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Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind" - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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Ratings: 4,533
Reviews: 1,728
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 264
Gots: 629 | FT: 6
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:
Beer added by: Bierman9 on 03-12-2004

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
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Ratings: 4,533 | Reviews: 1,728
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4.16/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 oz. bottle to pint glass.

A: Pours a hazy medium orange with a soapy white 1/2 in. head. High carbonation.
S: Pine, orange rind, grapefruit, passion fruit.
T: Bold hop flavors start off and give qualities of orange, grapefruit, and soapyness. Decent malt backbone. Ends with a hop bitterness akin to grapefruit rind.
M: Light-medium.
O: Good flavor and bitterness, but could use a little more fruitiness.

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4.81/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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2.69/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Possibly got a bad batch, just wasnt good.

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4.33/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
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4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.06/5  rDev -1%
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4.17/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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3.83/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.57/5  rDev -12.9%
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4.53/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.38/5  rDev +6.8%
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3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.71/5  rDev -9.5%
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind" from Smuttynose Brewing Company
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