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Winterfest - Free State Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

85 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 14.93%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | 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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3.31/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from bottle to an imperial pint. Best by first week of May 2013.

A: Hazy iced tea in color with a foamy, tan head. Fair amount of particulate in suspension.

S: Grapefruit, piney hops, malt, brown sugar.

T: Malt, brown sugar, buttery diacetyl, citrus hops, grapefruit.

M: A bit chunky, decent hops finish, a tad bitter for a single IPA.

O: Not bad, seems like it would be a better choice on tap and fresh at a KC area establishment.

tito42, Apr 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

duff247, Feb 25, 2013
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3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle with best by dating into a pint glass.

A - dark, but transparent golden amber. clear, white two-finger head with nice, thick lacing.

S - biscuits and grass! ripe fruit.

T - bread and hops with a touch of alcohol in the finish, maybe a tad too much.

M - a bit less than medium-bodied. Aftertaste lingered.

maleman, Feb 24, 2013
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3.99/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draught @ Brewery: This one pours a crystal clear copper color. There was about a finger of off-white lacing that left a good deal of lacing. Good nose. There was a good whiff of citrus hops. Some grassy notes also. It has a nice taste. Good malt body, along with a good hop bite. Very smooth and well balanced. A very good IPA.

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a decent ipa.. nothing out of the ordinary, but not bad.

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