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Freedive IPA | Coppertail Brewing Co.

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3.96/5
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291 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coppertail Brewing Co.
Florida, United States
coppertailbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Whether you’re diving for stone crabs under Tampa Bay’s Sunshine Skyway or just wishing you were, this beer’s got you covered. Expect huge hits of citrus and pine aromas layered over a bright malt backbone. Perfect for a day on the water.

Added by macrosmatic on 05-05-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,517
Reviews:
35
Ratings:
291
pDev:
9.09%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
89
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 291 |  Reviews: 35
Photo of smcel371
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CobraDC23
3.84/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BKotch
3.92/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RandyBoBandy
3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jhavs
4.14/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Brew pours a pale yellow straw, mostly clear, frothy white foam a few fingers deep settles into thin collar.

Nice citrusy aroma, lemon zest and grapefruit rind followed by some pine, grass and a hint of crackers malts.

Flavor is floral, citrus, light grapefruit bitterness and crisp malts.

Moderate carbonation, crisp lighter than medium body. Easy drinking brew.

Nice, mellow, refreshing and balanced.

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Photo of C_Adams
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of marker2525
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MAUEX_MFA
4.96/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

One of my favorites. Perfectly balanced, crisp and thirst quenching. The apotheosis of a warm weather IPA; robust citrus and floral hops nicely complement an elegant malt body. An excellent beer!

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Photo of wjbent
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.63/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of babaracas
3.93/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear gold with a fair amount of sediment in suspension, two fingers of soapy white head, quickly settles to a thin ring leaving a few blobs of lace down the glass. Smell: grapefruit, lemon zest, pine needles, grass; pils-y backdrop. Taste: grapefruit, pine, white grape, lemon water, somewhat floral/grassy, saltine. Light-plus bodied, creamy feel thins out into a long finish... oily and a bit sticky resolves into a mineral-y dry. Hop profile is pretty straightforward but in addition to being a good warm weather IPA it also pulls off that delicate / stealthily complex combo. Well made, glad to see a wider distribution for Coppertail.

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Photo of StonewallSipper
3.66/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SydneyManchester25
3.77/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IckyT2012
4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mscott58
3.62/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zwendkos
5/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My favorite beer. I am from the area, so a bit biased, yes, but it's simply a perfectly balanced IPA in my opinion. Flavorful, yet not overbearing. Crisp and drinkable in any climate or weather, though certainly best in a warm place like Florida in a season like a summer. An outstanding beer that's always in my fridge or cooler.

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Photo of nrbw23
3.84/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Turbo
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very well balanced IPA, one of the best I have ever had and I have tried numerous. Great job Coppertail. You don't need an 8 to 9 percent abv to have a great drinkable IPA.

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Photo of CG30458
4.34/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CharlesK
3.81/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JBowenGeorgia
4.24/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of moodyxc9
4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FLima
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Coppertail Free Dive IPA 10ago17 $2.5 em13jun17 Vemar Market
Golden color with a thick big head with great retention.
Hoppy aroma with notes of lemon zest, pineapple, bread, passion fruit and some pine.
Flavor with notes of lots of caramels, pine, white bread, resiny slightly harsh and grass. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light bordering medium body with good carbonation.
Average piney and citrusy American IPA. It felt hoppy enough, but still I could feel some sticky sweet feeling.

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Photo of StrangerTides
4.12/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Freedive IPA from Coppertail Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 291 ratings
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