Harlan IPA | Hill Farmstead Brewery

Harlan IPAHarlan IPA
BA SCORE
97.4%
Liked This Beer
4.32 w/ 989 ratings
Harlan IPAHarlan IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Vermont, United States
hillfarmstead.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Harlan is Edward’s slightly more aggressive alter-ego. Dry Hopped exclusively with Columbus hops.

Added by SFLpunk on 07-04-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#500
Reviews:
138
Ratings:
989
Liked:
963
Avg:
4.32/5
pDev:
6.94%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
78
Gots:
111
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 989 |  Reviews: 138
Photo of nathanmiller
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smithj4
4.4/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of vfgccp
3.88/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mendvicdog
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of smcolw
3.98/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Cloudy, dirty gold color. Lasting, thin layer of bubbles. Nice streaks on the glass.

Tropical and pineapple aroma from the hop.

Surprisingly dry with a full body and an equally high carbonation level. Strong bittering hop but it doesn't leave a harsh aftertaste. It does linger a long time. A bit oily from the high alcohol content. Very brief malt presence.

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Photo of atrocity
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.35/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of duceswild
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of mdaschaf
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of drewone
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of ZEB89
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Slatetank
4.39/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

thank you so much stakem for this growler share for my birthday!

enjoyed from a glass chilled.

The color is murky hazy tarnished golden with a small white head with tight bead. The smell is very herbaceous with lots of tropcial fruit odors and mild hint of grass with light floral and citrus tinges. the feel is great with moderately high bitterness, good carbonation and lots of resins from the hops w/ moderately low astringency and alcohol effect on the palate.

The taste is so fresh and green, the hops are very juicy and taste citrusy with rind-like notes and mild hints of tropical fruit adding to the lush herbal taste with subtle sweetness, very dry and there is hardly any alcohol flavor because this is drenched with oily hop flavor. Overall I was again impressed with Hill Farmstead's prowess in the realm of ipa, just fantastic in every way. Thanks again Adam!

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Photo of mdfb79
4.38/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had 2 8oz. pours on tap at Pony Bar HK in NYC today.

Pours a hazy medium orange-yellow, with one inch of white head and moderate carbonation evident. Tons of citrus hops, oranges, tropical fruits, honey, pine, resin, fruity malts, and grapefruit. Light bitter bite in the taste. Medium body and moderate carbonation with some bitterness.

Overall very good. A little bitter for 6% but super hoppy so that's great. Highly recommend it, would love to have it again.

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Photo of Alieniloquium
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 mL growler poured into my new Dogfish IPA glass! Let's take this bad boy for a test drive.

Appearance - Nice white head with decent retention and nice lacing. Golden yellow body that's a little hazy.

Smell - Lots of grapefruit and grassy hops. All hops. Pungent and a little bit of onion to it.

Taste - Very hoppy. Bright citrus with a touch of sweetness right up front before becoming more grassy than the nose. Not much malt. Low bitterness, but there's almost no sweetness to it from the malt at all so it lingers.

Mouthfeel - Clean and easy to drink. Light to medium body with a dose of bitterness at the end.

Overall - I had a small pour of this and wasn't enthused. Split a growler with someone and now I really like it.

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Photo of orangesol
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of PA-Michigander
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Huhzubendah
4.47/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Growler shared by yourefragile. Thanks Michael.

The beer appears lightly hazy, with ample effervescence and a small white head. The aroma offers oranges, orange rinds, citrus, various tropical fruits. Great flavor! Abundant citrus flavors. Easy to drink, I instantly want more. Hooray Hill Farmstead. Another terrific brew from one of America's top breweries. I would drink this anytime. Would love to have this on draft at home.

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Photo of dfhhead25
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of BMart
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of stakem
4.18/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Growler into a tulip, big thanks go to baconsausage for hooking me up with a 1-liter growler of this. The brew pours a clouded golden color with a rich 2-finger plus creamy cap. As the froth fades, it leaves a webby pattern of lace sticking all over the glass. A light swirl revives more than a finger of froth back to the surface.

The aroma is juicy with hops. There is a bit of tropical quality going on in this somewhat reminiscent of pineapple with grassy hints around the edges of the nose. More sniffs reveal some orange/lemon zest with the faintest touch of sulfur that is coupled with a bit of straw-like grain quality.

The taste starts off tropical with hop flavoring just like the aroma leads on. As more sips are taken, the bitterness comes into focus more with a bit of straw-like grain quality. There is some grassiness about this as well a minor touch of sulfur and an herbal edge into the finish. There is a very light yeastiness about this brew that brings it all together. A bit of tea-like astringency is noted with a light fruity touch of alcohol.

This is a light bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. A super easy drinking IPA to say the least. This is a really nice interpretation of the style. So far, every hoppy offering I have had from Hill Farmstead has exceeded the norm and this is no exception. No hesitation here reaching for another glass.

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Photo of InspectorBob
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of ejimhof
3.75/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chippo33
3.5/5  rDev -19%

Harlan IPA from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 97.4% out of 100 with 989 ratings
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