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
Ranking:
#25
Reviews:
396
Ratings:
2,717
pDev:
7.34%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 2,717 |  Reviews: 396
Photo of BRoweski30
4.59/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Biggtriksta
4.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Markyg21
5/5  rDev +8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ead73
4.53/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RNbeerfan
4.65/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cparthemore
4.08/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ajcuster89
4.67/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of RajaSTL
4.46/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WunderLlama
4.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at arsmby abbey poured into a stemmed goblet

Hazy orange with a solid one finger white foam cap. Classic NE IPA style

Very Fragrant orange citrus nose

Taste of citrus hops with a whisper of pine. Taste lingers but does not bite

Good beer

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Photo of jukenasty
4.55/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of burns3y
4.62/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dave_Treat
4.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.53/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pH_Scale
4.44/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bkwhoppa66
4.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BlackHawk89
4.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VFerrec
4.85/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Enjoyed this amazing DIPA at Armsby Abby today.
Poured into tulip glass off draft. Super Cloudy, Hazy, and Orange.
Orange, citrus, and light floral nose.
Fluffy white head with nice lacing.
The taste was and mouth feel take this beer to the next level in my opinion. Smooth and almost pillow like, with notes of orange, grapefruit, and mango. Ending with a smooth malty finish. Well balanced.
This is everything I want in a beer. Truly a world class beer!

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Photo of PC_Principal
5/5  rDev +8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ryno6616
4.71/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Thanks To Dylan at the Henry Street Taproom for a very generous share on this one.
This beer is fantastic. All the reviews hit I right on the nose.....speaking of nose, that's they only lacking for this beer. It truly had very little if any aroma to me. I was shocked by that considering how incredible the flavor is. A world-class beer without a doubt.

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Photo of Kendo
4.75/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Growler was filled yesterday at the source.

A: Poured into a Piraat tulip/snifter-type glass. Hazy honey-golden body with a small whitish head.

S: Very nice nose. Juicy citrusy hops (grapefruit, orange peel) and some tropical fruit.

T: Juicy. Citrusy hops - oranges, grapefruit, clementine oranges and a hint of apricot. Hops are soft, not brash, and more tasty than bitter. Warmth from ABV is felt in the belly ever-so-slightly.

M: Medium-to-full in body. Juicy and creamy, with modest carbonation.

O: This is pretty damn close to being the perfect DIPA.

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3.9/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.49/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.91/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of joh02034
4.75/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of alamode
4.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Growler. Drank 10-20-16. Classic, but new school too. Delicious.

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Abner from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.63 out of 5 with 2,717 ratings