Brew Free Or Die IPA | 21st Amendment Brewery

Brew Free Or Die IPABrew Free Or Die IPA
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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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Ratings: 3,253 |  Reviews: 926
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.72/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

*Review taken from notes*

A: Hazy bronzy-orange color with nice a healthy head.

S: Quality earthy hoppiness with some citrus notes in the background.

T: A slicing of flavors that disappear quickly. There-and-gone taste. Non-descript.

M: Watery. Very light body.

O: Flavor needs to last much long. Dull finish. And, the body needs some more weight to it. Good attempt for an entry IPA. I'd give this beer a B- for a letter grade.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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2.35/5  rDev -39.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

coding 11214A280

A: deep honey gold; rich thick head
S: not fresh, carboardy, can't detect any hops; stale maltiness
T: boring, there's flavour there but nothing fresh or interesting. The malt and hops seem to be muted and fight each other leaving a flat, boring taste. Some bitterness but not a fresh crispness.
M: nice rich, smooth
O: a rich full tatsting beer but overall disappointing. More like a plain ale -- not even a pale ale-- than an IPA.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.42/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Ap- clear, fizzy and yellow with a white head that doesn't have very good retention

Ar- some biscuity malt with the faintest smell of citrusy hops.

T- good flavor, sweet biscuity, bready malts. The hops give off a faint grapefruit taste but not much else. Not very much in the way of lingering hop oils either.

M- very carbonated for this style with a medium feel.

O- A decent beer. To me it lacks an identity though. Good malt profile for an IPA, but the hop profile leaves something to be desired.

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.26/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Medium colored IPA. Slight coppery color. Not really dark, not really light.

S: A little bit citrusy smells, however it lacking on the hoppy scents. The weak scents of fruits such as apples and dark fruits make themselves somewhat evident.

T: Very similar to the smell. Not a lot of hop presence for an IPA, with the dark fruity flavor is too dominant. Doesn't taste bad, but doesn't taste that great for what I expect from the style.

M: Very little carbonation. Much too little carbonation for style. I enjoy more carbonation with my IPA's.

O: This is a mediocre IPA. Not bad, but not good either.

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2.76/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 2.5

Hooked up with this can from my buddy Tony Hull, shared with ariech6

A- Pours a pale orange without much going in terms of head, maybe a finger or so

S- I poured out a bouquet of flowers into my glass didn't I? This smells like straight flowers and I don't want to drink that

T- Vodka and flowers, this is pretty unbalanced. Lots of floral tastes with a big alcohol presence.

M- If you are able to ignore the flavor the smoothness of the mouthfeel might be slightly redeeming

O- If this mouthfeel accompanied a better beer I might enjoy it, as it stands I dislike the taste and scent. I really wanted to like this one

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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

Poured clear light amber with two finger head .surprised by malty smell. taste is malty sweet up front,but balances out nicely with a crisp hoppy bitterness.mouthfeel is creamy sweet up front with a hoppy dry feel at the end making you want more. overall probably the best brew I've had out of a can. great choice for outdoor parties or anytime.

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Brew Free Or Die IPA from 21st Amendment Brewery
Beer rating: 71.9% out of 100 with 3,253 ratings
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