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Society & Solitude #7 - Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Society & Solitude #7
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164 Ratings
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Ratings: 164
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.06%
Wants: 33
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Pale Ale brewed exclusively with Simcoe and Amarillo hops from the Pacific Northwest...

(Beer added by: goldenM13 on 08-10-2013)
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Clear golden orange. Decent white head. Good collar and nice retention.

Smell - Simcoe-y. Grapefruit and a little bit of that onion to it. Malty with a doughy sweetness.

Taste - Bright citrus and some pale malt sweetness. The grapefruit builds up to an almost pithy grapefruit flavor. Bitter lingering flavor.

Mouthfeel - Medium to medium heavy. Sweet and bitter. Medium low carbonation.

Overall - Missing the Society magic, I think.

Edit: Had a second growler and it had the Society magic. Rating altered due to magic.

Alieniloquium, Aug 20, 2013
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Growler purchased from Hill Farmstead Brewery in Greensboro Bend, VT.

Pours a pale hazy orange, with a big 2 inch head, and a bit of lacing, not a whole lot. Great color to this.

Smells very strongly of orange and other citrus aromas, with some grapefruit too. Just really, really juicy.

The taste is similar. Only the faintest hint of pale malt flavors, with tons of juicy citrus- both the flesh and some more bitter rind flavors, with a tiny bit of pine. As said before, this one is exceedingly juicy.

Like most hoppy Hill Farmstead beers, the mouthfeel on this one is basically perfect. So light and airy, fluffy like a cloud, with a slight lingering bitterness, and a lower, but still present amount of carbonation. Insanely drinkable.

This is just as good, if not better, than the other Society beers I've had.

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A- Hazy orange, one finger head, some carbonation and leaves a lot of sticky lacing.

S-Dank hops, citrus, grass and pine.

T-Great balance, mild malt then bounds of citrus and tropical hops. Orange as well. nice bitterness.

M-Medium to heavy for the style, nicely carbonated and a nice hop bite.

O-First HF DIPA, man was it amazing. The best of Walden, Nelson Single Hop and Susan. Wonderful.

rlee1390, Aug 15, 2013
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Society & Solitude #7 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 164 ratings.