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Winterfest - Free State Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

92 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 92
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 14.63%
Wants: 1
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Free State Brewing Co. visit their website
Kansas, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  ABV ?

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 11-08-2011)
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Photo of humuloner22
4.38/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This one reminds me of the same type of malt backbone that Toppling Goliath uses. It has a sweet thickness to it. It has a earthy barnyard thing going on. Not funky but like a feed grain type of malt. Which TG does to an even higher degree.

Color: Darker almost amber in color. Reminds me of an Irish red almost or very similar to Yeungling in color. Head is minimal.

Smell: More malts than anything else. Some floral and fruity hop notes in there but overall pretty mild.

Taste: This is where this beer really shines, its tasty for sure. Nice tropical, floral and earthy notes going on here . It definitely has a caramel backbone to balance out the hop bitterness which is pretty much nonexistent, this is not a hop bomb by any means. Very nicely balanced.

Overall: I received this one as a trade and its a solid brew. I would drink it again. Solid IPA!

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Winterfest from Free State Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.