Abner | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Abner (1867-1953) is our great grandfather; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his fourteen children. In his honor, this Double IPA is dutifully crafted from American malted barley, a plethora of American hops, our ale yeast and water from Abner’s well. It is unfiltered, naturally carbonated, and double dry hopped. Aromatic and flowery, bursting with notes of citrus and pine, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Abner.

170 Theoretical IBU

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

Added by kingcrowing on 05-12-2010

BEER STATS
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#23
Reviews:
393
Ratings:
2,687
pDev:
7.34%
Bros Score:
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Elderberry? Oustanding beer. Finish that leaves you begging for more. One of my favorite beers.

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Very cloudy with a brownish gold color. It looks like apricot juice except for the head, which is solid and lasting. Extensive spots and a few streaks for lace.

Strong grapefruit rind nose. Lots of sweet citrus fruit.

The flavor is not sweet like the smell led me to believe. The pale malt is predictable. The grapefruit is stronger and truer to the real thing than any other beer I've had. The body is just thicker than typical while the carbonation is low. The finish is mildly bitter but it lasts long after the swallow.

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Abner from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.63 out of 5 with 2,687 ratings
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