Harlan IPA
Hill Farmstead Brewery

Harlan IPAHarlan IPA
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Hill Farmstead Brewery
Vermont, United States
New England IPA
Ranked #308
Ranked #1,065
4.32 | pDev: 6.94%
May 28, 2023
Jul 04, 2010
Harlan IPAHarlan IPA
Notes: Harlan is Edward’s slightly more aggressive alter-ego. Dry Hopped exclusively with Columbus hops.
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Rated: 4.28 by crobinso from Colorado

May 28, 2023
Rated: 4.35 by Blazer22 from Colorado

May 20, 2023
Rated: 4.18 by Duncian from Pennsylvania

Feb 01, 2023
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Reviewed by johnnnniee from New Hampshire

3.97/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Can from Jeff, thanks for the tick.
Pours a hazy murky dark yellow color with a frothy off white head that slowly recedes. Earthy grassy citrus and topical fruits. Gritty sweet bread to counter.
Oct 12, 2022
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Reviewed by brewandbbq from New Hampshire

4.3/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
16oz undated can.

Pours hazy gold with plenty of spongy lacing and persistent retention. Ripe citrus in the nose with orange, peach, and grapefruit. Medium bodied with a crisp mouthfeel. Zesty tangerine, grapefruit, and candied pine on the palate. Finishes with a drying bitterness and lingering citrus zest.
Sep 22, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by njbusa from New Jersey

Sep 03, 2022
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Rated by brewme from Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Had two drafts at Mad Taco in Warren, Vermont. My eighth brew from these guys. Solid brew, not one of their best.
Aug 29, 2022
Rated: 4.31 by AmeriCanadian from Tennessee

Aug 28, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by fthegiants from California

Aug 17, 2022
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Reviewed by mynie from Maryland

4.13/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
On tap at Threepenny in Montpelier.

It was a surprisingly trend-chasing beer for the folks at HF. The pour looked like something from Bissell Bros or Foundation or something else from Maine, which is where the NEIPAs began (Trillium stans are liars). It's dense yellow, the color of a goldfinch or a really bright highlighter marker, thick with resinous hop oils.

The aroma is a bit faint, considering the ostentation of the appearance. You got your contemporary hop fruits and a little cat urine redolence, and that's about it. The flavor is firmer, with the funkier nodes overriding the fruit up front, giving way to pleasant citrus in the back end.

It's good, but not worth hunting down.
Jul 16, 2022
Rated: 4.55 by Peaches13 from Pennsylvania

May 14, 2022
Rated: 4.42 by Budlum from Maryland

May 05, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by Bhubbard34 from Pennsylvania

Jan 11, 2022
Rated: 4.31 by Cpmitchno1 from Virginia

Nov 04, 2021
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Reviewed by nelsonracite from New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
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
Rated: 4.18 by Rainintheface from Florida

Oct 20, 2021
Rated: 4.5 by bigred89 from Maryland

Aug 12, 2021
Rated: 4.75 by smartassboiler from Illinois

Aug 03, 2021
Rated: 4.33 by AirBob from Massachusetts

Aug 01, 2021
Rated: 4.28 by DioS from Georgia

Jul 28, 2021
Rated: 4.5 by JonB25 from Delaware

Jan 17, 2021
Rated: 4.1 by Beerbom from California

Dec 03, 2020
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Reviewed by 2beerdogs from California

4.04/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
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
Rated: 4.43 by Coronaeus from Canada (ON)

Nov 15, 2020
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Reviewed by Roy_Hobbs from Connecticut

4.09/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
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
Rated: 4.49 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana

Nov 08, 2020
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

4.32/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
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
Rated: 4.25 by aasher from Indiana

Nov 01, 2020
Rated: 4.44 by gbiello from Massachusetts

Oct 31, 2020
Rated: 4 by pepesylvia from Pennsylvania

May 14, 2020
Rated: 4 by XmnwildX12 from Minnesota

Feb 23, 2020
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Reviewed by Gatch from Massachusetts

4.6/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
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
Rated: 3.74 by heerboth from Pennsylvania

Oct 09, 2019
Rated: 4.38 by NHhomebrewguy from New Hampshire

Sep 24, 2019
Rated: 4.42 by moltch from Massachusetts

Feb 28, 2019
Rated: 4.29 by rogacks from Massachusetts

Jan 02, 2019
Rated: 4 by Userme59 from Massachusetts

Dec 25, 2018
Rated: 4.28 by lovindahops from New York

Dec 09, 2018
Rated: 4.49 by abrodsky from Massachusetts

Dec 03, 2018
Rated: 4.29 by KMcGrath from Massachusetts

Nov 28, 2018
Harlan IPA from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 96 out of 100 with 1054 ratings