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RATINGS: 349   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.


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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jredmond (5817) - Manhattan, New York, USA - APR 10, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 6, 2011 Draft with Pat at Blind Tiger for the Hill Farmstead event. Pours a hazy orange amber body with nice white lacing. Aroma is fresh pine hop. Mouthfeel is delicious with great notes of pine, spicy yeast, slight malty notes, and a great combo of hops.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cargo150 (874) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 2, 2015
Couleur dorée avec un beau col blanc mousseux. Aromes de fruits tropicaux, agrumes, un peu de résine, un petit coté herbacé que j’aime un peu moins. Une bonne Pale Ale mais qui est moins dans mes cordes.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (790) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Growler. Cloudy orange. Citrus, peach. Light pine. Incredibly clean and light. Soft carb. Very good --- forgot this one from 2 days ago. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
artmcd8 (1927) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Growler from the brewery. Pours a cloudy orange with a white head. Aromas of citrusy hops. Tangerine, grapefruit, lemon. Taste is well balanced. Slight bitterness. Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (9544) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Northeast Bucket List Trip Beer #99. Keg at the brewery. Pours a hazy orange with a large creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of tropical, citrus hops and pale malt. The taste is earthy, tropical, citrus hops, nutty notes, pale malt. Medium bodied, mild lingering bitterness, well balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tgncc (2956) - Bellmore, New York, USA - FEB 18, 2015
At Prohibition Pig. Aroma: fresh citrus, peach, caramel, pine. Color is hazy yellow, white head. Flavor: biscuity, citrus, caramel. Finish: citrus pine. Medium bodied. Clean, welll made, ovewr rated.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
conway (1782) - - FEB 17, 2015
Draft. Glowing orange with little head. Aroma doesn’t propel much but gives off some sweet malt and peach noted. Taste adds tea leaves, light citrus and pine. Very delicate mouthfeel. Excellent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tectactoe (2737) - Michigan, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Growler: Thanks, Alex. Cloudy, dense, basically opaque sunburst & burnt orange color with a soapy, sudsy eggshell head that foams up nicely & leaves lots of sticky wet webs of lacing all along the glass. Lovely aroma of wet pine, grapefruit peel, under-ripe pineapple, bitter tangerine, herbal grass, faint hints of green onion, & an underlying tropical essence, maybe a bit of mango or even passion fruit. Lightly dank & oily. Flavor is more pine heavy with lots of alpha hop oil, resin, & sticky wet grass. Dry cracker malts, dough, bitter citrus peel, pineapple, grapefruit pith... Bitter without being abrasive. Not sweet at all. Pretty light on the palate, crisp & dry in the finish. Crazy drinkability. Could slam this indefinitely.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Clownoisseur (325) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - FEB 11, 2015
On tap at The Farmhouse in Burlington. Pours a nice clear golden-yellow. 2 finger white head that last nearly the entire time I drank it. Aromas are light, but pleasant floral hops, light citrus zest and light malt sweetness. Taste is unadventurous compared to some of the other HF pales, but crisp and clean none the less. Floral hops with light citrus zest, just as the nose suggests. Mouthfeel is soft, mild bitter punch in the finish, but extremely clean. Good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stoned99 (288) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
7 ounces on tap @ Vice Versa. Aroma : citrus, grapefruits, pines. App : hazy golden with small white head. Taste and palate : medium body, light sweetness, medium dry bitter finish. Overall : really good. Enjoyed the dry finish.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
FunkyBuddaMan (12) - boca raton, Florida, USA - JAN 20, 2015
This APA was incredible on tap just down the street at Three Penny Taproom . Amazing color, excellent hops, just all around an amazing NE Pale Ale


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