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Society & Solitude #4 | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BA SCORE
4.59/5
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1,190 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:
#50
Reviews:
156
Ratings:
1,190
pDev:
6.54%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
441
Gots:
112
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,190 |  Reviews: 156
Photo of SebastianOwl
4.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Scooter1027
4.73/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

Very brite and the citrus notes are very nice on the back end. I've had this several times and without a doubt one of my all time favorites .

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Photo of OleDixie
4.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dizzy242
4.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Academymike
4.75/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of waddellc2
4.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dadthew
4.59/5  rDev 0%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bigred89
4.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dmbphoenix
4.38/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chriswjr
4.4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jlabs
4.29/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of philbe311
4.12/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GuitarIPA
4.25/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Phil9250
4.51/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SomethingClever
4.46/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750ml swing top bottle poured into a tulip glass filled on 7/29

A: big fluffy tiny bubbled white head. Body is a hazy bright orange color.

S: Mango, pineapple purée very juicy with a light tangerine end. A little bit of peaches as well.

T: lots of mango and pineapple very juicy fairly bitter finish.

M: Medium bodied a little bit softer on the carbonation. Has a nice lingering fruit flavor on the finish.

O: Very impressive beer the fruit flavors explode and the beer still has a nice bite to it which seems to be lacking from some NE style IPAs.

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Photo of Roofpizza
4.8/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of PicoPapa
4.36/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Doc Ponds. Pours a hazy burnt orange with 2 inches of frothy head. Tons of lacing. Nose is lots of grapefruit and tropical fruits. Lime and pine. The taste is loads of tropical fruits. Pineapple, mango, guava, grapefruit and lime. Some stone fruits as well. Slightly dank finish with more tropical fruits. Some alcohol heat. Oily mouthfeel with a good amount of carbonation. Overall, awesome.

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Photo of Samact
4.58/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sarge3130
4.4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a flared tulip, the appearance was a cloudy/hazy burnt orange color with a finger’s worth of white foamy head that dissipates at a nice pace. Moderate lace speckles the glass nicely. The aroma starts off with a beautiful balance between the mango sweetness, somewhat tropical and then flowing into a nice rind-like citrusy bitter grip. Sweet onion starting to come out. The flavor yields to the bitter side first but very quick, and then dries up with the rind, full and pith-like with a super nice juicy to bitter balance rolling into a semi-sticky aftertaste and finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a great balance of sipping to sessionable sort of bittersweet feel to it. Good level of carbonation. Overall, extremely nice DIPA that I would love to have again.

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Photo of Lare453
4.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ddch
4.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best beer I've ever had on tap.

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Photo of BlackHawk89
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of nfedas
4.25/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Society & Solitude #4 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.59 out of 5 with 1,190 ratings
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