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Techno IPA - Free Will Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Techno IPATechno IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

112 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 1
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
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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petermethot

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-25-2013 00:06:02 | More by petermethot
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Maryland

3/5  rDev -20.6%

07-20-2014 00:07:38 | More by TxMdScotty298
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rkcrozier

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-19-2014 19:36:11 | More by rkcrozier
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scotorum

Massachusetts

3.74/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Purchased as part of a mixed sixpack at Liquor Outlet Wine Cellars in Boonton New Jersey on my recent trip to the deep south.

No evident bottling date info.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a Lawson's tulip.

a: Clear amber with an inch tall white head which receded slowly to even surface foam and moderate lacing.

s: Pine with slight apple notes.

t; Moderate pine and fruit hop bite over a medium malt base. No lingering bitterness to speak of. Dry finish.

m; Medium, good body.

o; An above average and quite tasty and satisfying IPA which remained pleasant and enjoyable if not overly distinguished throughout.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 04:05:05 | More by scotorum
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johng90

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-12-2014 20:19:40 | More by johng90
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-12-2014 14:12:10 | More by pat_usher
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Jsonta

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-10-2014 23:33:34 | More by Jsonta
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MrBoh

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-08-2014 22:56:30 | More by MrBoh
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Pixelkitties

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

07-05-2014 19:28:47 | More by Pixelkitties
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-03-2014 16:44:42 | More by JohnK17
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

06-27-2014 14:03:43 | More by gwags3
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5/5  rDev +32.3%

06-27-2014 00:26:01 | More by Millsnerlight
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

06-26-2014 23:41:33 | More by jpd7374
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nardz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

06-26-2014 01:44:39 | More by nardz
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is a good example of why you shouldn't write off a brewery. Had several rather sub-par offerings from this brewery in the past, but this doesn't follow suit.

Nice easy drinker with a mellow hopped profile. Mild, yet pronounced enough to keep it interesting. The feel does seem a bit thin. But overall, this is a nice drinker. Something to relax with and not have to think about.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2014 04:48:44 | More by RblWthACoz
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tharper178

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

06-23-2014 22:22:13 | More by tharper178
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From The Fridge to my fridge and then into my glass, I am slowly emptying out my backlog of beer so that I CAN CANcentrate on The CANQuest (TM).

I have been chastised by my Old Lady for being heavy-handed on my pours, but unless the label directs me to pour gently, I like the visual aspect of the pseudo-cascade and the creation of head. In this case, the resulting finger of head was dense and tawny with moderate retention. Color was a deep-amber, approaching gold (SRM = 4 - 5) with NE-quality clarity. Nose smelled like freshly-squeezed grapefruit juice. Ahhh! I am a big fan of AIPAs and this got my motor running. I watched the head create some nice, sticky lacing as it fell and decided that this was the time for my first draught. Mouthfeel was medium and the taste was straight-on, straight-up citrus hops. I know that some (many?) complain that beers in the style can be unbalanced and while I do not disagree, I do not disdain them, either. I do not like when they seem to be saturated with hops and such was not the case here. It was intensely hoppy, yes, and there did not seem to be much in the way of discernible malt sweetness, but it was still drinkable. Finish was dry, but not in an unpleasant way, as I have noted in those AIPAs that seem to be saturated with hops. That said, it was not terribly different from so many other AIPAs that I have tried and/or reviewed. I am happy to support a PA brewer, but it is not worth trading or searching for, sorry.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2014 17:30:08 | More by woodychandler
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dreichus

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

06-23-2014 15:39:00 | More by dreichus
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

06-23-2014 01:50:11 | More by JTheis655
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Pennsylvania

2.46/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 1 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Pours a clear golden color with just about no head. Appears limp and lifeless with very fine bubbles but lacing is just not possible. The aroma is bright and hoppy, with some citrus and semi tropical notes. The taste is very tropical, some mango, papaya and pith, and light malts. The body is very lightly carbonated and damn near flat. Awful. She's gone ladies and gentlemen. Different than the positive reviews, this is on draft. People swear by this, but it's kind of like drinking McDonalds Sweet Tea with added tropical fruit flavor ontap with a watery texture. Try a bottle based on the recent reviews.

Serving type: on-tap

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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14%

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Austin_Cohen

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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Techno IPA from Free Will Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.