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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

4,085 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,085
Reviews: 1,158
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 432
Gots: 457 | 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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mklisz

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

04-01-2013 18:53:08 | More by mklisz
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AilHead

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12%

04-01-2013 15:46:37 | More by AilHead
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VsTheWorld1121

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +12%

04-01-2013 15:21:58 | More by VsTheWorld1121
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soze47

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

04-01-2013 11:10:21 | More by soze47
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Hanglow

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

04-01-2013 08:22:08 | More by Hanglow
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Todd

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

04-01-2013 04:06:51 | More by Todd
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Djsaturn1

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

04-01-2013 02:04:38 | More by Djsaturn1
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themind

New Jersey

4.31/5  rDev +1.7%

Strong hop smack aroma with a generous head. This beer is really enjoyable. This is my first brew from Ithaca and I am impressed. Flower Power is a high quality IPA that stands upright in the crowded field of legendary IPA's. The only drawback for me is the bitterness which is slightly high for my liking.

Bottom Line: Great IPA worth the money. Would purchase again.

04-01-2013 00:42:01 | More by themind
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HopLuva

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +12%

03-31-2013 18:19:47 | More by HopLuva
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griffeyb

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

03-31-2013 15:01:25 | More by griffeyb
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UNCCTDawg

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

03-31-2013 14:43:53 | More by UNCCTDawg
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CADMixes

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

03-31-2013 13:50:08 | More by CADMixes
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beergod1

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

03-31-2013 13:41:14 | More by beergod1
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vapodge

Florida

5/5  rDev +17.9%

03-31-2013 07:43:46 | More by vapodge
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.9%

03-31-2013 04:25:16 | More by Casey3236
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Rau71

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

03-31-2013 04:24:38 | More by Rau71
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Steve212

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

03-31-2013 03:58:29 | More by Steve212
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Thads324

Connecticut

4.26/5  rDev +0.5%

Pours a clear golden yellow, a hair brighter than a miller high life. Thin white head dissipates to a thick outer ring and a pond of froth on top.

Aroma is light, with faint citrus hops and very mild bready malt. A bit of orange, tangerine and lemon zest.
Flavor is heavy on the hops. A tongue filling blend of pine, mild mint leaves, grass, lime zest, grapefruit and tangerine. Balanced well despite an existing but nuetral 2 row like malt base. Vibrant flavor, well balanced.

Hop bitterness floods all parts of the tongue. Medium body, low carbonation.

A great ipa. Well balanced with a wide variety of hop flavor, medium bitterness and high drinkability despite its abv.

03-30-2013 18:17:50 | More by Thads324
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shehateme

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

03-30-2013 18:10:12 | More by shehateme
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Ves22

Pennsylvania

4.99/5  rDev +17.7%

Great IPA. Citrusy taste with the perfect amount of hops. My perfect IPA. This is a beer I can keep drinking all night. I have drank many different IPAs and they do not come close to this beer. Smooth finish with a good after taste. I will buying this beer wherever I see it.

03-30-2013 03:12:52 | More by Ves22
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Hastur23

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

03-29-2013 16:42:34 | More by Hastur23
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phooky

New York

5/5  rDev +17.9%

03-28-2013 18:25:44 | More by phooky
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BltByKrmn

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

03-28-2013 17:09:11 | More by BltByKrmn
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Bieniek30

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

03-28-2013 14:08:39 | More by Bieniek30
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TallSaint

New York

4.34/5  rDev +2.4%

March 27th, 2013

Bottle says BB May, 2013 - ~1 month old.

The nose is dominated by grapefruit, mango, and citrus with a touch of piney hops and a slight sweetness from the malt body. Great nose.

It's extremely hoppy upfront, it mirrors the nose - citrus, grapefruit and mango are punchy and powerful. In the mid-palate the piney and resinous hops comes through and it finishes bitter with slight hoppy resins. Throughout the hops are underpinned by a bisquity malt body that sufficiently balances the hops while still placing them on center-stage.

Medium mouthfeel - simple, perfect for an IPA.

Overall this is a fantastic IPA that is so easy to drink. It's refreshing and awesome when fresh. This is my go to beer when I can get it fresh.

03-28-2013 04:38:11 | More by TallSaint
Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,085 ratings.