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Invierno Inexistente | Freetail Brewing Company

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3.87/5
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15 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company
Texas, United States
freetailbrewing.com

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Mora2000 on 03-19-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,750
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
15
pDev:
6.2%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 15 |  Reviews: 5
Reviews by hiikeeba:
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3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours up jet black and opaque with a lingering off white head.

S - Very subtle sweet malt smell with hints of chocolate

T - some caramel sweetness, but faint, with wisps of chocolate in the finish

M - Medium bodied with strong carbonation.

D - Smooth and easy to drink. Not cloying. Two or three of these would be pleasant.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Mora2000
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to jkwalking05 and travita for sharing this growler of San Antonio goodness.

The beer pours dark brown with an off-white head. The aroma is caramel and chocolate malts. The flavor is coffee, chocolate, caramel, spices and toffee. Thin-medium mouthfeel and low carbonation. A complex, Belgian-style ale that is very nice.

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Photo of jheezee
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of nickhiller
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Magery
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gtermi
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of ExaltedNecrosis
3.97/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mendvicdog
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of champ103
3.48/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a dark brown color. A small beige head forms and recedes quickly. Light lace.
S: Some funky yeast, roasted malt and chocolate. Interesting, but odd.
T: Follows the nose. Funky yeast, malt and chocolate. Again, interesting.
M/D: A medium body with a little to much carbonation. Easy to drink. I can put back a few with ease.

Not bad at all, just not one of my favorite Freetail beers. In the end, more interesting than good.

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Photo of datphoo
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of elNopalero
4.05/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This is a dark saison—typically a warm-weather beer—for the cold months. Although Texas winters aren’t much of a winter, and they don’t last very long. We had temperatures in the 60s and 70s the past two days, followed by a chilly night—which is just to say that a dark, ‘winter’ saison somehow fits.

This is a ruddy, ruby-brown/black color, like… a cherry cola, perhaps. There’s a light, sweet aroma with some vanilla on the nose. The vanilla is present on the flavor as well, more so than the cacao and orange peel. It’s sweet, with a good fizzy effervescence keeping it light.

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Photo of duff247
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of ReyG006
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Huhzubendah
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A winter saison...very intriguing.

The beer is near black with a half inch of tan head. The aroma offers floral hops, yeast, light toffee. Darker malts with a healthy bitterness in the finish. A truly interesting beer, and well done. Light to medium in body. Lingering flavors of hop resin with a hint of chocolate. A solid beer from Freetail.

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Invierno Inexistente from Freetail Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 15 ratings
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