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Freak Of Nature DIPA - Wicked Weed Brewing

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

469 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 469
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 7.52%
Wants: 146
Gots: 43 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

kiserj, Feb 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

VeganUndead, Feb 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

RonJeezy, Feb 20, 2014
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4.31/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- beer was very clear with very little head

S- piney with an intense citrus grapefruit aroma

T- hoppy hit to the face on the first sip.. Kind of a grapefruit after taste... A little dry but love the citrus throughout.... Leaves the mouth wanting more hops!!!

M- dry hop and leaves with a citrus taste.. Very nice

O- extremely good beer... Love how the hops hit you on the first sip but doesn't take you away from the flavor of the beer. The citrus ending keeps you coming back for more!! Wicked Weed Brewery is by far the best brewery in Asheville and is a must go if you make it here. Great selection of beer!

Cjwelte, Feb 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

RedNeckGurl, Feb 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

abb610, Feb 13, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub in Asheville.
Pours clear with a light amber body and a very good head. Nice lacing.

This DIPA has a load of fruity hops in the nose. Pungent aroma.
Flavor: fruity but herbal and slightly dank hops dominate. Mild bitterness for style.

chinchill, Feb 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +13.9%

dave317, Feb 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

ben4unc, Feb 06, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the brewpub in Asheville. Pours a golden color with sticky lacing. Looks thin but the sticky lacing look great. Huge pine hop aromas with a hint of citrus. Taste is massive west coast hop..lots of pine with a slight slight citrus finish. Its not over bitter for such a hop bomb which makes this fantastic. Awesome brew.

DrinkSlurm, Feb 05, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear light golden with a thinner but quite sticky bone white head atop,grapefruit and fresh mown grass in the nose with a tinge of sweet onion,some alcohol sweetness as well.Sweet onion and pithy grapefruit flavors really hit ya at the onset,big almost raw-like hops just juicy and great,some sugary sweetness along with that lingering alcohol as well.A DIPA that's not as sweet and sugary as alot of them and the hops are large and in charge,a great DIPA here.

oberon, Feb 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

hollywood_15063, Jan 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Macky20, Jan 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

GatorLCA, Jan 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

TPSReport, Jan 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

imyourhero21, Jan 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

danwho, Jan 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

millerbuffoon, Jan 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

jzeilinger, Jan 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

Knapp85, Jan 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Tgmckinn, Jan 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

mattmarka1, Jan 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Claytonbrewsby, Jan 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.9%

RyanAU, Jan 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

johntfox, Jan 13, 2014
Freak Of Nature DIPA from Wicked Weed Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 469 ratings.