Hand Of Buddha IPA | Fremont Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company
Washington, United States
fremontbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by distantmantra on 01-28-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
2.53%
 
 
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by mdaschaf:
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

More User Reviews:
Photo of distantmantra
3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

An IPA brewed with the Buddha's Hand fruit.

A: The beer pours a murky golden yellow/brown color. It's almost like unfiltered apple ciders with some grayish color in it. I know that sounds odd, but the best way I can describe it. There is a very small head of white foam on top with extremely light lacing.

S: There is a very fragrant perfume aroma to the beer, more than likely from the Buddha's hand fruit. Toasted coriander and honey linger in the background with just a hint of citrus hops.

T: There is a light acidic citrus flavor that is imparted from the Buddha's hand and hops as well some pepper and honey that help balance out the more intense flavors.

M: As it's a cask beer, the carbonation is very minimal and the beer has a light mouthfeel. As it warms up the alcohol becomes more prominent.

O: I've seen the Buddha's hand at Whole Foods before, but never really knew what it was. It's an interesting experiment from Fremont, hopefully one we see again.

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Photo of Kurmaraja
4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Hand Of Buddha IPA from Fremont Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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