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Smuttynose Bouncy House IPA | Smuttynose Brewing Company

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Smuttynose Bouncy House IPASmuttynose Bouncy House IPA

Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by JayT on 11-19-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

I'm a huge fan of Smuttynose, but this one is really disappointing. Pours with a thin head that dissipates quickly to a ring of froth. Aroma is light, nondescript. Grapefruit like bitterness and a thin mouth feel with little malt backbone, leaves a strange apricot like flavor lingering on the palate. I get that they were trying to make a session brew, but I think it fails due to the taste - I couldn't put more than 1 or 2 of these down. I'd much rather have a Smutty Nose Finest Kind.

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2.96/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I found everything about this beer to be average. This is one of those beers that you drink "ice cold" and to only quench your thirst. It is typical and would be a good beer for someone that was not expecting the explosion of flavor that you typically get from Smuttynose. This would be something that I would recommend to someone that typically does not drink microbrews and thus won't be left disappointed. Stick to Finest Kind.

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3.05/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours nicely with not a big head at all. Very drinkable and not too hoppy. Has a slight lingering taste on the palate, not an extremely crisp finish, but quite an easy-drinking IPA that is not too high in ABV. I would buy again.

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.12/5  rDev -12.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.69/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.89/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

22oz brown bomber with no freshness date.

Full on sticky frothing, mildly dull golden hue. Citrus pith and wild flowers with some biscuity malt make for a very aromatic nose. Snappy crispness in a fluffy body. Assertive hoppiness start to finish, bitterness is pretty sharp but lets the malt make camp. Underlying breadiness. Lots of citrus rind with a yeasty earthiness.

Super hoppy session beer, fun to knock back if you are into intensely hoppy beers.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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2.76/5  rDev -22.3%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.43/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I like Smuttynose and consider them to be highly underrated. That said, I didn't much care for this one. Falls into the watered down dandelion flavored spectrum of session ipa's.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.52/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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Smuttynose Bouncy House IPA from Smuttynose Brewing Company
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