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:
#23
Reviews:
393
Ratings:
2,688
pDev:
7.34%
Bros Score:
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750ml growler bottled two days ago.

A: Pours a hazy light orange? Tall and bubbly light tan head. Head is soda-like initially but settles down to more of a light, foamy mass. Great retention but just spotty lacing.

S: Floral with lots of citrus following. Pretty sweet smelling, borderline juicy in fact. Get some nice apricot when swirled. Yum.

T: Very citrusy and juicy up front. Lots of orange and grapefruit. Bready malt. Floral hit with a huge wave of bitterness in the finish. Quite bitter and drying on the back end, giving it a sort of resinous lingering mouthfeel and taste. Tastes almost sort of minerally between sips.

M: Shockingly heavy bodied. Very full bodied and coats the mouth well.

O: Hell of a DIPA. Great full mouthfeel and very smooth for having such big, bold hop flavors and bitterness. It creates a very nice balance and ups the drinkability. Make no mistake though, this thing has some sharp flavors and some serious bitterness on the back end.

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Abner from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.63 out of 5 with 2,688 ratings
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