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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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42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 17.33%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | 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 KTCamm:
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.91/5  rDev +18.8%

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Pours medium dark amber with 1/2 inch white fluffy foam. Will lace a lot. Bready malt nose. Some bitter scent as well. Light caramel. Taste is full malty with a light bitter at the close. Some pine but buried below, Light on bitter, high on malt. Good blend.

Clearly I like this better than others on the site,

03-24-2013 12:22:42 | More by KTCamm
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tim6298

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

09-02-2013 20:43:35 | More by tim6298
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

04-26-2014 04:47:07 | More by stereosforgeeks
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stanowsf

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

11-05-2013 00:55:17 | More by stanowsf
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JoyJer

New Jersey

3.3/5  rDev +0.3%

David really are diversified. It's like being in Massachusetts and knowing that you're going to know all types of people. But you don't really don't know who they're from Japan or Thailand or Korea. It's a normal typical ,very plain IPA but it's tasty to the top nice mouth feel nice love.

Thor probably wouldn't smash the glass and scream I'll try another. He probably say what else do you have an IPAs. And gentle hand the glass back to the waiter/ bartender

Definitely worth a try though

07-12-2014 17:09:03 | More by JoyJer
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Adlar2789

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-26-2012 20:54:55 | More by Adlar2789
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campfirebrew

New York

3/5  rDev -8.8%

12-25-2013 22:41:52 | More by campfirebrew
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ThomasMetal75

Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev +14.9%

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.

M- Carbonation makes this taste crisp for sure! First sip is slightly watery with that juicy quality, but ends up with a medium mouthfeel overall. Not real heavy at all, but sitts a little too heavy to be quaffable.

*Overall this is a great example of an East Coast IPA. There isn't a dominating floral taste, but true to an East Coast IPA, it's certainty there. I'm starting to think Connecticut has some real nice craft beers and IPAs in general. I need to try/review more from the state.

10-27-2013 18:59:29 | More by ThomasMetal75
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Chegui

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -8.8%

05-14-2013 20:06:50 | More by Chegui
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +14%

07-07-2014 22:53:32 | More by DrinkSlurm
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Mersh

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -8.8%

04-13-2013 16:07:09 | More by Mersh
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sgregory

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

06-09-2013 00:14:30 | More by sgregory
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-05-2013 02:39:13 | More by DrunkinYogi
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mrskunk

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -24%

11-15-2012 02:49:13 | More by mrskunk
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balinor

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -8.8%

08-02-2013 20:21:39 | More by balinor
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inkdemention

Nevada

2/5  rDev -39.2%

04-02-2014 04:37:15 | More by inkdemention
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Bjorn2bWild

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -8.8%

08-09-2014 15:14:50 | More by Bjorn2bWild
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braican

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -24%

12-06-2013 17:10:18 | More by braican
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oldedog

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -24%

02-27-2013 22:26:41 | More by oldedog
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arnulfooxblood

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +36.8%

05-27-2013 00:48:14 | More by arnulfooxblood
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Durge

Connecticut

2.98/5  rDev -9.4%

A pale brown color with almost no sign of head, just a vague white ring, and minimal lacing. Almost no sign of bubbles here. The aroma suggests an anemic burnt caramel and peanut cracker. Weird and certainly far from any expectation for an IPA. The taste buds meet more of the same, mellow nutty malt with a mild leafy hop kiss. Sort of a limp caramel tea idea. Not real loveable for me and for an IPA the hops are just not prominent enough, or very tasty, and offer very little aromatic value. The body is about medium but the carbonation is lacking with a bit of a dull, limp feel. Not too exciting. I don't see this being a very successful endeavor and I will not revisit.

11-19-2012 05:35:42 | More by Durge
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rorjets

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

11-13-2013 16:36:48 | More by rorjets
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MikeRusso

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

03-31-2014 01:04:59 | More by MikeRusso
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Smoke

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12oz bottle poured into glass. Born on Date – 09/05/12. Poured into glass with a minimal head and a hazy light amber color. I heard this one was different from the 860, but it was tough for me to tell the difference. It may have a bit more grapefruit to it than the 203, but it still is quite earthy and balanced. The profile is a little thin for the style.

02-03-2013 22:03:37 | More by Smoke
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GeckoPunk

Connecticut

3.16/5  rDev -4%

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...

11-04-2012 00:19:37 | More by GeckoPunk
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(203) IPA from Stony Creek Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.