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

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3.83/5
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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
Ranking:
#12,898
Reviews:
210
Ratings:
1,060
pDev:
12.27%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
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42
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,060 |  Reviews: 210
Photo of Ashes857
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AD17
4.02/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Act25
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Baxter variety 12 pack at WFM. Try 12.
Appearance: Pours a slightly hazed amber body with two fingers of head that lasts and laces well.
Smell: Citrus and pine hop aromas on biscuit malt base. Ample, almost medicine, cedar chest.
Taste: The citrus and pine dominate the malt, all hops here, cedar medicine cabinet again with some aspirin.
Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation, dry cleansing finish, a bit bready in the end.

Overall: pretty fine IPA at a great price.

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Photo of cravenawin
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of festizio
3.64/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brpendergast85
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Timtac
3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of byronic
3.01/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Jacob17
2.65/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mmorris15
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lanciloti
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GregSemenza
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zekeman17
3.77/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Matthowland
4.54/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HermitDan
3.88/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JNForsyth
3.52/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of vdub191
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Andy25
3.34/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ArtZan
3/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Kurzman
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.89/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Skrumpy
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
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 +3.7%
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 -7%
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 -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Stowaway I.P.A. from Baxter Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 1,060 ratings