1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

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

Not Rated.
Stowaway I.P.A.Stowaway I.P.A.

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
87
very good

563 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 563
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.99%
Wants: 27
Gots: 62 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 563 | Reviews: 149 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Pinknuggets:
Photo of Pinknuggets
Pinknuggets

Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Canned (11/20/2012) to HFS sniffer

A: Very orangey with an hint of brown, but a more white then tan head. it is so cloudy it is almost completely opaque

S: I am surprised that I can detect the malt flavors better then normal for an IPA there is definitely some hops in there but I cannot tell what they smell like. There is also an almost barnyard smell to it which is kinda weird.

T:Im gonna go ahead and quote the can here because i think its pretty much dead on "complex flavors with a solid malt backbone and assertive hop profile" its a little malty for me but its pretty well balanced with some bitterness in the finish

M: Oily and thin with a light carbonation fairly drinkable but not superb

O: This is a decent beer but its not my favorite by any means and definitely too malty for my taste. Its not hoppy enough for my taste and the feel isn't great i'd prefer it be more smooth. If you are using it to take on the road for anything that it recommends around the can then this is definitely a good beer for those activities but it won't be my go to IPA anytime soon.

Serving type: can

12-26-2012 23:51:53 | More by Pinknuggets
More User Reviews:
Photo of greymalkin
greymalkin

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

08-01-2014 16:08:43 | More by greymalkin
Photo of billab914
billab914

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-30-2014 17:01:42 | More by billab914
Photo of smanson56
smanson56

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-29-2014 22:47:45 | More by smanson56
Photo of Ncpogs
Ncpogs

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

07-28-2014 18:47:59 | More by Ncpogs
Photo of MarkDeming
MarkDeming

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-27-2014 02:12:27 | More by MarkDeming
Photo of Cory_Courtois
Cory_Courtois

Maine

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-25-2014 23:52:24 | More by Cory_Courtois
Photo of Auror
Auror

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-21-2014 23:36:18 | More by Auror
Photo of braican
braican

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-21-2014 14:06:11 | More by braican
Photo of SuperHop18
SuperHop18

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-21-2014 03:10:55 | More by SuperHop18
Photo of Kevin79
Kevin79

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-21-2014 01:58:07 | More by Kevin79
Photo of Supplicant13
Supplicant13

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +29.9%

07-20-2014 16:41:13 | More by Supplicant13
Photo of DrewBest
DrewBest

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

07-19-2014 22:19:28 | More by DrewBest
Photo of HuskyHawk
HuskyHawk

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-18-2014 22:51:54 | More by HuskyHawk
Photo of reyna311
reyna311

Delaware

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-17-2014 19:13:23 | More by reyna311
Photo of Meb3
Meb3

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

07-16-2014 01:32:55 | More by Meb3
Photo of ssoulf
ssoulf

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-16-2014 01:05:43 | More by ssoulf
Photo of Belittle
Belittle

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-14-2014 16:53:02 | More by Belittle
Photo of Huffs
Huffs

New York

4.13/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured to a nice, full, off white head with good retention and lacing. Color was a copper / amber and clear. Aroma was floral and hoppy with sime slight ctrus and caramel notes. Tasted hoppy, floral and spicy up front with caramel notes on the back and a spice finish. Mouthfeel was creamy and full with a dry, clean aftertaste.

Serving type: can

07-13-2014 22:22:12 | More by Huffs
Photo of ChrisinRI
ChrisinRI

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-13-2014 16:23:37 | More by ChrisinRI
Photo of BigTrubble
BigTrubble

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-12-2014 22:03:07 | More by BigTrubble
Photo of phishfoolme
phishfoolme

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-12-2014 20:37:37 | More by phishfoolme
Photo of CB2maltygoodness
CB2maltygoodness

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-12-2014 13:14:51 | More by CB2maltygoodness
Photo of mdube0378
mdube0378

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

07-11-2014 18:22:39 | More by mdube0378
Photo of MicroBeerMan1980
MicroBeerMan1980

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-10-2014 22:17:26 | More by MicroBeerMan1980
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Stowaway I.P.A. from Baxter Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 563 ratings.