Brew Free Or Die IPA | 21st Amendment Brewery

BA SCORE
86
very good
3,215 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
Ratings:
3,215
Reviews:
915
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
11.26%
 
 
Wants:
133
Gots:
747
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of MacQ32
4.31/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - pours a hazy golden orange with 2 fingers of off white head. Retention and lacing are both fantastic.carbonation rising to the surface at a slowish but steady pace.

S - definitely smells like a citrusy explosion, grapefruit, pineapple and lemon with a hint of spicy pine aroma subtle toasty malty. The more I smell the less citrusy and more sweet mellow fruits I smell, the bitterness hides as well.

T - quite bitter up front with sweet juicy and also citrusy fruits follow (peach pineapple and grapefruit). Piney/peppery flavors kick in along with toasty sweet caramel and a slight alcohol kick. Slightly grainy and bitter aftertaste. Palate adjusts quickly bitterness becomes less pungent :/

M - medium bodied, well carbonated, crisp bitter and refreshing!

O - very tasty, piney and citrus bitterness. Medium bodied but still super drinkable and refreshing. Thanks No1Smitty!!

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Photo of dbert21
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Minn_Joe
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of gfap61
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of awicker
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of twenty5
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of BillHem
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of DrDank
4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of JimDH
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of rabiddawg
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of MichiganderHB
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of ElderBeagle
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of BobsledTM
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of gpogo
3.36/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

A- Hazed cloudy amber orange with a small off white foam cap.

A- Caramel and toffee malt. Light citrus hop aroma.

T- Sweet clouded malt with a bitterness throughout. Phenolic flavors.

M- Medium body, moderate carbonation.

D- Seems like a heavy pale ale.

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Photo of Geno206
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Beerlover
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of hopsputin
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: clear golden yellow/burnt caramel - can see right through it. large 4 finger off white head

s: bready malt, sweet grapefruit, mango, pineapple, orange peel, caramel

t: mix of grapefruit, caramel malt..almost tastes toasted, pine, pineapple, dank tea leaf

m: medium, average carbonation

o: it's not really bad, but its only kind of meh. its not harmonized particularly well, and none of the flavors really pop...perhaps i need a fresher bottle. not bad on a hot day though

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Photo of jkane101
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of domnalbrecc
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of jakecattleco
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of DMc8ride
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of maxcoinage
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of BRLockwood
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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