Genealogy Of Morals (Madeira Barrel Aged) | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.66%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Madeira Barrel Aged Rye Coffee Imperial Stout.

Added by MasterSki on 09-06-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
95
Reviews:
21
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
8.74%
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Genealogy of Morals, batches 1 & 2.

The beer is dark brown, nearing black, with a half inch of beige collar. The aroma offers roast, coffee, barrel character, red wine - smells great. Still lots of coffee presence. A hint of spice, perhaps cinnamon. Big barrel notes. Delicious beer. I prefer this to Damon and Port Damon, but Double Damon is superior IMO. Medium to full bodied and slick on the palate. Chocolate notes. hints of dessert wine. Very good.

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4/5  rDev -2.9%

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

500 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Almost completely black. Reddish brown at the edges. Mocha head that is well retained.

Smell - Intense coffee immediately. Almost a smokey aroma, too. Red wine. A little bit of tannins.

Taste - Burnt malt, almost smokey malt character. Coffee flavor lends itself to the burnt malts. Red wine flavor is more prevalent in the finish, along with a bitter malt aftertaste. Intense flavors.

Mouthfeel - Not thick, but a palate wrecker of flavor. Intense in every respect. Medium heavy with ample carbonation.

Overall - Excellent combination of flavors. The barrel is unique and adds to the barrage of flavors that is this beer.

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Genealogy Of Morals (Madeira Barrel Aged) from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.12 out of 5 based on 95 ratings.
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