Karma Emulsion
Hill Farmstead Brewery

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From:
Hill Farmstead Brewery
 
Vermont, United States
Style:
Pale Ale - American
Ranked #51
ABV:
5.2%
Score:
94
Ranked #2,180
Avg:
4.25 | pDev: 6.35%
Ratings:
237
Status:
Active
Rated:
Nov 21, 2020
Added:
Jul 11, 2016
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  19
SCORE
94
Outstanding
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Notes: Collaborative American Pale Ale brewed with Tired Hands Brewing Company. Intensely Hopped with Simcoe, Centennial, Chinook, and Amarillo.
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4.25 by mattmarka1 from Minnesota on Nov 21, 2020
 
4.26 by HopBelT from Belgium on Nov 20, 2020
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4.23/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by q33jeff from New Jersey

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11/18/20

can to snifter (canned 10/13/20); thanks to DC for this one.

LOOK: Darkish yellow color, but bright, gelatinous haze, big creamy eggshell head. excellent retention.
AROMA: light hints of citrus, wood, pine, floral meshing together very nicely. no one attribute stands out.
TASTE: citrus come first, followed by a smooth pine and then mellowed further and slightly embittered by a late biscuit like malt.
FEEL: light to medium body, creamy, pillowy frothy lightness.

Very nice collaboration between 2 of the best.

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Nov 18, 2020
 
4.4 by Cubatobaco from Virginia on Nov 15, 2020
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4.16/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by SABERG from Massachusetts

Poured from a 16 oz can dated 10/23/20 into the test glass
A - Hazy straw color, Gently carbonated, that carbonation collects topside forming a lasting loose froth. Lovely on the eyes.
S - Like a quiet walk through a forest of orange, pineapple, pine, and apricot trees in full harvest season. Add a bit of sweet malt and there you have it.
T - Apricot and orange, with again hints of pineapple, green grape skin, pine, The malt is more expressive but still a supporting act. One that adds to the experience.
M - Soft on the palate, but with all that tropical components, the pine and malts keep this from tilting to the sweet side.
A lovely almost evapratory dry finish.
O - A very nuanced and superbly balanced pale ale, Yes it is full hop display, with more depth than most
I can understand why the label includes " think Hophands meets Edward"

Nov 01, 2020
 
4.25 by aasher from Indiana on Oct 31, 2020
 
4.5 by Wesmaze from New York on Oct 31, 2020
 
4.27 by Jstuart23 from North Carolina on Oct 29, 2020
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4.04/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by Siriusfisherman from Vermont

L: Hazy yellow with a foamy head and good lacing.

S: Pungent hop notes, like smelling a bag of hops. Pine, grapefruit, pineapple, and peach.

T: Resinous bitterness, big juicy hop flavors of grapefruit and pineapple. Very subtle malt, just a bready backdrop for the hops.

F: Medium/light bodied with a crisp finish.

Overall: A very hoppy pale ale that is extremely drinkable. Lots of classic hop character combined with fruity yeast notes. Definitely worth getting.

Oct 16, 2020
 
4.3 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois on Feb 29, 2020
 
4 by Beerbom from California on Feb 25, 2020
 
4.31 by CreightonSM from New York on Feb 21, 2020
 
4.25 by paulish from New York on Feb 18, 2020
 
4.38 by Luscious_Malfoy from Illinois on Feb 16, 2020
 
4.25 by eddiefl from New York on Feb 12, 2020
 
4.43 by rogacks from Massachusetts on Jan 02, 2019
 
4.25 by user785335 from Florida on Nov 16, 2018
 
4.31 by Ultra-Plinian from Connecticut on Nov 04, 2018
 
4.23 by cp45 from New Jersey on Oct 12, 2018
 
4.31 by psweendogg from Connecticut on Oct 08, 2018
 
4.19 by JimmyAddo from Massachusetts on Sep 29, 2018
 
4.38 by Mikeypnh from New Hampshire on Sep 27, 2018
 
4.31 by PrestigeWorldwide from Michigan on Sep 22, 2018
 
4.49 by xtonytx from Connecticut on Sep 22, 2018
 
4.25 by Gkruszewski from New York on Sep 22, 2018
 
4.35 by Prost76 from New Hampshire on Sep 21, 2018
 
4.37 by jwyrwa2421 from Massachusetts on Feb 13, 2018
 
4.25 by stevec32 from New York on Jan 16, 2018
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by emillner from Virginia

A gift from a friend. Delightful celebration of hops. I would call it an IPA, not a Pale Ale. Pours a hazy light gold. Strong citrus smell. Taste follows smell. It is a great example in my opinion of a New England IPA.

Dec 03, 2017
 
4.25 by CAcker from California on Dec 02, 2017
 
4.5 by sachie23 from New York on Nov 17, 2017
 
4.34 by InspectorBob from New Jersey on Oct 24, 2017
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4.16/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by spinrsx from Canada (ON)

Can from Kevin

Oct 18, 2017
 
4.35 by Hopheadhiker from New York on Oct 10, 2017
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4.41/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by Lingenbrau from Oregon

Pours vibrant and cloudy yellow orange with a frothy white pillow of a head. Good retention and lacing.

Smells of mostly grapefruit with hints of lemon and lime zest.

Flavor hits hard with grapefruit at first followed by orange and mild notions of vanilla.

The feel is incredibly soft and creamy, full bodied, and has a nice juicy bite with a touch of bitterness.

This beer is outstanding. I could drink this all day, everyday. A real winner of a "collaboration" between two giants. Cheers.

Oct 06, 2017
 
4.13 by Dragginballs76 from South Carolina on Oct 05, 2017
 
4 by fosters9 from New York on Oct 05, 2017
 
4.25 by SDRedDevil from California on Sep 25, 2017
 
4.28 by Uconnelmo from Connecticut on Sep 24, 2017
 
4.52 by Ben1313 from New Hampshire on Sep 24, 2017
Karma Emulsion from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 237 ratings