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RATINGS: 1268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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Le Freak is a modern ale created by converging two beer styles, Belgian Trippel and American Imperial IPA. The use of two yeast strains further marries the styles and American hops give the beer its modern flare.


2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ephemeral8 (68) - denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 22, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2011 bottle at shelton bros tasting. gross! sticky, boozy, unbalanced. lingering gym locker and moldy old socks. a sad example of hybrid gone wrong.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ibeerlove (113) - Colorado, USA - MAY 21, 2011
Piney hop aroma with some deep sweet orange mango pineapply belgian yeast aroma appearance is a light ruby with a finger white head first taste is mangoey fruity belgian yeast taste that finishes with a nice hop bitterness along with some faint fruity doughy yeast flavors

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bmeup (572) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - MAY 21, 2011
Hazy light orange. Malt sweetness, light fruit, pears, orange citrus and spice aroma. Sweet, malty, yeasty and hoppy taste. Nice blend of Belgian tripel and Imperial IPA. Imperial IPA with Belgian yeast? Very enjoyable beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (1350) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 8, 2011
Peach-orange pour. Hoppy aroma, balanced with malt. Flavor is hoppy, yeast, and big fruitiness. Sweet!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chimplechamp (601) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2011
pours copper golden orange, big white head. nose is caramel, butterscotch, apricot orange rind, might need to warm up a little bit, very satisfying. taste is orange rind, lemon rind, big caramel sweetness shines through, sticky mouthfeel, really citrusy in a way that is quite different an ipa. but there is that bitterness, finishes with some alcohol warming. mighty tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
abemorsten (3213) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2011
Shared bottle at Cardinal. Particles in a hazy, orange-golden body covered by a tanned, creamy film. Good lacing. Spicy Belgian yeast, candy, smoke, sulphur/matches and malts on the nose. Light sweet. Alcoholic and bitter through to the dry end. Syrupy. Full body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (7963) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - APR 29, 2011
Bottle. Semi cloudy orange pour with a fluffy white head. Complex nose and taste of citrus, floral hops, and some caramel malt. Nice hop profile up front that fades to slight sour. Great brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (6424) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 15, 2011
Bottle at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours clear golden with a moderate white head. Strong fruity hops aroma, pine , citrus and grapefruit with some good light roasted malts. Inviting aroma. Taste is moderate malty, yeast and spices. Ends nice and fruity bitter, with a bite of alcohol in the tail. Also some light mint in the aftertaste, quite good this one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hoppyho (56) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 14, 2011
Pours an almost clear golden color with a 2 finger off white head. The head doesn’t hold up too long, but leaves a nice cap with nice looking lace. Sweet malt, bready, and a little bubblegum. Very little hop presence. A bad tasting metallic bitterness up front. Some more sweetness, and again, not too much from the hops. The alchohol is hidden very well. Medium body without being syrupy. Nice dryness. Was expecting more from this beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (3496) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 13, 2011
08-APR-2011, bottle @Sonni, @Ulkløbben tasting, from "Fish & Beer". Golden/orange hazy with beige lasting head that coats the glass. Yeasty nose but even more yeasty taste. Very tripel-like. Fruity with a little sweetness but overall dry. Not very bitter. Fine belgian-like brew.


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