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Friday, November 19, 2010

Day 323: Free State Copperhead Pale Ale

The Free State Brewing Co. opened in Lawrence in 1989 as the first legal brewery in Kansas in more than 100 years. The 14-barrel brewhouse is located in a renovated trolley station.

Free State Copperhead Pale Ale is a great looking slightly amber gold brew with a lacing thick head. The ale has plenty of hop character in its attractive aroma. The flavor is a citrus bomb. Very well built brew that will be a hit with any fan of true British pale ales. Kind of hard to believe it comes from the middle of the USA.

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