Society & Solitude #7 | 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): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Pale Ale brewed exclusively with Simcoe and Amarillo hops from the Pacific Northwest...

Added by goldenM13 on 08-10-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
278
Reviews:
25
Avg:
4.38
pDev:
6.85%
 
 
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48
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

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5/5  rDev +14.2%

Mild grapefruit. Just the right bitter finish. Full body, nice lacing.

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Photo of brainflake
5/5  rDev +14.2%

Poured in a tulip glass. A nice golden hue with a decent head. This beer is citrus hop heaven. Another brilliant beer from hill farmstead.

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5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.9/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.82/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This was poured into a snifter served at The Reservoir. The appearance was a thick ruddy grapefruit rind color with a slim bar pour’s kind of head that barely left any lacing. The smell was a wonderful combination of the grapefruit pulp and orange pulp. Slight mango and papayas slide in underneath. The taste was mainly bittersweet fully combined. Really tasted like I was drinking my morning orange / grapefruit juice. Awesome smooth transition from aftertaste to finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a fairly decent sipping to sessionable quality about it. Carbonation seemed pretty good as the bittersweetness really impounds my tongue in an awesome manner. Overall, not sure why I’m seeing lower ratings from everyone else but I loved this one. HF knocked it out of the park!

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4.82/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.8/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of dar482
4.78/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

The beer comes in a hazy pale amber with a fluffy white head.

The aroma hits of huge orange zest, sweet lemon peel, tangerine, grapefruit, grass, crackery malt, sweet honey.

The beer hits of upfront of wonderful citrus. Orange candy, Starburst, tangerine, soft doughy malts, a bit of honey sweetness, onto floral, grassiness, medium spruce and pine. The beer excels with a lingering hint of sweetness combined with lemon and grapefruit peel.

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4.76/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Growler purchased from Hill Farmstead Brewery in Greensboro Bend, VT.

Pours a pale hazy orange, with a big 2 inch head, and a bit of lacing, not a whole lot. Great color to this.

Smells very strongly of orange and other citrus aromas, with some grapefruit too. Just really, really juicy.

The taste is similar. Only the faintest hint of pale malt flavors, with tons of juicy citrus- both the flesh and some more bitter rind flavors, with a tiny bit of pine. As said before, this one is exceedingly juicy.

Like most hoppy Hill Farmstead beers, the mouthfeel on this one is basically perfect. So light and airy, fluffy like a cloud, with a slight lingering bitterness, and a lower, but still present amount of carbonation. Insanely drinkable.

This is just as good, if not better, than the other Society beers I've had.

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Ready4aHeady
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Another Fantastic HF offering--- 750 ml purchased at brewery, opened 2 days later
light hazy peach color with a thick white head---
citrus and dank hops and floral notes in the nose---
Flavors follow-- delicious dank hops, hint of orange, appropriate bitterness, a long smooth and lasting finish...
Another HF offering that makes me smile--- superb!

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Photo of tylerk88
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of MRVermont
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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Society & Solitude #7 from Hill Farmstead Brewery
4.38 out of 5 based on 278 ratings.
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