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Stonefly IPA - Saucony Creek Brewing Company

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99 Ratings
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Ratings: 99
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +5%

buzzy, Feb 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

MNBeerGeek, Feb 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

DLS168, Feb 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

ArtZan, Feb 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

megamass, Feb 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12%

BeerCon5, Feb 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

rjvanston, Feb 09, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +22.1%

Actually live near the brewery. Tried Stonefly on tap several times during the past few months and also buy cases at the brewery.
First time trying it, it was very good. Bought a case and it did not taste the same as the bottle. Late last year they changed the recipe a bit and it is much better.

Good appearance since they do not filter it is very cloudy, but I like that item. Pretty carbonated IPA with nice hop smell. It became my standard beer to have around this year.

JohnF, Feb 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

podes, Feb 03, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev +3.9%

12oz bottle received via Growling at the Moon. Thanks for the brew, Dain!

Pours into an imperial pint glass, forming a 3 1/2" beige head over the same depth of clear coppery brew. Head is the Energizer Bunny, on and on it goes, eventually deflating, with plenty of chunky lace. Aroma is floral hops.

Taste starts sweet, clunks bitter in the middle, and balances some through the close. Kind of generic bitterness with little complementary notes. Mouthfeel is smooth, and drinkability is good. Not a standout for me, but a solid brew.

ppoitras, Jan 29, 2014
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3.21/5  rDev -10.1%

A:cloudy amber, fading head, detailed terraced/latticed lacint
S: strong pine/hops, with a little must
T: intense citrus/hops
M: light-bodied but strong; lingering
O: not particularly nuanced. Excellent beer for fans of pure IPAs

20oz / Pint Glass / Victoria Gastro Pub, Columbia, MD

RandomExile, Jan 07, 2014
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FrankHammer, Jan 06, 2014
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Genx, Dec 29, 2013
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cjohns73, Dec 29, 2013
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4.29/5  rDev +20.2%

Poured into a pint glass at Rustico/Arlingon. $6

A beer that any hop head should try and hopefully enjoy. Excellent aroma. On my list for American IPAs. 4.25

A - Cloudy pale orange with a rocky off-white head. Minimal lacing. 3.5

S - Super grapefruit and pine. 4.75

T – Some malty sweetness up front, followed by the grapefruit and resin with long bitter aftertaste. 4.25

MF - Medium bodied. Super dry finish. 4

Sludgeman, Dec 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12%

JohnFatAss, Nov 30, 2013
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3.48/5  rDev -2.5%

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a poco grande glass.

A-Pretty hazy amber-orange body, nice 1 1/2 finger head. Nice amount of lacing left in the glass from the beginning to the end.

S-Grapefruit, lemon, pine, some maltiness. Some earthy aromas are definitely there too.

T/M-Bitter hop on the front end then followed with a bready malt finish. A little too much carbonation which doesn't really allow the flavors to come out. Not as hoppy as a West Coast IPA, a decent East Coast interpretation, imo.

O-A good IPA from a local brewery that is putting out some solid beers. When this beer sells a portion of the money is donated to a local charity to help protect and restore the Schuylkill River and its sources.

jhartley, Nov 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

jnardone235, Nov 25, 2013
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Durge, Nov 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16%

djrn2, Nov 17, 2013
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bacher468, Nov 09, 2013
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craigdb, Oct 29, 2013
Stonefly IPA from Saucony Creek Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.