Threadless IPA - Finch's Beer Co.

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Threadless IPAThreadless IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

118 Reviews
THE BROS
88
very good

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Reviews: 118
Hads: 564
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 12.36%
Wants: 7
Gots: 59 | 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 wingman14:
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3.96/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark orange yellow with a frothy off white head. The smell is sweet, hoppy, with almost a fruity hint. Not a huge aroma for an IPA, but still inviting. The taste started somewhat sweet that had an almost fruitiness, the hops stayed through the sip and a slight bitterness ends it all. The bitter comes through a bit more in the aftertaste. The mouthfeel was a smooth medium, an easy drinking beer due to the nice flavors and smooth beer. Overall a tasty IPA, nothing unusual and very good flavors. (505 characters)

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 (779 characters)

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.52/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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4.12/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz can

Pour is hazed darker almond amber, appropriate tiny bubble sheen , low sheeting and fine spotty lacing. Fresh hops on the nose - tropical with some pine

Well crafted IPA. Beefy citric and herbal hops. Yummy maple malt notes. Densely flavorful and sturdy brew.

This is the second brew I have tried from Finch's....impressed....maybe I should visit Chicago this summer... (386 characters)

Photo of Mora2000
3.68/5  rDev +3.4%
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. (392 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -36.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.2/5  rDev +18%

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. (318 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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Threadless IPA from Finch's Beer Co.
81 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.