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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

209 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 209
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.36%
Wants: 80
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 209 | Reviews: 149 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Oidmoe, Aug 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

MacQ32, Jul 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Pwbres, Jul 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

bobv, Jul 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -26.1%

Themonstahdad, Jul 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

NHhomebrewguy, Jun 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

JuliusCaesar, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of BigCheese
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.

BigCheese, Jun 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Dicers, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

zestar, May 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

hopley, Apr 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

timfc, Mar 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

LakeBrewing, Mar 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

mjstacker, Feb 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

mattmarka1, Jan 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

ajcormier, Oct 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

HattedClassic, Sep 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

AleShark, Sep 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

ChrisL24481, Sep 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

ncelauro, Sep 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

swinyeju, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of SawDog505
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.

SawDog505, Jun 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

ZEB89, Jun 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

EricDu, May 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Kelp, Apr 23, 2013
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Portsmouth Bottle Rocket IPA from Portsmouth Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.