Hill Farmstead Madness and Civilization #2

 
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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 4/5   ABV: -
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Madness & Civilization is a panorama of our barrel aging program—oak-aged beers that emerge from their individual silences to find structure and voice as a unified composition. This is the result of an unpredictable state of permanent happenstance—a dialogue with our evolving approach to blending that challenges convention and circumstance. Each release will include multiple threads and is likely to approximate the style of an imperial stout. Release #2 A single bourbon barrel that housed fractions of the following: Buckwheat Rye Porter, Everett, Damon, Birth, and Port Barrel Damon. 375ml. Anticipated ABV: 9+% Brewery release only.

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skrip (230) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 2, 2017
*5/9/2013 375ml bottle poured into a Funkwerks snifter. A~ dark as hell, hardly no head and no lacing once so ever! S~ bourbon up front followed by dark roasted malts, bitter chocolate, and some burnt coffee. finishing up with vanilla, caramel sweetness lingering from the delicious bourbon. T~ follows the nose perfectly. with dark fruits on the mid palet, figs, dates, etc... also a lot of maple syrup on the finish which adds a nice sweetness to the malts and adds to the vanilla and caramel flavors from the bourbon quite nicely. very rich, and just as complex as M&C#1 if not more so. hardly any booze notes as well, unlike M&C#1. M~ super thick, maple syrup like for sure! sooo smooth considering the complexity. oh and of course super nice carbonation. O~ extremely nice BA stout! one of the best from HF, probably not... i still can’t get over how good BA Earl was, definitely my favorite of all time. it definitely could of had to do something with the age. but don’t get me wrong this is still really amazing but kind of more of a Black Note rather then a KBS. if i have to put it that way haha.

4.3
Johnsense (1755) - - JAN 23, 2016
Near jet black pour, soft carbonation and a baby finger of head. Roasted malt, bourbon, vanilla, oak, dark toffee, bakers chocolate aroma and taste. Exemplary.

4.2
ctipping (2233) - Florida, USA - NOV 15, 2015
375 mL bottle. Originally reviewed 12/16/2013. Black but not inky. Medium khaki head. Smell of Bourbon is strong. Distinct bourbon aroma. Vanilla and oak. Bourbon is the strongest flavor. Chocolate. Vanilla. Super oaky. Coffee. Sharp alcohol. Not really heavy. Aids in drinkability. Had this before Madness & Civilization #1. Maybe shouldn’t have, but this is great.

4
merc7186 (3160) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Aroma: Dark Chocolate, Mild Bourbon Appearance: Dark Opaque Hue, Passes No Light, Off White Head Ring, Decent Lacing Taste: Mildly Smoked Milk Chocolate, Mild Oak Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium to Full Bodied, Mildly Sweet

4.1
GT (10017) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 15, 2015
[ Bottle ][ 375ml ][ Trade ][ $20 ][ Woodshop Snifter ][ 2.15.15 ]
>> Pours deep sepia with minimal latte foam, poor retention, speckled lacing. Nose is toasted marshmallow, molasses, black crayon, sweeter chocolate covered strawberry. Taste is silky and decadent with warming soft alcohol, higher sugar making this definitely a dessert beer. There is burnt sugar, s’mores, chocolate cake, buttercream frosting. It is on the sweet side but not cloying. Some sort of raspberry forward red wine/vinous character in the finish perhaps from the Port barrel Damon...shines through in the finish. Barrel character is integrated rather than boozy. Soft all around. One to sip and savor.

4.1
anders37 (27062) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty woody bourbon chocolate aroma. Roasted malty woody bourbon chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty woody bourbon and chocolate finish.

4.2
joergen (29216) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle at yespr. Black coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of dried fruits and oak with notes of sherry. Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate and dried fruits wit notes of oak, sherry and rum. Sweet and roasted finish.

3.9
Ungstrup (38413) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2014
Bottled. A black beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, and chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes fo chocolate, roasted malt, and alcohohl, leading to a bitter finsih.

4.1
Borup (15345) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2014
37,5 cl. bottle. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of vanilla, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, bourbon and spice.

4.1
yespr (47567) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2014
37.5 cL bottle. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is smooth roasted breadish, chocolate and vague liqourice. Overripe fruity, dark roasted malty and liqourice. Dark chocolate. Wooden and lingering dark malty. Bitter and slight herbal, dark dense malty finish - yet still balanced.


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