Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5
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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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Our experimental Double IPA series continues. Imperial IPA. American and New Zealand hops. Think Grapefruit. 7.8% abv

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
koleminer20 (744) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - DEC 26, 2013
750 mL growler from Moy Emrick. The pour on this is a gorgeous orangey gold. A little foggy, with a nice white head that fades down to a film, leaving a beautiful lace around the entire barrel of the glass. The aroma is hop dominant and luscious. There is a fruity grapefruit presence and the IPA notes mesh greatly. The flavor is following in similar fashion. The middle of the body is a little sweet but very well mixed with fruitiness and dryness. The mouth feel is a little thin, and that's about all I can knock it on. Very good imperial IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bellco33 (389) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - DEC 22, 2013
On tap at Prohibition Pig: pours golden straw with a one finger white head. Aroma floral, tropical, citrus. Incredible hop flavor, tastes floral and pineapple. Full bodied, great mouthfeel, smooth finish with a lingering tropical flavor. Awesome beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle. Growler. Pours hazy orange With a small creamy head. Really intense and juicy hop nose and flavor. Pine and grapefruit. Dry, slick, oily and power bitter. No sweet malts and no signs of yeast. Very clean. Yes - one of the Very Best 2ipa’s ive had! Bang!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mathieuc (1499) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 15, 2013
Growler filled on Wednesday. Pours a cloudy and pale yellow with a thin white head that leaves nice lacing. Aroma of pine needles, citrus and weed. Taste is bitter with a little backing sweetness. Flavors of grapefruit rind and coniferous. Carbonation level is medium, mouthfeel a little juicy. As usual, HFS delivers a really great DIPA. This serie is absolutely stunning.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
5th December 2013
Craft Clerkenwell tasting. Thanks to Leighton for this evenings New England haul. Hazy gold beer, good white head. Palate is light and crisp. Light malt and malt cream. Light pine and good hop spice. Only a whisper of citrus. Light dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (9935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle, big thanks to Leighton, split at CBC 05/12/13. Hazed orange with a moderate off white covering. Nose is dank hops, bitter orange, grapefruit, tropical dankathon, citric infused straw. Taste comprises dank hoppage, dirty peach strain, orange pith, bitter grapefruit, straw, orange sherbet, tropical fruit tang. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, pith lead grassy closure with an assertive hop bitterness tang. Solid DIPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rxeight (1516) - Illinois, USA - DEC 12, 2013
750 growler bottled saturday , huge thank to dany. Cloudy yellow orange. Huge grapefruit aroma and taste. Very smooth and paletable. Reminds me of permanent funeral and heady. Very good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Imperial_Scout (363) - Illinois, USA - DEC 12, 2013
Poured from growler. Cloudy light orange. Sweet orange/citrus nose. Great balance in citrus taste. Smooth and nice bitter back end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
maneliquor (3263) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 5, 2013
Bottle cheers to the great bloke who is Leighton. Pours hazy orange with a small, very firm white head leaving great lacing. Nose is huge zest! Big citric zest with a touch of pepper and lemon. Grapefruit towards the end with pine and lime. Taste has juicy citrus with line leaves, pepper, straw, lemon rind and grapefruit. Bitter sweet stuff. Great beer

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marheb (2298) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 28, 2013
Suprême kiwi et chlorophylle dans une soupe hyper tropicale mais poivrée à la fois. L’amertume est celle d’une cocotte fraîche et d’un afflux d’agrumes. Elle est définitivement spéciale mais pas au niveau de certaines autres de Shaun.

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