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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

81 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 1
Gots: 9 | 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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Photo of ThickNStout
3.6/5  rDev -5.5%
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.

ThickNStout, Jun 21, 2014
Photo of Ristaccia
4/5  rDev +5%

Ristaccia, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of Bosoxfan20
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Bosoxfan20, Jun 06, 2014
Photo of Bsetz
4/5  rDev +5%

Bsetz, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of Franziskaner
3.69/5  rDev -3.1%
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.

Franziskaner, May 31, 2014
Photo of MLaVioletteJr
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

MLaVioletteJr, May 31, 2014
Photo of 22Blue
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

22Blue, May 31, 2014
Photo of RMKsBeer
4/5  rDev +5%

RMKsBeer, May 26, 2014
Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +5%

afsdan, May 21, 2014
Photo of Tafyob41
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Tafyob41, Mar 22, 2014
Photo of TIMMA87698
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

TIMMA87698, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of RichH55
4/5  rDev +5%

RichH55, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of IPA1978
4/5  rDev +5%

IPA1978, Jan 09, 2014
Photo of Theogre83
4/5  rDev +5%

Theogre83, Dec 25, 2013
Photo of Tone
3.58/5  rDev -6%
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.

Tone, Dec 23, 2013
Photo of PrivateEquity
4/5  rDev +5%

PrivateEquity, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of stephensinner
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

stephensinner, Sep 06, 2013
Photo of DemoniChris
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

DemoniChris, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of Beaver13
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, best by 4th week of November. Pours clear golden orange with a big rocky white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is piney, resiny, fruity, peppery hops.

The flavor is bready caramel malts with some fruity resiny hops that leaves a good sized bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied.

Overall, a solid IPA.

Beaver13, Aug 15, 2013
Photo of PieOhMy
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

PieOhMy, Aug 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

JHaugh, Jul 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

pastramionrye7, Jul 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

snarygare, Jul 18, 2013
Photo of Sande
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Sande, Jul 08, 2013
Stormchaser IPA from Free State Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.