Edward | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Edward (1917-2002) is our grandfather; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his five children. In his honor, this American Pale Ale is dutifully crafted from American malted barley, a plethora of American hops, our ale yeast and water from Edward’s well. It is unfiltered, naturally carbonated, and dry hopped. Aromatic and flowery, with impressions of citrus and pine, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Edward.

85 IBU

Pale and Caramel malt; Centennial, Chinook, Columbus, Simcoe, and Warrior hops; House Ale Yeast, and our Well Water.

Added by abriggs1 on 04-27-2010

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#207
Reviews:
376
Ratings:
2,747
pDev:
8.13%
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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4.18/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.92/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.36/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Monk's Cafe in Philadelphia.

My first HF beer and man this did not disappoint. Dry hopped to hell for a pale ale. They served this too cold, and it only got better as it warmed up.

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4.52/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.38/5  rDev -1.1%
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4.56/5  rDev +2.9%
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4.1/5  rDev -7.4%
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer has, surprisingly, become pretty easy to get around me, which is great! It's definitely a go-to beer for me - I will be picking it up whenever I can. Hill Farmstead is spot on when it comes to balancing flavors with alcohol content. I could drink this dank APA all day long, which is actually not too bad considering it's only 5.2% ABV.

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4.54/5  rDev +2.5%
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4.47/5  rDev +0.9%
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Pours an orangey-yellow with a little haze. Head is a finger of dense white foam with lots of lacing. Smell is a bit muted, but I pick up grapefruit, pine and a little lemon. Taste is similar, with a bit of breadiness coming in occasionally. Nice lingering pleasant bitterness. Feel is stellar--smooth and soft, yet balanced by perfect carbonation. Overall, an outstanding pale ale that doesn't shout, but speaks quietly with convincing eloquence.

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Edward from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.43 out of 5 with 2,747 ratings