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

214 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 214
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 79
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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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.

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Portsmouth Bottle Rocket IPA from Portsmouth Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 214 ratings.