Brew Free Or Die IPA | 21st Amendment Brewery

Brew Free Or Die IPABrew Free Or Die IPA
BA SCORE
71.9%
Liked This Beer
3.86 w/ 3,252 ratings
Brew Free Or Die IPABrew Free Or Die IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery
California, United States
21st-amendment.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
BREW FREE! OR DIE IPA is brewed with some serious west coast attitude. This aromatic golden IPA starts with three different hops to the nose, quickly balanced by a solid malt backbone supporting the firm bitterness. Our top selling beer at the pub, this IPA starts big and finishes clean leaving you wanting more.

Added by oggg on 11-17-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,610
Reviews:
926
Ratings:
3,252
Liked:
2,339
Avg:
3.86/5
pDev:
11.14%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
134
Gots:
758
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,252 |  Reviews: 926
Photo of BubbleChamber
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy orange colored. 3- to 4-finger head dissipating gradually, leaving lacing. Tropical-fruit aroma, mango. In the taste, nice malt-hop balance. Reminiscent of Bell's Two Hearted Ale, but with a bit more slightly bitter citrus pith in the finish. Pretty good, and definitely the best brew I've had from 21st Amendment so far. —Reviewed 2017/09/16

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Photo of sjrider
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SpaethJam
3.77/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brewnme
3.94/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of crbnfbr
4.06/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of blinding
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of slhuggy
3.65/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of foghornleghorn22
3.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of unhopologetic
4.44/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of moreandfaster1987
3.02/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

looks are a brighter goldish color with a decent head that turns to a soapy lacing. It smells of citrusy and floral notes coming through. Smells like an old school west coast ipa. Taste follows the nose well with a hit of citrusy and piney bitterness followed by a biscuit like maltiness. The mouthfeels is semi thin with some slickness. A decent ipa but not one of the best the end becomes fairly watery. I probably would not buy again.

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Photo of Skillet
4.14/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nightmare1972
3.77/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Oktoberfest
3.18/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of alexsergio
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of corywalston
4.81/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Stoutmaster9
4.34/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed, after lounging in a steam room, with orange and lemon wedges, walnuts, a splash of olive oil, and other fun stuff!

Pours a pale lemon, with a tiny bubbled head, great lacing and grand, multi-speed bubble streams rising delightful.

Smells of delicious citrus, and faint, malty pine.

A well-balanced creamy pine taste, clinging citrus arrives a moment later, hugging the throat's top and mouth's roof, with a sneaky buzz burn soon to follow. The grapefruit gulp crush, so common in IPAs, arrived late, towards the pint's middle.

A simple, high quality IPA, overlooked for too long! A good refresher if one has not had an IPA in a while.
Easy, earthy drinking.
The honey-bread booze-burn was but a brief moment.

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Photo of FriedSlug
4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Slightly hazy orange beer with a nice white head that leaves a good curtain of lacing. Smells sweet with orange and pine. A really pleasant aroma. Tastes fruity and piney with some caramel notes from the malt. Really solid and well balanced beer.

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Photo of Strohm
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ManWithNoName
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HamdenHector
3.78/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: crystal clear; deep gold in color; 2 finger off white head that receded to a thin cap; nice lacing;

S: dank pine, earthy;

T: earthy up front; some citrus mixes in from the middle to the finish; mild bitterness on the finish;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; lightly dry finish;

O: easy drinking; nicely balanced;

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4.12/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of adam36
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of casapy
3.71/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jtw21
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jjmj51
3.94/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Brew Free Or Die IPA from 21st Amendment Brewery
Beer rating: 71.9% out of 100 with 3,252 ratings
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