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 -11.8%
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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3.99/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.99/5  rDev -11.3%
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 -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of SomethingClever
4/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml swing top growler poured into shaker pint, poured on 8/30 best by of 9/6.

A: murky tan orangish buddy, very small wispy white head that settles as a film.

S: light apricot, cantaloupe, a little herbal and earthy.

T: nice light fruit with the cantaloupe and apricot coming out with some lemon and grass. More of a biting hops presence.

M: A little more carbonation a bit more lively in the tongue. Medium bodied.

O: Very nice beer, not as quite as good as some of their other hoppy beers, but it's still very good.

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4/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -11.1%
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 -11.1%

Susan from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.5 out of 5 with 1,946 ratings