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Chinookie IPA - Full Pint Brewing Company

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Chinookie IPAChinookie IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

405 Ratings
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Ratings: 405
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 9
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Pint Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kwjd on 06-01-2010)
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Reviews by kkipple:
Photo of kkipple
3.58/5  rDev -4.8%

Grabbed at "One for the Road" in Wexford. Weird, possibly Jersey Shore inspiried name and artwork. Two hop cones in a hottub... hmm... pours into a pint.

A. Darker then most make 'em these days, this is an unfiltered, deep yellow / light copper that, sitting in my nonic pint and with a fine looking inch tall off white head, looks quite English. Some ringing lace on the sides of the glass and little strings of bubbles cap it off.

S. Grapefruit hops, mild sweetness, green, reserved, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale comes to mind. Nothing out of the ordinary, but clean and pretty good.

T. SNPA again with more body. Refreshingly bitter, doesn't try to be too much. Solid hop-bitter finish, some malt to back up. Drinks well for a 6.2%, very well. I like that the ingredients are listed on the side; now all we need is a freshness date.

M. Quite nice, almost creamy, full. Pleasing finish.

Chinookie is bit better than your average local IPA. Recommended if this is in your neck of the woods and you want something easy to put back.

kkipple, Aug 28, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of RoyalT
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Appearance – This poured a beautiful, thick, dingy orangeish-brown with a modest but staying head.

Smell – The Chinook comes out in force at the nose, definitely dry-hopped, with a small but noticeable malt base.

Taste – The Chinook is a little heavy, so if you like the hop you’ll love this beer but if not you might say it lacks diversity. The malts are second-rate players but present and accounted for.

Mouthfeel – This is big for the style, larger than medium-bodied, with some stiff but withstandable drying.

Drinkability – This one will put hair on your chest. It’s incredibly smooth all things considered.

RoyalT, Apr 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

csmartin6, Sep 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

heddar33, Sep 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

TTripp725, Oct 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

nstroup, Jan 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

SmellsofMahagony, May 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

dgfool, Sep 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

TimoP, Jun 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

petewheeler, Aug 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

tripelz, Jan 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

kramerboy, Apr 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

juicebox, Apr 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

PretzelsNBeer, Mar 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

jminch, Apr 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

ryser2k, Oct 13, 2012
Photo of WVbeergeek
4.1/5  rDev +9%

Pours a hazy apricort like clouded orange with a nice thicket of white head, speckled scattered lacing. Aroma has a nice deep tropical/citrus fruit note with hints of earthy pine. Flavor nice assertive bitterness with citrus/pine vying for attention. Strong full frontal onslaught of bitterness, sticks around between sips. No cloying booze or sweetness, a bit unbalanced toward the hops (I'm pretty sure that's the intent here with the label stating they "nookied" the beer four times during the boil and "dry nookied" it as well. Tropical fruit/apricot fruitiness is found in here as well, tha works with the big hop additions. Mouthfeel is a bit resinous, medium bodied easy going carbonation. The last bottle I tried to review had some definite carbonation issues so I chose not to pen a review. Since then it looks like they worked out the kinks with their bottling line. Drinkability overall is for the true hop head, but this will make most newbies turn and run. Pittsburgh has a couple solid IPAs including East End's Big Hop, Fathead's Headhunter, and Rivertowne's Old Wylie.

WVbeergeek, Feb 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

mrosenfeld32, Jul 12, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Zonian1, Apr 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Adkins1203, Apr 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

nhirsch04, Mar 13, 2014
Photo of prdstmnky
4.35/5  rDev +15.7%

*review from notes on 8/28/10*

Fairly aggressive pour into my pint glass, nice golden orange body with atleast an inch of white head leaving lots of lacing. Lots of Chinook hops in the nose, great floral smell along with some bitter citrus notes. I'm getting nothing but hops upfront, mainly grapefruit, some pine - much more citrusy than the floral aromas led me to believe. This IPA tastes extremely fresh, a great balance of bitter sweetness. Medium bodied and nice carbonation in the mouth. I hope to see more of this beer make it into my neck of the woods, a great in-state IPA I'd love to have again!

prdstmnky, Nov 07, 2010
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

HeyJim, Jul 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

whatname, Jan 31, 2013
Photo of WoodBrew
3.6/5  rDev -4.3%

Batting third on my evening out at Tulune's Southside Saloon in Johnstown, PA!!! is the Full Pint Chinookie IPA. This beer poured a cloudy golden with simple white head that wasn't real thick. The scent gave birth to pine and citrus....quite nice. The taste was powered by grapefruit to start....with a subtle pine to follow. The grapsfruit hung on the pallet. The mouthfeel was hinder by the over powering grapefruit, ehich left an acidic type feel. At the end of the day I could hang in on a session of this beer.

WoodBrew, Apr 27, 2011
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Chinookie IPA from Full Pint Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 405 ratings.