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Hill Farmstead Excursions #1

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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.25%
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This IPA features a experimental hop from the Pacific Northwest, Hop 01210, as well as Citra and Amarillo, for a citrusy, lemony and slightly resinous flavor. 6.25% abv

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MacBoost (1447) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - APR 24, 2015
Fresh growler I bought from the brewery. Pours a medium shade gold with a white head. Aromas of straight up citrus fruit. Taste is semi dry and moderately bitter. Flavors consist of a beautifully woven tropical fruit explosion interwoven with bursts of sunshine, some blue spruce tree needles and light cracker malt. Like a drinkable Picasso. Mouthfeel and carbonation is spot on and the finish is citric and gently bitter. A work of art.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Growler from the brewery, shared at a tasting. Pours a hazy orange with a large creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of floral, tropical, citrus hops, crackery malt. The taste is tropical, citrus, grassy, piney hops, pale malt. Medium bodied, well balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6810) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Small hf growler thanks to Adam. Pours a clear copper color with a large white head. A nice sweet fruity nose. Lemon, oranges, fresh citrus, bitter at times. A light sweet biscuit malt base.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (5369) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Growler thanks to Drake. Pours hazy gold with a prominent white head. Pretty strong orange peel accents on the nose. Mellow sugar cookie. Sea grass. General minerals and green biomass. Slightly pissy. Flavor is a bit more directly bitter than most HF IPAs I’ve tried. Bitter lemon and orange. Sweet cantaloupe. Just a touch of caramel. Dry grassy finish. Medium body, soft carbonation. Overall, not as delicate as some of their other offerings. Still good, however.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis (4101) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Growler with thanks to BigKlip74! Pours hazy to cloudy golden amber with a medium creamy white head that mostly dissipates but leaves nice residual and lacing. Aroma is very citrus, with grapefruit and passionfruit as well as blood orange. Mineral water, just a bit of forest floor dankness. Flavor follows, light sweet to the point of dryness, light bitter, fruity and minerally, easy to drink. Medium body, standard creamy silky HF mouthfeel. Nice IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (9954) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Growler... Pours hazy and golden with a small, creamy, white head. Decent retention. The aroma is of melons and peppery hops accompanied by a slap in the face with armpit muskiness. Light to medium-bodied and watery with jazzy carbonation. The flavor is fairly well-balanced, but leans a hair toward the bitter side of balance, as it should. There are bready and musky components as well. Finishes astringent, lightly bitter, and then dry. Growler provided by landhoney!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dogfish120love (1028) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Pours a pale orange with a white lacing. Aroma is citrus, some grapefrui. The palate is bone dry as is flavor

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (37673) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2014

Growler 750ml. w. swing top.

[ As Hill Farmstead Excursions #1 ].
[ Courtesy of kaufmanised ]. Unclear medium yellow color with a large, frothy - creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, pale malt, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, fruity, peach, moderate to heavy yeasty. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, peach, tropical fruit, citrus - lemony, yeasty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140503]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (12694) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2014 Growler kindly shared by Kaufmanised pre CBC day 2. Hazy yellow with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and rather hoppy - grapefruit. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 030514

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (17099) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
3rd May 2014
Bottle share in the CBC queue - thanks to Kaufmanised for bringing, no thanks to Cgarvieuk for not pouring me some and thanks again to whoever kindly shared the last of this. Hazy pale gold beer, small white head. Palate is light and semi dry. Fine carbonation. Smooth malts, good piney and spicey hops. Trace of marmalade underneath Light dry finish. Good stuff.

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