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Winterfest - Free State Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
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74 Ratings
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 15.47%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | 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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Ratings: 74 | Reviews: 21 | Display Reviews Only:
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JSchock7

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

11-12-2013 08:45:08 | More by JSchock7
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

09-03-2013 21:14:46 | More by Kahlerbock
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swaghawk

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-13-2013 19:25:08 | More by swaghawk
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3/5  rDev -20%

05-08-2013 15:32:45 | More by Whiskeydeez
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tito42

Missouri

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.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2013 03:13:50 | More by tito42
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duff247

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

02-25-2013 00:30:54 | More by duff247
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maleman

Mississippi

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.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2013 23:19:40 | More by maleman
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Boto

Connecticut

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.

Serving type: on-tap

02-21-2013 02:02:40 | More by Boto
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -20%

02-14-2013 03:49:08 | More by MinorThreat
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.44/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

a clean deep amber with a finger of creme colored head leaving behind nice lacing. smells of green peas, slight oxidation, grassy hops. weird, this smells like it's an old ipa, but it's a current seasonal.. hmm. the taste is of a fresh pale ale. hints of honey, tea like herbal flavor, grassy hops. a nice sweet malt profile. medium body with a stick feeling left behind. moderate carbonation.

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

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2013 02:08:47 | More by facundoCNB
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djtomain

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.7%

02-09-2013 05:43:49 | More by djtomain
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

01-15-2013 00:54:57 | More by TastyIsBeer
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gkjhawk

Kansas

2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

01-09-2013 03:46:45 | More by gkjhawk
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jewellrunner

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -26.7%

01-05-2013 18:27:43 | More by jewellrunner
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev 0%

12-27-2012 21:24:36 | More by LambicPentameter
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jheezee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

12-11-2012 22:40:41 | More by jheezee
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Hellpop65

Kansas

2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

12-07-2012 23:21:22 | More by Hellpop65
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baxter94

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

12-06-2012 23:55:18 | More by baxter94
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Chuck_25

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev 0%

12-01-2012 04:19:41 | More by Chuck_25
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zeff80

Missouri

4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Poured out a clear, copper color with gold highlights. It had a one-finger head of bubbly off-white foam that left thin rings of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled fruity and piney with some burnt toast notes.

T - It tasted of tropical fruits, pine and burnt toast maltiness. Nice bitter hop presence.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a dry, clean finish.

O - This is a good winter seasonal. Love having an IPA for a seasonal.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2012 02:53:14 | More by zeff80
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Jamiee

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev 0%

11-28-2012 16:13:44 | More by Jamiee
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russpowell

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

BBD of the 1st week of March 2013

Pours copper with a finger of cream colored head. Good lacing & head retention

S: Floral, grassy & piney hops, plus grapefruit.

T: Grapefruit peels, some bready & piney notes up front. More grapefruit & pine & as this warms, some pear notes as well. Finishes piney wth a touch of grassyness, grapefruit & grapefruit peel

MF: Medium bodied, crisp carbonation, nice balance

A fairly refreshing IPA , was hoping for a litte more heft for a winter IPA

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2012 00:13:36 | More by russpowell
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e911mann


2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

11-15-2012 01:10:24 | More by e911mann
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

11-01-2012 01:57:38 | More by Texasfan549
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skyisland

Missouri

3/5  rDev -20%

11-01-2012 01:50:30 | More by skyisland
Winterfest from Free State Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.