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RATINGS: 425   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
biggsbowler (544) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle - this is how a porter should taste like. Pours brown. Nice chocolate nose with roasted malts. The taste is smooth and rich chocolate with some earthiness and roasted notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (4592) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 11, 2015
Pours black, small grey head . Smell is roasted malts, creamy . Taste is chocolatty , bitter . Roasted malts , very nice mouthfeel and carbo . Cool

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BillWyce (844) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 8, 2015
2014 Philly Beer Week draft @ Jose Pistola’s. Poured deep brown-to-black. Not much of a head at all. Aromas of coffee and nutty malt. Body is medium-to-full and mildly oily. Flavor of nutty malt with a mild coffee note that lingers at the back. A mild note of char as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (2095) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Jan tasting with the crew. Hint of oxidation on this one, but not detracting at all. Bits of char, bold, roast, toffee, complex, thick molassess. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (2934) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle with the crew. Big roasty malt and bittersweet coffee. Berry and cherry aroma. Bit of a burned malt character. Wood and earth texture. Complex and smooth like every hill beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (7671) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle shared at Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours near black with a nice tan head and a marvelous treacle aroma. There is a hearty dark molasses flavor with some coffee and chocolate. Very tadty.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CanIHave4Beers (3575) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - DEC 16, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2014 Bottle, courtesy of a kind soul... shared in a location remote of my dining room.
Pours a deep black with a small but well retained head and nice lacing on the glass.

The aroma is lightly sweet & very rich with nice roasty/chocolaty notes. The hoppiness is mild but noticeable throughout.

The flavor is a little ashy with lots of roasty malt. It’s got a nice hop flavor which lends to some bitterness but more of that seems derived from the roasty malt character. The beer has some berry and dried fruit fruitiness that ties in well with everything else going on.

Geeze Louise it’s nice porter, sheesh!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dogbrick (9611) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Sample at Jackie O’s during the 9th Anniversary Extravaganza on 12/05/14. Opaque brown-black color with a medium foamy tan head that diminishes gradually to a film. Patchy lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate and hops. Medium creamy body with flavors of charred malt, bittersweet chocolate, coffee and earthy hops. The finish is roasty with a chocolate malt aftertaste. Very good Porter overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (8686) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 5, 2014
On tap at Jackie-O’s. Shared with friends. Black color, from what I can see. Thin ring of light brown head. some bits of lace. Wonderful super robust roastiness, dark fruit, wonderful natural coffee hints, smoke, and dark chocolate. Moderate-plus bitter taste, some savory, moderate sweet. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, kind of soft, crisp, lighter carbonation, light dry finish. Not as thick or chewy as many of my favorite porters (that often feel more like stouts), but this is very good and thick in a classic porter kind of way. Wonderful robust complex porter, without pretending to be a stout. Very nice stuff. Would probably be fantastic to enjoy with a meal. Nice long chocolately, mildly roasty aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Clownoisseur (364) - 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.

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