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Free State Festivus Ale


Brewed by Free State Brewing Company
Lawrence, Kansas USA
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA) | Ratings: 5 | Alcohol: -
This hoppy celebration of the season balances the bold, citrus and floral flavors of Amarillo, Centennial and Citra hops with biscuit-like, toasty flavors from fine English malts. Deep red, medium-bodied, yet dry to the finish, this holiday ale is the perfect winter warmer for those that prefer hoppy, bold IPAs.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.

Malt
caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

Hops
resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

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dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

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alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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