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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
Bright golden, with citrus flavor and an aroma that combines notes of grapefruit, orange zest and a touch of the tropics. Like a warm ray of sunshine on a cold winter’s day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jackolan (16) - - JUN 19, 2015
Balanced. Citrusy. Not bitter. Spot on for the style. Who'd have thought Kansas could do so well b This is most certainly true.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartzluke (433) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 4, 2015
12 oz pour from bottle into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Attractive looking beer. Good head, slowly fades, decent lacing. Nice carbonation, light amber in color. Good hops smell-- grapefruit, citrus, fruity. Good taste too. Fairly bitter, strong citrus, a little lime. Strong aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GranvilleTim (1778) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Thanks Bob! Amber pour with an off-white head. Aroma is a combo of fruity and spicy hops. Taste is spicy hops. Very vibrant and intense. Pine aftertaste and finish. Strong malt base. Nice lacing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheAlum (6487) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Flight pour on tap at the brewery (Lawrence, KS). Pours a nice deeper glowing orange hue, near transparent with dulled winter sunset glow. A cakey offwhite head atop stays as a nice layer, good retention and lacing stick around well. Aromas are a bit spritzy, gentle citrus wafts into some soap, subtle florals and bread malts atop. Touches of gentle carmelized and subtle sweetness pokes through a sufficient hop bouquet. Initial is medium bodied, a touch of girth and caramel hit the palate quickly aided by a firmer handed hop character. Florals andsoap meet a dab of citrus, faint melon and some caramel. A bit thicker, some touches of sweetness poke in and out. A gentle waft of gumball, grapefruit and subtle tropical fruit grow a bit, firm bitterness presses on into the backend and finish. Dry, bitter, a bit of girth and some warming ABV hit the palate, displaying what I guess "Winter IPA" means. A dab of sweetness and a touch more girth are palpable in this offering but at the same time a reasoned and heavy handed hop character still keeps it in line with all the other hop forward offerings Free State is putting out. A bit darker and sweeter but still good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EtTuCthulhu (1386) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - JAN 19, 2015
This beer pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small white head, and the aroma blends resiny and citrusy hops. The taste is slightly bitter, mildly sweet, and a touch sour with an aftertaste reminiscent of citrusy hops. The palate fuses a sticky texture, medium-light body, and an average carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DBob5150 (214) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - JAN 10, 2015
A medium orange body with virtually no head. Aroma is hoppy, almost, piney, taste is pretty much the same. Finishes dry with a lingering bitter bite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Finhead (1435) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - JAN 9, 2015
A hazy, orange-brown color with an off-white head. The aroma has a strong citrus with notes of orange rind and grapefruit. It has a medium body with slightly oily texture and lively carbonation. The taste is moderately bitter that continues to bite long into the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GJF (1397) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle on Christmas day. A nice surprise. Good, citrus-dominant IPA. Nothing out of the ordinary, but well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
joshmcg000 (376) - Iowa, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Pours clear copper with active carbonation, off white head. Aroma is strange, never smelled a beer like it, maybe the yeast? it has a bit of citrus, maybe a little coriander, and alot of spiciness to it. I don’t really know how its at all a IPA but it is interesting and pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
elninoict (7) - Wichita, Kansas, USA - NOV 30, 2014 does not count
Light copper pour. Nice head. Light lace. Citrus aroma with a hint of yeast. The deScription is spot on. This beer tastes lightly of grapefruit and sunshine.

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