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Brew Free Or Die IPA | 21st Amendment Brewery

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Brew Free Or Die IPABrew Free Or Die IPA
BA SCORE
3.86/5
Very Good
3,267 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:
#9,381
Reviews:
928
Ratings:
3,267
pDev:
11.14%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
135
Gots:
763
Trade:
2
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a cheater pint from the well crafted can.

A: Gold and hazy, some carbo with a thick rocky two finger head which goes on for days and then near the end settles into a thin disk of a few millimeters.

S: Juicy. Musty grapefruit. Some yeasty spices. White pepper.

T: This is where this beer is shining. Some musty, juicy grapefruit and that white pepper subside to a very gentle pale malt and some bready yeast. Very pleasing and well rounded flavors play and dance, it is not a wave that is predictable. It flits in and out with all these notes randomly.

M: smooth and creamy. That persistent rocky head said it would be this way! bittering is so well balanced that you almost think that it might just pop over to that overtly bitter note but it never ever does.

O: this just became a staple of moderate ABV in the canned selections when I can find it and it's not lawnmower beer time. Great juicy IPA.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Can art on the new run is quite amazing. An Adobe Illustrator-esque take on Mt. Rushmore with Lincoln popping out ready to punch someone. Ostensibly for trying to take away his right to drink. Anyway, I love this beer. What a good IPA should be, balanced with enough bite to know theres hops around, but not so toothy as to slash your tongue's throat. My first beer from 21stA, but certainly wont be my last.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

$3 pint at Williams. Served with a finger of brilliant white creamy head that laces the glass nicely. Dark golden with an orange hue. Good clarity. Aromas of bitter orange and pine. The malt is crisp and untoasted. Taste is upfront juicy orange with backend orange peel and pine resin. Unbalanced-not much to speak of in the malt department. Plenty of carbonation. The bitter finish is not as lingering as many IPAs.
Overall a decent beer. I'd appreciate some more malt taste and body. I like the lack of a big bitter finish.

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Brew Free Or Die IPA from 21st Amendment Brewery
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 3,267 ratings
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