Freedive IPA | Coppertail Brewing Co.

Your Rating: None
Want it   Got it 
Freedive IPAFreedive IPA
BA SCORE
3.95/5
Very Good
342 Ratings
Freedive IPAFreedive IPA
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:
#10,669
Reviews:
47
Ratings:
342
pDev:
9.37%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
110
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ratings: 342 |  Reviews: 47
Photo of Paradox1000
4.18/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very good IPA! Light without a strong malt backbone. This would be great for the beach and anytime.

99 characters

Photo of Fresco305
3.11/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of msondel
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MittenBreezeMD
3.83/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Label says best by 1/16/19. I don't their standard, but I don't need them telling me how I should drink my beer. Color is lighter than I would have thought, but the aroma is very hoppy with lots of citrus fruit and grapefruit. The taste follows the aroma fairly well, with a decent malt base. All-in-all a good beer to stumble on, but not much more beyond that. I was very excited simply off the artwork on the bottle, but given my expectations, I was somewhat disappointed. Cheers!

 482 characters

Photo of Tony210
3.53/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a medium straw color, fairly clear, ample carbonation. Slightly hoppy nose. Very light flavored, hops are faint and unpronounced, ample bitterness. Probably a good ipa for a beginner. Overall - underwhelming and not for me - just a basic, no frills ipa. Also don’t like the “best by” date. Just put the bottled on date the label on it let me decide when it is best by.

11/21/18
12 oz bottle, “best by” 1/1/19
3.5 rating

 443 characters

Photo of SawDog505
3.38/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of npachl
3.93/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nass
2.68/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Interesting artwork on the bottle. Nice amount of carbonation although the taste is not well balanced. Too much grapefruit presence for a beer that has no actual grapefruit added to it. It's okay but this is really a one & done for me folks. Cheers! C

 251 characters

Photo of Ocalafox
3.68/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerDoc44
3.73/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MackT
2.59/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a straw/faint orangy, looks like “weak Tang”. Head is MIA in no time. Aroma is heavy on the citrus. Taste is strong on the grapefruit note, with hint of pineapple. Giving this a fair trial, rating it after my 4th of 6. This is not for me. If you’re a fan of the description above, have at it, your results may be different.

 338 characters

Photo of zeff80
3.68/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle. Poured out a clear, golden color with a good-sized, tan head of foam. It smelled of pine, roasted malt and mild citrus notes. Very malty tasting with a piney bitterness.

 182 characters

Photo of nmwhitehead
3.8/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jackwack
5/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Damn good IPA

13 characters

Photo of Soneast
4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tmcarter23
3.69/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of spectru
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Cloudy straw color with a thin foamy white head; The aroma is full of hops; Interesting flavor, hoppy with a strong hint of something else, citrus perhaps; Smooth, mildly carbonated, leaves a light hops bitterness on the back of the tongue. Not bad, I certainly wouldn't turn it down if offered.

I like Coppertail's labels, not just on this IPA, but on their other beers as well. BA lists this beer as Freedive, but it is really Free Dive. Look at the label.

 465 characters

Photo of WynnO
3.37/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mtbdonn
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Labeorphile
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gwtn
5/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of evostudios12
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StevenMilligan
3.99/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Freedive IPA from Coppertail Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 342 ratings