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Stainless Steel Obsession - Ellicottville Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
81
good

33 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 33
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ellicottville Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BrewUSA on 01-23-2014)
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BrewUSA

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3.83/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Look 8/10
Smell 15/20
Taste 35/40
Feel 9/10
Drinkability 18/20

Overall 85/100

Really good at 7%, very smooth and drinkable... Nice hoppiness and a rather heavy malt bill for an IPA, which I like.... Sweet and balanced. I would really like to rank this higher, just stands out as a great session beer, but lacks that (proverbia)l 'GREAT FLAVOR' that other beers (think Two Hearted or Stone IPA) that kick your palate. A friend brought me this... Would love to visit Ellicottville Brewing Company~

Serving type: growler

01-23-2014 04:06:52 | More by BrewUSA
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S: Malt, citrus and caramel but not bold or distinctive
T: The notes match the nose. Tasty but plain
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A: Poured from the bottle into a pint glass. Body is coppery/orangey-amber with a small khaki-colored head that leaves nice rings of lace.

S: Brown sugar, caramel malt and some piney, grassy hop bitterness.

T: Pretty much follows the nose, with a malty foundation of brown sugar and caramel malt, which is followed by green hops: pine, grass and even a minty or floral taste at times. A bit of woody earthiness lingers on the palate after a surprisingly bitter finish.

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Stainless Steel Obsession from Ellicottville Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.