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Chasing The Dragon - Free Will Brewing Company

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Chasing The Dragon
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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

46 Ratings
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 0
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Free Will Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: klimoja on 01-14-2014)
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Reviews by klimoja:
Photo of klimoja
4.75/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I don't like IPAs:

Pours thick like vodka that's been in the freezer into a wine glass. Looks like cloudy honey with a little carbonation. A small lacy head leaves traces. Hoppy aroma. At first sip I'm a believer. Up front creamy mouthfeel with grapefruit hop bitterness suspended in viscosity not offending, not harsh but welcoming frequent sips.No alcohol detected at all. (Be careful)Finishes clean I think I heard 200 Ibu. ok you've made the most sublime heaven sent liquid ever tasted.
Very impressed Free Will.

klimoja, Jan 14, 2014
More User Reviews:
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

aszatk01, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of campuschief
4.75/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Excellent. A near perfect example of a double IPA. A tangy front with a great grease fruit nose that follows through to the finish, which lingers subtally and well. Pours nice with a quickly dissipating head and a balanced carbonation. If you haven't heard of Free Will before (like me) this beer is going to put them on the map .

campuschief, Apr 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.4%

wattoclone, Jun 19, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16%

Reptar, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of acurtis
3.75/5  rDev -13%

acurtis, Saturday at 07:13 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

b2611, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of bbsaur
4.65/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I sat down at a bar stool to drink this beer. This is the optimal position to enjoy this high quality adult beverage. I first ordered for my female friend, because women should be served first. After she was served another woman was waiting for be served so I let her go first. Another woman appeared as she was waiting. In total 7 women were served before me, but I am a modern gentleman so I had no problem waiting. Let me tell you, this beer was worth the wait. I tip my fedora to Free Will Brewing company. The only thing that would have gone better is if I had a bag of Cool Ranch Doritos to go with it.

Overall fedora/10

bbsaur, Jun 03, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16%

Travcofarms, Feb 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

erialbill, Jan 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

kmatth, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

ArtZan, Aug 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

DrBier, Aug 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

salthemonster, May 25, 2014
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4.72/5  rDev +9.5%

007age, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of ShanePB
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

ShanePB, May 11, 2014
Photo of tviz33
4.39/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is just from memory, as I had it as a sample at the brewery. For a free tasting, the pour was a solid 4 oz. Not bad if you ask me.

They claim 200+ IBUs and this beer was dank.. I mean DANK. The hops were so rich with flavor, but not super bitter. I need to get a small fill of this next time I'm in the area.

tviz33, May 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

BuxMontBeerLover, Jan 31, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

beerfinder, Jun 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

IPAchris, May 15, 2014
Photo of Rifugium
3.75/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Canal St. Pub, Reading, PA.

Golden-orange pour, hazy, with a thin cap of white head that left spotty lacing on the glass. In the nose, resinous pine, dank grapefruit, background bready malts. Similar taste, oily, resinous pine, grapefruit and orange peel, some ammonia, bready malts bringing in a good amount of sweetness, but it never quite overpowers the hoppiness, which of course is the way it should be. Some solvent-like booze detectable. Medium body, a bit chewy and sticky. Good overall.

Rifugium, May 14, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev -9%

jklimo, Aug 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

gwags3, Jun 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

murphius1118, Sep 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

epyon396, Jul 19, 2014
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Chasing The Dragon from Free Will Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.