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RATINGS: 1174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
imaragingbull (570) - Sydney, - FEB 22, 2013
Bottle. Pours cloudy hazed deep orange with good pillow-like white moose head and big lace. Hop aromas of citrus, grass herbs, pine - malt charcter displays a caramel sweet malt graininess whilst the yeast imparts a sherbet, earthy dough character. Medium light body, average to decent malt character; caramel, lightly toasty, overshadowed by a decent bitterness, and tart complex belgo yeast character. FInish lingers near balanced, but all big on the aforementioned, if anything favouring the bitterness and yeast.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fishonmyplane (415) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - JUL 28, 2014
A lot closer to a double IPA than a tripel. Hoppy and bitter with notes of Belgian yeast in the background. Hints of wheat and pepper. An excellent beer, but a little too similar to their normal DIPAís.

4.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Honeydo (2) - Stratford, Connecticut, USA - JUL 28, 2014 does not count
A beer suitable for a goblet glass that has a nice finish and slightly hoppy taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MunBro (260) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 18, 2014
Aroma of wheat and malts. A very successful blend of styles but maybe not for me. All the elements of a great Belgian Trippel, some hop flavors but not a ton. Dark cloudy pour with some head. Would have liked more hops.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
SteveWantsABeer (1) - Colorado, USA - JUL 17, 2014 does not count
Itís a Belgian Double IPA for sure (emphasis on double IPA) at 101 IBU. A decent brewing effort, but wonít rush back to it.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
commonmac (266) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 16, 2014
12 oz pour at the newly reopened Busters. Orange in color with solid but minimal head. Aroma is mostly sweet with a little hop. Taste follows suit leaning on malty goodness and Belgian yeast. Very nice clean finish with a hint of bitter notes. A really impressive Belgian tripel rendition.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerdedDave (265) - - JUL 9, 2014
cloudy amber color; citrusy hops and Belgian yeast aroma; great, bitter, citrusy hoppy flavor with an underlying Belgian yeast and bready malt; spice notes of a Belgian tripel; dry, bitter finish

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (2018) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Tripel or Belgian IPA? Thatís the question. All around wonderfully crafted ale, yeasty and hoppy, pours with a tripelís high fluffy head. Deep hazy gold, light hoppy aroma, taste has stronger hop elements. Dry, chalky finish, mildly sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mstrcrwly (244) - New York, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Bomber poured into a tulip glass..hazy orange pour with fluffy white head..aroma of bread,spices,hops..tripel comes through in the initial taste,followed by the hoppiness of the IPA..another really good offering from one of my favorite breweries.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
batneil (265) - - JUN 28, 2014
Fine beer. Full of flavour, slightly boozy but not too much so. I had this one in a large bottle.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kyzr (1148) - Belgrade, Montana, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Alcohol nose, small white head. Flavor is sweet with a touch of soap. Nice texture, little toast on the finish.


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