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Hanami - Free Will Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 19.02%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Free Will Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: RblWthACoz on 06-17-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Ratings: 14 | Reviews: 2
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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured into a tulip glass at a Japanese restaurant.
The beer immediately began to foam out of the bottle. It had been taken out of a fridge from a local bottle shop minutes before. Having known Free Will's recent problems in bottling- this is their problem, not the shop or mine.
After ten minutes of the beer settling, it was quite palatable. It smelled of cherries, and though a bit grainy it drank smooth.
It tasted of a beer that had cherry blossom essence in it. Something I had wanted strongly for a long time, so it sated my desire. But as a subjective beer drinker- there was still a little more I wanted from the liquid.
Had it not been over-carbonated, I would have been a bit more inclined to rate it better- but it was over-carbonated, so that does give it a hit.
I would not buy it again, and I probably would not buy Free Will again until they fix their problems.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This is a collaborative beer with Two Rivers. I am sure they are doing it so that Two Rivers can have something "they" brewed while they get their operation up and running.

Pretty standard witbier with a wad of fruit infusion. Punch in the mouth wit flavor with globs of cherry stuff going on. Points for pulling off a witbier without making a mess of it. The edges could be rounded out a good bit more to make it more drinkable though. And the carbonation is quite biting. Overall, decent. I doubt Smuttynose would approve of the name though. Heh.

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Hanami from Free Will Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.