Stowaway I.P.A. | Baxter Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
86
very good
1,023 Ratings
Stowaway I.P.A.Stowaway I.P.A.
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Baxter Brewing Co.
Maine, United States
baxterbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Bold, complex flavors with a solid malt backbone and assertive hop profile, along with cold conditioning, give this beer its crisp, clean, hoppy finish. Deep amber-to-orangish in color, Stowaway pours with a nice, creamy head; a huge hop aroma of citrus, pine and grapefruit notes; and a big, complex, and intense hop flavor from the 5 different hop varieties and double-dry-hopping procedure used in making this beer. The malt flavor up-front turns dry and crisp; Stowaway is full-bodied but with a dry finish and pleasant, long-lasting, hop aftertaste. This I.P.A. definitely leaves you wanting more.

69 IBU

Added by Casey10 on 02-01-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,023
Reviews:
201
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
12.37%
 
 
Wants:
43
Gots:
294
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,023 |  Reviews: 201
Photo of zekeman17
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Matthowland
4.54/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HermitDan
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JNForsyth
3.52/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of vdub191
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Andy25
3.34/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ArtZan
3/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Kurzman
3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.89/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Skrumpy
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Coppery orange in color with an orange cream head. Aroma was herbal and toasted malt blended with orange and pine. The flavor had a mix of earthy and citrus notes, smoothed out by the malt. Fairly well balanced and flavorful. Dry finish with an herbal hops bitterness to the end. A very good beer overall.

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Photo of Gavage
3.97/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours a dark orange color with a 1" head that falls to a thick surface covering.

Smell: citrus and earthy tones rise from the glass.

Taste: caramel, pine, grapefruit, orange, and some light earthy tones are most detectable.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Crisp throughout with a dry finish.

Overall: an easy drinking IPA that is a bit mild overall but refreshing.

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Photo of Gmann
3.56/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear light amber color with a soapy beige head the left some chunk lacing on the glass.

The aroma is hoppy with tropical fruit notes. Pineapple, mango go with a peppery hop blend.

The taste is hoppy sweet with pineapple, apricot and mango. Some onion notes provide some dank. The malt is bready and sweet, some light toffee notes.

The feel is moderate with semi soft carbonation. Sweet at first but transitions into some dank bitterness. A bit dry and boozy in the finish.

A well made IPA but just not my cup of tea. Too savory, needs more brightness.

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Photo of Paoloboston
3.24/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stephan16
4.1/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Antc2382
4.07/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of chiefbender
4.49/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beric
3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served: August 2016
Serving: From the can

Had this one from the can, so I can't comment too much on the appearance. The can art is abysmal though. Seriously? As far as the beer within goes, I was quite pleased. Much more of a traditional IPA than the popular ones now- nice citrus and pine hop notes, a pinch of herbal spiciness and earthiness. Good malt backbone. A serviceable IPA.

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Photo of Sulty
3.56/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crewfan1952
3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jeffmck09
4.46/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hgw605
3.37/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

canned 8/31/16.
L: Transparent reddish amber. 1 inch white head. No lacing. Medium retention.
S: Sweet caramel malt. Almost no hop character. Maybe a tiny bit of citrus if anything.
T: Definitely sweet caramel malt. Bitter.
F: pretty full bodied. Medium carbonation.
O: Maybe just not my style IPA. I typically expect some degree of hop aroma and flavor in an IPA and not just bitterness.

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Photo of Mikexw
4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Mleblanc25
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JRed
3.33/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Burnt orange in body with white head that floats as a thin film. Aroma of citrus, tropical fruit nectar, grass, cotton candy. Tastes of citrus, grass, bitterness, tropical fruit nectar, and some booze. Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

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Stowaway I.P.A. from Baxter Brewing Co.
3.8 out of 5 based on 1,023 ratings.
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