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(203) IPA - Stony Creek Brewery

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(203) IPA(203) IPA

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BA SCORE
77
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38 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 38
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 17.93%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stony Creek Brewery visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our first Stony Creek beers are (203) India Pale Ale and (860) India Pale Ale. Each mildly different yet truly American IPA’s. Packed with Cascade hops from Washington’s Yakima Valley, Stony Creek IPA’s have a thirst quenching citrus flavor and aroma. We balance this with light crystal specialty malts to bring you a deep golden beer that drinks easy, and won’t leave your taste buds wanting for anything.

(Beer added by: shigg85 on 10-11-2012)
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Reviews by GeckoPunk:
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GeckoPunk

Connecticut

3.16/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Overall - Not a personal favorite. I preferred the 860 over the 203, although I wasn't too impressed by either.

A - Golden with a 1 finger white head. Nothing to write home about on this one...

S - Smell is off-putting, sorry to disappoint, but I'm not too enthralled with it. No scent of any maltiness, no fruity hops, no floral hops, just an astringent bitterness. It smells like it came straight out of an aluminum fermenter.

T - 1-dimensional bitterness. Not sweet, not syrupy, not much of an alcohol bite, not sour, just a metallic bitter bite.

M - Slightly watery, not thick, not effervescent, not bubbly or smooth, just blah...

O - I would pass on this beer if I were you. There are many others I would purchase before this one again. Certainly an "AVERAGE" rated beer in my opinion...

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2012 00:19:37 | More by GeckoPunk
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A- Rust color orange, cloudy. It has a nice creamy looking head. Looks are appealing.

S- Floral hops with a slight citrus accent in the background. Scent is equally as malty. Touch of breadiness. Slight toffee notes. Nice change of pace for an East Coast style IPA, but mostly a familiar smelling IPA.

T- The initial sip is of a citrus type juice (maybe grapefruit and orange mix), but finishes all florally. The malty taste is great. It really rounds out the hop flavor nicely. Not bready like in the aroma. Drying in the finish. Almost makes this feel ever so slightly chewy. It just dries out the back of the throat. Interesting, but not in a bad way. Just a good example of an East Coast style IPA here. No complaints.

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(203) IPA from Stony Creek Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.