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So are they that good?

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eelbasher
beers 285 º places 6 º 21:40 Mon 9/24/2012

After just looking at some ratings Hill Farmstead has 13 beers that are rated 100% in overall and style. I think thats quite amazing coming from one brewery, but I have not had anything from them. Does the beer live up to the ratings, or is it all hype?

 
steview
beers 1036 º places 21 º 21:42 Mon 9/24/2012

Good + Hype = Great

Itís only good.

Thatís my scientific conclusion.

(Iíve never tried and I wouldnít mind a bottle...)

 
eelbasher
beers 285 º places 6 º 21:43 Mon 9/24/2012

Originally posted by steview

Good + Hype = Great

Itís only good.

Thatís my scientific conclusion.
<br />(Iíve never tried and I wouldnít mind a bottle...)




So we are in the same ship then SS:ISO!

 
craftycarl21
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beers 2300 º places 81 º 22:06 Mon 9/24/2012

Yes. Iíve been drinking Shaunís beer since his first batches coming out of Vermont and before the hype (I think I had one of the first glasses of Hill Farmstead on tap at a bar outside of the brewery). I and everyone Iíve been with drinking any of the beers coming from Greensboro Bend has been completely blown away. Ratebeerians, Beeradvocates, old time Vermonters, my wine-drinking mother, unaffiliated bar employees... his product is second to none. Sure, maybe some of my numbers are a bit inflated and call me a homer if you will, but whether theyíre all 4.4 or all 4.2, it doesnít matter, theyíre just all incredible, and across so many styles.

 
daknole
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beers 10320 º places 447 º 22:16 Mon 9/24/2012

They are flat out delicious. Wonderful.

 
mcberko
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beers 9732 º places 512 º 22:24 Mon 9/24/2012

It lives up, certainly.

 
DietPepsican
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beers 1533 º places 56 º 22:40 Mon 9/24/2012

Great beers from what Iíve had. New Glarus great? Brew some not popular styles I donít care for and make me like them. Then, we can judge.

 
thome50
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beers 1233 º places 29 º 23:18 Mon 9/24/2012

Originally posted by pepsiedcan
Great beers from what Iíve had. New Glarus great? Brew some not popular styles I donít care for and make me like them. Then, we can judge.


This. Though I didnít bother to try the HF Cascadian Dark Ale. They are spot on otherwise.

 
Nightfall
beers 1306 º places 39 º 00:47 Tue 9/25/2012

I donít think I have had one that wasnít great. Some made it to Europe, for others I traded, and I plan on doing so for the next releases as well. Delicious and absolutely lives up to the hype.

 
ContemplateBeer
beers 1777 º places 137 º 02:58 Tue 9/25/2012

Do you want them to be that good?

 
Leighton
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beers 14392 º places 727 º 04:10 Tue 9/25/2012

In a word: yes. In a few more words: not only do they make phenomenal beers, but they do so across a range of styles, most notably saison, IPA/APA, stout/porter/imperial stout/porter. Everytime I have one of their beers, I think to myself, This is one of the best [insert style] Iíve ever had. Iím comfortable saying that there are very few breweries making beer on the same level as HF.