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Chasing The Dragon - Free Will Brewing Company

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Chasing The Dragon
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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 11.16%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | 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:
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klimoja

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%
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.

Serving type: growler

01-14-2014 12:44:21 | More by klimoja
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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

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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.

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S - A good bouquet if fruit here. Kiwi, orange, cantelope, and some lemon. Theres a good bit of pine and phenols from the alcohol. This particular "dragon" is 9.9%.

T - Lets see, lemon, pine, mango, and tons of citra. Almost has a zombie dust, 3 floyds flavor to it. But this is unique of that beer. You can detect the booze going down but not taste it on the tongue. The malt bill produces a candy sugar sweet to try and balance the bitterness. What it does is give off another awesome flavor and layer of complexity to this beer.

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Chasing The Dragon from Free Will Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.