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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

112 Ratings
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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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justcallmecapn

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14%

02-18-2014 21:05:57 | More by justcallmecapn
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ArtZan

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-14-2014 20:56:09 | More by ArtZan
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RVigz

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

02-02-2014 04:18:29 | More by RVigz
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blameo

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19%

02-01-2014 00:53:18 | More by blameo
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

01-27-2014 02:27:24 | More by kmos27
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mikefuski17

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

01-26-2014 20:13:06 | More by mikefuski17
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let8it8grow

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

01-25-2014 01:30:42 | More by let8it8grow
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

2.55/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.25

12 oz bottle. Undated

Pours a dark amber orange with a thin, dense creamy white head. Minimal lace or retention. Old nose of leafy Citra, earth, dirt, and sweet, sweet bread. This is the problem with not dating bottles. You buy a bottle local to the brewer expecting it might be half way fresh and then... this happens. Flavor hints at what is probably a nice citrus-y IPA, but instead bready malt and grassy, dirty bitterness dominates with lingering citrus juiciness. I'll give FW benefit of doubt that this isn't best sample and revisit if I see this on draft. Otherwise, eww.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2014 21:38:42 | More by yourefragile
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BBB

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

01-21-2014 01:56:19 | More by BBB
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erialbill

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

01-18-2014 03:15:05 | More by erialbill
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nstroup

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

01-15-2014 20:37:00 | More by nstroup
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klimoja

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

01-14-2014 12:48:30 | More by klimoja
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tviz33

New York

4.5/5  rDev +19%

01-08-2014 22:25:58 | More by tviz33
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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

01-05-2014 18:27:36 | More by jrfehon33
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a tulip

Burnt orange with a fluffy bone white cap. Decent retention, good spider web lacing. Good looking beer.

Nose doesn't pop the way I want it to. Good hop aroma, but no burst. Nectarines, grapefruit, papaya, mango, a bit of underripe melon. Solid profile. Some bready/biscuity malt holding down the back end.

Some juicy tropical fruit with a touch of pine sap is held back by a sturdy malt bill. The flavor profile doesn't wow me, but it is not far off, it's just a little subdued.

Carbonation is too low, this could be causing the flavor and aroma not to pop a little bit. On the lighter side of medium bodied.

This is a good beer that just needs a touch of rounding out. Good flavor, good nose, good hop profile. This has the foundation to be a really good beer, it's just not there yet.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2014 18:13:10 | More by ColForbinBC
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jnardone235

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

01-04-2014 02:31:50 | More by jnardone235
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy light copper with a finger of head that enjoys some decent retention. The nose is hoppy with a trace of malt thrown in for good measure. The flavor profile is well balanced, but a touch thin. The body is quite light considering the ABV of this offering. The finish is pleasantly dry, but leaves one wanting something a bit more exciting.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2014 04:23:43 | More by 57md
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

01-02-2014 22:54:11 | More by TTripp725
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MadCat

New Jersey

4.49/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Tipperary Pub.

Appearance: Nice clear golden color, short white head, some lacing

Smell: Very fruity hops, tropical and citrus fruits, with some biscuity malts in the background

Taste: A nice complex blend of tropical and citrus hops, with a good biscuit and caramely malt backbone. The hops steal the show here, but you know there is malt. Some bitterness, but not overwhelming

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body, good carbonation

Overall: Honestly, fantastic. This is my style of IPA, this focuses more on fruity flavors than the piney resinous hops. Not sure if I would have picked it up off a shelf prior to this, but I'm glad there were only a few choices of IPA on tap, and that I was in the mood for an IPA.

Serving type: on-tap

12-31-2013 02:00:36 | More by MadCat
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.95/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – Served an amber colored brew with a one finger of foamy white head. The head has a good level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave a fantastic level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is heaviest of a sweeter tropical fruit smell of pineapple, papaya, and tangerine. Along with these smells is a bit of caramel sweetness as well as some aromas of a more biscuity nature. Aromas of a more melon like nature are there as well giving it a sweet, fruity smell overall.

Taste – The taste begins with a moderately strong biscuit malt taste with some sweetness of a caramel nature mixed within. As the flavor advances a good deal of fruity sweetness comes to the tongue with a moderately good deal of orange, tangerine, and pineapple all coming to the tongue. Some hop tastes start developing midway through the taste with them being mainly of a grassy nature at first, but adding a good deal of grapefruit hoppiness as the flavor moves on. Some watermelon rind like flavors come to the tongue more as the flavor advances to the end, as well as increase in the overall hop flavor. With the increase in hop and all the sweet fruity tastes and nice biscuit malt base, one is left with a clean hopped fruity flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel –The body of the beer is just a tad over average in its thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is average. Both are great for the blend of sweet, biscuit, and hop flavors that the brew possesses, highlighting all but yet not allowing one to dominate the flavor profile.

Overall –A rather tasty and enjoyable IPA overall. Quite delicious and one nice drink to try if you get a chance.

Serving type: on-tap

12-18-2013 02:37:37 | More by Darkmagus82
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PretzelsNBeer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.6%

12-15-2013 22:18:05 | More by PretzelsNBeer
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BeezNeezy22D

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

12-12-2013 14:22:27 | More by BeezNeezy22D
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mj81

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-30-2013 23:06:13 | More by mj81
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Gmartin75

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

11-26-2013 00:03:55 | More by Gmartin75
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petermethot

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-25-2013 00:06:02 | More by petermethot
Techno IPA from Free Will Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.