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Edward | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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4.43/5
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2,718 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#199
Reviews:
374
Ratings:
2,718
pDev:
8.13%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Thank you jhavs for this!
750 ml growler poured into a teku

A- A hazy golden orange with a two finger white head.

S- Citrus, floral, pale malts, piney, mild sweetness.

T- Citrus, floral, hints of melon, slightly sweet bread you malts, piney finish.

M- Smooth, light to medium body.

O- A tasty balanced, classic APA.

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3.75/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Poured into a becher pint glass, the appearance was a murky semi-dark copper color with a little white cap of a head. Moderately slid off to leave some light messy lace.
The aroma had some sharp resin to citrusy smooth hop qualities pretty bold and up front quaintly flowing into a hefty caramel malt base.
The flavor blended fairly well between the malts and the hops, sweet to bitter and coming together fairly nice. Pretty smooth aftertaste flowing into the finish in the same way.
The palate was about medium bodied with a sturdy carbonation that was felt. ABV felt spot on as projected by the brewer.
Overall, pretty nice APA however, there are so many all over that I think I would rather come back to.

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Just a wonderfully smooth and drinkable beer. 100% likeable and I would buy ''tis beer again and again. I just wish sometimes that HillF beers were much more available but HF has a plan and are sticking to it for the long term. I admire that self control and look forward to being in parts of Vermont that carry some of their beers on draft and, of course, my no where as many pilgrimages as I would like to HF.

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Edward from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.43 out of 5 with 2,718 ratings
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