Flower Power India Pale Ale - Ithaca Beer Company
Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
Ratings: 3,863 | Reviews: 1,145 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Manoftyr:
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
More User Reviews:
4.11/5 rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
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.
Serving type: bottle
07-10-2014 22:05:12 | More by kingmaxwell
5/5 rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
This is hands down a top 5 best IPA out there. The citrus notes after a quite potent bite from the hops is a perfect blend of happiness. It is a little pricey, but the juice is absolutely worth the squeeze. I have had twonkegs of this delicious beer over the last two years, and it is quite simply the best out there.
Serving type: on-tap
07-06-2014 02:27:58 | More by Shoota86
Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,863 ratings.