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

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2,638
Reviews:
387
Avg:
4.58
pDev:
7.42%
 
 
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Having had this many times in the last year on tap and from the growler, I figured I'd finally give it a review.

A - I love the look of Hill Famrstead DIPAs. A nice bright hazy orange with a 2 finger white head. Sticky lacing clings to the glass as it goes down.

S - Ah, that HF hop aroma. Wonderfully hoppy, juicy, and tropical with just the right amount of dankness mixed in.

T - So juicy. Rich with complex hop flavors. The taste lives up to the aroma here. Alcohol is very well hidden. Tropical fruits, a touch of grass and very hop forward with just enough malt backbone. So delicious. The mouthfeel feels perfect. It is creamy and juicy and so easy to drink.

Hill Farmstead makes some of my favorite DIPAs. Abner, Galaxy, Double Citra, and Ephraim are all so fantastic. With all these other amazing DIPAS coming out of HF, I hope Abner is always a regular and not forgotten. I will continue to make the long trek up there for my fill and look forward to what comes next.

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This ais a complex and seemingly overdone concoction that comes out AMAZING...

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Abner from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.58 out of 5 based on 2,638 ratings.
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