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Chasin' Freshies - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

686 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 686
Reviews: 162
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 22
Gots: 18 | 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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2beerdogs

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-24-2013 18:17:28 | More by 2beerdogs
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stpjames

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -28%

07-24-2013 17:55:31 | More by stpjames
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours clear gold with light off-white head that lasts well throughout. The aroma has floral malt sweetened notes, floral hop bitterness and a sense of kiwi fruit. Sugary sweetness in the flavors along with a bold bitter floral hop profile. Sweetened mango like tropical fruitiness. The sweetness, the hop bitterness and somewhat sweet tropical fruitiness go pretty well together. Medium bodied with good carbonation going on. Overall, a solid beer, not as good as their Hop Henge IPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2013 19:42:33 | More by CuriousMonk
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nygannon

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

07-20-2013 05:41:57 | More by nygannon
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FreshZ

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-17-2013 18:31:56 | More by FreshZ
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RangnaR

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-11-2013 16:55:09 | More by RangnaR
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Metaltildeath

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-09-2013 13:12:53 | More by Metaltildeath
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Zbeetleman

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

07-07-2013 05:27:15 | More by Zbeetleman
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ebrifan

California

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-06-2013 06:20:13 | More by ebrifan
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Achoo_Bacca

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -28%

07-02-2013 15:15:09 | More by Achoo_Bacca
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Kenai4

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

06-30-2013 23:45:02 | More by Kenai4
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bird22

California

3/5  rDev -21.5%

06-28-2013 06:14:52 | More by bird22
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DarthKostrizer

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-26-2013 05:06:36 | More by DarthKostrizer
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Geuzedad

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-23-2013 13:35:39 | More by Geuzedad
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pisano

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-13-2013 14:28:14 | More by pisano
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PortlandSunDevil

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-12-2013 22:26:31 | More by PortlandSunDevil
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-02-2013 14:46:59 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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JF1917

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-28-2013 02:22:29 | More by JF1917
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sirsteve42

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-27-2013 17:27:54 | More by sirsteve42
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Pelican5

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-16-2013 07:26:11 | More by Pelican5
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ScottieD

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-11-2013 01:48:27 | More by ScottieD
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tenthumbs

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Perhaps it was my lack of interest in trying this beer that made it more of a surprise? Regardless, it's been added to my long list of favorites. The smell, mouth feel and overall freshness made this beer a joy to drink. Very floral and not too bitter. The lighter color belies it's full character. Too bad it's seasonal, I would love to have this on a warm day.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2013 21:20:30 | More by tenthumbs
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3.09/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours out a mostly orangeish and gold color, nice white laundry soapish white head. Aroma was pretty muted, came off extremely as an English ipa. Lacked dry hop character.
What exactly is fresh hop about this?

Taste, man, this really does not seem like a fresh hop ipa. More like an esb or english ipa at best, and even that is kind of pushing it. Bready, floral malt aspect, hops are bitter, grapefruit at times, but very mellow. Truly one of the "balanced" ipas, or if anything, leaning away from balance to the light malt character sweetness. There are no off flavors, but it seems completely mislabeled style wise. Alcohol remains hidden, kind of surprised that its about 7 and a half.

I guess if you're looking for the lightest, mildest fresh hop ale made, this is your beer. I'm kinda meh on it.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2013 20:37:35 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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JoshTellez

California

3/5  rDev -21.5%

04-10-2013 20:30:22 | More by JoshTellez
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Jessenimmo

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

04-10-2013 20:25:05 | More by Jessenimmo
Chasin' Freshies from Deschutes Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 686 ratings.