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Snapperhead IPA - Butternuts Beer & Ale

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BA SCORE
72
okay

522 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 522
Reviews: 302
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 19.68%
Wants: 4
Gots: 12 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

benloho, Jan 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

berkshire413, Jan 26, 2014
Photo of Dodo2step
3.03/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

P- Wegman's in Mechanicsburg, PA

A- hazy light copper orange color. Half finger head and the lacing is average.

S- biscuit malts and overripe fruit (grapefruit? orange?)

F- Pungent malts mixed with some sort of fruit. I cant gather a definite taste. The malts are salty and dominate the beer.

M- sourness and excessively dried hops with poor fruit flavoring.

O- One of the worst IPA's I have had. I can definitely taste the can taste coming through towards the end of the beer. the malts and fruit hops just didn't mesh well throughout.

Dodo2step, Jan 25, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

jnardone235, Jan 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

shoretaxi, Jan 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

longisland1983, Jan 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

TTripp725, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of stephenjmoore
3/5  rDev -3.2%

stephenjmoore, Dec 25, 2013
Photo of spinrsx
3.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Can from the Wegmans Dewitt NY for 2$

Appearance - Copper colour with an average size fizzy off white coloured head. There is a low amount of carbonation showing and there is some faint lacing on the sides of the glass. The head lasted for close to 5 minutes before it began to dissipate.

Smell - Malts, caramel, light hops

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste caramel and malts mixed with light hops. There is also some roasted/toasted notes and a touch of citrus.

Overall - No date on the can, and I can only hope this is old stock, because it's not very good. This is not really American tasting, more of a English style. Wouldn't buy this again.

spinrsx, Dec 23, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

HRamz3, Dec 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

BillRoth, Dec 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

AngusOg, Dec 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

meehandennis, Dec 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

RichIron883, Dec 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

squack, Dec 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

Guinnsslvr, Dec 01, 2013
Photo of KiPhat
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.

KiPhat, Nov 25, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

nmann08, Nov 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

BodiesLexus, Nov 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +21%

HopGrazer, Nov 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +29%

brandonld23, Nov 01, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

Marty91, Oct 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

sachie23, Oct 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

AGust82, Oct 22, 2013
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1/5  rDev -67.7%

Dizzy242, Oct 21, 2013
Snapperhead IPA from Butternuts Beer & Ale
72 out of 100 based on 522 ratings.