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Snapperhead IPA - Butternuts Beer & Ale

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Snapperhead IPASnapperhead IPA

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BA SCORE
72
okay

517 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 517
Reviews: 301
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 19.68%
Wants: 4
Gots: 11 | 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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longisland1983

New York

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

01-14-2014 23:02:21 | More by longisland1983
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -3.2%

12-29-2013 01:42:32 | More by TTripp725
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

3/5  rDev -3.2%

12-25-2013 18:24:07 | More by stephenjmoore
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.13/5  rDev +1%

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.

12-23-2013 04:37:47 | More by spinrsx
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

12-19-2013 14:28:15 | More by HRamz3
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

12-15-2013 18:11:41 | More by BillRoth
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -3.2%

12-10-2013 14:58:08 | More by AngusOg
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meehandennis

Maine

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

12-08-2013 01:59:30 | More by meehandennis
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RichIron883

New York

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

12-06-2013 20:36:06 | More by RichIron883
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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%

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.

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%

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.

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

Rhode Island

2.28/5  rDev -26.5%

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

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
Snapperhead IPA from Butternuts Beer & Ale
72 out of 100 based on 517 ratings.