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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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deuce9259

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-09-2013 17:15:22 | More by deuce9259
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jdibbs

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-09-2013 00:30:41 | More by jdibbs
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

4.01/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Clear bright gold. Head is bright-white and drops to a faint clumpy cap and a small loose collar in short order. Nice sheets and streaks of lacing. Moderate carbonation on the pour.

Smell: Floral and citrus heavy. Tons of sweet orange flesh and floral hop elements. Solid malt backbone consists mainly of sweet pale malts with a touch of caramel thrown in. Crystal malts as well? Juicy hop aroma. Some pine bitterness on the back, but it's generally bright.

Taste: Slightly sweet pale maltiness. A good punch of floral and citrus from the get go. Some pine needle bitterness in the back. Wet and juicy. Loaded with orange zest and grapefruit flesh. Cooked malt sweetness. Lingering bitterness. Slightly toasted. Oily.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and a touch slick. Heavy medium body with a moderate carbonation. Slight lingering bitter finish. Not dry at all, which is a bit surprising.

Overall: 4 out 5 Power Rangers recommend this beer.

Fresh this thing is stellar. Put more than 2 weeks on it and it loses that fine edge. Bitter and floral and unapologetic. That works for me.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2013 21:47:36 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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MooseBoose

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-08-2013 16:20:18 | More by MooseBoose
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DStoked

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

04-08-2013 12:57:50 | More by DStoked
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

4.34/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle > Pint Glass
A - Pours a slightly hazed yellow, good thick one finger head that lasts a while, medium lacing.
S - Great aroma, big floral hops, dandelion flowers, a mix of different citrus zest, a little honey maltiness.
T - Great citrus fruit flavor and some dry hop characteristics, very vibrant grassy fresh flavors, some light honey and sweet malt and a pinch of yeast.
M - Dry finish with some sticky sweet honey fruit hop dankness that lingers.
O - This is a great IPA, one that could compete with some big guns, but is available year round. Excellent choice for any IPA lover.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 23:06:43 | More by Omnium
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jsurfs82

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-07-2013 22:36:06 | More by jsurfs82
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RollTide7

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-07-2013 19:25:41 | More by RollTide7
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msondel

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

04-07-2013 19:22:11 | More by msondel
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-07-2013 16:19:47 | More by PatGreer
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Mikecap

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-07-2013 14:23:43 | More by Mikecap
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mikehillman

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -23.5%

04-06-2013 20:48:37 | More by mikehillman
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dbattey

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-06-2013 15:15:11 | More by dbattey
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1424IpA

California

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-06-2013 04:32:16 | More by 1424IpA
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Irish0480

New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-06-2013 03:09:15 | More by Irish0480
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JReites

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-05-2013 23:43:17 | More by JReites
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-05-2013 22:13:29 | More by kbuzz
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-05-2013 21:10:49 | More by salthemonster
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HumphreyLee

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-05-2013 06:41:51 | More by HumphreyLee
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jk3

New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-04-2013 22:50:53 | More by jk3
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Wortman1998

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-04-2013 16:49:53 | More by Wortman1998
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

04-04-2013 04:14:58 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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Bauzen

New York

4.26/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This beer surprised me. It looks somewhere between yellow and orange in color, and based on the that, you wouldn't expect it to taste the way it does. In fact, it was as full-flavored and aromatic as darker ales with much higher ABV%. Outstanding flavor profile for such a readily available beer (in my area), and it's not very powerful, so you can enjoy more of it before calling it quits for an evening.

This IPA is on the bitter side, so you prefer a dryer IPA, this might not be for you, but if you enjoy unmissable bright hops flavor in your beer and want a slightly lower ABV, this is an exquisite example.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2013 23:48:43 | More by Bauzen
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-03-2013 20:11:51 | More by skaboom420
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Dogzbone

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

04-03-2013 18:54:52 | More by Dogzbone
Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,872 ratings.