Society & Solitude #5 | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our experimental Double IPA series continues.

Imperial IPA. American and New Zealand hops. Think Grapefruit.

Added by Brad007 on 09-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,412
Reviews:
164
Avg:
4.5
pDev:
6.44%
 
 
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444
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140
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Photo of eddiefl
4.35/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sordyl
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mayxday
4.37/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Burgh1328
4.84/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Angerhaus
4.92/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Futbolmanby
4.54/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KT123
4.42/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BEER88
4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RNbeerfan
4.6/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mikexw
4.6/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RAlmeida77
4.45/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Growler filled on Saturday, opened last night...

Look: Hazy yellowish orange color with a white head. Looks great.
Smell: Grapefruit, tangerine and melon. I get lots of melon.
Taste: Melon flavors really shine which make this a super smooth drinking DIPA.
Feel: Med carbonation and damn near perfect.
Overall: Another outstanding offering by HF. They are so consistently excellent across their entire portfolio.

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Photo of Onemoresolo
4.72/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Growler filled on Friday, opened Sunday.

Look: Hazy golden straw with a pure white head. Inviting.

Smell: Grapefruit and tangerine juice meets melon pineapple and papaya

Taste: Holy shit. Huge, but refined flavors of grapefruit and honeydew melon shine. Amazing.

Feel: Classic Hill Farmstead perfection.

Overall: Absolutely amazing.

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Photo of ContentmentDIPA
4.41/5  rDev -2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of edthehead
4.66/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of happyreefer
4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hopislovehopislife
4.55/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mystikyle71
4.8/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JaredSammy
4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 1levelabove247
4.64/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Emersonio
4.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pour: On draft at the Jeffery in NYC. Poured into a tulip glass. Appearance: Very hazy and light straw in color. Medium white head. Aroma: Tropical fruit. Good hoppy citrus notes. Taste: Complex yet balanced. Immediately thought provoking on the first sip. First there is a very earthly quality which then reveals citrus, hops and pine flavors. Aftertaste: Hoppy citrus and pine recedes and finishes with earth and grass. Overall: Very interesting and complex brew. Really enjoyed it! Excellent. 4.68 out of 5.

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Photo of JoshBrews
4.7/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KidSalami
4.85/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Skwalk47
4.28/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Condado
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Quite simply...best beer I have ever tasted. From a growler picked up at the brewery.

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Photo of Jae61
4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Society & Solitude #5 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.5 out of 5 based on 1,412 ratings.
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