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(401) IPA - Stony Creek Brewery

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(401) IPA
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 4.96%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stony Creek Brewery visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.15% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: waughbrew on 07-20-2013)
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Reviews by waughbrew:
Photo of waughbrew
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Gold with creamy white head that sticks around and sticks around. Smell is surprisingly malty for an IPA, but not in a bad way. There is an herbal and citrusy brightness above a bready and honeyish sweetness. The taste is along very similar lines, and is very evenly balanced. The mouthfeel is super smooth with just a bit of prickliness from the hops, and the finish lasts quite a while in an enjoyable decrescendo.

Overall a very enjoyable beer that probably fits better into the Pale Ale category than the American IPA that it claims to be. The simple-malt-with-Cascade-hop formula still works well, and this one carries it across with a nice mouthfeel.

As a native Rhode Islander, I don't know if I should just be happy that another brewer is catering to the (401) area code crowd, or if I should be bitter that the brewery is from CT and is just pandering to different area codes to confuse consumers into thinking they are drinking the local choice.

Bottle says: Born on 4/24/2013 Thanks for the freshness dating!
Bottle does not say: Alcohol percentage. Had to find it on the website. Please help your customers drink responsibly by including ABV on the label!

waughbrew, Jul 20, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.76/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light gold color, with a large off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains caramelized malts, Earthy hops and some citrus.

T: The taste starts out with a strong hops bitterness followed by some mildly sweet flavors of caramel and citrus. The malt character is hearty but not too heavy and brings a decent balance. The after-taste is slightly hoppy and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, decent kick, good representation of style, this is a solid IPA to pound down for a while.

TheManiacalOne, Sep 11, 2013
Photo of Shawnspl
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Shawnspl, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of nmann08
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

nmann08, Nov 29, 2013
Photo of Mikecap
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Mikecap, Jun 22, 2014
Photo of Idigrcks
3.76/5  rDev +3.6%

Idigrcks, Oct 23, 2014
Photo of bcm75
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

bcm75, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of RichD
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

RichD, Sep 07, 2014
(401) IPA from Stony Creek Brewery
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.