Double Nelson | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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4.55/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American imperial pale ale bittered, flavored, and dry hopped exclusively with Nelson hops from New Zealand.


Added by SkiBum22 on 01-18-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#196
Reviews:
37
Ratings:
233
pDev:
5.27%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
39
Gots:
12
Trade:
0
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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.61/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.4/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.31/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.89/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This New Zealand hop is perfect. Love HF

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4.56/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.47/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JuanFushashi
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The cleanest beer out of Hill Farmstead's "Double" offerings. While I prefer the juiciness of Double Galaxy more, the Nelson hops make this a bit smoother while still maintaining the fruitiness. It gets straight 4.5 across the board: the haziness shows off this traditional NE (D)IPA, and the beer has that traditional HF farmhouse smell. As aforementioned, the juiciness is great here, with notes of grapefruit and the it goes down very smooth for a DIPA. For me, smoother than Galaxy, but not as much as Citra and juicier than Citra, but not as much as Galaxy.

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4.76/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.22/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.78/5  rDev +5.1%
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4.46/5  rDev -2%
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4.56/5  rDev +0.2%
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4.6/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.4/5  rDev -3.3%
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4.84/5  rDev +6.4%
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.29/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.56/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.49/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Double Nelson from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.55 out of 5 with 233 ratings