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Flower Child IPA | Cambridge Brewing Company

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Ratings:
614
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
20.44%
 
 
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Flower Child IPAFlower Child IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cambridge Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
classic American india pale ale

Added by gcarl on 10-12-2010

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Reviews: 92 | Ratings: 614
Reviews by ktblue22:
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3.79/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A damn solid IPA - pours a deep amber orange with very little head out of a 22oz bomber. Smell is very floral, which was pleasantly expected. Tastes of many spices - cloves most prominent. Really well done and definitely not a hop-bomb. Flavor profile changes as you drink it, from spicy to florally to citrus.

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Photo of braugon
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of woodchipper
4.75/5  rDev +17%

Photo of irrevjim
4.06/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

look; golden, slight orange hue, thin head, nice lacing
smell; floral hops, sweet rolls, a little alcohol
taste; floral hops, grapefruit, lemon, grass, malt, full flavored, nicely balanced, doesn't taste even a little boozy, finishes as crisp and hoppy as it starts
feel; smooth with some bubbles, crisp, medium body
overall; a crisp, full flavored lawnmower ipa if you have a small lawn, very nice

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Photo of Lorelle
4.23/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jcorn
4.06/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bishopdc0
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of 77apm
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Doomcifer
4.1/5  rDev +1%

Photo of JakerLou
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of GreenMountainBoy
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of WeymouthMike
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of Cpawsat
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of boogerisu
4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of butters_mcgee
4.11/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BurdockBoy
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopsForBrains
4.45/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of doremite
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of Bizoneill
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of HopAttack3
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of rdilauro
3.98/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I didnt detect any distinct aroma of a typical IPA. The grapefruit, pine , resin aroma just was not there.
My first taste and immediately I thought of a cream ale. Smooth, soft and creamy. Much like a French Cremant sparkling wine.
The taste was enjoyable and it had a distinct taste of fresh cut grass.
The aftertaste was a bit disappointing, very short finish. But it did have that nice dry finish which I love in IPAs

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Photo of AnotherPaul
3.23/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

I found this IPA to be very pedestrian. Good, but not great, in all respects.

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Photo of InfernoBoss
4.11/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ryanjtravis
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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Flower Child IPA from Cambridge Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.