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Smuttynose Bouncy House IPA - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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Smuttynose Bouncy House IPASmuttynose Bouncy House IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

85 Reviews
THE BROS
87
very good

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Reviews: 85
Hads: 542
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 11
Gots: 99 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JayT on 11-19-2013

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
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Reviews: 85 | Hads: 542
Reviews by koutkid41:
Photo of koutkid41
3.86/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Lightly hazy and pale golden color. Average white head with small bubbles.

S: Sweet tropical citrus (kiwi, mangos, grapefruit mostly) smells great. Really appealing smell.

T: Sweet tropical taste alot of kiwi. The malt back bone plays the biggest role however with some toasted bread notes. The breadiness has a light chalkiness to it. The back end falls a bit flat and dry.

M: Medium bodied. Dry crispness to it, not alot of residual sugar.Really like the mouth feel.

O: looks great, smells great, tastes great, and good body. Not too many flaws in this beer. I could drink a lot of them and enjoy doing it. Maybe tone down the lingering bitterness just a notch to really be able to drink these all night but an overall above quality beer at a great price. This quenches my thirst for a great IPA without being high in alcohol. Wish i bought more of these. Six packs in the summer i hope. (897 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of LarryV
3/5  rDev -15%

I'm a huge fan of Smuttynose, but this one is really disappointing. Pours with a thin head that dissipates quickly to a ring of froth. Aroma is light, nondescript. Grapefruit like bitterness and a thin mouth feel with little malt backbone, leaves a strange apricot like flavor lingering on the palate. I get that they were trying to make a session brew, but I think it fails due to the taste - I couldn't put more than 1 or 2 of these down. I'd much rather have a Smutty Nose Finest Kind. (488 characters)

Photo of ExtraStout
2.96/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I found everything about this beer to be average. This is one of those beers that you drink "ice cold" and to only quench your thirst. It is typical and would be a good beer for someone that was not expecting the explosion of flavor that you typically get from Smuttynose. This would be something that I would recommend to someone that typically does not drink microbrews and thus won't be left disappointed. Stick to Finest Kind. (430 characters)

Photo of Leeshka410
3.05/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours nicely with not a big head at all. Very drinkable and not too hoppy. Has a slight lingering taste on the palate, not an extremely crisp finish, but quite an easy-drinking IPA that is not too high in ABV. I would buy again. (228 characters)

Photo of SmellTheGluv
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.12/5  rDev -11.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of Jason
3.89/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

22oz brown bomber with no freshness date.

Full on sticky frothing, mildly dull golden hue. Citrus pith and wild flowers with some biscuity malt make for a very aromatic nose. Snappy crispness in a fluffy body. Assertive hoppiness start to finish, bitterness is pretty sharp but lets the malt make camp. Underlying breadiness. Lots of citrus rind with a yeasty earthiness.

Super hoppy session beer, fun to knock back if you are into intensely hoppy beers. (457 characters)

Photo of KolbMarley
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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2.76/5  rDev -21.8%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of MicroBeerMan1980
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of GOBLIN
3.43/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I like Smuttynose and consider them to be highly underrated. That said, I didn't much care for this one. Falls into the watered down dandelion flavored spectrum of session ipa's. (178 characters)

Photo of jefftuck47
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of KirkFrancis
3/5  rDev -15%

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3.52/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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Smuttynose Bouncy House IPA from Smuttynose Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.