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

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very good

730 Ratings
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Ratings: 730
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.73%
Wants: 33
Gots: 122 | 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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5/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Baxter makes some of of the best beer out there, not sure what it is about is Maine (ie: Peak Organic.Shipyard,Gearys)..may be the water,,this IPA is even better on draft and is my first choice these days when i can find it...if Baxter does it its done right..if they make a style you like ,you will love theirs

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4.93/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

At the brewery tasted the fresh IPA in a 3 oz taster glass. First of all the aroma, S, is amazing. Wow is it inspired, pine and grapefruit and fresh sweet hops. Yum. A is a warm golden, orange hue which is a bit cloudy. Two finger head is wonderfully interlaced. T is just fab. Best beer I've had out here on the East Coast in a long time. Rich malt tones, almost toasted with a finishing bitterness that is sharp but smooth. Late hop additional shine here. M is great with a little bit of sickness as expected from a high gravity beer. she finished very dry. Yum. Overall, this is a world class brew. Not to miss, period. oh yeah, and it comes in a can!

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4.68/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is my go-to beer in Maine...I was stoked to find it in Massachusetts!

A: Pours an amber color with a 1-2 finger head, lacing is decent down the glass.

S: A face-full of hops; citrus, pine, and a little bit of malty goodness.

T: Citrus and pine are very forward, the taste lingers for a while after you swallow. A bitter/sour aftertaste occur a few seconds after swallowing, but that just indicates that you need to pour a little more down your throat.

M: Points off for the aftertaste....that's all.

O: Overall, an incredible IPA...one that I plan on consuming gallons of.

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4.68/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap into a can-shaped Baxter Brewing Co. pint glass.

A: orange, opaque, white frothy head with excellent lacing and good retention.

S: can small the hops at arms length. Piny, earthy, very aromatic, fantastic nose.

T: citrusy hops up front, lots of aromatic orange zest, bittery hops.

M: crisp, medium bodied, overall good mouthfeel.

O: I see this beer all over the place and I'm a bit mad I've never had it before. Exceptional.

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Stowaway I.P.A. from Baxter Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 730 ratings.