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Hop Geek #1 - Free Will Brewing Company

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82
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93 Ratings
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Ratings: 93
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 14.09%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Free Will Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Knapp85 on 07-23-2012)
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A: Dense ice-tea coloring with a thin, skim walnut toned head that quickly gave way to a whispy surface. Small rise of carbonation within of micro-effervesce rising at a moderate pace.

S: Aroma of scotchy caramel, more alcohol then hops, with a fade of earthy soil and pine.

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Hop Geek #1 from Free Will Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.