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Threadless IPA - Finch's Beer Co.

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Threadless IPAThreadless IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

515 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 515
Reviews: 110
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 6
Gots: 44 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Finch's Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: emerge077 on 06-22-2011

Our Threadless/Finch collaboration IPA is a balanced experience of both perceived hoppiness and true bitterness. It pours a darker amber color and finishes with a citrus flavor, and when combined, will require this to be the last IPA you ever drink! Well, maybe, we realize you will probably drink more, but the result of this recipe clearly evolves into a very balanced IPA. The grain bill on this big pale includes melanoidin and Victory malts. We hop it up before the boil starts with some Columbus first wort hopping, then add a bunch more for bittering.
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Reviews by nicnut45:
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3.99/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Presentation- Pint can poured into a clear solo cup. No freshness dating indicated. I will take a chance on it as IPA'S stay fresher in cans.

A-Not a big bountiful head nor a small one on a semi vigorous pour but somewhere in between. Head is off white. Beer is a hazy amber color and will not clear up as it warms so I dont believe chill haze is a factor. Nothing fascinating or remarkable about its color but color is not a major concern.

S-Smells fresh and reaches your nose as it pours out of the can. The typical citrus qualities are evident. Mostly a strong orange. Faint whiffs of sweet smelling malts shine through, cotten candy like.

T&MF-A very balanced IPA. Not bitter just for the sake of being bitter but I think more attention was given to emphasize the finer qualities of the hops used. A lot of orange flavor compliments the sweet malts used. Not overly sweet like many ipa's ive had and definetly not on the dry side as I prefer but in the middle. Carbonation is maybe a tad less then what it should be but I think this contributes to a full mouthfeel.

O-I tried this per the advice of a Binnys employee and I was pleasently suprised. I will definetly pick it up again. And canned IPA's are almost always better then bottled. Its too bad a lot of brewers dont follow suit.

More User Reviews:
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3.9/5  rDev +9.6%

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #70 (November 2012):

Good call on the “tall-boy” can format. Very aggressive hopping here, a bit of a occupy our palates going on here and it works. Serious hop heads need try and anyone wanting to jump in with both feet. Each sip our taste buds get pummeled with hops and we can’t help but to go back for more. Very well done!

STYLE: American IPA
ABV: 6.0%
AVAILABILITY: Year-round

LOOK: Mildly hazed amber, excellent showing of lace

SMELL: Dried orange peel, stone fruit jam, kiss of caramel, biscuity, spicy, slightly estery, melon rind

TASTE: Smooth, slightly crisp, medium bodied, quite bitter, orange rind, mint, leafy, faintly vegtal, peppery, mild warming alcohol, grassy, caramel, bread crust, hop resin, hoppy semi-dry finish

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Pawola22 for sending me this can.

The beer pours a yellow color with a white head. The aroma has quite a bit of biscuit malt and the resulting sweetness, as well as some pine and a little bit of orange citrus. The flavor has a lot of toffee and caramel malt in it, with some pine and a hint of grass from the hops. Low to medium bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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Malt and fruity, herbal hops on the nose. Pours Hazy gold-amber with a 1” lightly gold tinted foam collar. This is a hop driven beer that features melon, orange and citrus flavors over a malt backbone and finishes with some hop astringency that complements the hop bitterness. Medium body and medium low carbonation.

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Threadless IPA from Finch's Beer Co.
81 out of 100 based on 515 ratings.