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100
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RATINGS: 481   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Edward (1917-2002) is our grandfather; Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his five children.  In his honor, this American Pale Ale is dutifully crafted from American malted barley, a plethora of American hops, our ale yeast and water from Edward’s well.  It is unfiltered, naturally carbonated, and dry hopped.  Aromatic and flowery, with impressions of citrus and pine, this is the ale that I dream to have shared with Edward.  13.5ºP, 85 ibus, 5.2% abv. Pale and Caramel malt; Centennial, Chinook, Columbus, Simcoe, and Warrior hops; House Ale Yeast, and our Well Water.

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3.8
evergreen0199 (3565) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2016
On tap at Torst, Brooklyn, New York, USA. A hazy light golden/ yellow coloured pour with a thin white head on top. Hoppy, citrus, orange aroma. Tastes similar, hoppy, citrus, orange, slight pine. Quite a light APA but very pleasant and easy to drink.

4
joeneugs (6372) - Livermore, California, USA - NOV 6, 2016
On tap at Fools Gold. It pours a light orange color with a creamy off white head. The aroma is a little herbal with some weed and lime. The flavor has more orange tea, weed, some flowers, melon and citrusy lime. A little honey and graham cracker-like maltiness. Solid citrusy bitterness. Really nice.

4.4
cards04 (2943) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 28, 2016
Thanks Adam! Spectacular beer. Pours a muddy dull golden with a ton of foamy white head. Big aromas of fresh melon, bubblegum, biscuits. Flavours are similar. Grassy, bread, fresh melons, bubblegum. Don’t know how a pale ale can get much better than this.

3.8
Nickls (2617) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - OCT 28, 2016
Tap. Cloudy dark peach meat hue. Fluffy white head. Creamsicle, pine, citrus hops in aromas. Flavor is much more woody, some slight white fruit, slight pine, drying but not grassy which is nice. Medium creamy soft body.

4.4
DrunkSanta410 (989) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 16, 2016
Tap at Bridgeview Tavern in Tarrytown, NY. Pours a hazy orange, with thick white head. Aroma is tropical fruit, mango, pineapple. Taste is super piney, pine resin, hints of orange and a bit of fruit. Nice strong bitter pale ale. Super smooth and clean mouthfeel. Awesome!

4.2
JStax (7307) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2016
Draft sample. The beer is a moderately hazy orange with a white head of foam. The aroma has a strong orange meat and rind notes. Some vanilla, but major citrus. Dry. Medium body and moderate carbonation.

4
radagast83 (8624) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2016
Growler shared by jc1762. Thanks Jon! I thought I had had this one before - I may have and I might have just not rated the beer. Anyway... this one poured a really hazy, cloudy light orange color with a small white head. Aroma was blast of grapefruit zest, very light sweet malt notes. Flavor was nice, zest, light tropical fruit. Pretty tasty.

3.4
jc1762 (1651) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 25, 2016
Tap into a nonic pint showing unfiltered dark orange with half a finger of clean white foam. The nose shows subtle and mild grapefruit with light malts. The palate is medium bodied and fully carbonated. Flavors of very light grapefruit and subtle malt into a mid-palate of light citric acidity. The finish shows a light grapefruit zesty bitterness.

4.3
Iznogud (4692) - CROATIA - SEP 11, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2016 On tap at CBC 2016, yellow session. Pours hazy golden, white head. Hoppy, tropical fruit, citrus, caramel malty, piney. Sweetish, dry and lasting bitter finish. Medium bodied. Great.

4
neongolden (2005) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 30, 2016
(On tap @ Warpigs HF Day, Copenhagen, May 12 2016) Pours a hazy gold with a large dense white head and some lace. Aroma of grapefruit, moderate pine, leafy, floral, subtle orange/lemon zest and tropical fruit, just a little malt sweetness and bread beneath. Flavour is pine, grapefruit and lemon peels, leafy, slightly floral, a bit juicy, subtle bready malt core. Lightly sweet to begin, finishing dry with lasting moderate bitterness, pine/leafy/floral aftertaste. Medium bodied, average carbonation, fairly crisp. Good balance in general, a touch on the bitter side for a more modern east coast APA but a very good drinker.


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