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RATINGS: 1240   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1572) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 30, 2013
Bottle from Brook Falls Discount. Pours a pale orange with a very foamy white head leaving a lot of lacing. Aroma has sweet malts, lemon, clove and spices. Taste is of sweet fruits, spices, clove, some banana. Light and not malty. Quite spicy and tangy. It leans to the belgian ale side of a trippel. Fairly tasty. Finishes lightly fruity and strongly spicy. Sweet. Alcohol well hidden. Not the best trippel I’ve had. An interesting, very drinkable, angle on the style.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubblehouse (603) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Nice belgian. Really good flavor. Really smooth for an imperial. Cards vs nc state. Nachbar

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rederic (3188) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 24, 2015
22oz bottle, clean honey gold color, witha fluffy white head, with a nice floral tropical fruit, citrus, leafy hoppy nose, with some fruity, faint spicy belgian yeast, tangerine, orange, lemon, grapefruit rind, pear, subtle lemon candyish lollipop accents, and a light honeyed pale, pilsener,toasted malt, faint sweet lemon marmalade, subtle panettone cake dough note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a warmth fruity, spicy, citrusy belgian yeast, zesty lemon, grapefruit, lime, green grapefruit rind, flowery tropical fruit, citrus, leafy, grassy, piney hoppy character, with some faint lemon marmalade, toasted, bread, pale, pilsener malt, crackery, lemon pie crust flavours, leading towards a warming spicy, fruity yeastiness, zesty, spritzy lemon, grapefruit fruitiness, lingering leafy, tropical fruit, citrus hop bitterness finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (262) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAR 23, 2015
Bottle from Whole Foods in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is yeasty breads, hops and some spiced gum. Flavor is what the bottle says... a Belgian / West Coast IPA hybrid, just couldn’t get into it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkoR (615) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange colour with nice thick white head with good retention. Aroma is floral, citrus. Taste is citrus, grapefruit, hops, some bread. Very good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TET (1910) - FINLAND - MAR 15, 2015
A dark yellow, slightly reddish beer, a head is medium and blond. Aroma is interesting, strong sweet fruits and some tropical notes, overally the fruitness is turning to almost fruit candies, mandarin, spices. Taste has fruits, mandarin, grapefruits, spices, some caramel malts and quite strong hoppyness dries the end. Almost full bodied, refreshning carbonation. Intresting beer, the complex fruits are results from hops and yeast, then mixed with spices and bitterness. Very good beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mikem409 (1755) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Tap at Bspot. Color is clear gold with nice white head. Aroma is Belgian yeast, clove and earth. Taste bitter bubble gum and grass.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
TattooJack (217) - Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2015
On tap at Howells & Hood, had a unique smell as I recall, comes off bitter and strong, but once the palate adjusts there is some IPA goodness, a nice eye opener. Strong is what something called The Freak should be and it is.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brandon1989 (395) - Euless, Texas, USA - MAR 7, 2015
This beer pours a hazy golden yellow color with a thick soapy white head that had great retention and left a good amount of lacing around the glass. The aroma is floral, citrus, some Belgian yeast, and grapefruit. The taste is rather unique because it really does taste like a mixture between an ipa and a Belgian. I pick up pine, hop resin, some citrus, some breadiness, and quite a bit of bitterness. The alcohol is hidden quite well. The mouthfeel is on the medium side and the drinkability is quite high.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mambossa (45) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Pour from bomber into snifter, hazy deep orange, solid head retention. Aroma is sharp lemony pine and taming melon/pineapple notes. Taste is rich and foresty with high notes of tangerine and melon. Soapiness is off-putting. No "best by" date, possibly an older batch. Have seen it in the local beer shop for quite some time and decided to pick one up on a whim. A very reliable, enjoyable brewery, hope to aquire a fresher one soon. Soapiness borderline headache-inducing on this one. Still nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (2793) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle from BarleyWine, CPH - golden pour with white head. Fruity and yeasty aroma and taste, grassy and floral hoppy nuances throughout, some light fruity spice towards a dry finish. Decent brew.


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