George | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
George was our grandfather’s brother, and Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his 13 siblings.

George is our American Brown Ale. Hopped, rightfully so, with Centennial, Cascade, and a touch of Columbus…

Added by cosmicevan on 10-27-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
704
Reviews:
103
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
7.3%
 
 
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39
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72
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.92/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to JealousChalice for sharing this one at mrbubbler's "end of the world" tasting.

Pours a clear brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to an oily film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, roasted nuts, and some hop aromas. Taste is much the same with a nice nutty finish and a mild roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.9/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.4/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On-draught @ One Mile House in the Bowery, NYC.

Overhopped for a brown ale, but tasty.

B- / WORTHY

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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4.05/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Tap from the Hill Farmstead Taproom.

Nice creamy head fades slowly with lacing dark murky molasses brown color.

Nose nice dark molasses malts, soft aged malts, brown sugar, light sweetness, hint if grassy earthy hops.

Taste creamy brown malts, lots of earthy almost spicy hops, decent bitterness that grows to quite bitter on the finish. Caramel, molasses, brown sugar soft aged malts.

Mouth is med bodied, slightly creamy, good carb.

Overall nice, hoppier than expected, tasty though

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4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Dark mahogany with a khaki head ... Abundant with great retention and modest lacing. Aroma is big bitter hops, thankfully devoid of citrus, some pine and spicy earthiness. Flavor is rich, adding a roasted chicory element, hint of old school dark coffee. Missing the mild, nutty sweetness of English browns. Medium full feel. A bold, assertive, american brew.

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

First had: on tap at Capone's, Norristown, PA

Poured a murky chestnut brown with a decent off-white head that left a bit of soapy lacing. Aroma of nuts, grains and tea-like herbs. Nuts and brown sugar in the taste, roast and bitter cocoa, pine and herbal hops, grassy, with a bit of a wet cardboard sensation that isn't too out of place for the style in general. Better than many brown ales I've had. Medium body, a bit chalky, but still decent overall.

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4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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George from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.11 out of 5 based on 704 ratings.
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