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Chasin' Freshies 2013 - Amarillo - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

820 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 820
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 28
Gots: 59 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Kegatron on 09-20-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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.
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Chasin Freshies pours a pale straw color with a very small head. There is a slight but weak floral floral/hop aroma, with earthy undertones. The taste has a nice solid hop flavor; really nice floral notes. Good body, good flavors, finishes bitter. Overall a good tasting and nice bitter beer.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.01/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bomber to SN IPA glass.

A: clear golden yellow color with a little more than a finger width white head. Good lacing.

S: floral, citrus, and some sweet bread notes.

T: very nicely balanced. Hops and citrus are pretty assertive, but complimented by a good malt backing.

M: crisp, medium carbonation. Dry finish.

O: another quality brew from Deschutes. ~$5 bomber in season, worth picking up a few.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.22/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Best by date 12/18/13
Pours a surprising crystal clean light golden with thin, clean silky white head. Pilsner?

Nose: apricots, peaches, bubble gum, green herbal note, tangerine, sweet Hawaiian bread

Taste: follows nose with juicy apricots and stone fruit, sweet Hawaiian bready malt backbone fresh pine and bright tangerine and orange, turns resiny with wood, pine, and a lingering resiny hop oil, with a toasty resiny and fruity finish

Feel: light bodied, drinkable, juicy, fresh, resiny

Great beer. I love me some fresh hops, I'd rank this pretty high among the many I've had. Much more juicy and fruity, in true Deschutes fashion, as opposed to earthy and "green", but still some nice fresh hop oiliness to it

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Chasin' Freshies 2013 - Amarillo from Deschutes Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 820 ratings.