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Smuttynose Bouncy House IPA | Smuttynose Brewing Company

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Smuttynose Bouncy House IPASmuttynose Bouncy House IPA
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3.56/5
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572 Ratings
Smuttynose Bouncy House IPASmuttynose Bouncy House IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States
smuttynose.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by JayT on 11-19-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
89
Ratings:
572
pDev:
12.36%
Bros Score:
3.89
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
111
Trade:
1
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3.99/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of hoosier222002
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of psoriasaurus
4.25/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of petewheeler
3.69/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BloodSoakedAleMug
2.97/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

A dark orange color beer with a khaki one finger head, even when poured aggressively down the center of the glass.

The nose is pretty weak. Not much complexity to it but what little aroma there is is of orange and sweet caramel malt.

Not much going on taste wise either. It's not that the taste is bad, but it's not very exciting, I suppose for a 4.3% it's acceptable.

Kinda boring presentation of the flavors.
There's a mild but authentic grassy hop backbone. A little tropical orange. A touch of caramel flavor from the malt here and there. Very tame and with little complexity. A little watery, but it's a session ale so I'm not going to hold that against it.

Feel: Medium Body, low carbonation. Slightly dry.

Overall: You might really enjoy this if this is your first ever IPA, but if you're a hop head there's not much reason to come back to this or even try it initially. Smuttynose is an amazing brewery but this offering is underwhelming. There are much better session beers in the ballpark of 5%abv with much more satisfying tastes.

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3.56/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Downtownnh
3.08/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of WickedBeer
3.62/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StrangerTides
3.94/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.98/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.47/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BallsDeep
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TimWakimika
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of firkingroovin
3.92/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rapayn01
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Purchased a bottle in a mix 6 from a suburban Liquor Barn. This lemony beer failed my IPA flavor test, unfortunately. I have often liked Smuttynose beers, but not this one.

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Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.14/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hop_junkie
3.9/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutElk_92
3.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours yellow with a white foamy head. Smells hoppy and citric. The taste is light lemony citrus with grassy hops. Bitter but not overdone. The base flavor is a little mild. Fair carbonation on a light-medium body. Overall a pretty good, low abv, session IPA.

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3.44/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beer4Baltimore
3.62/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PJCarnell
3.99/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Smuttynose Bouncy House IPA from Smuttynose Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 572 ratings
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