to heavy bodied, tad creamy as well.

O-Wow. Just wow. An absolute knockout. One of the best beers I've ever had. The balance is amazing with some of the best bourbon flavors around.

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Part two of the M&C series from jbeatty. Thanks again man!

From a 37,5cl bottle into a snifter
Drunk right after part one of the series.

APPEARANCE: A clear black pour yields a 1+ finger, fuller looking, creamy head with great retention. Head slowly fades to a bubbly cap and wisp. Black body with no carbonation evident. A bubbly ring and a light swirly wisp remain leaving dots of lacing down the glass.

SMELL: Oak, bourbon, coconut, sweet vanilla cream, with both milk and dark chocolate on the nose. Caramel notes as well. Similar to part one in the series but slightly milder.

TASTE: Really nice. Bourbon, oak, vanilla cream and coconut up front. Caramel sweetness wraps it all up as well. Big finish of alcohol, bourbon, coconut, vanilla cream, some milk chocolate and heat from the alcohol as well. Very flavorful and the aftertaste lingers and lingers.

PALATE: Medium body and medium levels of carbonation. Fuller on the palate, enough weight, creamy and smooth going down and finishes sticky. A touch of heat lingers. Fuller, creamier and more weight than part one.

OVERALL: Really good. This was similar to part one for sure, though the nose was a little milder while the feel was definitely superior. Since feel is more important to me than nose, I'd probably take this one over part one if given the option. Nevertheless, both are fantastic and I'm happy to have had the chance to try them. Thanks again jbeatty. World class stuff.

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Madness & Civilization #2 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.