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Genealogy Of Morals (Bourbon Barrel Aged) - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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325 Ratings
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Ratings: 325
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 6.92%
Wants: 290
Gots: 69 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in a mixture of Van Winkle and Buffalo Trace barrels.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 07-22-2013)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle out of my Hill Farmstead stemware.

A- Pitch black with a nice dark mocha colored head. Pretty standard for the style.

S- Smells of chocolate and bourbon, hints of vanilla and coffee. a little bit of heat on the nose but pretty well balanced. It does smell a bit sweet...

T- Holy crap this is sweet. While it does taste of chocolate and vanilla, I am a bit overwhelmed by the sweetness. The malt is somewhat lost in the bourbon and sweetness that primarily comes through.

M- Carbonation is pretty solid, could be a bit thicker. For the style it is definitely a bit thin.

O- This is the first Hill Farmstead beer that has let me down in a while. While it is certainly tasty, it lacks the balance and complexity I've come to know from Hill Farmstead. Borders on cloyingly sweet at times, but does integrate the bourbon nicely. The base beer just gets a bit lost behind the barrel.

Gfunk720, Sep 30, 2013
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Genealogy Of Morals (Bourbon Barrel Aged) from Hill Farmstead Brewery
99 out of 100 based on 325 ratings.