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Snapperhead IPA - Butternuts Beer & Ale

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Snapperhead IPASnapperhead IPA

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BA SCORE
72
okay

508 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 508
Reviews: 300
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 19.68%
Wants: 4
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Butternuts Beer & Ale visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ommegangpbr on 01-27-2007)
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squack

New York

3/5  rDev -3.2%

12-04-2013 00:19:43 | More by squack
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Guinnsslvr

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

12-01-2013 02:49:42 | More by Guinnsslvr
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KiPhat

Virginia

1.68/5  rDev -45.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

A - Pours cloudy orange-amber color
S - Strong Grapefruit
T - Difficult to characterize - rotten grapefruit ?
M - Harsh
O - The flavors must come from the farmhouse side, this does not seem like an IPA.

The only way I could justify my purchase of this beer was to write a review. This beer is god-awful. The first thing that hits you is the initial smell. One reviewer called the smell like it is... "Stay away." But I had to push though to experience the flavor...
It's a flavor reminiscent of rotten grapefruits. If I only knew what rotten grapefruits taste like; I can now imagine. And the aftertaste comes in as that feeling you get after sticking a 9-volt battery on your tongue.

I honestly can't see how this beer hit store shelves. It must be an acquired taste.

Serving type: can

11-25-2013 22:41:56 | More by KiPhat
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nmann08

District of Columbia

2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

11-24-2013 03:31:01 | More by nmann08
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BodiesLexus

New York

3/5  rDev -3.2%

11-18-2013 04:09:13 | More by BodiesLexus
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HopGrazer

New York

3.75/5  rDev +21%

11-12-2013 11:30:36 | More by HopGrazer
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +29%

11-01-2013 02:44:02 | More by brandonld23
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Marty91

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

10-26-2013 22:49:32 | More by Marty91
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sachie23

New York

3/5  rDev -3.2%

10-22-2013 20:05:02 | More by sachie23
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AGust82

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -3.2%

10-21-2013 23:23:38 | More by AGust82
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Dizzy242

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -67.7%

10-21-2013 22:32:19 | More by Dizzy242
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braedon_peluso

New York

4.25/5  rDev +37.1%

10-14-2013 19:59:00 | More by braedon_peluso
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gshackles

New York

3/5  rDev -3.2%

09-29-2013 01:39:30 | More by gshackles
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Mojo

Alabama

3.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12 ounce can -> Samuel Adams Perfect Pint

A - pours up an initial hazy medium amber, with a one finger fluffy head, awesome retention, lots of lacing. The haziness eventually subsides and it becomes clear.

S - not much here. Mostly pine from what I can detect

T - malt forward, dry, yeasty, bit of a mild hoppy finish

M - decent with good carbonation.

O - I have no idea what they were going for with this one. It's not horrible, but there have to be far better choices than this for IPAs.

Serving type: can

09-28-2013 04:27:29 | More by Mojo
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dups68

Rhode Island

2.28/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Served from a can poured into a pint glass

A- Light amber in color

S- Very malty in smell. Hints of fruitiness?

T- Taste follows smell. Malty with little to no hoppy bitterness. Not a terrible taste but definitely not what one would expect from an IPA

M- Not much carbonation(no date on can. Maybe it was allitle old?) and pretty easy to drink.

O- Not the worst beer I've ever had but I'm not sure what they were going for. Its tasted way to malty with little hop flavor to back it up

Serving type: can

09-10-2013 04:49:41 | More by dups68
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twenteone

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

09-09-2013 02:48:16 | More by twenteone
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JTomczak

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

09-04-2013 08:11:15 | More by JTomczak
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olilitewu

Arizona

2.73/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

This IPA was bought from a local grocery store in NYC (in the form of 6-pack cans), and was bottled a month and a week ago according to a label.

I poured the beer into a mug, a brown color was present, not much head, not much carbonation were noted. The aroma was reminescent of pine, and was quite pleasant.

However, the taste (this beer's weakest point) was lacking overall, emphatically lacked the hopiness required for this to be a good IPA, and hints of malt/ caramel/ butter was noted.

Mouthfeel was good, easy on the palate, but if i wanted a refreshing beer, i'd turn to Tsingtao.

Overall, this beer was meh, would not buy again.

Serving type: can

09-02-2013 03:52:21 | More by olilitewu
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thegerm87

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -35.5%

08-31-2013 23:23:09 | More by thegerm87
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djrn2

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

08-31-2013 15:03:02 | More by djrn2
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dankjohn

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

08-30-2013 23:31:16 | More by dankjohn
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scxcrunner

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -3.2%

08-29-2013 16:32:27 | More by scxcrunner
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pjkelley82

New York

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

08-26-2013 03:26:33 | More by pjkelley82
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Cooker_stp

New York

3/5  rDev -3.2%

08-20-2013 14:33:49 | More by Cooker_stp
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bcm75

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

08-18-2013 05:15:46 | More by bcm75
Snapperhead IPA from Butternuts Beer & Ale
72 out of 100 based on 508 ratings.