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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,629
Reviews:
356
Avg:
4.39
pDev:
8.2%
 
 
Wants:
668
Gots:
381
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 2,629 |  Reviews: 356
Photo of GFD400
4.02/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nicrm2007
3.58/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smcolw
4.26/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Cloudy, dark gold color. Modest head but it leaves a ring of lace after each sip with a solid blanket in between.

More earthy hop aroma than others from Hill Farmstead, but the rest fits the typical profile.

Malty start but it is overwhelmed by the hop bite. Quite dry. Decent body and carbonation. The swallow and lasting aftertaste are decently blended.

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Photo of Mbo108
4.79/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ty_M
3.79/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Phantom2665
4/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tvaughan32
4.93/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of lakamoso
4.24/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SteveTheBrit
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fireazzi
4.44/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Nice hazy golden look to this. Smelled like hops and passion fruit. Tasted amazing and juicy with hops coming through. An unbelievable pale ale. Smell was the best part of this beer.

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Photo of BigGold
4.31/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

First had at The Farm House Tap & Grill, Burlington, Vermont, on draft into almost tulip. Drinks much bigger than 5.20 ABV. What an American Pale Ale is meant to be.

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Photo of hgw605
3.81/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L: Nice medium haze golden peach color with small white head.
S: A tiny bit of citrus and pine but mostly light malt coming through.
T: Light bread doughy sweetness. Light bitterness and hop flavor.
F: Soft and delicate.
O: Good beer but very little hop character for hype. HF makes much better beers than this.

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Photo of jyanik9380
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ryjam8001
5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Mleblanc25
4.75/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CaptDavyJones
4.51/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nightmare1972
4.63/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Antc2382
4.37/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Piggypoo
4.37/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mccrossan
4.15/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrewSnyc667
4.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jesterr44
4.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Was able to find this at the Penny Cluse Cafe in Burlington, VT. Pours a night light golden colour with some mild cloudiness; a decent look with as much head as you like on a hard pour & some minor lacing. Bright citrus/pine/floral hops with a touch of something else (melon/tangerine) - very nice taste well balanced by malts & having a medium smooth feel. Just a great tasting solid beer with quite a bit of pleasant flavour & nothing harsh on the finish. My first tasting from Hill Farmstead, hopefully not the last!

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Photo of kalosjakar
4.44/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kdouble
4.39/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had a pint at the brewery. I usually like something a little stronger and this was a good alternative.

A golden color with a hazy white head. A little lacing.

Citrus smell with pine and maybe some pineapple or mango.

I was not expecting the bitterness and really liked it.

Another great brew from Hill Farmstead.

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Photo of troupos40
4.19/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Edward from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.39 out of 5 based on 2,629 ratings.
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