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Fiddlehead IPA - Fiddlehead Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

331 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 331
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 12
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fiddlehead Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This medium bodied American style IPA has an alluring golden glow and beautifully blends three strains of hops. While strong citrus notes ambush your taste buds halfway through the palate, the beer finishes very crisp and dry.

53 IBU

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 01-01-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Taycro, Wednesday at 12:04 AM
Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.84/5  rDev -3.3%

On tap at Fiddlehead Brewing Company in Shelburne, VT.

Pours a hazy golden orange, with a one inch head, and a good amount of lacing.

Smells like grapefruit and pine, with some orange as well.

Tastes like honey-covered grapefruit, orange, pine, and a little bit of crackery malt. Tasty, but doesn't particularly distinguish itself from other IPAs, unfortunately.

This one is medium bodied, with a medium amount of carbonation. Really, really drinkable.

An excellent start to my Vermont beer trip, but it could definitely be a little more.

GreesyFizeek, Monday at 03:21 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

curlybird, Sunday at 10:37 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

KHops79, Saturday at 06:09 PM
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3.86/5  rDev -2.8%

gonzo000, Saturday at 02:15 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

heffnate77, Sep 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

lupercmda, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

dcguitar, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

DelicateDelirium, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

DCLAguy11, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

edmaher, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

bootdown21, Sep 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Thishops4u, Sep 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

MattWatson37, Sep 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

ptickle, Sep 04, 2014
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4.72/5  rDev +18.9%

GraigSauce, Sep 02, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +8.8%

damonfield, Sep 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

MenardMa, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

NHhomebrewguy, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Nunya, Aug 31, 2014
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5/5  rDev +25.9%

ryang1428, Aug 31, 2014
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4.65/5  rDev +17.1%

HaightAshbury, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of PicoPapa
3.98/5  rDev +0.3%

On tap at Breakwater. Pours a hazy brownish orange color with a half inch of head. Fair amount of lacing. The aroma is citrus hops, honey, and floral hops. Lightly toasted malts. The taste is citrus and piney hops with some of the toasty malts. Floral finish with piney hints. Medium bodied with a slight alcohol burn. A bit on the dry side. Overall, really solid IPA.


App- 4 A- 4 t- 4 m- 3.75 o- 4 = 3.98

PicoPapa, Aug 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Geekydad79, Aug 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

This is my favorite Vermont beer... one of the few that retains its taste as it warms. I'd take this over other popular IPAs any time. Multi-layered hop flavors, great carbonation and not too boozey. Hope it gets distributed more soon.

djnickelb, Aug 26, 2014
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Fiddlehead IPA from Fiddlehead Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 331 ratings.