Everett Porter | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Everett (1908-1939) was our grandfather’s brother; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his 13 siblings. In his honor, this Porter is crafted from American malted barley, English and German roasted malts, American hops, our ale yeast, and water from our well. It is unfiltered and naturally carbonated. Decadent in its depth, with a complex backbone of chocolate, coffee, and malty sweetness, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Everett.

Pale, Caramel, and Chocolate Malt, Roasted Barley, Columbus hops; Ale Yeast, and our Well Water.

Added by Brad007 on 08-15-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,631
Reviews:
393
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
7.38%
 
 
Wants:
1,118
Gots:
401
For Trade:
41
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Ratings: 2,631 |  Reviews: 393
Photo of MRVermont
3.77/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrnyc
3.77/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer was a very big disappointment. I don't understand the high rating for this one, must be Hill Farmstead hype. Had Victory At Sea earlier this week and VAS eats Everett's lunch every day of the week and every week of the year.

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Photo of AdrianC31
3.78/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Beer_Shark
3.78/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tvaughan32
3.78/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Snig623
3.8/5  rDev -15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.83/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Very dark brown. As close to black as you can get. Substantial head, over one inch. The lacing was full of tight bubbles, and retention before it got there was excellent. Aroma bursting with roast.

Even though there was substantial roast in the nose, the taste and mouthfeel is thick and smooth. Standard no frills no adjunct porter and it does it pretty well.

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Photo of Brew33
3.83/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JoeMarinello
3.83/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of andrewinski1
3.83/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Hill Farmstead glass. Nice black color with a half inch tan head (though the head was much larger on my brother's glass).

The aroma indicates slightly sweet black coffee with a note of chocolate fudge.

The taste starts out with sweet malt followed by a clean bitter roasted finish. There is a gentle hop flavor in the finish. Nothing too fancy here, but I have to be impressed by the perfect sweet and bitter balance.

The mouthfeel is robust and the carbonation just enough to make this refreshing.

Another impressive offering from Hill Farmstead. Can't wait to go back for more!

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Photo of MenardMa
3.85/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Treycotton
3.85/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jacob17
3.85/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TaborTime
3.88/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of cpetrone84
3.88/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour is dark brown, almost black, with a thin coffee brown ring. Nose is roasted barley, cocoa, hint of roasted coffee and a bit dusty. Taste has more malt sweetness, lightly roasted barley with strong cocoa, coffee lingers in finish. Full bodies, smooth and creamy with strong carbonation. There is more malt sweetness in the taste, towards the back of the palate adding some nice depth.

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Photo of mjpolzin
3.89/5  rDev -13%

Photo of Mandypants11
3.89/5  rDev -13%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.9/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of benzalman
3.9/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rderedin
3.9/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.91/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really dark porter, just a hair under black, nice pretty creamy head on it, over 1" in depth. Good retention of the lace as well. Aroma, dark chocolate, solid, but not substantial roast aroma, didn't really get much if anything in the way of coffee.

Taste, pretty smooth, like there's a bunch of oatmeal used. Very smooth, very rich. I think there's a little touch of vanilla in there. Or maybe its caramel I'm tasting and that's helping with the smoothness, not a robust porter in the sense its a highly hopped one, it really just lays something down smooth. Alcohol hid well. Carbonation is spot on. Frankly, I don't really see what is robust, its really good and all, but not because it is robust or in your face, its nice because its a smooth operator.

One of the better porters I've had in awhile. Unless you count the BBXXIII as a true porter. . . this is a very good non bal porter.

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Photo of Samsel83
3.91/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AndrewPalmer
3.91/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Danny1217
3.91/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Brian29
3.91/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Everett Porter from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.47 out of 5 based on 2,631 ratings.
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