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IPA - Thimble Island Brewing Company

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35 Ratings
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 19.14%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thimble Island Brewing Company visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dheacck11 on 07-07-2013)
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3.84/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From the growler. Pour is a nice amber orange gold. Slight haze. 1/4 finger of white head, lingering.

Nose is rather sweet and creamy. lots of caramel notes, decent malt, Hint of orange citrus.

Taste is again pretty malt forward. Nice nutty, creaminess. Followed rapidly by a blast of bitter hops. Not super complex, but decent flavors. Maybe a little corny grain flavor too. Could use a little better balance overall. Malt is just too prominent.

Feel is medium. Nothing too biting or cloying.

A nice brew from the local brewery. Not the best IPA, in fact I would prefer to call it an american pale ale rather than an IPA at all. But still good. Hope they keep making more new things!

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IPA from Thimble Island Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.