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RATINGS: 293   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Edward (1917-2002) is our grandfather; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his five children.  In his honor, this American Pale Ale is dutifully crafted from American malted barley, a plethora of American hops, our ale yeast and water from Edward’s well.  It is unfiltered, naturally carbonated, and dry hopped.  Aromatic and flowery, with impressions of citrus and pine, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Edward.  13.5ºP, 85 ibus, 5.2% abv. Pale and Caramel malt; Centennial, Chinook, Columbus, Simcoe, and Warrior hops; House Ale Yeast, and our Well Water.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
koleminer20 (535) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - DEC 25, 2013
750 mL growler. Thanks Moy! The pour is a reddish orange gold with a thinner white head that leaves a beautiful lace on the brewery tulip. The aroma is incredible. Citrusy hops, with a grapefruit character and a tropical fruitiness to it. Maybe a light piny sensation on the back end. The flavor is so similar. The hoppiness is heavy, but there isn't a overbearing bitterness. The fruitiness and light sweetness at the end is delightful. The mouth feel is almost perfect, and the dryness at the end is outstanding for an APA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bellco33 (241) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - DEC 23, 2013
On tap at the Reservoir: Pours cloudy straw with a nice white head. Lots of citrus, grapefruit, on the nose. Flavor is grapefruit, slight pine, slight biscuit, and a nice hoppy finish. Medium bodied, perfect carbonation, I could live off this beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2013
Growler thanks to Mads. Cloudy golden with a lasting white head. Lovely citrus hoppy aroma, with grapefruit and orange, along with peach and pine. Dry, citrus hoppy flavour with no disturbing signs of malt or yeast. Fabulous!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BroSpud (1666) - , Massachusetts, USA - DEC 8, 2013
On draught at Three Penny. Another excellent brew from HF. Can’t go wrong with anything they make just wish I didn’t have to drive 4 hours to get it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
rdixon77 (601) - Georgia, USA - NOV 26, 2013
Light orange with a haze and creamy white head. Huge fresh hop and citrus in the nose. Mellow sweetness, lemon citrus, slight pine, subtle bitterness, biscuit. Delicate mouthfeel. Wonderful complex IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (1957) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 16, 2013
A: Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Most Light, White Head Ring, Some Lacing S: Grainy, Mild Malty, Mild Bittering Hops T: Malty, Bittering Hops, Mild Grainy M: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Drying Overall, a nice balanced pale ale...nothing more, nothing less

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beardaxe (168) - - NOV 12, 2013
On draft in a tulip glass at Farmhouse tap and grill. An amazing little beer. Fresh aromas of pine and citrus, but not overdone or aggressive like so many pale ales (that are more like "light" versions of a bigger IPA). Excellent balance, this beer is all about a deft touch and reminding you that a pale ale should be about finesse rather than density. Just enough hops for your mouth to play around with but nothing more. Easy drinking and left me wanting more. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keanex (1379) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Shared growler.
Appearance: Slightly hazy amber body with a short light tan head.
Aroma: Orange and pineapple, very citrus heavy. Moderate strength.
Taste: Thin with lots of citrus, bitter orange mostly. Clean and short finish.
Palate: Light bodied, highly carbonated.
Overall: Clean pale ale, but not out of this world. The growler was 2 weeks old though, would try again fresh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JBPortland (625) - Portland, Maine, USA - NOV 4, 2013
2L growler puchased 10/23. Pours hazy dark orange with 1 finger head. Nose is subtle citrus, lemon, mango. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, round, smooth. Taste is bitter orange, lemon, earthy mango, peach, balanced. Finish is bitter citrus, pineapple, fruit. Very good!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
beauvafr (9) - - OCT 31, 2013 does not count
Amazing brew. Very flowery and citrus and pine perfectly balanced. MAjor ligue APA.

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