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Chasin' Freshies - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

692 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 692
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 23
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Like fresh powder, it’s a seize-the-moment thing. This year we've chased down Virgil Gamache Farms' famed Amarillo hops. At harvest, we rush the hops from the vine to our kettles to ensure we capture the purest, juiciest essence of the hop flower in every beer. Enjoy the bright, bold aroma and flavor that comes but once a year.

(Beer added by: Kegatron on 09-20-2011)
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-12-2013 02:08:56 | More by Blaze5445
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-12-2013 00:14:02 | More by kjkinsey
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Zach122

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-11-2013 21:16:05 | More by Zach122
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-11-2013 13:34:02 | More by ColForbinBC
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Pintofbrown

Iowa

3.53/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Served in a snifter.

Sits pretty with a hazy, pale gold body, Freshies displays some orange highlights. It has just a ring of white foam on the lid.

The nose is mostly flowery with hints of honey and citrus-y star fruit. The bouquet is not leaping out of the glass though.

The Freshies found in this beer cross the palate extremely dank to begin: green onions and an herbal earthiness. By mid-palate, you are discovering pepper, grapefruit, and estery scents. The finish could stand to be more bitter if it wanted.

The carbonation is solid, light and creamy on the tongue, a little powdery.

Chasin' Freshies hop profile is almost too "dank" for me, but it attempts to balance out with peppery and estery flavors. This IPA is solid, but I feel the cheaper bomber price is entirely appropriate for this offering.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2013 10:48:13 | More by Pintofbrown
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gr8zehaman

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

11-11-2013 03:54:57 | More by gr8zehaman
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

11-11-2013 03:54:31 | More by BarrytheBear
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vitALEity

California

4.15/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

A- straw yellow with a one finger white head.

S- A LOT of fresh amarillo, fresh cut grass, white wine, resin, some citrus

T- Herbaceous, grassy, fruity, reisling. Almost like the hops were picked 30 seconds ago!

M- Smooth, light and clean feel.

O- A very, very good fresh hop IPA. So much more exciting to drink than yet another west coast style, uber dry hopped IPA.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2013 00:18:40 | More by vitALEity
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Bjorn2bWild

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-10-2013 19:40:08 | More by Bjorn2bWild
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

11-10-2013 14:29:07 | More by acurtis
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Hallertau

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

11-10-2013 00:06:43 | More by Hallertau
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TwelveOunces

Kentucky

4.2/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle poured into a tulip
Best by 12-18-13

A- A hazy straw yellow beer with a one finger white head.

S- Not a lot on the nose. A straw and hay like smell. Light citrus hops.

T- A light citrus hop. A lot of straw and hay. An herbal and oily hop flavor. A hint of onion and lemongrass. not too bitter and somewhat grassy.

M- Bitter, a lighter body with a smooth feel. Easy drinking.

O- A solid fresh hop IPA. More of a balanced IPA then a hop bomb which is what I expeted.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2013 23:33:55 | More by TwelveOunces
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bcm75

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

11-09-2013 21:56:33 | More by bcm75
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pkalix

California

4.71/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

very interesting color. very thin-looking, very urine-colored, bright pastel yellow with very little carbonation. thin white foam on top dissipates quickly leaving only a super thin layer of white. tangerine, orange, slight grapefruit, but barely any pine. this is a different IPA so far....
awesome citrus flavor- tangerines and oranges and lemon. very slight hop bitterness. slight grass bitterness, but this is an awesome, yet different taste. there's a certain deja vu feeling to the flavor but I just cannot pinpoint it. definitely some grapefruit rind; red grapefruit, actually.
overall, I love this beer. and this coming from a non-IPA-preferring beer drinker...

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2013 20:59:48 | More by pkalix
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MJSawyer

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-09-2013 16:27:12 | More by MJSawyer
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Phil_H

Wisconsin

1.5/5  rDev -60.7%

11-09-2013 16:16:23 | More by Phil_H
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mconner666

Missouri

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-09-2013 16:15:16 | More by mconner666
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Phobicsquirrel

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-09-2013 02:23:43 | More by Phobicsquirrel
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3/5  rDev -21.5%

11-09-2013 00:48:32 | More by mothman
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mikefuski17

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

11-08-2013 23:50:30 | More by mikefuski17
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

11-08-2013 20:35:03 | More by Oakenator
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dcolatriano

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

11-08-2013 17:14:30 | More by dcolatriano
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mythaeus

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-08-2013 16:29:50 | More by mythaeus
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

11-08-2013 04:08:07 | More by Texasfan549
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pagesofphotographs

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-08-2013 03:54:54 | More by pagesofphotographs
Chasin' Freshies from Deschutes Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 692 ratings.