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Techno IPA - Free Will Brewing Company

Techno IPATechno IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

74 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 74
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.42%


Brewed by:
Free Will Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: vicsju1991 on 05-18-2013)
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JZ77

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-17-2013 21:38:28 | More by JZ77
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured bottle into glass. 6.6% abv

Appearance- Pours a deep orange with a moderate head that dissipates fast. Quite cloudy.

Smell- Quite a good amount of citrus, not too much malt to the nose. Lemon and grapefruit become evident in aroma.

Taste- A decent amount of pine followed but hints of citrus fruit but not as much as in the nose. A biscuit like sweetness blends into a dry hop finish. The after taste of hops is minimal and not super strong as many IPAs. The citrus sweetness lasts longer than the bitterness for sure.

Mouthfeel- Medium body with a creamy texture. The moderate amount of carbonation could have a bit more to it.

Overall- A solid IPA offering from my local brewery. I had this on draft at the Perk and it was better than a bottle but that's a given with all beer. Still this beer is fitting to its style. The citrus flavor paired well to the malt here. Despite the lower amount of carbonation, this is a damn smooth IPA and quite an easy one to drink.

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03-21-2014 02:27:51 | More by PA-hunter
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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JerzDevl2000

New Jersey

3.7/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Picked this up last week in Totowa, never having this before or any beer from Free Will for that matter. This had to be one of the strangest labels that I've ever seen on a beer but what was on the inside turned out to be rather pedestrian. With so many IPA's out there, this wouldn't necessarily be a bad choice but there wasn't much about this that made it stand out from the others.

This had a hazy, goldenrod hue to it with a moderate head that quickly settled and just a bit of lacing to accompany that. Lots of "weed" in the smell, reminiscent of a Green Flash beer. Some tropical fruit, floral notes, and some tangy tangerine in the back. Even a bit of chili-chocolate to liven things up, perhaps? It's there along with a oily consistency and strong hop burn that strikes early and fades away to some grassy notes in the back. This was a bit too earthy for me but still a somewhat easy beer to drink because of how subdued the alcohol was.

It was present but by no means was this overtly strong or a beer dominated by the hops. The carbonation could have been present a bit more and this finished dry but overall, this beer was pretty easy to quaff and a decent take on the style. With so many other IPA's out there, this didn't stand out from the pack but even after downing this, I still can't figure out what's up with the label...

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03-13-2014 22:58:37 | More by JerzDevl2000
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12 oz bottle. Undated

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Techno IPA from Free Will Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.