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Flower Power India Pale Ale - Ithaca Beer Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

4,520 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,520
Reviews: 1,184
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 446
Gots: 619 | FT: 24
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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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of kawilliams81
3.78/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a pint glass. Thanks Duff27!

A- dark caramel with huge, dense off-white head. Lacing remains on the glass.

S- caramel malts, citrus and pine hop aromas

T- fairly malty, bitter citrus flavors. Pine and grassy hop bite at the finish.

M- medium body, slightly dry with creamy, oily feel.

O- very good ipa. Very well balanced with nice citrus aromas and flavors.

Photo of DrinkingDrake
5/5  rDev +17.9%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of homerbunker
5/5  rDev +17.9%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of clegolfski
5/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of oline73
3.9/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I had this on-tap at Capone's during the Black Friday event.

Appearance: Pours a clear amber that is on the lighter side. There is a layer of off white head that goes away almost completely.

Smell: Citrus peel hops. The hops smell very fresh. Mild amount of sweet malt.

Taste: Very fresh grassy citrus peel hops. Not a whole lot of malt here. The finish is quite bitter.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with carbonation that is both tingly and smooth. The finish is dry.

Overall: I'm glad I got to try this really fresh. Just a tad more balance would have been fine with me.

Photo of ChrisPro
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of BelJen
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of braski
4.2/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

appearance- straw color with 1 finger head that fads quick but leaves a nice lacing.

smell- HOLLY HOP, i could smell the hops as soon as i popped the top off.

taste- a mixture of citrus and pine hops along with pale malts that start sweet and end bitter.

mouthfeel- medium body with lots of carbonation and a dry finish.

overall- "WOW" what a hop bomb, this is for IPA fans only, i think i'll have another.

Photo of ryan1788a5
4.53/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

12oz bottle poured into a New Belgium globe.

A: Clear orange. Bubbly white head settles rather quickly. Light rings of lacing.

S: Very floral. It's like a bouquet of flowers. Lots of tropical notes too. Pineapple and orange. Green and pithy with hint of pine. Subtle caramel and biscuity malt base.

T: Green, pithy, and floral hops. Dank, oily tide of bitterness builds. Quick bursts of tropical fruits come through now and then, mostly orange and peach. Malt tastes are reminiscent of biscuits and just a touch of caramel. The malt taste doesn't come through much, but it provides a nice base. Pine just before the finish. Finishes with bitter, oily hop tastes, pith, and pine resin.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied. Creamy and well rounded with some of that enamel-stripping feeling.

O: This is an excellent IPA. Maybe my new favorite. It has drinkability in spades, and is brimming with mouth-watering hop flavors. This is an easy rival for anything from the west coast.

Notes: A great value for the money too.

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of vicsju1991
4.22/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - pours a clear ambery/yellow colour, two finger white head, good lacing
S - amazing smell of grapefruit and other citrus
T - hoppy bite up front, blends well with the malts, and then a citrusy/bitter aftertaste
M - smooth and creamy deliciousness
O - excellent beer, but i would still take union jack or hopdevil over it, but a delicious beer

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,520 ratings.