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Deschutes Chasiní Freshies 2013 - Amarillo

Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
Like fresh powder, itís a seize-the-moment kind of thing. This year weíve chased down Virgil Gamache farms, famed amarillo hops. At harvest, we rush the hops from the vine to our kettles to ensure we capture the purest, juiciest essence of the hop flower in every beer. Enjoy the bright, bold aroma and flavor that comes but once a year

bpreo's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bpreo (2539) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - OCT 27, 2013
It must be a seasonal release. I didnít know at the time that this was the 2013 release. Good. On tap at the Public House.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayduke (4947) - Eureka, California, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Pours a hazy gold with a foamy big white head. Good lacing. Nose is citrus zest/ Full in body with a resinous mouth feel. Flavor is very strong citrus hops with a long bitter dry finish. Great beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy, pale golden straw color with a two finger frothy white head that slowly settles into a thick, lasting cap/ring. Excellent retention, taking a while to settle and coating the glass with sheets of soapy lacing on the way down. Slightly earthy aroma with a really strong pilsner malt presence. Dank floral hops with subtle citrus, fresh cut grass and pine needle countered by strong pilsner malt backbone with straw, bread, biscuit and light, especially apple and pear. Kind of tame for the style. Full body than expected with a crisp hop bite that lingers over the bready yeast sweet pilsner malts into a nice dry finish. Dank and earthy with strong hints of grass, resinous oil and pine sap. Nice bitterness lingering throughout. This is countered by tropical and citrus fruit sweetness with some tart grapefruit, sweet pineapple and lemon peel. Pale biscuit malt backbone with light fruit esters. Well balanced and deceptively drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vandc01 (345) - North Branch, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Going off memory - had it almost a year ago but thought it was a very good beer. Anything with amarillo hops is usually a good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
badpuppy69 (320) - orange, California, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Pours a clear amber Brown color with creamy soapy head. Aroma is citrus light caramel malt and some barnyard hop funk. Taste follows the aroma well with a nice barnyard hop funk bill. Wet medium mouth feel that makes you want to slam it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (9231) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 19, 2014
On tap at Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours. Dark golden with a thick beige head snd a floral aroma. There is a hearty caramel malt flavor with a bitter finish. Refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (10242) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 22, 2014
had fresher than last years. a ton of floral and citric hops both in the nose and flavor without all the bitterness. Very easy going, yet delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brentv (657) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 23, 2014
From bottle. Pours a clear yellow with a medium white head. Lots of lacing. Aroma is citrus. Lots of hops in the flavor, a good maltiness, but not overpowering. Very nice brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gkeh (436) - Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Reviewed from notes: On tap at 3rd Floor Houston. Pour is somewhat cloudy golden amber, nice one finger head, nice lacing. Aroma is slight bready malts, floral and citrus hops. Great overall IPA, Iím looking forward to this yearís version.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - APR 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours golden with a nice white head. Nose is great citrus. Good lacing. Good bit of citrus hop flavor. Clean and mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle from Brewery Creek, Vancouver
Hazy blond color with creamy head. Delicate aroma of cereals, chamomile, grass, yellow polenta. Lean and dry mouthfeel; the flavor has some hay and cereals accent; strong bitterness; soft hop resins, but lacking a bit in the fruity side; balanced and long final.
Good beer, but a bit disappointing compared to expectations.

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