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Old Blanco Road | Freetail Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company
Texas, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by kjkinsey on 12-14-2013

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 10
Reviews by chinchill:
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3.51/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewpub in the outskirts of San Antonio. An IPA witbier cross.

Cloudy golden color with a fine white head that leaves the glass coated with lacing.

Aroma: mildy funky yeast

Flavor: pungent and bitter with some fruity tartness. Plenty of grapefruit rind from the finish onwards.

Feel: near medium body and crisp but soft medium carbonation.

O: too much grapefruit peel for me.

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Photo of javlin624
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of XicanoBeerRun
3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlCaponeJunior
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Yellow and perfectly clear, some sheets of lacing but the careful pour may have cut back on the head a bit.

It's kind of like a citra witbier meets IPA. Tasty, and it does have a bit of bite, but it does pretty squarely remind me of their various witbiers.

Despite that, it's still up to the usual high standards of Freetail and is quite delicious.

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Photo of Lovely85
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Radome
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of HardTarget
4.05/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Very clear, pale gold with a solid quarter finger of white head that lasts and laces in clumpy tidemarks.

Smell: A bit of lemon peel, with a catty hop note. Lots of fresh hop bitterness oozing out of the glass.

Taste: Hop driven, but doesn't go so bitter it burns or puckers, just a nice fresh citric/catty hop blend that has a bit of earthy dusty hop to finish. Even lets a flash of sweetness show in the middle as it goes citric hop, sweet, lingering earthy hop. Great profile.

Mouthfeel: Low carbonation almost goes cask, medium body is oily but manages to finish pretty clean.

Overall: Great beer! Full flavor but doesn't rip your face off, looking forward to slowly draining the growler.

Picked up a couple weeks ago from the brewery.

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Photo of Williaar
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nickfl
3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Old Blanco Road from Freetail Brewing Company
3.77 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.
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