Freedive - Temperance Beer Co.

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18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 9.25%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Temperance Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: emerge077 on 01-27-2014)
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Got this on tap at The Raddler in Logan Square Chicago. Pours very dark. Appears foamy in fine bubbles making for a soft and creamy mouthfeel. No too heavy. Fig and dark malt in a faintish nose. Roasted malts on tatse. A well executed and clean but simple dark ale.

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3.49/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Served in a tumbler at Mundelein Brewfest 2014.

Staying put with Temperance to try out my second black IPA of the day (more to follow, of course). It pours a clear midnight sienna topped by a finger or so of sandstone foam. The nose comprises roasted malts, light treacle, pine sap, and a touch of candied orange peel. The taste brings in more of the same, the roast in the forefront of everything, the pine its own Zero Mustafa-style second. The body is a lithe medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a mostly smooth feel. Overall, a nice black IPA, a bit unbalanced in favor of the roast, but it's still decently enjoyable.

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Freedive from Temperance Beer Co.
86 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.