Double Galaxy | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
4.6/5
1,394 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Single Hop IPA hopped exclusively with Galaxy.

Added by sisuspeed on 04-02-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41
Reviews:
222
Ratings:
1,394
pDev:
6.96%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,432
Gots:
141
Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Photo of Jefe73
5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I haven't reviewed very many beers, but I felt very compelled to do so for this one. Thanks to jsvt for sending a very fresh growler of this.

A - Pours a very hazy, golden yellow with a nice two finger off white head that lingered to the very end.

S - As everyone has been quick to point out, the aroma on this bad boy is incredible! It's exploding with citrus and tropical fruits at every turn. Orange zest, grapefruit, pineapple and piney hop notes. Hill Farmstead really nailed the smell on this IPA.

T - Much of what is present in the nose is exactly what you get upon your first sip of this perfectly crafted brew. Again, citrus and tropical flavors dance all over my tongue. Orange rind, lemon zest, pineapple, mango and maybe some peach. This is all finished up on the backend with a resinous piney bitterness. It's all balanced perfectly. Very drinkable.

M - not overly carbonated. A think mouthfeel which adds to the body. Not overly bitter.

O - This has definitely moved to the top of my list when it comes to IPA's. I highly recommend seeking this out and trying it for yourself.

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5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from can into my d-bag neckbeard teku. No canning date, but no more than a week old at this point.

A: Stunning, washed out golden yellow. Completely opaque, perfectly smooth. No particulate to speak of. Fluffy white head that's sticking around. Nice lacing along the sides. One of the most beautiful NE style IPA's I've ever seen.

S: Honestly the smell jumped out of the can the second I opened it. Smells like pure orange juice. Sweet, sticky, dank. Herby-ness.

T: World class. Ambrosia. When I drink galaxy hops I always taste pineapple, but this is straight orange and grapefruit. There is a wonderful bitterness on the finish to round out the juiciness. The malt is playing second fiddle...this is just all hops all day.

F: Smooth, creamy, rich, velvety

O: Perfect.

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5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Double Galaxy from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.6 out of 5 with 1,394 ratings
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