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So Folkin' Hoppy IPA - The Funky Bow Brewery & Beer Company

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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.8%
Wants: 0
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
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The Funky Bow Brewery & Beer Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: johnnnniee on 06-03-2013

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Reviews by alaimoa:
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3.04/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

On tap at Flatbread in Portland, ME on 2/26
Pours an amber with no head to speak of. Smells of earthiness, dirt,toffee. Taste similar but with a name using hops in it I would have thought more IBU. overall a bit bland with the same earthy hops with the bready and caramel malt profile dominating. Smooth yet not quite what I had hoped for.

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3.53/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.28/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.56/5  rDev +27.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.6/5  rDev +0.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Straight from the can on the way to the grocery store. Hops abound and just enough malt to provide great balance. Super clean, however a tad bit too bittah' for my palate. Crazy good value though. 6 pack of cans for $10.99 clocking in around 7%? Hell yea. Drink all day long at those prices!

Photo of deltatauhobbit
4.4/5  rDev +22.9%

From a 12oz can

Pours a golden amber color with a decent sized foamy head, fades at a decent pace but leaves a lasting cap throughout the drink, minor lacing on the glass.

Smell has a rich caramel malt backing with a strong piney hop aroma at the front, hints of grapefruit.

Taste starts off with a hit of piney hops, quickly balanced with the caramel malt and finishes with a rather dry bitterness from the hops again, grapefruit aspects throughout, body is medium with a slight resiny mouthfeel, carbonation is medium but at times can be sharp.

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of illpass78
3.92/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz. glass on draft at Flatbread in Portland, Maine. Served in a nifty snifter.

Look: Pours a slightly hazy orange/yellow with a thin white head that shows good retention.

Aroma: Smells of lemon, grapefruit, hops and grass.

Taste: Nice citrusy, lemony IPA. Good hop character and solid malt base. A wee touch of alcohol burn.

Mouthfeel: Slightly light of body, but that helps aid its approachability. Good beer to pair with yuppie pizza, as I did.

Overall: Really solid IPA, this. Not a game-changer, but doesn't seek to be or need to be. Would recommend to anyone who likes U.S. IPAs.

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2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.8/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.45/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Little Tap House in Portland.
Comes to the table a medium copper with a smallish white head that quickly dissipates to a cap with a moderate amount of lace on the sides of he glass. Smells of caramel, earthy hops, and a fair amount of mineral water. The flavor follows the aroma quite well and adds a hint of butterscotch. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet bitter mouthfeel. Decent beer but reminds me of almost every other ipa from Maine.

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Thin beer, ok but there are better selections available.

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So Folkin' Hoppy IPA from The Funky Bow Brewery & Beer Company
81 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.