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Fiddlehead IPA - Fiddlehead Brewing Company

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Fiddlehead IPA
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428 Ratings

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Ratings: 428
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 25
Gots: 50 | 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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4.04/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bright yellow brew lights up brilliantly with a fluffy white head on top. Aroma of lemons and assorted citrus fruit, not much malt on the nose.

Flavor dominated by lemon rind with a medium level of hop bitterness. Rough edge of the bittering hops lends some dimension to this citrus-centric brew. Grapefruit makes an appearance as well, bitterness tingles the taste buds.

Cleans up nicely and finishes with a gentle citrus aftertaste. I would say this beer was a bit one dimensional but I don't think you can go wring with a properly bittered IPA that is drenched in citrus flavor. I caught a hint of dry cracker malt in there somewhere but this one had Lemon Party written all over it.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured on-tap and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a bright, hazy, yellow-gold coloring with a filmy, white, clingy head. Nose of pepper, oregano, lemon, and herbal greens. Flavors of pepper and roast greens on the forward tongue, with tart citrus notes and a roasted grain backbone. Spicy and bitter aftertaste, with sweet tones throughout. Clean, slightly effervesced finish. Unique IPA, and damn tasty.

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3.99/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at The Windjammer Restaurant, South Burlington, VT.

Poured a hazy pale orange hue with a whispy white cap.

The smell featured a vibrant citrusy hop.

The taste consisted of an upfront juicy orange with a round pale malt.

The mouthfeel was toward the lighter side of the style.

Overall a tasty light bodied IPA.

Fiddlehead IPA from Fiddlehead Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 428 ratings.