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Rapunzel - Free Will Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

29 Ratings
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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 20.23%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Free Will Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: confer on 07-11-2013)
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

1.58/5  rDev -53.7%

One of two things is going on here. Either this is the lamest and most ass-backwards attempt at a saison ever, or they mislabeled the beer.

This is a hoppy ale that seems a mix between a pale and a blonde. Absolutely no Belgian ale character to speak of whatsoever. I have no idea what's going in here, but it ain't a saison.

07-27-2013 03:36:00 | More by RblWthACoz
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev +9.7%

I am now committed to reducing, if not eradicating, my backlog of bottles. For those who may wonder how I got behind, this is a perfect example. I bought it at The Friendly Greek's Bottle Shop, but when I got it home, no picture existed on this site. I then had to get the pic approved, and in the lengthy period that this took to happen, the beer got shuffled into the morass. Now, the pic is approved, but in the interim, the name has changed! Grrr. The pic approval process on here really needs to be streamlined, IMHO.

My pour caused a good deal of head to form, so I backed off almost as soon as I had started. Man, the smell coming off of it was definitely that of a saison! I ended up with two huge, puffy, rocky fingers of eggshell white head that looked like yeast that was ready to be pitched. Color was a slightly hazy orangish-yellow (SRM = > 7, < 9). Nose smelled of barnyard funk, mandarin oranges, mown grass and black pepper. Mouthfeel was thin-to-medium. The taste was initially tart and funky, but then I got a very pleasant orange peel sweetness that cut it drastically. I experienced a tangy return of the tartness on the finish. This was a very dry beer! It really had a white wine vinousness, but it was refreshing on a Summer afternoon.

07-17-2014 20:38:07 | More by woodychandler
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

08-06-2013 18:00:44 | More by rolltide8425
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12%

08-08-2013 13:11:55 | More by xnicknj
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev +7.9%

Mixed and matched a six pack with this for 10 bucks.

A - Damn big chunks of sediment ahoy yet a 1/2 inch of head that settles slowly with some lacing. Color is an obvious hazy amber brown.
S - Mostly hops and yeasts doesn't smell too dry it's not too bad.
T - Like most of their offerings its not to style it has a a drying hop character, some dry yeast and a sweet finish. It's the best part of this beer!
M - Smooth and light to medium.

Overall for under 2 bucks I didn't expect much but it was a decent hoppy saison. Best beer I had from them so far.

03-26-2014 06:59:35 | More by DrDemento456
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

07-22-2013 03:08:10 | More by jmdrpi
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12%

11-29-2013 23:48:11 | More by dfhhead25
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

07-20-2013 23:09:27 | More by JeffTheJuice
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +17.3%

07-19-2013 11:32:47 | More by Oakenator
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

06-05-2014 23:16:06 | More by TimoP
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

01-18-2014 21:33:58 | More by Lehighace06
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -56%

07-22-2013 04:49:55 | More by mportnoy
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -34%

12-23-2013 15:12:22 | More by TheBigBoy
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

07-24-2013 15:39:32 | More by Phillyz
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fdig23

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10%

09-15-2013 13:40:07 | More by fdig23
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curlybird

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12%

07-22-2014 19:20:23 | More by curlybird
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pwoody11

Delaware

4/5  rDev +17.3%

09-23-2013 01:33:06 | More by pwoody11
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ArtZan

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -12%

04-06-2014 02:01:32 | More by ArtZan
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confer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Pours a deep gold color with a very active pure white head.
Smell is a of a spicy saison with a distinct hop aroma as well.
Taste is more of the smell. Not overdone with the spices, just enough to lead things off and into a hoppy bitterness in the finish.
The bitterness really coats your mouth and lingers.
Overall a good saison.
The website says that this beer is brewed in Jan/Feb but I just found it in July, It is definitely a summer beer.

07-11-2013 00:38:59 | More by confer
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jp312

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +17.3%

08-18-2013 21:18:24 | More by jp312
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Travcofarms

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +46.6%

07-30-2013 12:39:52 | More by Travcofarms
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Sound_Explorer

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-03-2014 03:33:37 | More by Sound_Explorer
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BuxMontBeerLover

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10%

10-18-2013 18:54:51 | More by BuxMontBeerLover
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dokupe

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +10%

08-19-2013 00:11:41 | More by dokupe
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BeezNeezy22D

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

12-12-2013 14:22:01 | More by BeezNeezy22D
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Rapunzel from Free Will Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.