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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Earl (1911-1985) was our grandfather’s brother; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his 13 siblings. In his honor, this Stout is crafted from American malted barley, Flaked Oats, English roasted malts, American hops, Organic Guatemalan Coffee, our ale yeast, and water from our well. It is unfiltered and naturally carbonated. A silhouette of coffee and malt - an embodiment of complexity and drinkability, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Earl. 7.2% ALC/VOL 18º P Ingredients: Pale, Caramel, and Chocolate Malt, Roasted Barley, Columbus hops; Ale Yeast, and our Well Water.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (7196) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle thanks to Matt. Pours a dark brown with light beige head. The aroma is roast, dark chocolate, oatmeal, nuts. Thick mouthfeel with nice roast and sweet raisin and oatmeal. Very good.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
robinvboyer (3764) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 22, 2014
Black pour with a full beautiful dark brown head. The aroma is intoxicating. Amazing notes of dark, roasted malt, cocoa, and loads of espresso. Some light soy, some smoke, and burnt brown sugar. The body is silky and luscious, the carb is soft and luxurious. The finish is medium bitter, loads of bitter espresso. Sweet and bitter cocoa, and touches of warming alcohol. Incredible stout. World class.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (5567) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle - thanks Reynolds214! Pours opaque black with a medium creamy brown head, great lacing. Aroma is roasty, dark roasted malts, cocoa. Flavor is light sweet, medium bitter, roasty, burned, Ashes. Medium body, super creamy, light acidity.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JBPortland (1374) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Rating #600! Shared with Trish. 500ml bottle (2014 release) pours dark rich brown with a small finger of tan head. Nose is bursting with rich roasty earthy coffee, chocolate, mocha. Taste is super smooth silky coffee, cream, cocoa, coffee bean. Finish is more of the deliciousness, rich bitter roasty mocha, coffee, a little sweet dark chocolate. So good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rodenbach99 (3775) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 30, 2014
Bouteille partagée. Bière brune presque noire avec une mousse brune. Un premier nez d’iode, de grain rôti. Une bouche à la texture crémeuse. Les saveurs sont intenses de tabac. La finale est très amère et piquante.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (4340) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 29, 2014
Earl a été embouteillé en décembre 2013. Ce stout est presque noir et sa mousse brune accepte d’être généreuse avec l’œil du valeureux dégustateur. Au nez, cette bière bien torréfiée révèle de l’avoine, du charbon de bois et des malts rôtis bien enroulés de chocolat noir et presque pur. En bouche, mes papilles qui sont lourdement rôties notent des pointes de houblons américains qui sont plus près du conifère et de la terre que des agrumes. Au palais, le liquide montre un corps proprement normal avec un pétillement modéré à élevé et une texture finement huileuse. En finale, l’amertume est assez intense : la rencontre entre les malts brûlés, le tabac et les houblons encore bien vigoureux ébranle mes capteurs sensoriels. L’arrière-goût un peu brutal ralenti quelque peu la buvabilité. Tout de même un produit bien intéressant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JStax (4299) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2014
Bottle pour. Pours a thick brown to black with a khaki colored head. Aroma has rich, intense coffee and roasty bitterness in the taste. Thicker mouthfeel with low to medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (5541) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle. Black pour with brown head. Light roasted malt, and hints of coffee aromas. Flavor of coffee, oats and malt tones.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Pours black, two finger silky tan head Smell big fruity, nutty coffee roast, bit creamy, bit oily, dark coco Taste creamy coffee and grainy, light roasty chocolate finish Light body Solid. Not mind blowing

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fluffy (2141) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAR 7, 2014
nice to finally be able to try something from Hill Farmstead, and this one is pretty solid for the style.

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