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Floyd India Pale Ale - Ruth McGowan's Brewpub

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Floyd India Pale AleFloyd India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

16 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ruth McGowan's Brewpub visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wethorseblanket on 04-19-2012)
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Ratings: 16 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Fatehunter:
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.23/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured two fingers of head on a clear, amber colored body.
The aroma is grapefruit, orange, and cottage cheese (weird).
The taste has a strong grapefruit and lemon bitterness beginning to end. Nothing subtle about this.
The texture is crisp with soft edges and moderate carbonation.
It's a bit bold on the bitter side without any balance or complexity.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2013 02:39:44 | More by Fatehunter
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GClarkage

California

4/5  rDev +9.9%

07-08-2014 02:28:09 | More by GClarkage
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Bwagner1122

California

3.75/5  rDev +3%

06-28-2014 20:56:12 | More by Bwagner1122
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-24-2014 14:36:23 | More by jpd7374
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California

3/5  rDev -17.6%

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largadeer

California

3/5  rDev -17.6%

04-06-2014 02:40:49 | More by largadeer
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leprakhan

California

3.75/5  rDev +3%

12-05-2013 08:23:38 | More by leprakhan
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jakecattleco

California

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-07-2013 07:30:18 | More by jakecattleco
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

02-17-2013 15:23:34 | More by DaveHack
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DudMan

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9.9%

02-16-2013 22:03:51 | More by DudMan
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sjones5045

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9.9%

02-16-2013 22:01:44 | More by sjones5045
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This poured out as a nice hazy yellowish gold color. The head retention was pretty good, the lacing was decent also. The smell of the beer has a nice hoppy aroma, rather fresh and lively on the nose. The taste of the beer is a little more malty than bitter. The bitterness comes in subtly in the finish. The mouthfeel of the beer was clean and crisp, decent carbonation and drinkable. Overall this beer was nice to try. Not something I'm dying to try again but still a nice little rare treat to have here in the east.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2013 19:37:53 | More by Knapp85
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rbeechan

California

4/5  rDev +9.9%

01-19-2013 06:39:04 | More by rbeechan
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JethroAdam

Oregon

4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Excellent ballance of floral and citrus, just as advertised. A bit different from the other IPA's so common in Sonoma. More of a Northwest feel. Reminds me of Ninkasi, but less oniony, a bit cleaner.

Standard golden orange, squeaky clean, bright. Aroma of orange peel and blossoms. It's amarillo, centennial and crystal for my money. Flavor is certainly hop forward. Again balance all the way, but finishes with the expected heavy bitterness of an American IPA. Malt is balancing, not really poking out at all, but perfectly supporting.

For me it's as deserving of a try as any IPA out there.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2012 02:18:31 | More by JethroAdam
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avaldivia

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

07-06-2012 19:02:06 | More by avaldivia
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wethorseblanket

California

3.78/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle picked up in Santa Rosa for $3.99.

A: Pours a hazy, light amberish orange with a solid 1" white head which leaves spongy lace.

N: Fragrant grapefruit, citrus and tropical fruits with some sweet malts too.

T: Sweet malts dominate followed by citrus hops. Fairly well balanced.

M: Medium body and carbonation. Usual dry and bitter finish.

O: Not bad for the price. In fact, it is really good. Would have this again.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2012 19:19:53 | More by wethorseblanket
Floyd India Pale Ale from Ruth McGowan's Brewpub
83 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.