Brew Free Or Die IPA | 21st Amendment Brewery

very good
3,215 Ratings
Brew Free Or Die IPABrew Free Or Die IPA

Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery
California, United States

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

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.21/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce can -> World Market tulip glass

A - pours up medium gold, initially hazy, then clearing, with a thick foamy head which never quite goes away, leaving behind elaborate sticky lacing.

S - very citrusy, with pine, resin, and biscuit thrown in.

T - strong caramel malt backbone, grapefruit notes, and strong bitter finish

M - just a hint of an aftertaste with great carbonation

O - my first offering from this brewery. I loved it.

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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4.42/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

From the can into a snifter. Pours a hazy tangerine. A very strong contender in the ever growing IPA category; well balanced, easy drinking, flavorful beer. Very clean, highly drinkable, good malt backbone, and obviously nice and hoppy. The can is awesome, the beer is awesome. Helps deconstruct the contract brewing stigma that for some reason grips craft beer aficionados.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a pretty damn drinkable IPA. First off, I have to give 21st Amendment props for their designs. They consistently have the prettiest cans and packaging out there. Gotta love that.

It has a really great smell. A mix of some piney scents and a lot of citrus. Do I detect some grapefruit in that smell? I think I do.

I think the taste goes really well with the smell. You get what you expect without much surprises. A nice amount of hops along with the aforementioned citrus and pine flavors.

Honestly, this beer is going to end up as one of my go-to brews. It's super drinkable, it has a surprising 7% ABV (it sneaks the heck up on you, let me just say!), and it has a really pleasant taste and smell to it.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Brew Free Or Die IPA from 21st Amendment Brewery
3.82 out of 5 based on 3,215 ratings.
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