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Techno IPA - Free Will Brewing Company

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Techno IPATechno IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

114 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 1
Gots: 17 | 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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DrFunkenstein

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-29-2014 01:55:10 | More by DrFunkenstein
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Hop haze and muddled orange color. Head has good retention.

Mango, tangerine, grassy hop leaf, spearmint, and leftover dankness. Malts are pale and tempered. Some light perfume notes. Still dry.

Follows the nose, but pared down. Hop bitterness is lower than usual. Hop flavors composed of tangerine, grapefruit, hop leaf, and tropical notes. Malts are somewhat robust for the style. A little bit of toast.

Carbonation level is low. It allows a lot of liquid to roll around on the tongue. Not an exciting IPA feel.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2014 13:57:28 | More by thecheapies
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ArmOnFire

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-27-2014 22:58:48 | More by ArmOnFire
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-25-2014 22:55:29 | More by salthemonster
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murphius1118

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-23-2014 00:40:48 | More by murphius1118
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Bluescooter

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-22-2014 02:14:00 | More by Bluescooter
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Mark5252

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-15-2014 22:43:36 | More by Mark5252
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-14-2014 13:14:32 | More by Rifugium
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Drknight

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-13-2014 11:34:31 | More by Drknight
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DudMan

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-13-2014 00:25:44 | More by DudMan
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mmhannon

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-13-2014 00:20:56 | More by mmhannon
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cmq103

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-10-2014 22:47:23 | More by cmq103
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Copper slightly hazed appearance looks great billowing head off white cream color, with fine even textured dispread lacing on my pint glass. Aroma ripe mango, citrus in the backend, a bit of earthy character fades with each sniff. Flavors cereal grains, sweet malts, hop fruit as in mango, citrus, and a bit of ripened pineapple balances out in the backend with some hop bitterness and powdered yeast bready quality. Overall impressive IPA from PA, I can't wait until this gets perfected and refined it will be firing on all cylinders.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2014 15:53:57 | More by WVbeergeek
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Wow exploding with carbonation! I got a solid two inches of head that is dispatching pretty quickly. Beer is a Pretty standard Orange yellow color fed by carbonation bubbles.
S - Aroma is kind of muted so I assume it's an older bottle. Smell is rather hoppy and malty mix so it would have been something.
T+M - Taste is good but it comes off kind of bland due to the massive carbonation. This also makes it hard to drink. Still I can taste the hops and its easy to drink.

Overall the carbonation ruined this beer for me. Comes off too light and burpy. Also the flavors were lacking due to an older bottle.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2014 04:52:23 | More by DrDemento456
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chicagoish

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

04-24-2014 23:55:24 | More by chicagoish
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Tegman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

04-10-2014 23:00:57 | More by Tegman
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

04-06-2014 22:02:35 | More by LarryMyers
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

04-04-2014 03:51:55 | More by ZEB89
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scoot64

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

04-03-2014 15:45:43 | More by scoot64
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

03-24-2014 05:26:50 | More by Budinetz
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PA-hunter

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
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.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2014 02:27:51 | More by PA-hunter
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Bdel34

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

03-17-2014 21:33:20 | More by Bdel34
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JerzDevl2000

New Jersey

3.7/5  rDev -2.4%
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...

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2014 22:58:37 | More by JerzDevl2000
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

03-12-2014 01:14:03 | More by Zetcha7x
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

03-04-2014 15:01:12 | More by HRamz3
Techno IPA from Free Will Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.