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Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind" - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,778 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,778
Reviews: 1,645
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 203
Gots: 261 | 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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codysjb

Florida

4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into my DFH Signature glass (quickly becoming the best thing in glassware since the invention of blow glass).
A: A nice orange color with little head but some decent retention and lacing. Clear as can be, somewhat generic for an IPA but as always a nice sight.
S: Pine and hops, not a lot going on here.
T: Hops, finishes with some more hops flavor and feels very full. Leaves a distinct bitterness in the mouth.
M:Hopes, some citrus and a lot of flavor that’s packed into the beer.
O: Generic for an IPA, but holds its ground. Nothing out of the ordinary and I think I prefer 60min, but this is good. B+

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2012 02:00:54 | More by codysjb
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Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind" from Smuttynose Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,778 ratings.