Madness & Civilization #12
Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Style:
Stout - American Imperial
ABV:
not listed
Score:
94
Avg:
4.5 | pDev: 4.22%
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
17
From:
Hill Farmstead Brewery
 
Vermont, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  3
Gots
  1
SCORE
94
Outstanding
Notes: Furthering our exploration of microclimate terroir and the symbiosis of commonly sourced ingredients, we blended bourbon barrel-aged Everett and Genealogy of Morals, then aged the blend atop single-origin Guatemalan cacao nibs and Finca Vista Hermosa Natural, sourced from Guatemala by our friends at The Coffee Collective in Copenhagen, Denmark. These friends long ago changed our world-view as to what coffee could be and continue to deeply influence us here at Hill Farmstead.
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Reviews by GreesyFizeek:
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GreesyFizeek from New York

4.59/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This one pours a fairly dark black color, with a small head, and not much lacing.

This one smells like caramel, dark chocolate fudge, molasses, spice, roasty coffee, bourbon, and oak.

This has a crazy good pedigree to it - BA Everett and Genealogy of Morals, plus fancy coffee and cocoa nibs? It's gonna be real good. There's some definitely caramel and slightly spicy molasses-type flavors here, with more traditional chocolatey and roasty coffee flavors as well. There's not a ton of barrel, but there is a touch of oak that helps ground everything.

This is medium bodied, silky, and slightly undercarbed, with no booziness at all. It's quite drinkable.

This is obviously exceptional - fishing with dynamite here. There was no chance this'd be bad.

Aug 08, 2019
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acurtis from New Jersey

4.17/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sep 19, 2019
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rodmanfor3 from Vermont

4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aug 12, 2019
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doremite from Vermont

4.71/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Oct 11, 2019
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Radcpa from Washington

4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sep 01, 2019
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RichD from Rhode Island

4.91/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Aug 04, 2019
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Uconnelmo from Connecticut

4.44/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sep 27, 2019
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Huhzubendah from District of Columbia

4.47/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottle shared by Brennan. Thanks man!

Aug 05, 2019
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jheimbigner from Washington

4.45/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Jan 04, 2020
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Run4theRoses from South Carolina

4.59/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Jan 08, 2020
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TheEpeeist from Pennsylvania

4.57/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Apr 24, 2020
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VelvetExtract from Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Oct 20, 2019
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schinebd from Massachusetts

4.63/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Sep 28, 2019
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user785335 from Florida

4.22/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Apr 16, 2020
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InfernoBoss from California

4.44/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aug 04, 2019
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hops_for_thought from New York

4.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bottle purchased July 5

Look: Pours a beautiful dark brown/black, with a dark brown head

Smell: get barrel first followed by rich chocolate, not much coffee

Taste: where this beer really surpassed expectations. Rich fudge, espresso - coffee and chocolate play beautifully

Feel: pretty close to ideal. Great medium/thick body without getting close to overly viscous

Overall: again, high expectations surpassed. Had a world class stout hours before this, first sip put this neck and neck

Dec 26, 2019
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Duffman79 from Connecticut

4.56/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dec 22, 2019
Madness & Civilization #12 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 17 ratings