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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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Nice and hoppy, just what I'm looking for in an IPA. Not overpowering, but you know the hops are there.

A- Golden color, small creamy white head.

S- Smells like delicious hops!

T- nice crisp "citrus" like flavor, then the hops hit you. Finishes nice and smooth, but the hops are definitely there.

M- dry and hoppy. It's an IPA.

O- Classic, solid IPA. I had a craving for an IPA and this satisfied it, that's about all that matters!

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Smuttynose IPA "Finest Kind" from Smuttynose Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 5,316 ratings
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