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Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind" - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,777 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,777
Reviews: 1,645
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 203
Gots: 260 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
You could say, then, that Smuttynose IPA is a physical salute to the glory of the American hop grower. The citrusy hop flavor coming from a mixture of Simcoe and Santiams is pleasantly balanced by a smooth bitterness from the Amarillo hops. The beer itself is light bodied and crisp with a golden color that will throw a slight haze, as we bottle it unfiltered. At 75 IBU's, this is definitely not a training-wheels IPA, but is meant for hop lovers looking to satisfy their craving in a way that's not easy to find. We think they’ll be quite pleased.

75 IBU

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 03-12-2004)
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Brewnami

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4.78/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This may be one of my favorite IPAs right now. I put this up there with Stone IPA. This is everything an IPA should be. A nice golden brew with a fluffy white head that leaves an even lace across the glass. Strong pine and citrus notes control both the flavor and the aroma. Very bitter hop flavor lingering in the after taste. Very smooth and refreshing; a great session IPA and a great summer beer. Very happy with this beer, especially the photograph on the bottle depicting two geezers getting loose in their front yard. AWESOME, buy this beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2009 03:35:21 | More by Brewnami
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Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind" from Smuttynose Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,777 ratings.