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Stormchaser IPA - Free State Brewing Co.

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Stormchaser IPAStormchaser IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

72 Ratings
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Ratings: 72
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Free State Brewing Co. visit their website
Kansas, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  ABV ?

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JEdmund on 06-07-2012)
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2/5  rDev -47.8%

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Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

07-03-2013 14:18:07 | More by Hellpop65
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Minnesota

3/5  rDev -21.7%

07-30-2012 12:36:21 | More by sgttibbs
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Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

07-28-2014 12:48:31 | More by Schlafly33
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Germany

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

07-21-2013 03:55:33 | More by pastramionrye7
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KSMONHNYIL

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

06-24-2014 15:01:28 | More by KSMONHNYIL
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JHaugh

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

07-31-2013 14:15:01 | More by JHaugh
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dubmax

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

07-21-2012 00:14:16 | More by dubmax
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Sintech

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

07-05-2014 23:37:47 | More by Sintech
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zhanson88

California

3.45/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a very warm honey color. Mostly clear, but has a touch of haze. Moderate carbonation. Nice 1/2" of white head forms, which reduces to a slight cap of foam.

Smell: First thing that comes across to me is a lot of florals. Some maltiness backs that up, as well as some citrus/lemon. Nicely balanced, and the florals are very nice.

Taste: A lot of caramel malt backbone shows up initially. Again, some citrus and especially lemon come out after that, followed by lots of nice florals. It leans more towards malt than hop in the taste, which I did not anticipate after the nose. Good, but not great taste.

Mouthfeel/Overall: Light to medium in body, nice carbonation presence. About right for the style. Moderately dry finish. Overall, I liked the beer and would have again. It leans more towards being a pale ale than IPA to me though, with those great floral notes and ample malt presence.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2012 20:32:05 | More by zhanson88
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swaghawk

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-13-2013 19:28:50 | More by swaghawk
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PieOhMy

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

08-05-2013 17:52:50 | More by PieOhMy
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Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-07-2014 04:27:49 | More by Allurex
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Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-06-2014 03:53:08 | More by Bosoxfan20
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Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-05-2014 14:08:23 | More by tsgooch79
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-17-2012 20:26:46 | More by Whiskeydeez
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Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-24-2014 01:15:31 | More by Scottqc15
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Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

03-22-2014 03:45:43 | More by Tafyob41
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Tone

Missouri

3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, amber color. 1/2 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of strong hops, citrus hops, hint of floral hops, sweet malt, hint of yeast, and sugar. Fits the style of an American IPA. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of citrus hops, hops, hint of pine, sweet malt, hint of sugar, and a hint of caramel malt. Overall, weak aroma, but decent blend and body.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2013 23:17:29 | More by Tone
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.6/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle from LambicPentameter (thanks man!). Best by 8/14, so I assume bottled 5/14. Served in a goblet.

Pours a clear honey gold with two fingers of white head. A thin layer persists, leaving healthy sheets of attractive lace.

Smells of orangey citrus, cracker and grass. Simple but just fine.

An earthy citrus flavor leads, followed by grass, cracker, pepper and a tiny bite that might be alcohol. Smooth and easy drinking.

Fairly light in both body and carbonation. The finish is crisp with citrus peel and a little bread.

I can see why they label this a summer IPA. Stormchaser is an unassuming, non assertive IPA that is smooth, flavorful and goes down easy on a hot day. A considerable step above the thin weakness of a pale ale or session IPA.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 00:24:46 | More by ThickNStout
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Franziskaner

Missouri

3.69/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Copper colored brew with an inch thick of off white head. There is some light Brussels lacing. Excellent clarity. Aroma is of floral hops and sourdough bready malt. The flavor is full on floral hops and light malt. The finish is very clean and the hops are very light. The body is light and dry.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2014 04:40:34 | More by Franziskaner
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Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-25-2012 17:27:34 | More by sammo
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Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-13-2012 19:26:16 | More by djtomain
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Stormchaser IPA from Free State Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 72 ratings.