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Buffalo Hump 1840 - Freetail Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

56 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 56
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 8.64%
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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3/5  rDev -21.5%

jenray, Nov 24, 2011
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3.03/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A - Poured out a hazy, golden amber color with an off-white, pillowy head of foam. It left sticky rings of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled floral and yeasty. Some burnt toast maltiness.

T - Odd. It was a little soapy and astringent. Old maybe? No date on bottle. Some spicy bitterness and caramel maltiness.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a dry finish.

O - I really can't figure out the soapy flavors. Again, maybe it was old.

zeff80, Jun 18, 2012
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djrn2, Oct 14, 2013
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3.68/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle.

Pours a hazy amber with a soapy white head that leaves spots of lacing along the sides.

Aroma is a combination of floral grassy hops and some spicier Belgian yeast notes. Some earthiness from that yeast and some lemon zest and light citrus. Toasted caramel malts in the background.

The taste is even maltier with more caramel and toasted malts than I was expecting. The hops are present and of the earthy, grassy variety, though they are not prominent. The finish is where the spiciness of the Belgian yeasts come out.

Mouthfeel is active with strong carbonation and dry and bitter in the finish.

This is a decent IPA/Belgian IPA but not my favorite from Freetail. I think I prefer the hoppier versions of the style.

gford217, Jul 18, 2012
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Buffalo Hump 1840 from Freetail Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.