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Defenders Of Freedom Choice Ale - Erie Brewing Co.

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Defenders Of Freedom Choice Ale
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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 2.9
pDev: 17.93%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Erie Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 03-12-2012)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Seems like a contract brewed beer, I've even seen it in the past with other breweries making the same labeled beer. Very light sight as I unleashed the cap, vigorous pour only reveals a smal off white head with fine speckled lacing. Body is a light amber, nose smells of light cereal grains minimal American hops, abv is higher than expected in most circumstances. I would like to see the website or hear the story behind this beer label. Nice cereal grains, like walking into a grain room, a bit of husk. Caramelized sweetness awesome flavor actually. Minimal hops a bit of light herbal hops, not bad beer by anymeans just a bit light on flavor. One dimensional malt character is a good thing when it tastes like this...the body is light to medium bodied evenly carbonated non cloying background a bit harsh by some folks standards but I love the carmelized notes with a bit of husks edging it out. Overall impressive offering from Erie especially if these proceeds go towards a good cause like defending freedom or a charity for a our troops or new brewers who used to be soldiers either way a good beer even if the label looks a bit G.I. Joeish.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2012 21:57:04 | More by WVbeergeek
Defenders Of Freedom Choice Ale from Erie Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.