Threadless IPA - Finch's Beer Co.

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Threadless IPAThreadless IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

498 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 498
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 6
Gots: 39 | FT: 1
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:
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.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 06-22-2011)
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.12/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

As a beer this is ok...run of the mill. As an IPA it is below average. Aroma is unremarkable (and that is being kind), taste is a mix of wet toasted malt and lemon peel. Has a sharp, astringent finish. With so many great IPA's on the market this is well below average for the class which is how I scored it.

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.63/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16oz can. Pours a copper amber with an off white head, light lacing. Aroma and Taste is of floral citrus hops, caramel malt, yeast and bready notes, fruity. Palate is a medium body, moderate carbonation. Finish is caramel malt, yeast, citrus orange notes with moderate floral citrus hops bitterness on the end. Overall fairly good IPA

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.4/5  rDev -4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.58/5  rDev +0.6%

Caramel. Cloudy. Caramel colored, darker amber, murky, with good lacing after a short lived head. 3.5

S: Caramel over topped with hay and fresh cut grass. Muted, muddy like it looks. 3.6

T: . Caramel Malt sweetness, grainy, and bready run into the hop bitterness in the finish. A bit muddy, earthy with lots of wet hay, apples, and cut grass as the keynotes in the finale. 3.6

MF: Pretty interesting. Well carbonated, almost creamy, and a drying, pectin like finish of fall fruit. Definitely an autumnal IPA 3.6

Overall - a Different take on IPA - very prairie and grassy, muddy river, and autumnal. even a little cheesy. Letting a portion warm to celler temp, it gets more aromatic and cheesy, so would be a great cheese beer like all the ones from Finch.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Threadless IPA from Finch's Beer Co.
81 out of 100 based on 498 ratings.