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:
2,657
Reviews:
397
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
7.38%
 
 
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Photo of srw
4.19/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.12/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.12/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dsshuck
4.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JoeK89
4.4/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jeremiahoden
4.26/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Buck89
4.43/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

The beer was opaque and somewhat viscous on the pour. A very dark brown color with a thick and creamy tan head. The first whiff brought milk chocolate with a bit of roasted coffee, some roasty malt, and a tiny bit of char. The malt was slightly sweet and it gave the sensation of chocolate milk. The first thing I noticed on the drink was the incredible silky feel of this one. I mean this beer just flowed effortlessly across my palate. Not thin, not sweet, just right. Carbonation was lower than most ales which seemed perfect for a big porter. The taste was huge dark chocolate, some coffee, some toast, mild char, and a pleasing floral bitterness on the finish. A big, complex beer that approaches imperial stout territory. This beer was 7.2% but I never noticed it. I'm finding out that these HF beers certainly stand up to the hype!

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4.48/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.28/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Mule Bar in Winooski.

Pours a nice black color, or lack of color, with a fine brown head.

Loads of coffee on the nose, with a bit of toast and soy sauce.

Very soft flavor, chocolate and coffee dominate, with hints of toasted bread and salt in he back.

Unbelieveably thick and rich texture considering the ABV. Velvety goodness.

Porters are my least favorite style, but I had heard so many good things, I had to go for it, and very happy I did. Really rich and velvety, a pleasure to drink.

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4.19/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.84/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeantownBrews
4.48/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pitch black pour with nice khaki head
Smells of coffee, chocolate and slight toffee
Chocolate forward followed by coffee and with caramel like sweetness on the back
Tad thin

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4.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.35/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmdrpi
4.23/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

on draft in a nonic pint glass

black in color, foamy tan head. nice aroma of chocolate and coffee. flavorful but not too bold. similar flavor, well balanced. medium bodied, and easy drinking.

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4.44/5  rDev -0.7%
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.32/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Everett Porter from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.47 out of 5 based on 2,657 ratings.
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