Flower Child IPA | Cambridge Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cambridge Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
cambridgebrewingcompany.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
classic American india pale ale

Added by gcarl on 10-12-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
686
Reviews:
100
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
8.17%
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
174
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 686 |  Reviews: 100
Photo of Tim725
3.88/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DioS
4.06/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Vintilian
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DerekCarruth
3.79/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nmwhitehead
4.66/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mrfrancis
4.02/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheIPAHunter
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Peter1977
3.64/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of acurtis
3.73/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Shellynix
4.23/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bitterbill
4.2/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: Slightly hazy orange gold. Plenty of foam, and tilting my glass from side to side, plenty of lacing.

S: Pine and very flowery hops in the smell. Mostly pine, which I dig.

T: Pine again but with a mildly aggressive grainy malt character that adds a real plus to this IPA. There's a subtle sweetness that I get within the flavourful profile that I can't identify. Helps.

M: Medium bodied until the finish where it thins out some.

O: I reckon my palate likes this muchly. Who am I to argue?

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Photo of Sulty
3.94/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Daniellobo
4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jonnydrinker
4.49/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Holly1215
3.77/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Philcassella
4.24/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hootie159
3.95/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of neil2me
4.53/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of crotharagain
3.84/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I think I must be drinking a different beer from the other reviewers. Poured not hazy or cloudy at all, but a clear golden orange with 2 fingers of foam that quickly dissipated.
Great hoppy smell, taste is even better and the finish is almost exceptional. Mouthfeel is a little thin.
Overall, a solid IPA that I'll try again.

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Photo of peensteen
3.47/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hazed golden orange, one finger of white head and some lace. Smell is of tropical fruit and citrus, big sweet sugary fruits, similar to smelling a packet of kool aid crystals. Taste is fruity with a bit of sugary malt, some pine and dankness to it, bitterness is fairly substantial here, finishes dry and fruity. Lightly carbonated medium body. Not great, still drinkable but not something I would necessarily revisit myself.

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Photo of argock
3.87/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Best by 04/22/17 on bottom of can.

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Photo of PSanger
3.84/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had it from can at sliders bar

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Photo of darin2z
3.74/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LJSchoppert
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly cloudy gold, head fades pretty quickly
Hoppy on the nose, with a lot of citrus
Tastes citrusy as well, with a bit of pine on the back of the palate
Pretty light body, a bit of pleasant stickiness
Overall a proficient IPA. It's nothing to go hunting for in this golden age of beer, but it's a pleasure to drink

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Photo of redsoxjim
3/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Flower Child IPA from Cambridge Brewing Company
4.04 out of 5 based on 686 ratings.
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