Abner | Hill Farmstead Brewery

AbnerAbner
BA SCORE
4.63/5
2,660 Ratings
AbnerAbner
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:
#24
Reviews:
390
Ratings:
2,660
pDev:
7.34%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,994
Gots:
339
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 2,660 |  Reviews: 390
Photo of Jml3636
4.75/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kchuskerz
4.9/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of En29356
4.65/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of pprichar
4.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

Thought it tasted a LOT like Double Citra.

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

Photo of Zbeattie6
4.74/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of the best HF beers I've had

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Photo of ChrisG523
5/5  rDev +8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of tynian16
4.52/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WesMantooth
4.19/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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

Look: golden orangish yellow with an inch creamy head
Smell: orange, pinneaple, grapefruit with hits of lemon zest and pine
Taste: hops bomb, orange and grapefruit are the most present fallowed by some grasses and a hint of pine.
Feel: semi dry, creamy mouth feel, medium body and carbonation
Overall: absolutely amazing beer, true hop bomb

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4.45/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750ml swing top growler filled on 8/30 best by Sept 6th poured into a shaker pint.

A: Not much of a head just a small soapy wisp. Body is a murky tan and orange.

S: Lots of zest pineapple, grapefruit, light lemon and grass.

T: This beer has tons of juicy fruits pineapple, grass, light cantaloupe, a little honey and lemon.

M: Very juicy slight bit of alcohol body is medium lower carbonation.

O: Another amazing beer from Hill's the juicy hops just pop in this beer and it had none of that disgusting yeasty flavor that a lot of New England style IPAs get.

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4.65/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of spacecake9
4.67/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A - Pours a very hazy orange with a white head and lots of lacing
S - Aroma is not strong, perhaps some melon.
T - Flavor is apricot or melon, soft, no bitterness. Awesome.
M - Average mouth feel and carbonation.
O - Wow, an excellent beer, well balanced very drinkable

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Photo of Eric_Jon_Petho
4.63/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of skiking70
4.53/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

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4.71/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

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

Draught. Fantastic. Deceptively light.

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Photo of Skipjack
4.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Absolutely love this beer.

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4/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Georgiabeer
4.65/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Abner from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.63 out of 5 with 2,660 ratings
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