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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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95
world-class

3,924 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,924
Reviews: 1,150
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 431
Gots: 404 | 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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Druss157

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-17-2013 04:22:25 | More by Druss157
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Deeps

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-17-2013 01:27:47 | More by Deeps
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev 0%

11-17-2013 00:43:15 | More by brandonld23
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botchla

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-17-2013 00:39:06 | More by botchla
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T-34-85

New York

4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Have always loved the Ithaca Flower Power. Great aromatic IPA.

A: Pours a slightly cloudy orangish color. In the bottle it was more clear with suspended chunks throughout. These bottle always need to be stored upright and remain undisturbed prior to pouring to reduce the sediments.

S: Great floral hop aroma and slight alcohol smell.

T: Strong and persistent hop bitterness that sticks with your tongue. Accompanied by a nice hop flavor.

Overall: This is a good solid IPA for those who like a hoppy aromatic type of IPA. One negative of this beer is the apparent consistency and quality control. I feel that Flower Power used to be even better than it is now, but unfortunately I have commonly had consistency issues with one batch to the next. Some bottles have been very malt forward with little to no aroma, and it does not appear to be linked with the "best by" date, as it is often a relatively fresh bottle with a lot of time until the "expiration" date. Too bad since it's such a great beer when fresh.

Recommend getting this beer on tap at your local bar or restaurant.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2013 23:37:05 | More by T-34-85
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YeastEnthusiast

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

11-16-2013 05:43:11 | More by YeastEnthusiast
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epoole3

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-15-2013 23:36:28 | More by epoole3
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FreshZ

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

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Vermont

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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Hermthegerm

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-15-2013 12:07:30 | More by Hermthegerm
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California

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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Illinois

3/5  rDev -29.4%

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mj81

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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kylelenk

Michigan

4.33/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: A very bright sunrise in a glass. Golden hues with a paper white head that is frothy yet subsides quickly.

S: Lots of juicy citrus mixed with a mellow floral hop blend.

T: Very bright and citrusy. Nothing is overpowering which is one of the very finest strengths of this beer. A very bold IPA but doesn't bring that very sticky, viscous aftertaste.

M: Very mellow with a slight ting of alcohol coming through the back. Creamy and smooth.

O: I've never been a huge IPA fan but it's gems like this that make me appreciate and thirst the style.

Serving type: bottle

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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New York

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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Kansas

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-11-2013 13:07:52 | More by hopflyer
Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,924 ratings.