Brewer: Hill Farmstead
Style: American Porter
Hill Farmstead is so well regarded for its saisons and hoppy pale ales that it's easy to overlook that they brew one of world's great porters. Everett pours an opaque black with a tan head that leaves a delicate lacing down the side of the glass as you drink. It carries its 7.5-percent alcohol with grace, but there's no mistaking the depth of flavor and complexity in this beer as impossibly deep chocolate roast flavor blends into a subtle underlying sweetness.