Plumage
Finch Beer Co.

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From:
Finch Beer Co.
 
Illinois, United States
Style:
American IPA
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
86
Avg:
3.79 | pDev: 10.03%
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
30
Status:
Active
Rated:
Oct 20, 2021
Added:
Jun 16, 2017
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  7
Finch Beer Company is taking flight from our new brewery in the West Fulton neighborhood with our first new beer release. Plumage IPA is a 6.5% ABV and 55 IBU American IPA that features citra and blanc hops.
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Ratings by firkingroovin:
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Rated by firkingroovin from Illinois

3.51/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Jul 14, 2018
More User Ratings:
 
Rated: 5 by Dalkri from Massachusetts

Oct 20, 2021
 
Rated: 3.33 by ccryder from New York

Feb 24, 2020
 
Rated: 3.85 by Hefsbeercaps from Ohio

Dec 29, 2019
 
Rated: 3.58 by Pens1967 from Louisiana

Jul 28, 2019
 
Rated: 3.34 by Chilmer from Iowa

Jul 07, 2019
 
Rated: 3.83 by animal69 from Louisiana

Feb 21, 2019
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Reviewed by BlackBeerPirate from Illinois

3.23/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Taste: Complex hops of piney, floral, Citra hops, toothy mouthfeel. Hop forward floral almost catty nose. Golden hue, Hazy, white head and ring of lace. Medium to full body. 55 IBUs
Jan 31, 2019
 
Rated: 3 by yaksurf from North Carolina

Nov 07, 2018
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.59/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Can dated '02/30/19.' Not sure if the person who stamped the bottom was drunk at the time but this date can not exist.
Alright, well by any measure, this was poured into a becher pint glass.
The appearance was a semi-dark copper color with a finger's worth of white foamy head softly gliding off with a ton of messy sticky lace.
The aroma had some sweet sticky honey biscuity malt flowing into some dried bitter floral and piney hops. Light orange blossom moreso as it warmed.
The flavor leaned towards the malts initially and seemed to mesh in some orange blossom floral sweet dryness as it warmed. Mild malty to orange blossom and honey aftertaste.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a fair sessionability about it. Mild carbonation and a respectable ABV. Semi-malty finish with a touch of floral dry hops.
Overall, I'm overlooking the date on the calendar thinking maybe the person didn't change it to March 2, 2019. Not so much worried. If anything, this is a respectable old school IPA I'd be willing to come back to.
Oct 13, 2018
 
Rated: 4.24 by pstam87 from Illinois

Sep 10, 2018
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Reviewed by StupidlyBrave from Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Poured into pint glass from a tap. Abundant head, no haze.
Little aroma, a disappointment because I like citra.
Taste is pretty well balanced for a west coast ipa.
Overall, more like a pleasant pale ale than ipa
Jul 31, 2018
 
Rated: 3.78 by GHow from Connecticut

Jun 22, 2018
 
Rated: 3.94 by adam36 from Illinois

May 22, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by Zazzi82 from Tennessee

Apr 07, 2018
 
Rated: 3.87 by nater919 from New York

Apr 03, 2018
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Reviewed by oberon from North Carolina

3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Pours into a standard pint a clear light to medium golden with a minimal head atop.Floral and citrusy hops in the nose,not in your face but pleasant enough.The palate has a bit of sharp hoppy bite upfront with a good amount of citrus,a little grassy in the finish with a sugary sweet note to balance the hops.Not a bad ipa to have on hand,not something that will blow you away but it's not a throw back beer either.
Mar 19, 2018
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
12oz can. Poured out a clear, golden orange color with a small, white head of foam. It smelled of citrus, pineapple and grapefruit. Nice fruity, citrusy flavor with some sweet toasted caramel.
Mar 04, 2018
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Reviewed by RonaldTheriot from Louisiana

4.02/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Plumage has a medium, white head, an opaque, orange appearance, bubble streams, and moderate glass lacing. The aroma is of white wheat and tropical fruit. Taste is of the same, with an initial, but fading, hop bitterness presentation. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy, and Plumage finishes wet and dull.

RJT
Feb 20, 2018
 
Rated: 4.62 by skubas86 from Illinois

Jan 07, 2018
Plumage from Finch Beer Co.
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 30 ratings