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Buffalo Hump 1840 - Freetail Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

52 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 8.9%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pwsoldier on 02-19-2010)
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Reviews by brentk56:
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance: WIth the liquid a hazy amber color, the beer pours out with a huge head that takes a while to settle down; tons of lacey stickage but just a bit too much foam

Smell: Belgian yeast aromatics and grassy hops combine with toffee tones

Taste: A range of flavors hit the palate, up front, with the toffee malt, spicy yeast and grassy hops combining in the middle; the hops dominate the back end but the malt and yeast do not surrender in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied but overcarbonated

Overall: I suspect the overcarbonation had to do with a bit of age on the bottle so this is likely to be much better when absolutely fresh; still, quite an impressive take on the style by the Freetail folks

Thanks, BeerHunter76, for the opportunity

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2013 01:07:27 | More by brentk56
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Buffalo Hump 1840 from Freetail Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.