Brew Free! or Die Blood Orange IPA
21st Amendment Brewery

Brew Free! or Die Blood Orange IPABrew Free! or Die Blood Orange IPA
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21st Amendment Brewery
California, United States
American IPA
Ranked #1,754
Ranked #14,934
3.92 | pDev: 10.2%
Oct 02, 2023
Oct 10, 2016
Ale brewed with Blood Oranges. Blood Orange Brew Free! is brewed like our original west coast style Brew Free! or Die IPA, but with an abundance of fresh blood orange puree and a twist of citrusy dry hops. Refreshingly different. As Abe would say, “Whatever you are, be a good one.”

70 IBU
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Rated: 4.41 by AndyGG from California

Oct 02, 2023
Rated: 4.23 by Mcb99d from Massachusetts

Sep 24, 2023
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Reviewed by MonDak_Joe1953 from Minnesota

3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
12oz can. Stamp on can bottom does not provide a clear canning date.
Clear, deep gold colored body. Two fingers of white head retreat after a number of minutes to a partial cap and ring. Leaves behind partial walls of lacing.
Aroma features a lot of orange and grapefruit, along with a toasted malt base.
Taste mirrors the nose, with bright and fruity orange flavors, backed up by a honey sweet malt base. Bitterness level is low, but with the essence of citrus pith.
Medium mouth feel, with a slight stickiness. Causes tongue numbness. Very good carbonation.
Jul 27, 2023
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Reviewed by elNopalero from California

4.12/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
I've only had this from the can. True to it's name--there's a big blood orange flavor. Malty, sweet, with a lingering drying bitterness. It’s enjoyable for what it is.
May 26, 2023
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Reviewed by DarkLordScott from Wisconsin

3.73/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Pours light amber yellow and clear. Aroma is bright, clean and citrus -- lots of orange related flavors. Taste is smooth, on the light side of moderate, and quite citrus bitter -- orange and lemon peel. My version was somewhat less carbonated than desired, but drinkable.
May 23, 2023
Rated: 3.77 by PaleAleWalt from New York

May 22, 2023
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Reviewed by MrOH from Maryland

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Light amber with a light haze, big white head, excellent retention, rings of lace
Smells like orange zest
Tastes like orange zest and a bit of pith, some sweet malt underneath
Medium bodied and appropriately carbonated
Definitely delivers on being a blood orange IPA
May 15, 2023
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Rated by Punk1958 from California

4.98/5  rDev +27%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5
The perfect combo of blood orange and IPA
May 11, 2023
Rated: 3.79 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

Apr 18, 2023
Rated: 4.53 by tjhuot from Minnesota

Apr 08, 2023
Rated: 3.81 by Lucnifter from California

Feb 10, 2023
Rated: 4.1 by Boone757 from Virginia

Feb 02, 2023
Rated: 4.17 by ryanbruner from California

Nov 13, 2022
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Rated by TheRougeBastard from North Carolina

3/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Meh...the blood orange in an IPA doesn't work for me.
Aug 22, 2022
Rated: 3.95 by TreyJ88

Aug 20, 2022
Rated: 4.11 by HighwayChile from Kansas

Jul 07, 2022
Rated: 4.46 by Beecham from California

May 11, 2022
Rated: 3.43 by Cfitty from New York

May 06, 2022
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Reviewed by whynot44 from Missouri

4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Cloudy copper/orange color, translucent due to suspended orange pulp with a moderate off white head that retains fairly well producing just a bit of decent lacing.
The aroma is orange with plenty of pine resin and hints of grapefruit rind.
The taste is sweet blood orange, light caramel malt more than balanced by pine resin and grapefruit rind/pulp. It starts slightly sweet and fruity then transitions to a dry lingering pine resin and citrus pulp finish. Very tasty and refreshing.
The body is medium with moderate carbonation and smoothness.
Altogether a very nice change of pace. I couldn't drink this all the time (There are too many other good beers to try), but i would definitely give this another go.
Mar 23, 2022
Brew Free! or Die Blood Orange IPA from 21st Amendment Brewery
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 416 ratings