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
Ratings:
2,632
Reviews:
386
Avg:
4.58
pDev:
7.42%
 
 
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Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.73/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Mark_Robinson
5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Dadthew
4.52/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of msumike89
4.85/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cgwami
4.51/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of clake
4.57/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Biggiekrock627
5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had on tap at draft house in staten island. This was pure and simple magnificent. Maybe the best beer I have ever had....definitely the best Hill beer and I have had many of their best. The mouthfeel was wxceptional with tastes bouncing around and popping out as it coats your tongue with citrus, hops, a bit of creamyness and a bit of sweetness. Glorious!!!

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Photo of plaid75
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rcjennings
4.71/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.98/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jcooper0027
5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.77/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rolltide8425
4.86/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Everything about this beer stands out but the mouthfeel in particular is the best I've encountered in an IPA. So soft and smooth it's unbelievable. Big citrusy hop flavors with surprisingly little bitter bite.

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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RobDB
4.41/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BradC
4.49/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.66/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.13/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.69/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mcholton
4.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This beer had a more orange coloring with a slight creamy head. Notes of citrus are heavy in this beer and has a strong hoppy flavor that doesn't overpower all the other flavors

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Photo of fathercharles
4.38/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.74/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Abner from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.58 out of 5 based on 2,632 ratings.
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