Society & Solitude #3 | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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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:
The series of experimental Double IPAs continues. This one is hopped with ample amounts of Columbus and is reminiscent of… an Imperial Harlan?

Added by MasterSki on 03-26-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
336
Reviews:
64
Avg:
4.31
pDev:
6.03%
 
 
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45
Gots:
11
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Photo of rlee1390
4.2/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The columbus hops are good. However given the yummyness that is some of the new hops have completely changed the game.

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Photo of jayhunter357
4.38/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of moarmare
4.29/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Peter1977
4.39/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shogun250
4.15/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JStampler
4.21/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VABA
4.35/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of curtis6290
4.37/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jaydoc
3.92/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mltobin
4.27/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of King_B-rad
4.29/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Str82hel
4.81/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Gunch52
4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JoshBrews
4.48/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of parris
5/5  rDev +16%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.47/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Growler from the source, thanks Curran.

This one pours a hazy soft orange color, with a 1.5 inch head, and a little bit of lacing.

I didn't think Columbus hops could go this far, but they do. Smells like orange creamsicle, grapefruit, a bit of bready malt, and mango.

This tastes pretty great. It's got a super creamy taste, with some orange, a bit of pale slightly bready malt, some clean pine, grapefruit rind, and mango in the taste. It's incredibly tasty.

This is medium bodied, slightly creamy, with a pretty crisp mouthfeel, and a normal level of carbonation.

Every hoppy beer I've had from HIll Farmstead has been incredibly good. This is no exception.

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Photo of canadianghetto
4.29/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tobelerone
4.15/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Deltoro
4.43/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PA-Michigander
4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brentk56
4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Arrives with a hazy peach color with a finger of foam forming; decent retention and some good lacing

Smell: Grapefruit aroma dominates, with tangerine, peach and mango elements

Taste: Bready, up front, from the malt with grapefruit, tangerine, peach and a light mango flavors building; peaches, with a hint of cream through the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A decent IPA but I was expecting more, given the brewer

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Photo of oglmcdgl
4.24/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnParadee
4.27/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bgold86
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Society & Solitude #3 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.31 out of 5 based on 336 ratings.
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