Chasin' Freshies 2013 - Amarillo | Deschutes Brewery

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Chasin' Freshies 2013 - AmarilloChasin' Freshies 2013 - Amarillo

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Like fresh powder, it’s a seize-the-moment thing. This year we've chased down Virgil Gamache Farms' famed Amarillo hops. At harvest, we rush the hops from the vine to our kettles to ensure we capture the purest, juiciest essence of the hop flower in every beer. Enjoy the bright, bold aroma and flavor that comes but once a year.

Added by Kegatron on 09-20-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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2014 edition (Mosaic).

A: Pours a pretty clear light gold with a nice white head.

S: Aroma is leafy, pineapple juice, lightly cakey.

T: Taste is bitter leaf, bit of juicy grapefruit and pineapple, tangerine, clean malt.

M: Light-bodied with creamy carb.

O: NIce beer, good Mosaic taste. A bit mild for its strength.

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Chasin' Freshies 2013 - Amarillo from Deschutes Brewery
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 831 ratings
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