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E. | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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E.E.
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4.29/5
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558 Ratings
E.E.
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
E is definitely not a Belgian IPA - it's a funky version of Edward (american pale ale) - fermented with brettanomyces, dry hopped with galaxy, and aged on stainless for four months. Basically, we refer to it as a farmhouse pale ale - a cross between a saison and an american pale.

2012 Release: Aged in Mimosa barrels.
2014 Release: Aged in wine barrels with resident yeast and microfloa for 1.5 years.

Added by flipper2gv on 04-24-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#729
Reviews:
80
Ratings:
558
pDev:
7.69%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
317
Gots:
73
Trade:
8
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Photo of BEER88
4.34/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

This one pours a slightly hazy light yellow, with a fluffy white head, and a good bit of lacing.

This smells like citrusy hops- lemon and orange, with slight acidity, sour grapefruit and oak.

Like all of HF's farmhouse ales, this has such a wonderful complex delicacy to it. There's lots of sour citrus, some stone fruit, hay like funk, lemony yogurt, and grassy bitterness.

This is light bodied, crisp and surprisingly clean, with a good level of carbonation.

I have an ever active quest to try every Hill Farmstead beer imaginable. I'm making delicious, delicious progress.

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4.4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rifugium
4.42/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.92/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.28/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 7irondave
4.4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aaronyoung01
3.91/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of von_kaiser
4.37/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JLK7299
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Adamostella
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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4.31/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PHBoiler
4.21/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful golden color and huge pillowy head. Nice carb. Fairly funky nose. Lots of brett. Some lemon/lime tartness. A grassy bitterness. Stored cold since release. Wish I got more from the galaxy hops. Cleaner Brett flavors as it warms. Mostly funky with some grassy hop bitterness.

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Photo of Brew33
4.2/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nichols33
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.11/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of SebD
4.48/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: It has a nice slightly hazy golden/orange color to it. It has a nice frothy white head that dies down moderately slow and leaves very nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of citrus, lemon, grapefruit, grass, some oak, and straight up funk.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some nice lemon, citrus and grapefruit, light oak, herbal/grassy undertones and Brett funk.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied by great flavors and aromas. Hill Farmstead never disappoints.

Serving type: bottle

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4.27/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.85/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ale_addin
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.05/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.46/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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E. from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 558 ratings
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