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Flower Power India Pale Ale - Ithaca Beer Company

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95
world-class

3,863 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,863
Reviews: 1,145
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 431
Gots: 389 | FT: 21
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-17-2002)
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Reviews by Manoftyr:
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Manoftyr

New York

4.65/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance-Pours a beautiful tangerine-amber into the glass with a thick finger and a half of white head. Retention is excellent and globs of lacing are left along the glass rim; great, love the look of it.

Aroma-Floral and 'flowery' upfront then followed by a big citric kick of tangerines, limes and grapefruit, some apricot in there too. What a unique smell, not a lot of IPAs go the floral route but I dig this.

Taste-Flavors are very floral with hints of orange rind, apricot and bitter pine sap but it's all balanced with a solid crystal malt backbone which cuts the bitterness with some sweetness. More apricot on the finish mixed with floral notes reminiscent of the early profile before ending bitter and citric.

Mouthfeel-On the fuller side for an IPA, slick and resiny; it coats the whole tongue. Carbonation is between medium and high, perfect for this beer. Truly a top notch mouthfeel.

Drinkability/Overall-This is my go-to IPA and has been for some time now, I can always get it fresh and its flavors never disapoint; a class IPA all the way

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2011 02:24:31 | More by Manoftyr
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This is an excellent beer. Strong and drinkable IPA with a lot of lingering hop taste. It is a bittersweet bomb of goodness.

At the front end is good fresh hop taste. Great aroma once the bottle is cracked. The title does not lie, you are getting the heavy floral hop-stravaganza with this beer. This is an IPA made with care and the flavor is fresh . . . almost no extra taste, just delicious if you like tasty IPAs.

Works well with pizza and the beach. Highly recommended.

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Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,863 ratings.