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Freak Of Nature DIPA - Wicked Weed Brewing

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

422 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 422
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 7.5%
Wants: 137
Gots: 38 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Wicked Weed Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Freak of Nature is our San Francisco inspired hoppy monster. At 8% abv and who knows how many ibu’s, this beer is our shrine to the Hop. Absurd amounts of the big West Coast hops gives this beer its citrusy, weedy nose and big, dank flavor. We dry hop with 48lbs per batch, which is over 3lbs of hops per barrel. In keeping with the classic style of the West Coast double, sugar plays a large part in creating this dry and minimally bitter double IPA. The Freak is particularly pintable for the style, so if you dare to enter, we welcome you to the Freak Show.

(Beer added by: brewdude1982 on 02-16-2013)
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4.4/5  rDev 0%

cursive7, Sep 18, 2014
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4.99/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Moshulu, Sep 18, 2014
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4.7/5  rDev +6.8%

speakdf0, Sep 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

kruky, Sep 18, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev -6.4%

chefmatt101, Sep 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -14.8%

PeakedInHighSchool, Sep 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Thishops4u, Sep 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

chadwicktorres, Sep 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

n2185, Sep 15, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -8.2%

Grand-Raggedy, Sep 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

muskiesman, Sep 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Hefewiseman, Sep 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

KG710, Sep 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

MrNate, Sep 14, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +5.5%

Mersh, Sep 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Hillbilly, Sep 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

HopDropTheElder, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

1-liter growler poured into a matching wicked weed snifter. The brew appears a clear golden orange color with an off-white cap that fades slow leaving patchy lace.

The smell containd notes of citrus zest, fruity rinds and grassy herbs. Its very piney and herbal smelling of hops with litle to no other character, just all hoppiness and its good.

The taste is pine, with citrus zest, pith and pulp like rindy oranges and grapefruit with a lasting dank appeal and faint extended fruity quality that is bitter. No indication of that 8% alcohol or really any malt backbone.

This is medium bodied with a light amount of carbonation. Pretty decent stuff that fits the bill for their west coast style description.

stakem, Sep 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

smokeypeat, Sep 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Stephenjtorres, Sep 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8%

BeerGod27, Sep 08, 2014
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Fordknox, Sep 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Jsmercer, Sep 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

OleDixie, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

jeff1973, Sep 06, 2014
Freak Of Nature DIPA from Wicked Weed Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 422 ratings.