Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind" | Smuttynose Brewing Company

5,270 Ratings
Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind"Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind"

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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The first time I had this I was on a canoe, and it was warm. Not the best experience, so I had to give it a redeeming chance.

A - Beautiful caramel color with some sediment swirling through the glass. 2 finger head of off-white foam.

S - Strong grapefruit scent mixed with hops. No perceptible malt, but I have a bit of a stuffy nose (oops)...

T - The grapefruit delivers! Slight pine on the finish.

M - Medium, crisp mouth feel.

O - A very enjoyable beer. I'll be buying it again soon.

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Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind" from Smuttynose Brewing Company
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