Freedive | Temperance Beer Co.

BA SCORE
83.9%
Liked This Beer
3.89 w/ 31 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Temperance Beer Co.
Illinois, United States
temperancebeer.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by emerge077 on 01-27-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,479
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
31
Liked:
26
Avg:
3.89/5
pDev:
7.71%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 31 |  Reviews: 3
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Photo of REIFICATION
3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Got this on tap at The Raddler in Logan Square Chicago. Pours very dark. Appears foamy in fine bubbles making for a soft and creamy mouthfeel. No too heavy. Fig and dark malt in a faintish nose. Roasted malts on tatse. A well executed and clean but simple dark ale.

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Photo of DrKarl
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of BKotch
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of dexterk1
3.52/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of emerge077
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.02/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tasted in a pint glass from draft at Jale Melnick's on November 24, 2016.

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Photo of Barnoloid
3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A fairly well put together black IPA. Hops are present but not overboard by any means. The overwhelming profile I get is of the roasty malts, something of a pumpernickel rye bread feel going on here. There is a tangerine/mandarin type note that brings a little something extra to this ale.

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Photo of Sweffin
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Joel12
3.77/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TMoney2591
3.49/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Served in a tumbler at Mundelein Brewfest 2014.

Staying put with Temperance to try out my second black IPA of the day (more to follow, of course). It pours a clear midnight sienna topped by a finger or so of sandstone foam. The nose comprises roasted malts, light treacle, pine sap, and a touch of candied orange peel. The taste brings in more of the same, the roast in the forefront of everything, the pine its own Zero Mustafa-style second. The body is a lithe medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a mostly smooth feel. Overall, a nice black IPA, a bit unbalanced in favor of the roast, but it's still decently enjoyable.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of KrajDoesBeer
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is a really good brew. Great Hops and Malts. Kegged 12/4. Temperance is coming

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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brn9000
3.81/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of drunkinchicago
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not the best black but very well done.

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Photo of ThirstyEric
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of Punisher
3.53/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thinwhiteduke
4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

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Freedive from Temperance Beer Co.
Beer rating: 83.9% out of 100 with 31 ratings
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