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Society & Solitude #4 | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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4.59/5
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1,168 Ratings
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:
Our experimental Double IPA experience continues. Hybrid Imperial IPA... Think Double Citra Meets Double Galaxy.

Added by jlindros on 07-08-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#49
Reviews:
154
Ratings:
1,168
pDev:
6.54%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
438
Gots:
110
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5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of dar482
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The beer comes in an opaque gorgeously sunset golden orange.

The aroma jumps out of apricot, nectarine, mango, passionfruit, tangerine, dried tropical fruit, some dank quality.

The flavor follows with tropical fruit gum, dried mango, dried stone fruit, candied tangerine, a white bready malt in the middle, lingering fruit along with a soft herbaceous bitterness, along with a dank aftertaste.

A true masterpiece of a DIPA. I could never get tired of this.

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Photo of TonyJ815
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Nachojon
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Fuck. This beer in my glass in Portland. HOW? Flip top 750 opens with a hiss, nice frothy head, beautiful color, the perfect, I mean perfect haze, the orange, the amber, the lemon rind. Aroma is amazing citrus, some pine, some melon some stone fruit. The flavor, soft up front, ripe citrus, grapefruit, melon. Crisp and clean mouthfeel with just that bit of pucker holding on to remind you that this is incredible. One of the best things I have ever tasted.

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5/5  rDev +8.9%

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5/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of imyourhero21
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If double citra was pretty much the perfect ipa, then this is with the addition of the galaxy hops. I wish the growler never ran out of this beer. Im hooked on these HF pale ales!!

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5/5  rDev +8.9%

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5/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of Grfilwett
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of DrunkyBuddha
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Feelmebone
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Patlee3324
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +8.9%

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5/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of Dukejjz
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of yarnbomb
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of NickT1133
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of lovindahops
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Ok double galaxy meets double citra here we go.

A- murky ultra HF yellow an excellent off white head of foam. Spider-Man like lacing reaches to the side as the brew completely glows in the glass. The most vibrant look you can ever expect. The body screams DIPA

S- there it is.... Papaya, mango, citrus, pineapple, tropical oasis in a glass! Citra and galaxy accompanied by a prickly pine scent that is combined to create something you can only find from HF. This is what is meant by the terminology tropical bouquet. The scent is viral as it bursts into your nostrils and literally clings there. It's perfect... A utopia of DIPA's if you will

T- a cascade of smooth pineapple and mango glides over the tongue while some fresh waves of grass and mild earthiness dust along. So clean and full of a citric hop bouquet. Waves of prickly pineapples coate, sting, and consume the entire mouth. This is the real deal. Massively clean and constructed to dominate with a shade of bitterness

M- HF creaminess and carbonated flavor blasts the palate. Absolutely wicked.

O- I never thought I could have a beer that topped Double Galaxy. Well... Society and Solitude 4 just tied it! This tropical apocalypse just manifested itself as the best beer I have ever had (tied with DG). Unbelievably clean and full of the best hop profile one can ask for. Shaun Hill is the best brewer in the history of mankind. I'm serious

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5/5  rDev +8.9%

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5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of thuglife
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Society & Solitude #4 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.59 out of 5 with 1,168 ratings
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