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Freedom American IPA - Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.

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Freedom American IPAFreedom American IPA

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68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 16.38%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tastybeer on 07-07-2012)
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4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

Beer_Guy_682, Aug 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

KevinGordon, Sep 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

cbros, May 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

Gilly1980, Nov 30, 2013
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4.15/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

First of all, this is the correct listing. Natty Greene's is located in Greensboro.

A. Caramel gold color to it. Completely opaque with a nice foamy head and lacing. I think there was some extra yeasty sediment, as there was an off-color brown mixed into the head.

S. Has a strong hoppy, almost weed-like scent.

T. It has a caramel-like sweetness to it. It is quite hoppy with a hint of lemon. It has a slight sour aftertaste.

M. Carbonated with a tart hint.

O. It is a nice, flavorful IPA. Really delicious. It has the qualities that I look for in an IPA: Strong hops, a sweetness, mild sour. A bit more of a floral kick and it'd be damn perfect.

Amalak, Nov 19, 2012
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4.04/5  rDev +14.1%

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Boulevard pint glass
From: Total Wine & More in Ballantyne (Charlotte), N.C.
Price: $6.99 for a 6-pack
Purchased: Sept. 9, 2014
Consumed: Sept. 9, 2014
Misc.: Born on date of July 2, 2014

Poured a yellow, golden, semi-clear color with 2-to-3 fingers of creamy white rocky head. Good uneven layered foamy lacing on the sides of the glass. Good retention on the top all the way down. (Sight - 4.11)

Smelled citrus hops, floral hops, wet Cascade hops, soap, pine, caramel, slight resin hops, some tropical hops, orange rind and mango. (Smell - 3.97)

Tasted similar to the nose. Caramel, tropical hops, mango, wet Cascade hops, resin hops, citrus hops, floral hops, soapy notes, bitter melon rind, orange zest, pine and lemon. Reminded me of a Manzanita IPA. (Taste - 4.07)

Medium body. Creamy texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Long, bitter finish. (Feel - 4.00)

Really liked this IPA, but the first one of the five I had was the best. Maybe overrated it a tad. (Overall - 4.06)

4.04 | 90 | A-

BucannonXC5, Thursday at 06:14 AM
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4/5  rDev +13%

dcbeers, Aug 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13%

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4/5  rDev +13%

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4/5  rDev +13%

prevatt28, Sep 07, 2014
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3.83/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint, the beer is a bright, slightly hazed, goldenrod coloring with a filmy, clingy, bright white head. Aromas of cut grass, pine tassels, resin, bitterness, grapefruit, and lemon. Very robust nose. Flavors are tart, crisp, and peppered on the forward tongue, with a pitchy resin character quickly following behind. Heavy citrus backbone of grapefruit and lemon. The spicing gets heavy towards the tail-end of the palate, and it builds as you drink. Smooth, light body kept dry by the hops characteristics. The aftertaste is more of the green hops characteristics, with bitterness, spice, and floral characteristics. Dry, slightly effervescent, crisp finish, with a lemony linger.

GarthDanielson, Aug 12, 2013
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3.83/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle -> Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass

A - hazy and about the color of peach juice with a large foamy white head, great retention and great lacing.

S - powerful nose with big lemon and bready notes

T - hop forward with a weak malt profile with a sour lemon taste and a tart spicy finish. There is some alcohol present.

M - kind of thick for a beer of this sort

O - pretty average

Mojo, Jun 06, 2014
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Freedom American IPA from Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.