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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
94
outstanding

4,189 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,189
Reviews: 1,164
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 433
Gots: 493 | FT: 23
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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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Vietmeier, Dec 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +12%

MenardMa, Dec 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

alcjudge, Dec 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

fellowrs, Dec 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

NHSTEVE, Dec 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

ctwybeerguy, Dec 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

GeorgiaBeerGuy, Dec 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

tabhill, Dec 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

jgreenward, Dec 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

kruthy, Dec 17, 2013
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4.31/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a Bell's tulip. The beer is a nice bright orange color, quite hazy, and sports two fingers of fluffy white head that lasts quite a while. The nose is very fruity with citrus notes of fresh lemon, grapefruit, and sweet pineapple.

Medium-light body with a reasonably firm feel and a very pleasant, bitter flavor. The beer is slightly wheaty up front with a soda cracker-like graininess. The hops all complement this feel and flavor very well, bringing lemon, grapefruit, orange, and white pepper. The finish is dry and bitter with lingering citrus fruit flavors.

So happy this stuff finally came across my path. I was at one of my beer haunts in Ohio, and there it was. I can see why this is a classic American IPA. Lots of sharp, fresh, citrusy American hop flavor, but maintains its drinkability. I would definitely buy this again.

deadonhisfeet, Dec 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

WeymouthMike, Dec 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

thirtyfourtwenty, Dec 17, 2013
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4.35/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Golden Yellow Appearance Revealed, Carefully poured small head of foam, just a 1/4" thick, which dissipated in less than 30 seconds, and left almost no lacing on the sides of the small 8oz heavy crystal mug employed. Hazy!

Smell is grapefruit right up front. Upon opening the cap, a greeting of pine wafted this golden promise of good IPA.

Light, crisp, refreshing, lemon peel, birch bark, grass, combine with the hops overpowering the malt in that way a hop head like me desires.

Great carbonation attained for quick drinking. Last sips were flat, yet not a disappointment either. Good on the way down to flat, in that the flavors opened up as it warmed, with a bountiful warm hoppy yield.

Overall this ha got to be one of the finest sessionable IPAs I have ever had. It's winter now as the review goes, in a warm home. This reminds me of summer.

Sorcerer, Dec 17, 2013
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4.28/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I get a good, nearly white head over an orange-yellow body. It retains a decent ring and really clings to the glass.

Pine and floral hops make up most of the very pleasant aroma. Searching, one can find a hint of buttery crackers and citrus.

The taste is akin to eating a citrus salad with flowers. There is a bit of pine in there as well. This is an excellent hoppy beer.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied. The carbonation doesn't make too much of itself. Dry finish.

CFHMagnet, Dec 16, 2013
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raydas, Dec 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

CJRubes, Dec 13, 2013
Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,189 ratings.