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Flower Power India Pale Ale - Ithaca Beer Company

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Flower Power India Pale AleFlower Power India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,872 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,872
Reviews: 1,147
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 431
Gots: 392 | 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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alex_hart

Oklahoma

4.05/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

appearance: A bright, golden yellow with a finger head that slowly dissipates to a thin film. Good, thick lacing.

Smell: (Duh) Floral, some hoppy bitter bite, a little alcohol, and a bit of candied sweetness.

Taste: Floral hopps, the alcohol again, a pleasant bitter bite, and the sweet candied tastes come through right alongside the hopps.

Mouthfeel: Much fluffier than I expected but other than that it follows the classic IPA feel.

Overall: This is good at a good price point and is definitely worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2013 21:18:13 | More by alex_hart
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wdf210

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-13-2014 21:14:20 | More by wdf210
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hoppytobehere

Colorado

4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle, date stamped on the neck is 140709. Bottled just a few days ago!

A: Clear body, thin white head with decent retention. Color is pretty light, typical of a dry hop bomb.

S: Floral hop bomb. Nice citrus notes as well. Nice stuff.

T: Juicy hops with a nice malt backbone. A fantastic example of an American IPA. Pretty dry, not too bitter, but packs tons of hop flavor.

M: Good carbonation. At 7.5%, this is practically a double. Alcohol remains hidden.

O: Been wanting to try this for a long time, and it definitely lives up to the hype. This is up there with Two Hearted for me.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 15:43:42 | More by hoppytobehere
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ChipChaight

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-13-2014 13:31:46 | More by ChipChaight
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Marko84

New York

4.85/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Oh my heavens, a beer I've had a hundred times before. And I hope to have a hundred a hundred times again.
This is the real deal ladies and gentlemen, and I am proud of this local product. Smells like a pinecone mated with a citrus and developed some kind of wonderful bastard spawn. Tastes even better, this one leaves no lie between nose and tongue. To be honest, I can say more about the nose than the taste as I find it hard to stop sniffing it. When I take a swig, I am thinking of all the more exclusive and higher priced IPAs I've had. My quest for the hard-to-come-by and hyped-up has led me to neglect a true jewel, right underneath my fingertips. Never again. Ithaca, my hat is off to you, this is a masterpiece.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 03:53:18 | More by Marko84
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Rod_J

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-13-2014 01:24:23 | More by Rod_J
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mattdegroat

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-12-2014 19:33:24 | More by mattdegroat
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-12-2014 14:43:52 | More by pat_usher
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Beans11

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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kingmaxwell

California

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
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MikeAndrews

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-10-2014 17:47:51 | More by MikeAndrews
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Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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Louisiana

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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hunt6524

Arizona

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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dillon-tid


4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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bouncepass

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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moromero

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-09-2014 01:21:58 | More by moromero
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BrunoH

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-07-2014 18:22:44 | More by BrunoH
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dpvatty

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

07-06-2014 22:57:11 | More by dpvatty
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brandon911

Texas

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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SenatorSpaceman

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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Shoota86

Pennsylvania

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
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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,872 ratings.