Aaron | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Vermont, United States
hillfarmstead.com

Style: English Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Aaron A. Hill (1786-1869) was our great-great-great grandfather who operated the original tavern in North Greensboro- an industrious, inventive and indomitable figure in the community. The Hill Farmstead Brewery logo is based upin the tavern's original sign. In his honor, we crafted this barleywine at the outest of our venture. It has rested, unhurriedly and undisturbed, for over 2 years in bourbon barrels from some of our favorite distilleries, absorbing the essence of its surroundings and history. Bottle conditioned for 5 months.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 06-25-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
397
Reviews:
44
Avg:
4.61
pDev:
6.72%
 
 
Wants:
470
Gots:
61
For Trade:
5
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So glad I traded for this. Amazing. Light copper body with a small head that rapidly fades. The flavor is sublime. Perfect. Lovely, elegant sweetness that could never become cloying. So delicious it's difficult to pace oneself. My highest recommendation.

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***batch 1 - brewed 4-2014, 3 years old

L: pours a thick syrup light brownish golden color with no head. It's dark brown in the glass.
S: awesome bourbon, sweet raisins
T: well balanced with the the bourbon taste and no booze mixed with plenty of sweetness. Taste a mix between sugar raisins and purple grape juices.
F: a smooth and thick syrup sticky feel
O: a great Ba barleywine for sure.

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Aaron from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.61 out of 5 based on 397 ratings.
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