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Hill Farmstead Madness and Civilization #1

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   ABV: -
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A blend of various bourbon barrel aged imperial stouts and imperial porters. See website for more details. 500ml


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (3097) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 28, 2014
Bouteille de la batch 1 (merci czar et Pat). Je sais que je dois me sentir privilégié de boire cette bière, certain serait prêt à tuer pour elle. Pour moi ce genre de produit caricatural ne ma plait pas tant que ça. Nous sommes face à un monstre d’alcool, de saveurs puissantes, de chocolat, de bourbon. Un monstre j’ai dit. Le goût est bon mais est-ce vraiment ce qu’on recherche quand on débouche une bière ? Avoir le palais saturé après une gorgé et perdre l’appétit...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (3048) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 28, 2014
Another bottle from czar. Thx! Une robe noire et un pauvre anneau de mousse. Un nez comme une bombe sucrée qui, en explosant, laisse de longues traînées de chocolat, de bourbon vanillé, d’alcool, de caramel, de sirop d’érable et de raisins. Au goût, les saveurs laissent du sucre aux commissures de mes lèvres. Ce monstre est trop malté et transpire trop le bourbon. Il manque une amertume de grains noircis. En bouche, le corps est obèse mais assez pétillant. La texture est collante. En finale, c’est trop doux et trop alcoolisé. Correct, sans plus.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
brystmar (1206) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Beautiful head retention. Mouthfeel stands out immediately; unlike any stout I've had in this regard. Reminds me of whipped cream: air-infused, creamy, fluffy body.

Ridic aroma of roasty malts, cacao nibs, toasted caramel. Layered chocolatey barrel character, burnt caramel massages my throat as I swallow. Toasted marshmallow like a boss. Managed sweetness, yet dry overall. Wow. Thanks Greg!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thirdeye11 (5505) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 6, 2014
(500ml bottle) jet black, creamy dark tan head, viscous In appearance. Nose is rich bourbon, cream, spicy rye, maple, alcohol, big on the woody barrels. Taste of light alcohol, rich chocolate, bourbon, spicy rye, rich, medium body, nice creamy bourbon linger.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
GuillaumeB (1) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 24, 2014 does not count
Bière noire épaisse, belle mousse dense couleur crème. Arômes: Bois/Vanille/Torréfié/Bourbon Saveurs: Chocolat/mélasse/Café/Vanille beaucoup de bois et bourbon, chaleur de l’alcool. Corps: Carbonatation moyenne, bière relativement dense Fin de bouche: Alcool, malt, vanille, boisé. Assurément une superbe bière de dessert mais peut-être un peu trop de présence du bourbon/bois à mon goût.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kbudd19 (566) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle shared with Ferris and others send by the one and only Tom10101, thanks man! Dark black pour, not quite as thick as your molasses but fits the bill, solid finger or two mocha head. Big aroma of bourbon, oak, dark fruits, some hotness from the booze, I like. Taste, yum, nice oak, chocolate, vanilla, bourbon sweetness, but not as big as the aroma, a nice decadent beer.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dfearnley (889) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 4, 2014
Bottle to tulip Rum, oak, plum, chocolate, and vanilla. Dark brown with a creamy thin tan head. Nice chocolate, vanilla, rum, oak, soy and molasses.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (3082) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 4, 2014
Bottle - Big hot bourbon nose. Jet black with a rich brown head. Lots of bourbon, sweetness and barrel with a nice long finish. For me tastes so much better than it smells. A great mellow flavor with a long finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (5841) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle thanks to Todd. A cool name, and certainly a awesome beer. Pours a murky brown color with a medium tan head. A big sweet barrel, bourbon, oak, some smoke. The flavor is barrel-dominant, some sweet toffee and vanilla, tobacco, cherries, dry cocoa, some darker roasted malts. Very good. A round easy flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Daniel719 (122) - Safety Harbor, Florida, USA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle thanks to me. Smell is some chocolate. Not much else. Taste is oak, fruit, a little bourbon. Not bad. I agree with the guy above me. Beechner224 is awesome!!

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