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Smuttynose Bouncy House IPA (Short Batch #26) - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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Smuttynose Bouncy House IPA (Short Batch #26)Smuttynose Bouncy House IPA (Short Batch #26)

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424 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 424
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 12.68%
Wants: 7
Gots: 68 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by koutkid41:
Photo of koutkid41
3.86/5  rDev +8.7%
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.

More User Reviews:
Photo of LarryV
3/5  rDev -15.5%

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.

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.12/5  rDev -12.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of Jason
3.89/5  rDev +9.6%
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.

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Smuttynose Bouncy House IPA (Short Batch #26) from Smuttynose Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 424 ratings.