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India Pale Ale brewed with 2-row malted barley, oats, and citrusy hops from the Pacific Northwest. Dry hopped copiously with Simcoe. Its sessionable drinkability belies its true IPA nature. 6.7% abv

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
punkska101 (806) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - APR 12, 2014
750 ml growler thx Heather and Frank A: citrusy, piny, grapefruit. App: hazy pale white head. T/p: thin body with long bitter finish. O: great. Well brewed like any HF offering.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SlovakSniper (2810) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - APR 11, 2014
Deux verres de dégustation en attendant de passer au cash. Une IPA pâle sur laquelle trône une mousse blanchâtre qui disparaît bien rapidement. Au nez, que du beau et du bon avec du pamplemousse juteux bien acidulé et des petites fleurs des champs. Sur les papilles, un jeu habille des houblons fruités et floraux avec la présence d’une base maltée bien pâle (blé, avoine?) et bien croquante. C’est bon, c’est facile à boire et ça fait drôlement sourire. En bouche, le liquide est mince, bien remué par les bulles et plutôt huileux. En finale, c’est amer et bien acidulé. Décidément, il est difficile d’être difficile avec les créations de cette superbe brasserie.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
yourefragile (136) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 10, 2014
Multiple times. Looks like a HF IPA. Cloudy straw orange color with a dense, streaky off white head. Juicy grapefruit, orange peel, grassy bitter finish. Like a more citrus forward Edward.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbeatty (945) - New York, USA - APR 7, 2014
Growler, 04/07/2014. Pours light golden copper, hazy, white head rests thick and foamy on the surface, lots of sticky lacing. Aroma is fizzy orange citrus, floral hops and touch of other white fruits, bed of fresh spruce, subtle earthiness near the end. Taste is melon, peach, sharper citrus and lemon hop character, medium spruce bitterness, grapefruit. Medium body, crazy smooth. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Johnsense (701) - - APR 5, 2014
Hazy lighter gold colour, loads of lace. Big citrus aroma, peach, grapefruit, pine. Sweetness up front gives away to all of the above mentioned. floral is the adjective I’m thinking of. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cpetrone84 (1201) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2014
Pour is hazed pale yellow with a tight white head. Nose is mango, citrus, and grapefruit extremely strong. Faint touch of pine and herbal hop. Taste is not as fruity and bright as the nose. Taste has a hint of malt up front, lightly toasted. Hops take over, more grapefruit and less tropical fruit. Light herbal tea hop in back with a moderate bitterness in the finish. Well carbonated and soft body.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartinT (7523) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 1, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Eminent grapefruit and flower petals leap from this IPA’s dry and quenching mouthfeel, leading to green bitterness and delicate tartness.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sheet of foam settles atop the hazy blond.
-The citrusy fruitiness is also reminiscent of Meyer lemons.
-This is dangerously poundable.
-Pretty much any Hill Farmstead IPA is world-class. You just can’t go wrong, just grab one, whatever it’s called.


   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftycarl21 (2135) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 26, 2014
750 mL growler, huuuuge thanks to Galen and Abi!!! Cloudy lemon colored pour, small frothy white head. Nose and flavor are absolutely divine; notes of pine, white grapefruit pith, and spruce mix with scallion, orange, hints of loamy earth, lemongrass, peach.... just absolute wow. Palate is perfect; frighteningly drinkable, but good body and even a touch of creaminess from the oats. Absolutely outrageous.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
stoutnick (385) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 26, 2014
On tap at brewery. Light straw wine colour. Aroma, like the flavours - subtle. Floral and mild citrus. Not one of my favourites from Vermont. But on a definite plus side, very session able for the abv.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WillRunForBeer (417) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Taster at the source. Pours light pale yellow gold with a big clingy white head. Aromas of wheat, grass, citrus. Light and easy drinking with orange, grapefruit citrus. A nice oily grapefruit peel hop in the finish.

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