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RATINGS: 406   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.13   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Everett (1908-1939) 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 Porter is crafted from American malted barley, English and German roasted malts, American hops, our ale yeast, and water from our well. It is unfiltered and naturally carbonated. Decadent in its depth, with a complex backbone of chocolate, coffee, and malty sweetness, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Everett. 7.5% ALC/VOL 21º P Ingredients: Pale, Caramel, and Chocolate Malt, Roasted Barley, Columbus hops; Ale Yeast, and our Well Water.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Clownoisseur (334) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Bottle poured into a snifter glass. Appears near-black, thin tan head. Aromas of chocolate, roast, slight char, light coffee and a bit of earth. Taste is robust chocolate/coffee out of the gate. Nice mild bitterness compliments a slightly chewy/sticky malt body. Finishes with some more roast, earth, moderate bittering hops and a slight sweetness. Really nice porter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ineedbeer (973) - Oakland, California, USA - NOV 30, 2014
From notes taken during a tasting a couple weeks back. Aroma has a nice roast note with faint chocolate. Light notes of dark fruit with hints of tobacco and leather. Pours dark brown with moderately thick, dark tan head. Good retention and lacing. Flavor is very roast forward with light chocolate character. Lighter notes of tobacco and leather with light notes of dark fruit. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, a nice porter but not necessarily an exceedingly special one. I found the roast character a bit strong in the flavor.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mathieuc (1731) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 29, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2014 Many, many thanks to tom10101 for this one! Finally I can rate it! Pours a really dark brown with a thin beige head that leaves spotty lacing. Nose is of coffee, char and slight hops. Some nuts. Taste is of chocolate, moderately bitter. Some coffee and alcohol, licorice. Not too sweet. Body is full and carbonation moderately low. Smooth and lightly sticky. Nice and comforting!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
smith4498 (3172) - Miami, Florida, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Bottle from a trade with WillRunForBeer. Pours dark brown color with light brown head. Roasted malt and chocolate aromas. Slightly bitter roasted malt and sweet milk chocolate flavors. Full body with soft carbonation and a creamy mouthfeel. Excellent! Thanks Brian.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (1979) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2014
October 10, 2014. On tap at M&F. Black with a dense tiny brown head. Aroma is sweet and salty licorice, roasted coffee, nuts, dark fruits. Taste is light sweet licorice, vanilla with a medium roasted chocolate and coffee bitterness. Finish is light sweetness, medium roasted, salty licorice. Medium bodied, average carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Desverger (2793) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2014
Tap@Mikkeller Bar (Viktoriagade) during Hill Farmstead EXTRAVAGANZA event/weekend - Black pour with good tan had. Dark roasted malty aroma and taste with prominent coffee, nutty. chocolate, caramel, luxuriantly smooth mouthfeel, lovely porter this.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ansalon (1711) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2014
On tap at Hill Farmstead tap takeover, Mikkeller Bar Viktoriagade October 10th. Pours black with a low tan head. Aromas of chocolate, coffee, roasted malts, roasted nuts and some brown sugar. Just fantastic on the nose - it all is exceptionally well integrated. Taste is chocolate, coffee, roasted malts, nuts, honey, slight vanilla and brown sugar. Mouthfeel is silky smooth with low carbonation. Hands down the best porter I’ve had by far.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
robbienate (113) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 12, 2014
Opaque black color with a medium sized, tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of sharp roasted malts, some vanilla bean, wood, cocoa, and a touch of smoke. Taste of cocoa, roasted malts, sweeter caramel, burnt wood, and light alcohol.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zakoon (126) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2014
Draught @ Mikkeller & Friends. Pours very dark brown with a small brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, a little burned, dark chocolate and a hint of smoke. Flavour is medium sweet, roasted malt. Palate is smooth, medium-full body, creamy texture. Finishes bittersweet.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
humlelala (1060) - DENMARK - OCT 11, 2014
(on tap @ Mikkeller Viktoriagade) Pours pitch black with medium, toffee head. Good retention and beautiful lace. Decent regeneration. Aroma is nicely smoothly roasted with notes of coffee and chocolate and a hint of smoke. Very smooth. Creamy texture, medium body, medium carbonation and a lingering, mildly sweet finish. Flavour has some ascerbicity from the roasting but it is complemented nicely by a carefully moderated residual sweetness that never gets cloying. A well balanced and quite drinkable porter.


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