Genealogy Of Morals (Bourbon 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): 10.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Aged in a mixture of Van Winkle and Buffalo Trace barrels.

Added by MasterSki on 07-22-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
566
Reviews:
62
Avg:
4.5
pDev:
6.67%
 
 
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458
Gots:
96
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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

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4.63/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Frudel
4.74/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Fresh batch released on May 2017. Bottle splitted 4 ways. Black as night liquid with a foamy dark beige head. Nose is coffee, some notes of acidity (cherries or simply coming from the coffee?), chocolate, vanilla, bourbon, lovely! I can’t stop smelling the beer. Astonishing taste of well dosed coffee, residual sugar, milk chocolate, vanilla and bourbon, everything is so balanced, the glass clearly doesn’t last long, I would grab another bottle and drink it all! Abv% is hardly perceptible, medium to full body. One of the most amazing imperial stout I had the chance to drink!

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4.65/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled December 2016. Released a few months ago AFAIKT.

A: Pours black with a smattering of espresso-like tan head and dots of lacing. A fine ring persists for most of the glass.

S: Rich, very dark roast coffee, light roast, and dark chocolate bar meld effortlessly with toasted oak, vanilla bean, sweetish bourbon, and a soupçon of cola. Slight spirit-y note.

T: Sweetish dark chocolate, light bourbon, and dark coffee (less prominent than the nose). Mild tannic and toasted oak alongside light vanilla. A pretty hefty dose of sweetness positions this more as a dessert beer than anything else. Hides the alcohol remarkably well.

M: Full, thick body with light carbonation. Slight warming note.

O: An absolutely delicious, flavorful dessert beer. Dialing back the sweetness, which limits how much of this I can drink in one session to about 8 oz, just a bit would put this alongside the best BA Speedway variants in terms of world class BA stouts.

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

2017 vintage drank on 7/8/17

really great ba beer from HF as expected. Their ba stouts have a unique creaminess to it that really impresses me. Something among the likes of being a milk stout combined with an oatmeal stout to some extent. Whatever it is, I enjoy it. The coffee is not too strong here, but it's presence is felt. The barrel are heavily noticeable and absolutely delicious with the sweet dark chocolate.

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

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

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4.77/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This one pours a dark-ish black color, with a small head, and a small amount of lacing.

This smells like sweet fruity coffee, with some milk chocolate, bourbon, slight toasted oak, etc.

This is absolutely delicious. It's so creamily delicious, with vanilla, raisins, chocolatey coffee, caramel, sweet bourbon. The coffee is obviously a star here, but it's also just so delightfully chocolate-forward as well.

The mouthfeel on this great, thick, but also velvety and silky, with a soft and lower level of carbonation.

Nobody in the United States, and honestly the world, is making beer as good as this.

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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.44/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.44/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

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

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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.57/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.58/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.71/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.38/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

This is just an amazing beer. A true masterpiece.

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4.46/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

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

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Genealogy Of Morals (Bourbon Barrel Aged) from Hill Farmstead Brewery
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