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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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George was our grandfather’s brother, and Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his 13 siblings. George is our American Brown Ale. Hopped, rightfully so, with Centennial, Cascade, and a touch of Columbus… 6% ALC/VOL 15.5º P


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekoerper (599) - Iowa, USA - NOV 19, 2012
Aroma: rich chocolate malts, a touch of coffee, very light caramel note, resin and piney hops. Pours brown, tan head with good retention and excellent lacing. Flavor: very nice interplay between rich malts and resiny hops. Chocolate and coffee dominate the malt profile, with a hint of toffee and a good dose of toast. Moderately high bitterness for the style, pine and some citrus, excellent balance. Medium body and carbonation, smooth texture. Another excellent HF brew.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2775) - California, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Dark brown pour with creamy tan head... Aroma of chocolate, caramel, nutty malts... Flavor is roasted malts, chocolate, almonds, smooth creamy mouthfeel, some light chocolate bitterness on finish... Well done for style, but not my favorite style ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
vodka4blood (129) - Miltonboro, Vermont, USA - JUN 16, 2016
Shawn and Co. are incapable of creating flawed beers. This is another perfect example of its style, thick and rich in the manner of a stout, like a triple-C malt-heavy liquid caramel infusion. Dont listen to me, just find one & drink it : )

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeSammy (599) - Palo Alto, Ohio, USA - JUN 7, 2016
Chocolate brown, nicely carbonated. Mocha everywhere. Simple, brown, Delish. Opened on my wedding night.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (7350) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2016
Bottle@Ungstrups - Dark brown pour with beige head. Toasted and medium roasted malty with some caramel and toffee, some brown sugar, nice cocoa notes, toasted finish. Lovely brown.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borup (10731) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2016
50 cl. bottle. Dark brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma and roasted malt, caramel, hops, bread, nuts and bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (25604) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2016
Bottle at Ungstrup. Clear ruby colored with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, bread and chocolate with notes of hops. Sweet and fruity flavor of caramel and hops with notes of chocolate. Hoppy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
michcam8 (480) - Ohio, USA - MAY 25, 2016
Not so much my style, but will give it a shot. Dark cola pour with a tan fluffy head. Aroma on nuts, roasted malts, toast, and earthy hops. Taste is caramel malts, roasted toffee, almond nuts, and doughy bread. Thin to medium body. Easy drinking. Good for the style!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBPortland (1468) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAY 24, 2016
500ml bottle pour dark almost opaque brown black with finger of head and some faint light edges. Great brown ale, my favorite brown ale, drinks like a lot of other brewery "stouts". Also close in profile to a porter, very nice nutty chocolate and light roast, grain, and crust, toast, coffee and walnuts, balanced bitterness, earthy, refined and delightful.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LouisP (108) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 13, 2016
La Belle George nous présente une couleur presque noire, intéressant poiur une brown ale, avec très peu d’effervescence, et enfin un petit collet. Au nez, on sent beaucoup le malt torréfié, la mélasse, caramel et enfin le sirop d’érable vermontois (je présume!). Le goût en bouche est très fidèle au nez, avec l’aspect sirupeux qui domine. Au final, cette brown ale remet en question notre définition d’une brown ale standard, pour le mieux. Excessivement bien fait. Bravo.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThirstyBird (2530) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2016
Brown ale isn’t my favorite style but a friend mentioned that I should try it if I find it. Well it was certainly the best brown ale that I’ve ever had. On tap at the Farmhouse in Burlington. Pours and opaque dark brown with a tan head. The smell is roasted malt, brown sugar, milk chocolate. The taste is roasted malt, milk chocolate, brown sugar ending balanced with a touch of licorice and sweetness. Medium in body with average carbonation. Yum!


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