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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

4,113 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,113
Reviews: 1,163
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 434
Gots: 463 | FT: 22
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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MWolverines66

New York

4.48/5  rDev +5.7%

Great floral aroma, similar to hopslam but a little more subtle. Taste was clean, not overly hoppy and the alcohol taste was very very tame for its percentage. Overall a solid beer, great alternative to some of the IPA's I have been drinking lately. Would definitely be something I could chill with for a while.

06-13-2013 02:26:13 | More by MWolverines66
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.98/5  rDev -6.1%

Pours a clear golden yellow. White head, with good lacing n the glass.

Nose is hops, all the way. Citrus hops, some caramel malts. Apricot and Lemon.

Taste is sweeter than the smell lets on. More of a malt backbone, then finishes with a fruity hops taste. The bitterness comes in late.

Finishes dry, a bit stringent. Medium bodied. Grapefruit flavor lingers.

Overall, a great IPA, but not an elite one.

06-13-2013 01:44:42 | More by nmann08
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Roger85

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-13-2013 00:41:25 | More by Roger85
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Juice-O

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-13-2013 00:37:21 | More by Juice-O
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DCH

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-12-2013 22:50:33 | More by DCH
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Alduya

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-12-2013 21:46:05 | More by Alduya
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AndrewSmith

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-11-2013 16:39:26 | More by AndrewSmith
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kjrod20

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

06-11-2013 16:16:37 | More by kjrod20
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utopiajane

New York

4.01/5  rDev -5.4%

This beer was fantastic! Hops and plenty of ’em! Poured a beautiful sungold color and had a quickly dissipating head with a slight bit of lacing. Leaves behind a medium malt body and lots of dry beautiful hops. The malt holds it up in the glass while the hops bite you. It has a big nose and smells great. A little citrus and clover honey on the palate and dry as well. This beer is dry hopped five times throughout the brewing process. It’s invigorating. The name is also very cool. This beer is on my list of "I gotta have some of that."

06-11-2013 11:00:05 | More by utopiajane
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riemster

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-11-2013 05:34:24 | More by riemster
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

06-11-2013 03:14:28 | More by Gonzoillini
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mikeg67

New Jersey

4.29/5  rDev +1.2%

12 oz bottle. Pours deep golden with a long lasting white head and lively carbonation. Aroma is of citrusy hops, orange marmalade, caramel malt and ripe fruit. Body is full and tangy. Citrusy hops, caramel malt, and ripe fruit fill the mouth. Finish is long and balanced. Amazingly delicious IPA.

06-10-2013 13:48:13 | More by mikeg67
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shamrock071521

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-10-2013 01:03:08 | More by shamrock071521
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take_it_sleazy

Vermont

4.43/5  rDev +4.5%

Enjoyed this from a good nature snifter.

A: golden, hazy, consistent carbonation running up the inside surface of the glass. A small head web poured disappears into a thin, lacy ring along the surface of the beer. Great looking brew.

S: citrus upfront, with a consistant yet mild bittering aspect from the hops. I wonder how the dry hopped version differs in this category. Pine and resin dealing through as well. It's a nice smelling beer, but nothing trend pusdy stands out compared to similar IPAs.

T: very smooth and crisp. Hoppy, resin, citrus all hit you at once. Floral aspects more subtle than I initially thought they'd be. I mean, it is called flower power.

M: extremely refreshing. Could enjoy this all year long, hot or cold, rain or shine. I would say medium to light in body with a decent yet not overpowering.

O: one of my favorite IPAs I can readily get in my home town. Definitely my favorite brew from Ithaca.

06-09-2013 20:19:00 | More by take_it_sleazy
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Noyt

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

06-09-2013 18:45:41 | More by Noyt
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MastaShonuf

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-09-2013 15:30:36 | More by MastaShonuf
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chase2634

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-09-2013 14:29:37 | More by chase2634
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bauermj

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-09-2013 12:32:14 | More by bauermj
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lic217

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-09-2013 02:58:09 | More by lic217
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tweezer159

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-09-2013 02:02:46 | More by tweezer159
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Spacebird11

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-09-2013 00:26:16 | More by Spacebird11
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ChrisCorbin

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +12%

06-08-2013 18:56:40 | More by ChrisCorbin
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Soneast

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-08-2013 15:43:10 | More by Soneast
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Houser

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12%

06-08-2013 11:59:13 | More by Houser
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Moose90

Colorado

4.01/5  rDev -5.4%

12oz bottle courtesy of ufmj
Best before August 2013

A – Light copper color. Head is tall, but recedes quickly, white in color. Lacing is nice and sticky throughout.

S – Lightly hoppy here, the notes are mostly subdued, though they are there. Notes of dried apricot, mango and ginger. Fresh lemon juice, grapefruit, and pine.

T – Somewhat sweet, caramel and crystal malts abound. Though the bright piney citrus notes do make quite an appearance on the finish, which is quite dry and astringent. This is dry, though remains complex.

M – Medium bodied, with more than ample carbonation. This is refreshing and tasty, very drinkable.

O – A nice IPA here, errs on the lighter side, and it does have a nice drinkability to it...very smooth. The hop notes are very crisp and clean, pine and ginger here, as well as nice, albeit light, grapefruit notes as well.

06-08-2013 03:35:56 | More by Moose90
Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,113 ratings.