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Stowaway I.P.A. - Baxter Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

605 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 605
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.73%
Wants: 29
Gots: 76 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baxter Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bold, complex flavors with a solid malt backbone and assertive hop profile, along with cold conditioning, give this beer its crisp, clean, hoppy finish. Deep amber-to-orangish in color, Stowaway pours with a nice, creamy head; a huge hop aroma of citrus, pine and grapefruit notes; and a big, complex, and intense hop flavor from the 5 different hop varieties and double-dry-hopping procedure used in making this beer. The malt flavor up-front turns dry and crisp; Stowaway is full-bodied but with a dry finish and pleasant, long-lasting, hop aftertaste. This I.P.A. definitely leaves you wanting more.

69 IBU

(Beer added by: Casey10 on 02-01-2011)
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TangTKE402

New York

3/5  rDev -22.1%

Woody-brown in color, with a 1-finger ecru head. Minimal lacing. Slightly hazy in texture. Aromas of earth, pine and floral hops, and a touch of malt. Inviting, if down-played aromas. Flavors of hops and alcohol esters are largely prevalent, with a toasted malt spine. Notes of lavender, pine cones, a touch of soap, earth and alcohol. A chewy, gritty feel mostly throughout with a touch of hotness and a definitive robustness. Overall it's a decent IPA, but better exist and there should not be this much alcohol present in the flavors at just under 7% abv in my opinion.

08-27-2014 00:57:29 | More by TangTKE402
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JasonL02


3.52/5  rDev -8.6%

08-26-2014 03:05:27 | More by JasonL02
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stomioka

New Jersey

3.72/5  rDev -3.4%

08-25-2014 22:38:57 | More by stomioka
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mtnman6288

Vermont

3.95/5  rDev +2.6%

08-25-2014 21:49:12 | More by mtnman6288
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blue_virginia_brews

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

08-25-2014 18:59:53 | More by blue_virginia_brews
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automaton

Maine

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

08-25-2014 01:59:54 | More by automaton
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RobbDogg

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-24-2014 15:20:43 | More by RobbDogg
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cp45

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-23-2014 02:58:36 | More by cp45
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

08-22-2014 23:08:41 | More by MNBeerGeek
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Reindogg


3.08/5  rDev -20%

08-22-2014 21:55:27 | More by Reindogg
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Ropowers3

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-22-2014 19:57:59 | More by Ropowers3
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mattycasey

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-22-2014 17:02:04 | More by mattycasey
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BenGreedie

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-20-2014 21:39:13 | More by BenGreedie
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argock

Virginia

3.6/5  rDev -6.5%

Poured from a 12 oz can into an oversized wineglass. "Bootleg 06/25/14" on bottom of can. Single purchased at Craft Beer Cellar (Waterbury, VT).

A: Clear as a bell orange-amber with 1-2 finger, off-white head with good retention and a healthy amount of craggy lacing. (4.25)

S: Orange pine soap is the best descriptor, some floral, a bit of light caramel and breadiness. (3.25)

T: The flavor makes a nice comeback with a solid light-to-medium caramel backing not really yielding but sharing with orange, herbal-honeysuckle, tobacco, and floral hops notes. Pine whacks the palate in the finish, with a big resin blast which is welcome after the malty beginning. Bitterness is medium-to-high, especially in the finish and aftertaste. (3.75)

M: Feel is sticky overall with a medium body and moderate carbonation. Pretty dry despite all the maltiness in the flavor and aroma. (3.5)

O: I liked the whole better than the pieces on this IPA -- I like the strong bitter, resiny finish more than the rest of the beer, and it has some weaknesses, but it is worth a try.

08-19-2014 03:48:29 | More by argock
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spycow

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

08-18-2014 22:05:46 | More by spycow
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Yeroc

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

08-18-2014 01:02:44 | More by Yeroc
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Keegee23


4.56/5  rDev +18.4%

08-17-2014 22:43:03 | More by Keegee23
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GeckoPunk

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

08-16-2014 22:21:19 | More by GeckoPunk
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illpass78

Maine

3.8/5  rDev -1.3%

12 oz. can poured into a tulip.

Appearance: Pours a hazy amber with pretty good carbonation and a nice one-finger creamy head. Lacing moderate.

Aroma: Grapefruit, lemon, apricot, and pine are all present along with a solid malty backbone.

Taste: This is a nice, mid-range IPA that brings the hops and malt forward in nearly equal parts. Taste follows the nose, with grapefruit dominating.

Mouthfeel: It's pretty drinkable for a fairly sturdy IPA.

Overall: Nice IPA from this can-loving brewer. The alcohol and hops are a touch beyond sessionable depth for most folks, but it's very approachable. Should please the IPA crowd.

08-16-2014 00:57:49 | More by illpass78
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

3.8/5  rDev -1.3%

12oz can. Pours a semi translucent copper orange color with a half inch of head. Moderate amount of lacing. The aroma is a mix of citrus and piney hops. Resinous. The taste is much of the same. Piney and resinous with not much of the citrus from the aroma. Bread, caramel, nuts and some light grapefruit notes. Finishes with more of the bitter pine and caramel. The mouthfeel is on the heavier side. Overall, pretty decent IPA I'd grab again.

08-15-2014 22:57:27 | More by PicoPapa
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pisano

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-15-2014 18:43:35 | More by pisano
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Maryobeerian

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-15-2014 03:09:03 | More by Maryobeerian
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Digimaika2

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

A: Nice deep amber with a sizeable creamy head. Long lasting retention and noticeable lacing.

S: Pine, caramel, nuts, bitter grapefruit, toffee and spices. This definitely leans towards a bold malt-hop aroma with a musky element.

T: Similar to aroma with caramel, wood, herbal/floral qualities, grapefruit pulp, and spices. An immense bitter finish with a huge presence of both malt and hops.

M: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Oily with lots of resin. Wonderful stuff.

D: This was a well crafted IPA and l can see this being a regular go-to IPA but I would still place this in the very good not outstanding category.

08-15-2014 01:07:44 | More by Digimaika2
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jharmon


3.92/5  rDev +1.8%

08-14-2014 20:12:03 | More by jharmon
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liverust

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

08-14-2014 15:46:22 | More by liverust
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Stowaway I.P.A. from Baxter Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 605 ratings.