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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

4,095 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,095
Reviews: 1,159
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 433
Gots: 459 | 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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BeerCon5

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev -13.9%

Pours a bright orange color with about one finger of fluffy white head with decent retention.

The scent is of mainly citrus hops.

The taste is of moderately bitter citrus and piney hops, some spice is also present.

Medium body, smooth and pretty dry, moderate carbonation.

This was a pretty good IPA, not really among the best I've had but overall a flavorful easy to drink beer.

05-21-2012 13:40:18 | More by BeerCon5
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agirginis

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-19-2012 02:58:20 | More by agirginis
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erha2

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-19-2012 01:16:00 | More by erha2
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bonez05404

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-18-2012 23:40:40 | More by bonez05404
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DavyJones

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-18-2012 13:48:03 | More by DavyJones
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

4.38/5  rDev +3.3%

I picked up this bottle as part of my effort to review the top 100 beers of fame. I know that it isn't on the list yet, but it has a good chance of appearing. There are already over 900 reviews, and it gets a pretty good grade (rightfully so).

This is a pretty good IPA. We are lucky in that there are a lot of good IPA's around. This beer is in the upper tier. The smell was a little light, but the flavor is very present. I like this grapefruit/citrus IPA. Ithaca did a pretty good job.

05-17-2012 19:47:12 | More by ummswimmin
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

4.05/5  rDev -4.5%

Served in a pint glass.

Appearance: Slightly dark goldish amber, slight hazing with a thing white head which rose to maybe 1/4".

Smell: Light floral and piney, you can inhale the hops in this brew.

Taste: Bitter but tasty, floral taste lightly piney feel to it. It isnt an imperial but is damn good.

Mouth: Medium with a trickling after taste, holy smooth.

Overall: This is by far one of the best everyday IPAs you can have. I can drink this all day especially followed by a good cigar. Salud!

05-17-2012 06:04:39 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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Mack2012

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.7%

05-17-2012 04:01:42 | More by Mack2012
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ericlitchfield


5/5  rDev +17.9%

05-16-2012 17:34:43 | More by ericlitchfield
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pearljam118

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12%

05-15-2012 22:32:13 | More by pearljam118
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-15-2012 20:23:30 | More by ncstateplaya
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BERNUTBAG


5/5  rDev +17.9%

this is one to have in your frig, nice color smells well balanced with hops and floral, taste the same, a really drinkable beer, will get more when i visit Julios in mass, next to heady, zombie dust and the furious this will be one of my favs, need more flower power

05-15-2012 18:46:52 | More by BERNUTBAG
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-14-2012 13:43:16 | More by IPAchris
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mdwalsh

Iowa

4/5  rDev -5.7%

05-14-2012 03:04:08 | More by mdwalsh
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mvilushis

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.7%

05-13-2012 00:32:25 | More by mvilushis
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-12-2012 11:11:26 | More by JeffTheJuice
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ELECTRONICAnonymous

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-12-2012 06:57:31 | More by ELECTRONICAnonymous
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standardcherry

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-11-2012 07:28:34 | More by standardcherry
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Ryanthebear

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Pours a medium amber color with a medium white head that quickly faded to a thin white film. Nose is full of hops - hence the name. Love the floral aroma. Taste is surprisingly sweet, considering the huge hop presence in the aroma. Also some pine and citrus. Medium-heavy mouthfeel. Overall, a fantastic, balanced IPA. I will definitely have it again.

05-11-2012 00:44:33 | More by Ryanthebear
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.7%

05-10-2012 03:05:45 | More by ejimhof
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PaulyB33

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-08-2012 16:34:15 | More by PaulyB33
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ccrida

Oregon

3.6/5  rDev -15.1%

On draught at Mad Mex, Flower Power is dark, dull gold with a small off-white collar leaving sticky, scattered lace.

Smell is pungent, bright NW hops, a nice balance of citrus and resin.

Taste is also pungently hoppy, heavier skewed to the pine than the nose. A bit hot, with a surprisingly firm malt backbone for the appearance, if not the cleanest - must be lots of cheap 2-row.

Mouthfeel is oily, medium bodied, drier.

Drinkability is pretty good. This taste pretty fresh, hop wise, and slakes my NW style IPA cravings well enough, but the somewhat dirty flavors of malt and fermentation lead me to believe this one would fall off in a hurry.

05-07-2012 18:45:26 | More by ccrida
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JeffArons

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-07-2012 17:51:03 | More by JeffArons
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-07-2012 00:31:50 | More by TimoP
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markasparov

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-06-2012 22:56:09 | More by markasparov
Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,095 ratings.