Freetail Ale
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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Our namesake beer. Deep copper hue with a rich, caramel aroma and subtle hop perfume. Assertively bitter finish balancing the residual malt-sweetness. ABV from 6% to 4.4% to 4.9%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
spaceycasey (13) - , Texas, USA - FEB 7, 2009
Copper to amber in color with rich white head. Aroma is of flowery hops with hint of caramel and malt. Balanced flavor with fairly assertive hop bitterness. American flavor profile - very consistent with a pale ale although not billed as one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2012
Tap at brewpub
Pours an average amber with a nose of toasty, dried hops. Flavor is leaves, hops, and toast. Oily on the palate. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HighWine (951) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Tap flight at the brewery. Dark amber-nutmeg pour. White head left a long time ago leaving a ring around the top of the brew. Aroma of caramel malt and hops. Taste is otter iced coffee with a drop of agave nectar and earthy hop bitterness. Very bitter on the end like an ESB. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brucebruce81 (254) - Wyoming, USA - DEC 27, 2009
I liked this beer the best of the 5 beers I tried from freetail it was a very smooth ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (3468) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2012
On tap at brewpub. Pours a clear copper with a small off white head leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is raisin malt and caramel. Medium mouthfeel with a sweet malt and raisin with a light crisp finish. Easy to drink a very good amber ale from Freetail.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3686) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2009
Amber in color with a small off-white head. Aroma is of fruit, hops, and flowers with some malt and caramel notes. Taste is moderately hoppy with light grapefruit notes and a sweet malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
llcooldave (1076) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2009
Toasty malt aroma and a coppery red appearance. Flavor is pretty much a straight up toasty malt with a delicious slight licorice aftertaste. Nice effort. I’ll definitley order again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DarkBeerChick (155) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 10, 2010
Nice copper red with a light head. Aroma is rich and inviting with slight hops. Flavor was surprisingly full bodied with mild hops and a mild sweetness. Not bad at all and would probably order again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (5650) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 18, 2010
Sampled at the Freetail and Real Ale barrel-aged festival. The beer pours an amber color with a white head. The aroma is strong on the toffee malts. The flavor is a little bit different. I get notes of piney and grassy hops along with some toffee malt. The hop bitterness and malty sweetness is very well balanced in this beer. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (4807) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 2, 2011
tap at freetail. poured amber with a cream head. nose is hops and caramel. very easy on the palate, flavors of caramel and hops, smooth finish. easy to drink.

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