Society & Solitude #11
Hill Farmstead Brewery

Society & Solitude #11Society & Solitude #11
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From:
Hill Farmstead Brewery
 
Vermont, United States
Style:
Imperial IPA
Ranked #61
ABV:
8%
Score:
96
Ranked #817
Avg:
4.42 | pDev: 4.98%
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
60
Status:
Active
Rated:
Sep 30, 2023
Added:
Oct 06, 2018
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  1
Double IPA brewed with Citra, Nelson Sauvin, and Simcoe, hops.
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Rated: 4.46 by TangoJuliet from New York

Sep 30, 2023
 
Rated: 4.42 by smithj4 from New York

Sep 29, 2023
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Rated by IMFletcher from Kentucky

4.66/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Wow.
Sep 13, 2023
 
Rated: 5 by doctorgary from New York

Aug 31, 2023
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Reviewed by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

4.33/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Look - hazy honey orange with a thick white head and sticky
Smell - grapefruit, tangerine with some pine grassy dank earthiness
Taste - apricot, melon, with a slight tangerine. Nice pine grass malt backbone
Feel - medium body and carb, slight crispness
Overall - great traditional style with a great balance
Aug 28, 2023
 
Rated: 4.42 by Uconnelmo from Connecticut

Aug 26, 2023
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Reviewed by mothman from Minnesota

4.1/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Can. White head. Lace. Hazy golden sunset.

Juicy, tropical, fruity. Mango, papaya, orange, pineapple. Grassy, earthy, floral hops. Some bitterness. A bit of the abv shows. Solid, but I think I prefer their lower abv offerings.
Aug 19, 2023
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Reviewed by Holderness from Massachusetts

4.19/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
On tap at Parker Pie, West Glover, VT. This one is all about the nelson, which hill seems to source better than just about anywhere else. It's catty, dank, zesty, piney, and crisp. The mouthfeel is quite astringent and mineralic, which seems a bit of a departure from most of their S&S offerings, which I find tend to lean creamy and soft.

84/100
Aug 19, 2023
 
Rated: 4.79 by Bhubbard34 from Pennsylvania

Aug 16, 2023
 
Rated: 4.5 by bigred89 from Maryland

Aug 11, 2023
 
Rated: 4.46 by MDDMD from Pennsylvania

Aug 06, 2023
 
Rated: 4.68 by warrendietrich2001 from Nevada

Mar 18, 2021
 
Rated: 4.59 by Eddiehop from Texas

Oct 16, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by jzeilinger from Pennsylvania

Sep 26, 2020
 
Rated: 4.24 by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

Sep 26, 2020
 
Rated: 4.4 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

Sep 26, 2020
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Reviewed by q33jeff from New Jersey

4.48/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
**
09/25/20

Can to snifter.

LOOK: deep dark hazy yellow with maybe a brownish-greenish hint. Healthy foamy eggshell head. Excellent retention.

AROMA: tropical fruit, melon, copper-metallic. Yam. Sweet and savory notes in the nose. Also a fairly strong yeast aroma. Grass, pine, hay round out minimally. A lot going on here. Very juicy with some other tempering notes.

TASTE: apricot, melon, guava, grapefruit, grass,pine, hint of ginger. Very tasty. A touch of puckering accumulates at about 6 oz in, surprising since citrus is not overly present.

FEEL: well balanced, medium body and excellent carbonation. Typical awesomeness in mouthfeel for HF.

Really nice beer and 2 of my favorite hops.

**
Sep 26, 2020
 
Rated: 4.55 by Duffman79 from Connecticut

Sep 15, 2020
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Reviewed by ScaryEd from New Hampshire

4.53/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
12 oz can into a tulip glass.

Pours a hazy bright orange color with a finger of fluffy white head. The head leaves a crown of lacing as it dissipates into a thin sheet. Beautiful color.

The aroma brings a wave of citrus up front; namely fresh grapefruit, tangerines and orange rind. Then comes some notes of grape bubblegum and white wine. Subtly piney and spicy. Wonderfully simple.

The flavor starts off citrusy, with notes of ruby red grapefruit, orange candy, and tangerines with just the foggiest idea of lemonade. There's a bit of honeydew melon, mangoes and grape skin before an earthy, piney finish. The doughy malt is subtle but present. Excellent as always.

The feel is pretty much what you come to expect from Hill Farmstead: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Soft, creamy, and exceptionally smooth. Dry on the finish.

Overall, this is an outstanding DIPA. It's a Hill Farmstead DIPA so that's pretty much a given. It's flavorful and complex with shocking drinkability.
Sep 09, 2020
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Reviewed by Siriusfisherman from New Hampshire

4.29/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
L: Hazy yellow with tints of orange and a nice creamy white head. Excellent lacing.

S: Not over the top, but full of white wine, ruby red grapefruit, pine, apricot, and a little bubblegum.

T: Very mild bitterness for the style, moves into juicy grapefruit and and grape flavors. Pine, apricot, and mango are also present. The malt is very restrained but provides a nice bready backdrop for the hops.

F: Soft, creamy, but not thick or sweet. A nice drying finish.

Overall: Another incredible DIPA from Hill Farmstead. Very unique hop character combined with an incredible body and mouthfeel make this a must try in my book.
Sep 03, 2020
Society & Solitude #11 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 96 out of 100 with 60 ratings