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Stonefly IPA - Saucony Creek Brewing Company

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94 Ratings
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Ratings: 94
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 11.42%
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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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev +7%

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.

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

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.4%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.4%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-27-2013 01:50:13 | More by ridgeline23
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-19-2013 02:56:14 | More by hockeyfighter19
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-05-2013 13:52:42 | More by IPAchris
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-28-2013 17:26:35 | More by JohnK17
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shockrocker65

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.4%

06-26-2013 22:11:24 | More by shockrocker65
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-24-2013 20:34:53 | More by TTripp725
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dsnyder61

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-15-2013 16:57:07 | More by dsnyder61
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GeoffreyM

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

05-29-2013 02:18:32 | More by GeoffreyM
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Al262

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.4%

Poured clean with a light white head.

Aroma of citrus hops and mild malt.

A well balanced IPA that presented the hop bitterness without crushing the palate. Good overall body and presentation of malt. Enjoyable IPA that raised the desire for another. Nice job Matt.

05-13-2013 17:03:39 | More by Al262
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

05-12-2013 02:25:48 | More by whatname
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JTSbeerislife

Pennsylvania

3.56/5  rDev -0.8%

Pours a thin creamy off white colored head, with brief retention and good lace, cloudy (yeast?)

The arome has some light hops followed by distinct malt, with a nice toasty/grainy quality. The malt is too dominating which is a shame as there is some hops here

Medium crisp entry on the palate, with medium bitter hops, followed by distinct malt, toasty and grainy as in the nose, ale yeast
The body is full, with a fine carbonation and light to medium sweetness

The finish is long of bitter hops and predominate malt. The hop oils linger long, with the malt hanging on to the end

Overall a good IPA, somewhate out of balance as the malt dominates the hops.
Best at 45-50 degrees

03-30-2013 17:32:26 | More by JTSbeerislife
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Stonefly IPA from Saucony Creek Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.