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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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (5468) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 2, 2014
50cl bottle pours an oily black with some thin, beige head. Nose of malt, toast, coffee, molasses. Flavor is solid, malty, coffee, molasses, raisin, toast. Full bodied, roasty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
veronneaupy (213) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 1, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2014 Bonne stout aux arômes de torréfaction, céréales et chocolat. Je m’attendais a être plus émerveillé vu l’origine du produit, mais c’était une bonne stout réconfortante sans plus de magie. Tout de même parmi les meilleures que j’ai bu! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
devman171 (1148) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Pours black with a nice tan head, aroma is great coffee roast aroma, taste is well balanced stout

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (10496) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle. Pours opaque black with a medium, creamy tan head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, and nutty malt, spicy alcohol, prunes, raisins, dates, earthy and spicy hops. Flavor is dark malt and fruits, spicy alcohol, and smoke with a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jool (196) - - JAN 24, 2014
Bouteille 500mL. Brune foncée générant peu de mousse. Nez de grains torréfiés et de café. Bouche soyeuse: grains torréfiés, moka, café. Excellente.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ed5388 (2431) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 23, 2014
500ml bottle thanks to Onebigtymer11. Pours black with a creamy dark mocha head. Aroma of dark chocolate, rich coffee, vanilla, and char. More chocolate comes through as it warms. Taste of burnt toast, dark chocolate, espresso grounds, and a hint of vanilla in the aftertaste. Good stuff!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5711) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 19, 2014
(500ml bottle) espresso brown, tan bubbles. Nose of black coffee grounds, cream, licorice and tree bark. Taste of ash, burnt toast, tree bark, licorice, anise. Medium to thin body. Sweetish finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dogfish120love (1027) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Pours a dark brown with a burnt tan lacing. The aroma consists heavily of coffee and chocolate. Moderate sweetness. Incredible.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Onebigtymer11 (59) - Vermont, USA - JAN 8, 2014
A: dark brown with a tan head S: chocolate, vanilla, roasted nuts T: Chocolate, dark coffee, dark malts M: thin, slick, oily, light carbonation O: a great coffee oatmeal stout

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (4034) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 31, 2013
500 ml bottle brand new dated 12 - 2013. All kinds of spotty lace down the side the snifter. Nose is pure roasted coffee and chocolate malts. Flavor is chocolate and roasted malts to include Bitter coffee bean and oats in the body which gives it a much improved body. Slightly creamy texture and an oily mouthfeel. Extremely drinkable and you will like this if you enjoy coffee stouts. For me Im left wanting a bit more.

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