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Hill Farmstead Beyond Good and Evil

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   ABV: -
American Style Sweet Stout brewed with Maple Syrup. Aged in Bourbon Barrels for nearly 2 years. 375ml. Released March, 2014

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Heather_B (237) - New Hampshire, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Ive (no joke) had this 5 times between 3.29.14 and 10.23.15 and am just now getting around to submitting a rating. I suck. You definitely smell the maple and the bourbon. Smell is very sweet. Some chocolate notes come through in both aroma and flavor. You get some light maple syrup flavor that mixes really well with some chocolate and bourbon notes. Just a nice, rich, smooth flavor profile. Not sure what the ABV is but this is so good and drinkable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ctipping (713) - Florida, USA - SEP 2, 2015
375 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Originally reviewed 6/10/2014. Black with a medium khaki head. Wispy surface. Thin collar. Smells of Bourbon. Maple syrup. Vanilla. Oak. Pretty chocolatey. More bourbon before it gets fudgy. Taste has lots of maple syrup. Very sweet. Chocolate. Bourbon. More maple. Oaky finish. Very thick and very sweet, but worth the sugars. Medium carbonation. Maple really helps this transcend other HF stouts.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftycarl21 (2338) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 31, 2015
375ml bottle generously shared by my main man oteyj!!! Rich, viscous, ridiculously black pour, small light brown head. Nose and flavor were definitively sweet, with maple, whiskey, vanilla, mocha, and milk chocolate. Definitely not as highly attenuated as most HF porters/stouts, but it shouldnt have been, and it worked. Righteous shit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
oteyj (2139) - New Hampshire, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Drank on my birthday last year. From the backlog. Black body with a small head. Huge vanilla bourbon and rich fudge. A nice hint of booziness- pretty hot still which I actually dig. Thick and rich body. A tad sweet. Loved it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (2166) - Illinois, USA - AUG 13, 2015
375ml, thanks Matt. Black pour with minimal head. Dark roast, vanilla, oak, smooth bourbon. Lots of sweetness, assuming from the maple, though didnt get any maple flavor. Flavors are all very subtile. Had an odd overly fizzy carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (945) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - AUG 7, 2015
Bottle at all killer filler no filler warm up tasting. Pours black with a modes brown head. Aroma is maple, vanilla, slight oak and a hint of roast. Taste is maple sweetness, vanilla, slight molasses and a hint of leather.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichTheVillan (5473) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2015
Bottle at Side Project tasting night; dark coca cola pour with a thin tan head, aroma has vanilla, marshmallow, taste is quite sweet with some honey, chocolate, smooth mouthfeel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (12138) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2015 Bottle. Pours black tan head. Nose and taste of bourbon, maple syrup, oak, roast chocolate brownie and vanilla - full body.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kbudd19 (931) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 23, 2015
Bottle from Pat, thanks bud! Apperance is balck and viscous with little to no head. Aroma is bourbon, chocolate syrup and oak. Taste is choclate syrup, vanilla, marshmallows and coffee. Velvet smooth mouthfeel, light carb. Man, this well balanced stuff, just the right amount of barrel character, coupled with an perfect mouthfeel. Excellent stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dfearnley (1489) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle to chalice Bourbon, light coffee, vanilla, and oak. Silky and creamy black with a thin ringed off white head. Caramel, bourbon, vanilla. Wow, so smooth, and no harshness.

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