Winterfest | Free State Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Free State Brewing Co.
Kansas, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Mebuzzard on 11-08-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
112
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
28.2%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
21
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Photo of SafeAtFirst
4.25/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Galaxy hops FTW

Really bright aroma filled with citrus and tropical fruits with a hint of pine. really nice.

Munich malt provides a nice bready malt compliment to the hop assault.

Really good IPA. One of the better ones I've had from Free State (and I've had most of 'em).

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Photo of Mebuzzard
4.15/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Found this at the Sandbar in Lawrence...my go-to bar in town. Recently they put on some nice brews, and this is one of them.

Pours a dark amber/acorn brown with a white, foamy head. Lacing is semi-sticky.

Snappy aroma hops. Pine and floral, with some spice in the back ground. Hint of dark bread in the nose. Sweet in the middle, but hops dominate.

Up front the malt is solid. A bit spicy. The dark bread lingers, but hops bring the punch. Floral and citrus begins the hop flavors. The pine builds upon the malt flavors and is solid throughout. The combination of the citrus from the hops and the spices gives this beer a nice touch. While not a typical IPA, nor a typical winter, this will give Celebration from SN a run for its money. Very nice.

Sucked down 7 of these last night.

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Winterfest from Free State Brewing Co.
3.83 out of 5 based on 112 ratings.
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