Harlan IPA
Hill Farmstead Brewery

Harlan IPAHarlan IPA
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From:
Hill Farmstead Brewery
 
Vermont, United States
Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #315
ABV:
6%
Score:
96
Ranked #1,079
Avg:
4.32 | pDev: 6.94%
Ratings:
1,044
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 14, 2022
Added:
Jul 04, 2010
Wants:
  78
Gots:
  119
SCORE
96
World-Class
Harlan IPAHarlan IPA
Notes: Harlan is Edward’s slightly more aggressive alter-ego. Dry Hopped exclusively with Columbus hops.
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4.55 by Peaches13 from Pennsylvania on May 14, 2022
 
4.42 by Budlum from Maryland on May 05, 2022
 
4.42 by Bhubbard34 from Pennsylvania on Jan 11, 2022
 
4.31 by Cpmitchno1 from Virginia on Nov 04, 2021
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by nelsonracite from New Jersey

Looks like an orange juice blend. Smells of grapefruit, and some other similar fruit. Taste really good, some pine finish. I'm left feeling refreshed, and overall id say this is a great beer!

Oct 25, 2021
 
4.18 by Rainintheface from Massachusetts on Oct 20, 2021
 
4.5 by bigred89 from Maryland on Aug 12, 2021
 
4.5 by smartassboiler from Illinois on Aug 03, 2021
 
4.33 by AirBob from Massachusetts on Aug 01, 2021
 
4.28 by DioS from Georgia on Jul 28, 2021
 
4.5 by JonB25 from Delaware on Jan 17, 2021
 
4.1 by Beerbom from California on Dec 03, 2020
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4.04/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
by 2beerdogs from California

Thanks to Roy_Hobbs for this surprise.
Pours opaque gold. A loose, fluffy head pushes 2 fingers or so in height, then recedes to a thin film. Not strong on retention, but a decent lacing.
Aromas of pine, peppery grass, grapefruit zest, and some hard to nail down tropical tones.
Flavor definitely starts with a blend of the piney, citrus, and tropical notes, soon followed by weed and peppery spice. A gentle, bready malt note carries this all along.
Mouthfeel is on the fuller side for the style, damn near perfect. Carbonation is there for the whole ride, but this is a smooth one. Damn, what is the mineral content of the water? I love what I can only guess is the water, a tad "minerally."
Overall, a smooth, glorious ride.

Nov 16, 2020
 
4.43 by Coronaeus from Canada (ON) on Nov 15, 2020
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4.09/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by Roy_Hobbs from Connecticut

Canned 10/29/20 & poured into a tulip. Vibrant, hazy murky yellow color with relatively minimal head but plenty of lacing. Aroma is tropical fruit. Taste is a nice balance of pepper, pine bitterness, & juiciness. Not sure if that describes it properly, but whatever it is, it works. Nice full mouthfeel. Overall this one is a bit hard for me to describe. It's enjoyable, but stands out less for me than some of Hill's other offerings.

Nov 15, 2020
 
4.49 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana on Nov 08, 2020
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4.32/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by Sabtos from Ohio

Hazy to opaque dull dark yellow, nearing orange, with a short but dense white foam head leaving geologic layers of doily lacing.

Spicy and prickly but balanced, the medium body is both bitter and malty, finishing powder dry. The malt is like shortbread with vanilla creme and contrastingly toasty, spiked by piney cannabis and cologne. The hops become lightly minty over time, but also peppery.

Harlan is a really crushable, mature and spicy NE IPA. It departs from Edward by a fairly surprising degree, being far more aggressive (while still super smoothly drinkable), even to the point where the columbus hops give off slight nelson vibes.

Nov 03, 2020
 
4.25 by aasher from Indiana on Nov 01, 2020
 
4.44 by gbiello from Massachusetts on Oct 31, 2020
 
4 by pepesylvia from Pennsylvania on May 14, 2020
 
4 by XmnwildX12 from Minnesota on Feb 23, 2020
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4.6/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
by Gatch from Massachusetts

On-tap at Mad Taco in Waitsfield, of all places! Surprised I haven’t had Harlan yet, but I was happy to see it available. As described, it’s Edward but kicked up a notch. Has that incredible smoothness, pungent tropical fruit flavor, and creamy feel that you expect. Drinks way too easy. Another amazing beer from HF.

Feb 05, 2020
 
3.74 by heerboth from Pennsylvania on Oct 09, 2019
 
4.38 by NHhomebrewguy from New Hampshire on Sep 24, 2019
 
4.42 by moltch from Massachusetts on Feb 28, 2019
 
4.29 by rogacks from Massachusetts on Jan 02, 2019
 
4 by Userme59 from Massachusetts on Dec 25, 2018
 
4.28 by lovindahops from New York on Dec 09, 2018
 
4.49 by abrodsky from Massachusetts on Dec 03, 2018
 
4.29 by KMcGrath from Massachusetts on Nov 28, 2018
 
4.24 by Academymike from Wisconsin on Aug 27, 2018
 
4.33 by redsoxjim from Massachusetts on Aug 26, 2018
 
4.34 by amsage19 from Massachusetts on Aug 16, 2018
 
4.38 by Montanabeerz from Montana on Jun 08, 2018
 
4.5 by mattycasey from Massachusetts on Jun 04, 2018
 
4.29 by redbarnbikes from New York on Jun 04, 2018
 
4.36 by smi69 from New York on Jun 02, 2018
 
4.29 by Bwag from New York on Jun 01, 2018
 
4.41 by Strohm from New York on Jun 01, 2018
 
4.34 by Jeromedepot from New York on May 25, 2018
Harlan IPA from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 96 out of 100 with 1044 ratings