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Brewed by Freedom
Style: Dortmunder/Helles
Rugeley, England
Serve in Lager glass

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on tap
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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 2.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg.
Helles pale lager. Hopped with a combination of British First Gold and Hallertau Perle, Freedom Four has an initial sweetness that slides into a hoppy bitter finish. Mid-weight body and great smoothness ensure itís easy-drinking, while lively natural carbonation refreshes through to a crisp finish.
Freedom Four is available in 50 litre kegs, along with a range of dispense options, point of sale material and glassware.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (16053) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle from M&S Stratford and drunk at home. Clear gold lasting white head. Decent lager aroma. Some decent lemon on the flavour. I thought a very drinkable helles. Very drinkable, very good lemon and hops. Good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (4571) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JAN 22, 2016
Golden coloured. Itís a clean but rather bland malty lager. Rather too gassy.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gopherfan99 (1140) - CROATIA - DEC 22, 2015
Bottle; pours clear, pale gold with a white head; aroma of malt and cereal with some floral notes; taste is light sweet with cereal, malt, and a hint of grass; finishes slightly bitter and dry; average....

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hohops (635) - Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2015
Bottle. Appearance is clear and light golden with no head. Aroma of hops and straw. Hoppy crisp taste, hint of cardboard at the finish. Not bad.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
MissPxx (937) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2015
Very light pale yellow colour. Very fizzy. Like lager. Did I mention the fizzy. Wow! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
OwDoDuck (3) - - APR 15, 2015 does not count
Wonderful example of a Helles lager, top amount of DMS and nicely carbonated

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MrBlueSky93 (504) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle from the Brewery. Golden colour, decent sized white head. Good retention. Aroma of lager malt and some corn. Tastes of lager malt, more malts, wheat, light grass too. Very watery though, not great.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
edsspoon (826) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2014
Bottle - golden with a sizeable white head and good retention. Aroma of corn and lager malt. Taste of malts, wheat and light grassy hop with light bitterness. Light, watery body with a medium carbonation. Not very good.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ManVsBeer (6881) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Keg @ Masons Arms, Todmorden. Yellow-blonde with a small bubbly head. Lots of carbonation and fizz on the palate but poor taste and texture with a light malt nose being its best characteristic.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (6937) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 12, 2014
Medium shiny white head. Clear yellow body with carbonation. Faint mealy rubbery aroma. Dry-sweet mealy rubbery herbal taste with strawy notes. Mid-to-light body. Mild mouthfeel. Dryish mealy fainty fruity aftertaste with herbal notes. Itís not bad, but a bit watery and boring. (0.284l draft at the Elgin, Maida Vale, London.)


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