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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

125 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 1
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Free Will Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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.

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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

New Jersey

3.7/5  rDev -2.1%

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...

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

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14%

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

Pitcairn

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-04-2014 15:01:12 | More by HRamz3
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TriageStat

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-03-2014 21:45:08 | More by TriageStat
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Diplomat11

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-03-2014 00:17:47 | More by Diplomat11
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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%

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.

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

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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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
Techno IPA from Free Will Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.