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RATINGS: 469   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 Edwards 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. 13.5P, 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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25767) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 31, 2016
[email protected] (Yellow session). Hazy golden colour with a small white creamy head. Aroma is fruity, floral and zesty with some sweet malts as well as some toffee to it. Flavour is zesty, fruity, floral, quite dry and nicely bitter in the finish. Nicely tart as well.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ADfan (870) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 29, 2016
In the glass it has amber color with a nice head. Aroma of pineapple, apricot and a touch of lemon. Taste has a mild balance of fruits, malts and some bread. Well balanced beer with a good finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (5280) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 28, 2016
Augur Wells, NYC. Cloudy brown-orange, good lacing foam. Tangerine-grapefruit aroma. Sweet hop. Medium body. Pretty delicious.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (2900) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 26, 2016
Draft at Bru Craft. Cloudy yellow orange pour with soft white foam. Not much aroma. Tannic orange juice. Good dose of citrus resins. Bitter blonde caramel marmalade. Pineapple. Lemongrass. Fuller body than expected. Broadens nicely as it warms. Well balanced. Manages to both bring in and counter some dank grassy hops.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tristanlaugher (330) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAY 24, 2016
Looks pretty amazing, especially in a darker bar. Nice hoppy nose. First Hill Farmstead beer and I was pretty happy with it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosskyle (546) - - MAY 22, 2016
Served on tap at Farmhouse tap & grill. Hazy orange color with a white head. Citrus orange aroma. Orange citrus upfront with a mild hops finish. Medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
commonmac (1112) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 22, 2016
On tap at Prohibition Pig near Waterbury, VT. Half pint. ECBT Crew present. Deeper orange and golden color with an unfiltered haze. Cloudy. Nice half finger head. Aroma is citrus fun the hops with a healthy dose of pine. Taste is mostly bitter with an oily, resin like mouthfeel. Nice blend of tropical and citrus fruits. Bitterness dominates the palette towards the finish. First beer from this brewery for me and its definitely good. Edward is a solid, reliable dude.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
commonshawn (1113) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Tap at prohibition pig with commonmac and rosskyle and samadouche. Hazy yellow orange with medium white head. Clean citrus nose. Smooth, strong citrus bite, really nice hop bitterness, fresh. Just a little bit of oiliness . First hill farmstead for me, and happy that its for 950. .

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nocturne (1917) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Tap at Warpigs, Copenhagen. Hazy blonde with a big white head. Notes of honey and white grape. A sweetness to the taste that is surprisingly not backed up with too much bitterness. Quite buttery malts with herbal hops. Not quite what I was expecting from this.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JorgeLee (1924) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2016
On tap at Rattle N Hum West, NYC. I assume this sample wasnt on top form because I appear to have had a different experience of this beer than everyone else. Cloudy, murky colour; unfiltered but should still be dropping clearer than this. Muddled taste, not overly bitter. Hint of funk. Given the name I assumed it was an attempt at a farmhouse IPA or some such; sanitation issue somewhere along the chain? Id try it again and re-assess, if someone gave me one.


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