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:
2,636
Reviews:
394
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
7.38%
 
 
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1,122
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5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of 7irondave
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.41/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The appearance was a nice looking dark brown color with a one finger white to off white foamy head that dissipated within less than a minute. Light lacing surrounded the glass, thick yet not too thick as it showed enough spliced delicate thin-ness to it (adequate). The smell started off with sweet to robust and roasty coffee and cocoa moving slowly into a real nice malty aroma. The taste rolled into the sweetness nicely with a fairly sweet to roasty with a tad of bitter coffee blending nicely. There’s a nice semi-sweet to roasty aftertaste bleeding into a semi-dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium in body with a fairly nice sessionability about it. Carbonation runs nicely underneath fulfilling a fairly light quality but not too light. Overall, as an American Porter, it works. Its nice and definitely one to have this time of the year.

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Photo of Radcpa
4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of raspy22
4.9/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of donovansill
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stefko
3.97/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of BlackHawk89
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of nfedas
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Might be the tastiest and best porter I have ever had. I had it on tap at HF, in a growler, and in bottle. All were amazing. Tastes like dark chocolate brownie beer.

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Photo of Juggerr
4.67/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Phineasco
4.59/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Look: Pitch black with two inch khaki head.
Smell: Dark chocolate, brownies, and fudge.
Taste: Dark chocolate, brownies, tobacco, and fudge. Taste follows the nose.
Mouthfeel: Thick for the abv, but easy drinking.
Overall: A delicious Porter. A chocolate bomb.

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Photo of SuiGeneris1
3.57/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.68/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

16.9 oz. bottled 2.8.17

Pours pitch black with a creamy tan brown foam head. Smells like licorice, baker's chocolate, tobacco, dark roast coffee, espresso, smoky roasted malts, raisins, dark dried fruits, dark caramel, molasses, charred brown sugar, with woody earthy herbal grassy pine. Tastes like licorice, dark baker's chocolate, tobacco leaf, smoky roasted malts, dark roast black coffee, espresso, raisins, dark dried fruits, dark caramel, molasses, charred brown sugar, with woody earthy herbal grassy pine. Feels medium-full bodied, creamy and smooth with moderate low carbonation. Overall a really great robust porter.

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Photo of zshaft
4.27/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JLK7299
4.57/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Best Porter I've ever had

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Photo of carmike813
4.31/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vinces915
4.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of rab53
4.14/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Gavage
4.46/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: pours a dark brown color with a 1" head that lingers around a while.

Smell: roastred tones with some chocolate and hints of coffee.

Taste: follows the nose as a big roasted malt profile leads off with some dark chocolate, coffee, and a moderate bitterness.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Lightly crisp to start, smoother at the finish.

Overall: a wonderful beer loaded with well balanced flavors.

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Photo of jleavitt08
4.3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IvoryFoxhole
4.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 ML growler in trade, either day of or day after. Fresh either way. Poured into Lawson's tulip glass.

L: Beer pours completely dark with 2F light tan head with good retention, lots of lacing, and a cap and ring.

S: Roasty malt and barley goodness, giving off scents like coffee, unsweetened cocoa, and caramel. Tiny deduction for barely noticeable off-note that is mineral in character (likely the famous HF well water).

T: Lots of roasty goodness that generally follows the nose with slightly sweet coffee and unsweetened cocoa.

F: Medium bodied, light natural carbonation. Creamy goodness. Excellent construction and balance.

O: Best basic porter I've had. No big frills or added flavor, just solid goodness.

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Everett Porter from Hill Farmstead Brewery
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