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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

3,956 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,956
Reviews: 1,150
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 434
Gots: 416 | 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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PlinyTheTopper

New York

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-06-2013 23:06:45 | More by PlinyTheTopper
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FCal79

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-06-2013 16:00:40 | More by FCal79
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durlta

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-06-2013 04:05:58 | More by durlta
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-06-2013 01:00:11 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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Drew88

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev 0%

11-05-2013 19:51:33 | More by Drew88
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Scrapss

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Flower Power into a wide mouth chalice.

A: beautiful golden haze. Moderate suspended carbonation and solids. 1 finger rocky wannabe head that dissipates to a leggy thin disk.

S: GRAPEFRUIT. Big alphas. hoppy as all get out. bitter melon, bitter fruit.

T: Follows nose. Huge bitter citrus. spicy yeast bread. Bright hop oils. Bitter orange at final swallow.

M: Creamy. A very nice medium-full bodied brew. Light bitter citrus. Bittering leaves hoppy dry finish. Outbreath leaves very slight booze burn. Very aromatic.

O: I am pleasantly shocked with this brew. Very world class. I really really like this.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2013 03:14:39 | More by Scrapss
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aaron72

New York

3.54/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

poured hard from a bottle into a heavy pint glass.

poured a cloudy, deep yellow with sediment floating through the ale. it looks to be a live unfiltered style, kinda reminding me of a sierra nevada pale ale. it pours a white head of about 1/2" quickly fading into lacing on the glass.

the smell is a pure hop blast & bright sweetness of citrus fruit.

this ale taste like chewing a fresh hop flower. it is VERY bright & VERY bitter unlike any IPA ive ever tasted! hardcore hoppp fans will dig this ale! im tasting grapefruit... very citrus tasting.

the mouthfeel is bright & carbonated & the hop taste on my tongue is sharp.

overall, it's a bit too hoppy for my taste buds these days. a few years back i loved IPA 's & hoppy brews but now i favor a more balanced taste. this would be a nice ale for a beautiful, warm day. maybe a bright day that matches the bright tones of the look & taste of flower power. i might be able to drink 2 of these in one sitting... so, for me, not a session ale. still, for the style it's a damn good drink!

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2013 21:51:21 | More by aaron72
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dotes_on_dipas

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-04-2013 06:32:38 | More by dotes_on_dipas
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Robby_Hooper

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev 0%

11-04-2013 02:33:09 | More by Robby_Hooper
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tarheels4life23

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-03-2013 12:07:23 | More by tarheels4life23
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McAndrew

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-02-2013 23:30:25 | More by McAndrew
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Cubatobaco

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev 0%

11-02-2013 21:59:19 | More by Cubatobaco
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jhchan

Ontario (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

While Flower Power may not smell especially flowery, in fact, it doesn't have much smell at all, it's color and distinctive taste will hit you immediately.

A hazy, golden orange color, it's a nice looking beer in a glass and has an immediate bite when it hits your tongue that lingers for quite a while. No extremely distinctive flavors which stand out, but the immediate bite is great and the beer is full-bodied, which I love.

Overall a good beer which I would buy again.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2013 21:53:27 | More by jhchan
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timoteo833

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-02-2013 02:23:02 | More by timoteo833
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pianoman511

New York

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-02-2013 00:19:43 | More by pianoman511
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mlefebvre7

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

11-01-2013 18:23:40 | More by mlefebvre7
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-31-2013 23:44:40 | More by kmos27
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TheBigJohnson

New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-31-2013 23:34:22 | More by TheBigJohnson
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TheHurtMerchant

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

10-31-2013 04:34:25 | More by TheHurtMerchant
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Canti4341

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

10-31-2013 02:56:55 | More by Canti4341
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carbin14

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

10-31-2013 02:33:46 | More by carbin14
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Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

10-31-2013 01:56:40 | More by bigclydeoliver
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Tone2467

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

10-31-2013 01:49:59 | More by Tone2467
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GFD400

New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-31-2013 00:32:53 | More by GFD400
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nharres

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

10-30-2013 21:00:48 | More by nharres
Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,956 ratings.