Susan | Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Brewed by:
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Vermont, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
American IPA brewed with our favorite hops. Hopped with Citra, Simcoe, and Riwaka.

Added by MasterSki on 10-25-2012

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Photo of WesMantooth
3.97/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A cloudy pale orange pour into my newly gifted Hill Farmstead glass. It resembles orange juice with a fluffy white head on top dissipates quickly.

Aromas are pretty muted for me, but there is some citrus hops in the form of tropical fruit, mango maybe?, and pale malts.

Excellent tasting, even if a little bit on the flat side. Orange, peach, and slight pineapple flavors. Kind of ripe and a little bit funky with a hint of spice (rye like). Balanced nicely with the malts. Average to below average bitterness.

The body is silky smooth. A little crisp in the carbonation unless I am mistaking it for a farmhouse type yeast pitch.

An excellent IPA. Not world class for me though. I think I may score it a little higher as a pale, but a very good beer either way. I think it reminds me of Pseudo Sue.

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Photo of LGB362
3.99/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.99/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance was a nice looking hazy bronzed orange color with a bar pour’s kind of slim white head that dissipated within less than a minute leaving some messy lacing. The smell started off with some sweet peach, light apricots, light pine blend bittersweet and sound off together really nicely. The taste was bittersweet all of the way through in the previously mentioned flavors running into a nice semi-sweet to bitter citrus aftertaste. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a nice bittersweet feel on my tongue. Sessionable enough to want to have with food. Overall, I’d have this again. Its pretty good.

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4/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Momack229
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eden
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

4/2016 churchville a bit malty not bad a little sweet

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4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Andy1125
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Susan from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.48 out of 5 based on 1,850 ratings.
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