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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
George was our grandfathers brother, and Hill Farmstead Brewery rests upon the land that was once home to him and his 13 siblings. George is our American Brown Ale. Hopped, rightfully so, with Centennial, Cascade, and a touch of Columbus 6% ALC/VOL 15.5 P

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (42164) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2011
From tap at the brewery. Pours dark brown to almost black with a creamy, off-white, lasting and lacing head. Smooth toffee roasted malty with a good bitter counterbalancing. Yet a slight bit too bitter into the far finish leaving more bitterness than toasted malt in the balance.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (35898) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2015
Bottled. A brown beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of citrus fruits, bread, caramel, and hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, citrus fruits, malt, and caramel, leading to a bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (26803) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2016
Bottle at Ungstrup. Clear ruby colored with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, bread and chocolate with notes of hops. Sweet and fruity flavor of caramel and hops with notes of chocolate. Hoppy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (23681) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2013
29th June 2012
Opaque dark brown beer. Big pale tan head. Tangy fruit nose. Smooth palate with fine carbonation. Rich malt base, not bitter or roasty. Nice hops - piney and mildly bitter. Mild red berry fruits. The malt has soft chocolate and very mild coffee. Finishes smooth and semi dry with pretty bitter pine that provides a robust and lengthy bitter linger. Reminded me a lot of Kernel Indian Brown Ale but not quite as good as that stellar beer.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (22913) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 23, 2011
Growler muled by oteyj, thank you! Murky brown color, medium tan head. Aroma of subtle chocolate covered pine needles. Taste is brown bread, chocolate, raisins. Low carbonation, but could be the growler. Medium body. One of the nicer brown ales Ive had, and definitely the nicest aroma.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (22699) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 14, 2016
Keg at the cigar city... Dark brown... Soft sweet toffee chocolate roast malts nose... Dark sweet chocolate roast malts.. Dark sweet chocolate roast malts

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (19872) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 22, 2017
Sergeys hunt, 5.8% ABV
Dark brown color, near black. Nice aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, a bit earthy. Good malt depth, good share of roasted malts, with an earthy character; fresh fruity esters, a bit ashy in the final.
Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (19846) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2013
Keg at Prohibition Pig - Waterbury, VT. pours deep, reddish-brown with a creamy tan head. Dusty toasted pine aroma, some dry bread, hints of toated toffee and orange. Light to medium sweet flavor with rich, toasted bread, mild pine, some dry sugars, hints if brown sugar and toffee, some ripe citrus. Medium bodied with fine, massaging carbonation. Sweet finish with some earth, toasty leaves, dry citrus, pine, touches of chalky cocoa, toasty bread. Great balance. Very drinkable stuff. Good depth of character.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (16328) - Dublin, California, USA - NOV 7, 2014
On tap @ Beachwood Brewing. Dark cola pour with a khaki head. Very chocolate forward and roasty. Coffee, cocoa powder, and earthy hops. Nice nutty quality, too. Slight bitterness of coffee and roast. A whole lot of coffee and chocolate. Very earthy and leafy. Hints of hazelnut and vanilla. Solid brown ale, bro.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (16033) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 5, 2012
750mL growler, sent from Glouglouburp (thanks Dany), pours a dark amber brown with a small beige head. Aroma of toasted nuts, mild dark fruits, and some crusty bread. Flavour sort of blurs the line between a brown ale and black IPA, with lots of harsh roast, burnt espresso beans, a bit of soot, and moderate earthy hops. Far from being an amazing beer, Hill Farmstead managed to make a fucking boring style into something quite interesting with lots of body. Very enjoyable and highly drinkable.


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