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Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind" - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,844 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,844
Reviews: 1,649
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 207
Gots: 285 | 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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Rollzroyce21

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

08-15-2014 02:35:06 | More by MorganH
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BradMacMullin

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Just had this last night, and was surprised how much I liked it. This is an extremely well balance beer with exceptional hoppyness - hoppiness - hopyiness. Whatever...this is a great beer.

08-14-2014 22:01:37 | More by BradMacMullin
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ZDSmith87

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

08-14-2014 14:58:46 | More by ZDSmith87
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3.92/5  rDev -4.4%

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Nova Scotia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.4%

08-13-2014 15:55:46 | More by sdm9465
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th3d1ck

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

08-13-2014 15:37:03 | More by th3d1ck
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TommyTheCat

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

08-13-2014 05:42:44 | More by TommyTheCat
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Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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hophugger

Virginia

3.81/5  rDev -7.1%

Love the label !!. Pours a yellowish-orange cloudy color with a decent head. Lots of flowery, citrusy flavors and most of the bitter hops comes at the end and lingers. Decently balanced and the first taste does not have the bitterness I expected up front. Overall a good beer and great carbonation, real fizzy !!!

08-13-2014 01:58:43 | More by hophugger
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Nightrain87

California

4/5  rDev -2.4%

08-12-2014 02:04:16 | More by Nightrain87
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New York

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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Mickplunk


4/5  rDev -2.4%

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1.5/5  rDev -63.4%

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Ireland

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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Georgia

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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hopivore22

Maryland

1.25/5  rDev -69.5%

08-07-2014 22:32:57 | More by hopivore22
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stevehagy

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

08-07-2014 16:18:28 | More by stevehagy
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New York

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind" from Smuttynose Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,844 ratings.