Riwaka Pale Ale | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American Pale Ale bittered, flavored, and dry hopped exclusively with one of our favorite hop varieties: New Zealand's rare and difficult to obtain Riwaka!

Added by Brad007 on 12-31-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
166
Reviews:
34
Avg:
4.39
pDev:
10.25%
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
2
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 166 |  Reviews: 34
Photo of blisscent
4.28/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JLK7299
4.8/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I actually had the Riwaka Single hop while I was at Hill but that isn't listed as an option so I will just post here. The Riwaka was my favorite I had while on my venture to Hill. Every beer I got there was phenominal. I left with several 64 oz growlers but I really regret not getting 2 of the Riwaka!

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Photo of PeterOSU
4.6/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mattdy
4.13/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jpepe08
4/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vonnegut21
4.39/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of GClarkage
4/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of jamvt
4/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of davewlfpckfan29
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of iatethecloudsfor
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of Hopheadhiker
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of nootch23
3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

Photo of jmilo64
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of TobiasG
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of tom10101
3.5/5  rDev -20.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Kelp
4/5  rDev -8.9%

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of VaTechHopHead
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of BrockettBrewing
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Takeanotherswing
3.75/5  rDev -14.6%

Riwaka Pale Ale from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.39 out of 5 based on 166 ratings.
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