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Portsmouth Bottle Rocket IPA - Portsmouth Brewery

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Portsmouth Bottle Rocket IPAPortsmouth Bottle Rocket IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

208 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 208
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.36%
Wants: 79
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Portsmouth Brewery visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An explosion of hops dominate this deep golden ale. Brewed with four varieties of hops & dry hopped with three other hops, the flavor is powerful. Not a harsh bitterness, but a full hop flavor.

58 IBU

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 06-07-2003)
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

07-30-2014 03:15:45 | More by MacQ32
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Pwbres

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

07-16-2014 01:46:13 | More by Pwbres
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bobv

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

07-10-2014 05:42:31 | More by bobv
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Themonstahdad


3/5  rDev -26.1%

07-03-2014 22:03:59 | More by Themonstahdad
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NHhomebrewguy

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

06-28-2014 23:41:22 | More by NHhomebrewguy
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JuliusCaesar

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-24-2014 19:04:56 | More by JuliusCaesar
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BigCheese

Massachusetts

4.34/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had a sample and a free pint.

Lots of dry hopping going on. Very fruity, great aroma and session-able. A pretty normal amber color for an IPA thats quite hazy and leaves a nice lacing. Bitterness was very managable and wasnt taxing on palate at all. I got some oranges, pineapple, berries, grapefruit ect, not the pacific northwest hops but maybe more new zealand/southern hemisphere hops. I really enjoyed this one though, too bad I cant buy it anywhere.

Very clean yeast character for an unfiltered brew.

Serving type: on-tap

06-24-2014 12:36:48 | More by BigCheese
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Dicers

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-18-2014 04:56:32 | More by Dicers
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

05-31-2014 08:04:47 | More by zestar
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hopley

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-05-2014 04:43:55 | More by hopley
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timfc

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

03-30-2014 21:43:22 | More by timfc
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LakeBrewing

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-12-2014 01:51:34 | More by LakeBrewing
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mjstacker

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

02-23-2014 02:59:46 | More by mjstacker
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

01-15-2014 23:28:49 | More by mattmarka1
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ajcormier

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-31-2013 19:19:55 | More by ajcormier
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HattedClassic

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-29-2013 18:56:13 | More by HattedClassic
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AleShark

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-14-2013 00:34:20 | More by AleShark
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

09-07-2013 15:18:54 | More by ChrisL24481
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ncelauro

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-04-2013 13:12:05 | More by ncelauro
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swinyeju

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-16-2013 15:41:17 | More by swinyeju
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SawDog505

New Hampshire

4.94/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a tulip glass, best before August. Pours a hazy bright orange, with a wonderful 2 inch white head that leaves behind excellent lacing. Smell is tangerine, pineapple, mango, cut grass, pine, and grapefruit. Taste is all of that, very well balanced, loads of citrus upfront, with a piney grapefruit finish. Body is medium, plenty of life, not dry, and easy sipping. This is one of the finest IPAs going.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2013 19:06:23 | More by SawDog505
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-01-2013 17:24:01 | More by ZEB89
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EricDu

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-25-2013 04:20:00 | More by EricDu
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

04-23-2013 05:45:02 | More by Kelp
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-15-2013 15:37:09 | More by mklisz
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Portsmouth Bottle Rocket IPA from Portsmouth Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 208 ratings.