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Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind" - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,752 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,752
Reviews: 1,645
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 206
Gots: 248 | 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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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nice and hoppy, just what I'm looking for in an IPA. Not overpowering, but you know the hops are there.

A- Golden color, small creamy white head.

S- Smells like delicious hops!

T- nice crisp "citrus" like flavor, then the hops hit you. Finishes nice and smooth, but the hops are definitely there.

M- dry and hoppy. It's an IPA.

O- Classic, solid IPA. I had a craving for an IPA and this satisfied it, that's about all that matters!

Serving type: bottle

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Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind" from Smuttynose Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,752 ratings.