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RATINGS: 308   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.18   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Abner (1867-1953) is our great grandfather; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his fourteen children.  In his honor, this Double IPA is dutifully crafted from American malted barley, a plethora of American hops, our ale yeast and water from Abner’s well.  It is unfiltered, naturally carbonated, and double dry hopped.  Aromatic and flowery, bursting with notes of citrus and pine, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Abner. 

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (17201) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2014
Draft @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Had a fruity grapefruit hoppy piney aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zakoon (85) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2014
Draught @ Mikkeller & Friends. Pours cloudy golden with a off-white head, leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is hoppy grapefruit, peach, passionfruit and oranges. Taste is complex, bittersweet, very well balanced. Body is medium, texture is creamy, soft carbonation. Dry and medium bitter finish. Hill Farmsteads beers are soo well-balanced and very enjoyable,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
humlelala (1031) - DENMARK - OCT 11, 2014
(on tap @ Mikkeller Viktoriagade) Pours a hazy golden with little, off-white head that fades. Beautiful lace. Aroma has a juicy hoppy profile with notes of peach, passion fruit and cat’s pee. Oily mouthfeel, full body, lively carbonation and a lingering, bitter finish. Flavour is very clean and smooth with hardly any trace of alcohol or "rocket fuel". Bitter and citrusy but well balanced by the malt backbone that never gets cloying. Among the best three DIPAs I’ve ever tasted. Girlfriend says: "Very drinkable. You don’t realise it’s 8%".

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Zekada (228) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - OCT 11, 2014
Tap at Mikkeller & Friends. Nose is heavy of hops and some citrus. Pours dark orange with a small white head. Taste is beyond this world. Hops, hops and even more hops together with some tropical fruits. Palate has a beautiful balance and has an extraordinary feeling in the mouth. Overall this is the single best DIPA I’ve personally ever had, even compared to Pliny.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Habanero (2721) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2014
Tap. Hazy deep golden body with a small, lacings white head. Aroma of grapefruit, pineapple, peach and caramel. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and solid bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A great, smooth DIPA indeed.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MPA (828) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - OCT 10, 2014
Draught. Hazy golden with off white head. Aroma of oranges, resin and spruce. Sweet with orange notes and a soft, bitter finish. Delisious

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
storskurk (119) - DENMARK - OCT 10, 2014
Tydelig humle men ikke super aroma. Sådan lidt skjult måske fordi den er for kold eller også er det underspillet noble hops. Lagdelt og kompleks humle skyller ind over tungen. Igen tænker jeg europæisk humle. Ikke alt for aromatisk men dejlig kompleks smag der blander sig sømløst med maltprofilen, der er perfekt op imod bitterheden. Super balance men jeg savner mere aromatisk humle. Nok at sammenligne med Pliny bare bedre. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ktwse (2164) - SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2014
Pours hazy orange amber with low white head. Aroma of mango, peach, grapefruit, caramel, resin. Taste is bitter, fruity, balanced, fresh yet bitter and resinous. This is world-class. Body is medium, creamy and smooth, soft carbonation. Amazing. Hill Farmstead, I bow my head to you.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (21291) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller & Friends. Hazy amber colored with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of hops and citrus peel with notes of pine needles. Fruity flavor of hops and citrus peel with notes of pine needles and grapefruits. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (29661) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2014
Draft. A hazy yellow beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of malt, citrusy hops, and lemons. The flavor is sweet with notes of citrusy hops, malt, straw, and lemons., leasing to a bitter finish.

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