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Stonefly IPA - Saucony Creek Brewing Company

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85 Ratings
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Ratings: 85
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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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

4.29/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Serving type: on-tap

12-05-2013 03:57:29 | More by Sludgeman
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JohnFatAss

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12%

11-30-2013 03:36:28 | More by JohnFatAss
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jhartley

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2013 18:02:00 | More by jhartley
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jnardone235

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5%

11-25-2013 01:31:05 | More by jnardone235
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Durge

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -2%

11-24-2013 03:04:33 | More by Durge
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -16%

11-17-2013 21:13:01 | More by djrn2
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -37%

11-17-2013 17:04:35 | More by TheBigBoy
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9%

11-17-2013 01:36:31 | More by JeffTheJuice
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9%

11-10-2013 04:24:05 | More by millerbuffoon
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

11-09-2013 17:41:15 | More by bacher468
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craigdb

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9%

10-29-2013 15:25:15 | More by craigdb
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +5%

10-26-2013 21:56:29 | More by yourefragile
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blibby05

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

10-26-2013 14:52:24 | More by blibby05
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-25-2013 03:06:06 | More by TimoP
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3/5  rDev -16%

10-24-2013 04:45:59 | More by ygtbsm94
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duceswild

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -9%

10-08-2013 00:47:38 | More by duceswild
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Romas Restaurant in downtown Pottsville PA.

Bought to the table in one of those pint glasses with ads all over it, which made it difficlut to judge the appearance. Appeared to be somewhat cloudy, with a thin head. Head did maintain to the end however, and there was some lacing, again difficult to judge due tothe glass (I realize that this is out of SC's control)

Smell gave off a good strong whiff on hops.

Taste was very good, which I confess was a bit surprising since I've never given SC much credit. Full hops flavor in the entire mouth. Did leave just a bit of an odd unpleasant taste right in the back of the mouth. However this did not linger, and did not much hinder my enjoyment of this beer.

Mouth was above medium, very slightly syrupy.

Overall, a good beer to have with my wings. Nice and hoppy. I see it's only a limited one time release. Pity, I'd like to have this again. Oh, well, back to Romas later i guess.

Serving type: on-tap

10-03-2013 15:19:42 | More by MikeWard
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +19%

10-03-2013 00:21:38 | More by IdrinkGas
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jagada

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

09-20-2013 02:47:29 | More by jagada
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chasmandocharles

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

09-16-2013 00:18:20 | More by chasmandocharles
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croning

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

09-07-2013 21:34:28 | More by croning
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dreichus

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

09-07-2013 17:55:19 | More by dreichus
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

09-06-2013 00:49:50 | More by kmos27
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

08-09-2013 12:06:37 | More by micromaniac129
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ridgeline23

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

07-27-2013 01:50:13 | More by ridgeline23
Stonefly IPA from Saucony Creek Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.