Society & Solitude #13
Hill Farmstead Brewery

Society & Solitude #13Society & Solitude #13
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From:
Hill Farmstead Brewery
 
Vermont, United States
Style:
Imperial IPA
Ranked #641
ABV:
8%
Score:
92
Ranked #4,586
Avg:
4.23 | pDev: 5.67%
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
28
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jan 16, 2024
Added:
Feb 05, 2023
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  0
Society & Solitude #13 features HBC 586, Simcoe, and Strata hops. Developed by the Hop Breeding Co. (a joint venture between John I. Haas and Yakima Chief Ranches), HBC 586 is perhaps our favorite HBC varietal in the last decade. Strata—a variety developed by Indie Hops via Oregon State’s Aroma Hop Breeding Program—provides a unique complexity of aromas that buttresses the qualities we enjoy most with our hand-selected Simcoe® hops.
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Rated: 3.75 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts

Jan 16, 2024
 
Rated: 4.1 by Jdells09 from New Jersey

Nov 19, 2023
 
Rated: 4.25 by JLK7299 from North Carolina

Oct 22, 2023
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Reviewed by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

4.27/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Look - hazy bright orange ing and lacing
Smell and taste - citrus stone fruit slight grass. Sweeter taste
Feel - medium full body wit a medium carb
Overall - nice classic East Coast
Oct 01, 2023
 
Rated: 4.5 by doctorgary from New York

Aug 31, 2023
 
Rated: 4.42 by Uconnelmo from Connecticut

Aug 26, 2023
 
Rated: 4.5 by Stengelfoot from California

Aug 26, 2023
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Reviewed by SpeedwayJim from New York

4.23/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
16oz. Can into a BT pint glass.

2 finger frothy white head. Spiderweb lace. Hazy peach color. Nose is citrus, stone fruit, fresh cut grass, and unripened peach. Pretty mellow. Beer opens unripened peach, apricot, and other stonefruit pit. A bit of cherry stem and pit in the middle. Citrus, grapefruit, and morning dew on grass at the finish. Extremely well balanced. Body is light with moderate to ample carbonation. Prickly and lively on the palate and goes down bone dry with a sticky, lingering aftertaste.

There's not many stonefruit forward IPAs out there but this is certainly one of the better ones.
Aug 24, 2023
 
Rated: 4.25 by bigred89 from Maryland

Aug 11, 2023
 
Rated: 4.32 by Duncian from Pennsylvania

May 09, 2023
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

4.53/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
This one pours a semi-hazy golden yellow color, with a small head, and lots of lacing.

This smells like melon, grapefruit, minerally bitterness, grassiness, lemon, and stone fruit.

This is really tasty to me – very dry on the finish, with a grassy and mineral-esque finish, almost botanical, with juicy grapefruit, apricot, and melon hop character.

This is fairly light bodied for the ABV, but not thin, with a great drinkability.

This series is so varied, but also invariably delicious. This is another great entry, with a refreshing and dry bitterness on the end that keeps me coming back for me.
Apr 11, 2023
 
Rated: 4.42 by SkiBum22 from New York

Apr 02, 2023
 
Rated: 4.47 by Hendry from Vermont

Apr 01, 2023
 
Rated: 4.25 by Cpmitchno1 from Virginia

Mar 25, 2023
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Reviewed by Sludgeman from District of Columbia

4.49/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
On tap at Monks in Philly. Poured into a tall tulip

O - l like this beer very much. A great blend of malt, hops and light sweetness. 4.5

A – Pours a cloudy pale straw to yellow with great lacing 3.75

S - Sweet blossoms 4.75

T - The sweetness extends into the taste but finishes drier than it starts. 4.5

MF - Medium light body with a semi-dry finish. 4.25
Mar 18, 2023
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Reviewed by jrc1093 from Connecticut

3.89/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Canned on 2/7/23; consumed on 3/11/23

Pours a deeply translucent, glossy copper-gold body capped with two and a half fingers of rocky, eggshell-white foam; good head retention leaves a finger and a half of cap, a moderate, frothy collar, and modest display of webby/spotty lacing dotted around the walls of the glass.

Aromas of pineapple cut with pink grapefruit settle to white grape as a softer layer of citric tangerine washes over grassy resins.

Taste offers key lime zest and a flaky malt backing upfront, with pink lemonade residuals and a grassy trail guiding through notes of orange zest over the mid-palate; underripe guava, green pineapple, and peppery white grape are interspersed across the back end of the profile.

Mouthfeel brings a body on the lighter end of medium and a moderate carbonation, levying a prickly spritz and easing to creamy textures contrasting taut zest through the mid-palate as minimal bittering lingers on a clean, slightly resinous back end.

A delicate presentation of an eclectically citric profile marrying sensations of underripe tropical fruits to an adeptly earthy foundation; lighter and refreshing for its ABV.
Mar 12, 2023
 
Rated: 4.02 by curlybird from Pennsylvania

Mar 04, 2023
 
Rated: 4.23 by chippo33 from Vermont

Mar 03, 2023
 
Rated: 4.17 by saymike32 from New Jersey

Mar 01, 2023
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Reviewed by BubbleBobble from New York

3.52/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5
Pours a hazy orange from the can, light and fluffy half-inch head that quickly flattens out but leaves good lacing. Nose is dried mango, strawberry Starburst, tropical fruit juices, and light menthol spiciness. Taste has more pine than apparent on the nose, but there's plenty of sweeter, more tropical hop notes to go around. Some background grain, malt, and barley, as well as mild hop spice. There's a lack of brightness to this overall, however, while at the same time a lack of depth to its flavor. Spice lingers on the finish, as well as some greener, allium notes. As with every beer I picked up on this trip, this felt under carbonated. Good, but think it's carried a little far by the name on the label.
Mar 01, 2023
Society & Solitude #13 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 28 ratings