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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

4,282 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,282
Reviews: 1,173
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 440
Gots: 526 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

funkyaudio, Apr 16, 2014
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4.65/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into a 13 oz tulip, best by May. Pours a bright orange red, with a 1 inch sticky head, with awesome webby lacing. Smell is tangerine, pineapple, mango, grass, and grapefruit. Taste is very balanced, tons of citrus up front with grass, grapefruit, and pine in the finish. Body is great, plenty of life, medium body for the style, little dry, and very drinkable. This is one of the best and for a reasonable price and a freshness date. Wish it was in N.H. This might be the best single IPA I have, Green Flash WCIPA has competition, with a better price and a freshness date.

SawDog505, Feb 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

csustar001, Jan 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

1424IpA, Apr 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

ramrod666, Jun 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

RuckusDu, Jul 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

polopaul20, Feb 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

ToasterChef, Nov 15, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +12%

comfortablynirm, Oct 26, 2012
Photo of HopDerek
4.22/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear golden amber color with 1 inch of thick cream colored head. Good retention and good creamy, sticky lacing. Definitely can tell this is an IPA, lots of hop smells of citrus fruits like grapefruit, pineapple, and orange peel, pine, as well as bread dough. Tastes of sweet grapefruit, pineapple, and orange and lemon zest up front with a nice caramel and biscuits malty backbone, dry hoppy pine needle, spicy finish. Medium in body, good carbonation. Sweet and bittering with a powerful hop presence, but still balanced. A really solid IPA that is easy to drink and doesn't seem too alcoholic so I'd definitely enjoy these often, and session.

HopDerek, Apr 10, 2008
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

rxthree, Jul 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

vandemonian, Feb 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

scotorum, Aug 13, 2013
Photo of JizackFH
4.35/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy orange amber that has a nice fluffy 2-finger head that has very good retention. After the head fell it left nice lacing. Also there were a lot of carbonation bubbles on the glass for the first few minutes. Smells very floral. Citrus and fruit notes such as apricot and pineapple are present. The taste is very good. The hops are definitely the star of the show, but they are not too strong. You can also taste apricot, pineapple, and citrus. Maybe a little hint of orange. The mouthfeel is good, medium carbonation with a body that is on the lighter side of medium. It also goes down pretty smooth. Drinkability is very good. I could drink many of these fine brews. Cant wait to try more beers from this company. Cheers.

JizackFH, Nov 01, 2010
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

stevec32, Mar 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Hohnbaum, Jun 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +12%

BColton1, Feb 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

jsurfs82, Apr 07, 2013
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4.13/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours hazy gold with about a finger of white head.

Smells like fresh floral hops, caramelized sugar, and citrus fruits.

Lovin' this IPA. Well balanced between malt sweetness and hops intensity. Flavors become well rounded as it warms. Pleasantly bitter.

Nice carbonation, goes down pretty easy.

Great IPA

TheMultiYeast, Oct 20, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

HopsintheSack, Aug 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

July2Nov, Jun 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

tswater, Feb 07, 2013
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4.2/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle into a shaped pint glass. Best before January.

A - Golden copper, slightly hazy body with a one finger off white head.

S - Loads of tropical fruit. Peaches, mango, papaya, and grapefruit...the whole lot. A great clean hop aroma finishes it out. The smell is very sweet.

T - Tropical fruits. Very sweet and fruity with a mildly bitter hop presence. Just a hint of biscuity malts, but it still feels like an east coast IPA. Nice carbonation and medium mouth feel. Can't feel the alcohol at all. This is extremely drinkable.

O - A very nice beer. This is somewhere between an IPA and a DIPA but drinks like a pale ale. The flavor is very tropical and sweet. I was amazed to find this at a hole in the wall shop in Springfield, I hope this means that it will be a regular in the area.

davey101, Oct 20, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

GennyCreamAle, Nov 14, 2011
Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,282 ratings.