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Hanami - Free Will Brewing Company

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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: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Free Will Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RblWthACoz on 06-17-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Knapp85, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of RblWthACoz
3.64/5  rDev -1.1%
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.

RblWthACoz, Jun 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Lare453, Nov 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

CreightonSM, Jul 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

BcOneSeven, Jul 27, 2014
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troegaarden, Jun 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

TTripp725, Jul 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

blameo, Dec 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

micropale, Jan 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

BuxMontBeerLover, Oct 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

dokupe, Aug 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

ryan_celia, Jul 21, 2013
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2/5  rDev -45.7%

justcallmecapn, Feb 18, 2014
Photo of HopsandPots
3.41/5  rDev -7.3%
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.

HopsandPots, Aug 21, 2013
Hanami from Free Will Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.