Simcoe Pale Ale | Hill Farmstead Brewery

BA SCORE
4.26/5
195 Ratings
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: Simcoe!

Added by kingcrowing on 08-11-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
38
Ratings:
195
pDev:
8.22%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at the Blackback Pub in Waterbury.

A: Hazy pale amber body, 1-finger white head. Good retention, nice lace. Solid.

S: Bright, fruity hoppiness. Huge grapefruit, tropical notes, and pine resin. Amazing.

T: Pure hops, nothing else. Huge fruitiness up front, strong bitterness on teh finish. Cleanly bitter, almost chalky finish. Great.

M: Soft, creamy, delicate. Wow.

O: Incredibly good pale ale. I enjoyed it far more than Edward.

Cheers!

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed from notes. Growler shared by yourefragile, thanks! Served in a Hill Farmstead stemmed tulip. Another winner from the winningest brewery on the planet.

Beer is yellow with a mild haze to it. Nice white head, some lacing, nice carbonation.

Aroma is super hoppy, very forward, not a hint of malt anywhere...anywhere.

Beer is light and fruity with a great finish. I love love love this beer. I'm glad I got to try it and would definitely have this again.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First time at the brewery! :D

Not a big fan of Simcoe hops so not expecting to love this. Beautiful pour as usual, decadent hoppy aroma. Super fresh, smells great!

Taste is a different story. Distinctively Simcoe tones to kick things off. Hoppy, bitter, not juicy or citrusy. I'm not a huge fan of most beers from this style either, and Simcoe hops don't help in this regard. I'm sure many will love it, but this isn't for me.

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Simcoe Pale Ale from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.26 out of 5 with 195 ratings
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