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:
1,422
Reviews:
165
Avg:
4.5
pDev:
6.44%
 
 
Wants:
443
Gots:
142
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Ratings: 1,422 |  Reviews: 165
Photo of KidDoc
4.32/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Tap pour into Tulip glass. Nice hazy honey look. Decent head with minimal retention but nice sticky foamy lacing all the way down. I had this after a #4 and it was a bit underwhelming after that. Nice dank tropical fruit aroma and nice understated flavor. Beautiful creamy mouthfeel. The alcohol was very well hidden. Delicious beer

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Photo of MilaMila
4.43/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NelCet
4.59/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Gawz
4.52/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Juice14
4.59/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Daver32nh
4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ryno6616
4.7/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Another solid brew from HF. No surprise
Society & Solitude #5 is my 2nd one of the series. I recently had S&S#4 and do have to say I enjoyed 4 more, but 5 Is still solid as hell. #5 is a double that hides its 8% + very well. Very easy to drink.

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

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

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

Photo of Hyptochrons
4.69/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Hated straw golden with a dense bright white head - good retention and lacing.

Beautiful aromas of green tea, spicy floral note, earthyn dankness, nectarine, grapefruit, bubblegum, medical plastic.

Palate is minty herbs, green tea, pulpy OJ, grapefruit, peach, grassy, spicy pine.

Feel is medium-full- perfect fluffy creamy.

Overall this is what im looking for in an IPA. complex, pungent but balanced... easy drinking and totally satisfying.

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Photo of tblack4d
4.48/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jmalo
4.52/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tjresmini
3.84/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bufante
4.25/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of nicrm2007
4.25/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Voltaire367
4.85/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BostonHoppa
4.76/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mmhannon
4.94/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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

Hill Farmstead has done it again. No bitterness, nice hoppiness. Amazing smooth fluffy cloud feel. The hops and fruitiness just go so well on the taste. So perfect.

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

Photo of jcflorian
4.47/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Liberatiscioli
4.15/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mangbus
4.56/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Society & Solitude #5 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.5 out of 5 based on 1,422 ratings.
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