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Stonefly IPA - Saucony Creek Brewing Company

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86 Ratings
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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 10.92%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saucony Creek Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Stonefly IPA has been refreshed with the addition of Citra Hops and introduction of a new dry-hopping process we call Alle Zeit Hopfen. A new dry-hopping contraption we custom built called HopfenKubel that we designed to slowly release dry-hops continuously for 48 hours into the fermentation tank. This will allow more surface contact time with the hops and beer fully maximizing the aroma and flavors from the hops. The addition of Citra Hops deliver a spicy, floral, strong citrus and tropical tone of grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee. Stonefly IPA will continue to support the efforts of the Schuylkill Action Network and donate a portion of proceeds to the Berks Watershed Restoration Fund to protect the source waters and health of the Schuylkill River watershed.

(Beer added by: JTSbeerislife on 03-30-2013)
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chasmandocharles

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

09-16-2013 00:18:20 | More by chasmandocharles
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3.89/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I'm going on a limb to say this brewer's reinvention of its IPA is a success and I really like this beer, and want to try more.

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tulip

A-Dense, rocky lasting, massive head sits atop very hazy amber-orange body. Nice lacing from beginning to end.

S-Bright and fresh. Grapefruit, lemon, pine, and maltiness. Grass, earth, pepper.

T-Sweet first following the smell. Then QUICKLY Bitter hop and a fresh long finish. Very juicy, ala a Sculpin. More west coast than east coast in its new configuration.

MF- Juicy, long finish. Medium body, unfiltered, peppery finish. A bit of alcohol.

O-Must try.

Serving type: bottle

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3.24/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: A billowy light tan head forms above a canyon clay colored body with a heavy protein haze within. Broken soapy ring lace, faint misty rise of effervesce.

A: Aroma was light to moderate in strength, a bit sub-par in complexity, very sweet caramelized citrus best describes this with a leave of pine hops.

T: The flavor was sweetly toasted specialty grains meeting juicy wet citrus and pine hops. Lightly dry hopped, lemon straw with only a moderate hop bitterness.

M: Light mouthful, lacking in crispness, light carbonation and mildly unexciting.

O: Overall middle of the road offering that lacks stand out features. Malting is decent, a bit heavy handed on the speciality grains, but the hop strength and complexity lacks anything more then entry level appeal.

Serving type: bottle

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57md

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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I suppose that practically all contemporary brewers feel like they must brew an IPA. As a result, many of them end up pretty forgettable. This is one falls in that category.

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#550 review
I poured this into a glass, it has a murky gold color body with a nice foamy creamy head. The aroma has a bitter hop smell. The taste has a bitter hop flavor that hits the tongue first. Then it has a little malt on the back of the tongue. Mouthfeel is good and overall a good ipa.

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Stonefly IPA from Saucony Creek Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.