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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
Reviews:
98
Ratings:
667
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
8.17%
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
164
For Trade:
1
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Reviews: 98 | Ratings: 667
Reviews by u2carew:
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber
A) Pours with a two finger head that settles slowly. Clear bronze body. Sticky lacing on the drink down.
S) Peach. Grapefruit. Subtle pepper. Hints of pine. Floral notes.
T) Bold hops up front. Grapefruit. Slight buttery caramel notes. Lingering hop bite in the finish.
M) Medium light body. Tannic like an orange peel. Very drinkable and fairly smooth if your familiar with IPAs.
O) A delicious, easy drinking IPA. I'd definitely have another one.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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

look; golden, slight orange hue, thin head, nice lacing
smell; floral hops, sweet rolls, a little alcohol
taste; floral hops, grapefruit, lemon, grass, malt, full flavored, nicely balanced, doesn't taste even a little boozy, finishes as crisp and hoppy as it starts
feel; smooth with some bubbles, crisp, medium body
overall; a crisp, full flavored lawnmower ipa if you have a small lawn, very nice

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

Photo of TTripp725
3.06/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.45/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.59/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of rdilauro
3.98/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I didnt detect any distinct aroma of a typical IPA. The grapefruit, pine , resin aroma just was not there.
My first taste and immediately I thought of a cream ale. Smooth, soft and creamy. Much like a French Cremant sparkling wine.
The taste was enjoyable and it had a distinct taste of fresh cut grass.
The aftertaste was a bit disappointing, very short finish. But it did have that nice dry finish which I love in IPAs

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Flower Child IPA from Cambridge Brewing Company
4.04 out of 5 based on 667 ratings.
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