Brew Free Or Die IPA | 21st Amendment Brewery

very good
3,239 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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look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

On-tap at Cannery Row Brewing, on to the beer:

The color is a cross between orange and yellow. The body is clean, the head on top retaining fine, and good splashes of lace clinging to the glass. The aroma is strange, bringing to mind the aroma of cider. There's some resiny stuff detected, but to my nose, it smells more like a cider with hops than an IPA.

Much sweeter than I though. Malt forward at first, though to be fair, the hops don't provide much details at this point. That cidery aroma I detected has made itself present in the beer's taste. There's also notes of white grapes. The second half of the taste is where the hops make some kind of a push. At this point, the hop levels can be described as moderate, and they provide a little bitterness and resin. It's medium bodied, with gentle carbonation.

This is either the case of a poor IPA or an unlucky sample. I'm hoping it's the latter.

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

It comes from a can and looks better after the pour then many bottles. A nice light orange color with nice lacing. I get a scent of malts and seems to be sweet. I got an upfront hop taste that seemed to go malty quickly and blend in the finish, Caramel and big on hop flavor. The mouth feel is medium, the hops seem to linger on, its also a bit bitter. I bought this on election night based on the founding fathers on the packaging, not to mention I've wanted to try 21st amendment IPA. "Brew Free! or Die."

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Brew Free Or Die IPA from 21st Amendment Brewery
3.82 out of 5 based on 3,239 ratings.
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