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RATINGS: 330   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerdedone (2663) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2014
On tap at prohibition pig. Pours a hazy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma was quite hoppy with pale malts, floral, citrus, fruit and grass. Flavor of pale malts, citrus, slight pine, grapefruit and grass. Medium body, average carbonation dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
godofsky (274) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 31, 2014
on tap at Farmhouse. cloudy golden straw colour with an everlasting white head. grapefruit and pine come through the aroma, bread and biscuit malts with a great hops finish. this is a perfectly brewed pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
50belair (2355) - Florida, USA - JUL 30, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Milky pale yellow pour with a white head. Mild citrus and grapefruit hop notes. The nose is faint but similar. Solid and refreshing. Not a huge body but with a pleasant mouthfeel. Not overly bitter but still with an understated malt presence.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2014

Growler 750ml. w. swing top.

[ As Hill Farmstead Edward ].
[ Courtesy of kaufmanised ]. Unclear - hazy medium orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, pale malt, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, fruity, tropical fruit, moderate yeasty, light funky, light pepper. Flavour is moderate to heavysweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, dry, fruity, peppery, late finish is zest sharp. Wow, this is VERY NICE - well made ;D Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140503]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CamdenD (1094) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 25, 2014
Citrus and pine. Wonderful hazy color in the glass. Mouthfeel is light and tangy. It’s an IPA with an APA label.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
malrubius (1764) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Pale hazy golden orange with head and lace. Medium fruity orange creamsicle sweetness with medium spicy grassy fresh bitterness. Fresh orangy hop aroma. Nice refreshing medium light body. Excellent pale ale.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeworrall (83) - USA - JUL 19, 2014
poured from a growler filled at the brewery, this pale ale is best fresth, even one day after first opening the growler, the taste starts to deteriorate. It pours cloudy yellow with a nice head, and has subtle hints of citrus hops, though much less so than the IPA’s brewed at Hill Farmstead. Next trip back, I probably won’t buy this, their IPA’s are too good to pass up!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ametras (442) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
On tap at Prohibition Pig. Milky orange with a frothy bright white head. Flavors are bread, citrus, grass, tropical fruits, biscuit and caramel with floral and resinous notes. Medium body, moderate carbonation oily texture.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mjhall89 (36) - - JUN 14, 2014
Such a quality pale ale. Very light aroma, sweet initial taste and great after taste of citrus-y hops. Very well balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BMMillsy (1431) - Florida, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Fresh growler from Joe. HUGE thanks! Shared with Pops. Pours slightly hazy golden color with a small fluffy white head. Beautiful aroma of fresh hop pellets, grass, hay, lightly sweet malts, very light citrus peel. Incredibly light bodied and fresh hops, sweet citrus and malt finish. Super easy drinking, medium carbonation, crisp and clean finish. Just awesome. My first HF experience and it is an excellent one.

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