Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind" | Smuttynose Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
You could say, then, that Smuttynose IPA is a physical salute to the glory of the American hop grower. The citrusy hop flavor coming from a mixture of Simcoe and Santiams is pleasantly balanced by a smooth bitterness from the Amarillo hops. The beer itself is light bodied and crisp with a golden color that will throw a slight haze, as we bottle it unfiltered. At 75 IBU's, this is definitely not a training-wheels IPA, but is meant for hop lovers looking to satisfy their craving in a way that's not easy to find. We think they’ll be quite pleased.

75 IBU

Added by Bierman9 on 03-12-2004

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12oz bottle best by middle of may

chunky golden orange look, smell is like a hoppy wheat beer. lots of tropical fruit in the nose, taste too. sweet and savory marmalade syrup malts, bitter pine and earth hops, and some slight roasty chocolate flavor. leaves a depth of flavor on your tongue.

Very sweet, bitter, and fruity.

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First introduced to this IPA on vacation in Florida.

a: Golden orange color with a 2 finger white head
s: Slight yeast, and malt smell
t: Smooth good taste with some bitterness to it
m: Medium body with slight lingering bitterness
o: Good IPA would recommend this brew. Will buy again in future

Lucky to have another good New England beer

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Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind" from Smuttynose Brewing Company
Beer rating: 85.3% out of 100 with 5,306 ratings
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