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Free Will Pale Ale - Birdsong Brewing

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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 19.4%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
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Birdsong Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: CBlack85 on 12-23-2011

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Ratings: 42 | Reviews: 4
Reviews by CBlack85:
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3.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Duckworths in Charlotte, served in a pint glass

Pours a clear light amber/copper color with a small off white head that recedes quickly leaving behind a generous amount of lacing

The nose is slightly weak but not bad. What is there is of floral hops and bits of honey. There is also a nice mild bready aroma

Floral and citrusy hops and bready malts work together to make a fairly well balanced taste that ends with just a slight bit of bitterness. Very simple clean flavor. Light/medium bodied and well carbonated. Slightly slick on the tounge and finishes on the dry side. Not a bad beer, but it won't blow your hair back either. A nice easy to drink APA.

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Photo of tdm168
4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at World of Beer in Raleigh. Served in a pint glass.

A - orangish amber with a thin lacing of soft, white head

S - floral, faintly bready

T - citrusy, fruity, malty, bready, lightly bitter

M - medium bodied, well carbonated

This is just a refreshing, quaffable, smooth beer. There's good flavor throughout and you can definitely pack a few of these away. It's definitely worth a try especially if you're looking for something refreshing and quaffable.

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3.77/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

on tap at beer study in chapel hill. into a snifter.

pours a brass color with a half inch head. smell is crisp and a tad fruity. the taste is very malt forward with a crisp finish. good bitter finish too. very drinkable and enjoyable. medium bodied with medium carbonation.

overall an above avg pale that's a tad more bitter than most. recommended.

Photo of VncentLIFE
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour is light amber, with no head. It just looks like an average amber ale.

Smell is soapy, slick, and bitter. Very balanced between the 3.

It tastes soapy and slick. I get hints of medicinal hops, but its really all bitter hops and a soapy malt. It sits very light, and its a nice APA.

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Free Will Pale Ale from Birdsong Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.