Slumbrew Flagraiser IPA | Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)

Slumbrew Flagraiser IPASlumbrew Flagraiser IPA
BA SCORE
73.3%
Liked This Beer
3.85 w/ 430 ratings
Slumbrew Flagraiser IPASlumbrew Flagraiser IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)
Massachusetts, United States
slumbrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Flagraiser IPA is a big, hoppy tribute to the unfurling of the Grand Union flag atop Prospect Hill in Somerville, MA on January 1, 1776. This ale celebrates our passion for hop aroma and flavor balanced with just the right amount of malt.

Huge aroma and resin-y flavors from the elusive Galaxy hops are the signature of this beer. Built on a solid base of pale malts, this double IPA makes generous use of hops from Columbus, Crystal and Galaxy with the Galaxy hops taking the lead during ten days of aggressive dry-hopping.

Added by Kelp on 11-03-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,153
Reviews:
104
Ratings:
430
Liked:
315
Avg:
3.85/5
pDev:
11.95%
Alströms:
3.88
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
71
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 430 |  Reviews: 104
Photo of tpauer
3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WOSean
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Uconnelmo
3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KimenTshom
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of pdonovan16
3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Boston71
4.44/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of my favourites.

Golden hazy colour- nice big white foamy head
Taste very hoppy but not bitter. Reminds me of standing outside in a field of hops. Very earthy

Lightly carbonated smooth easy beer to drink
Finishes out floral with citrus notes

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Photo of BcOneSeven
2.84/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Burned, toasty malt. Not pleasant.

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Photo of brother_rebus
4.19/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Fruity passiony citrus hops. Mellow smooth malt. Not a great yeasty finish.

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Photo of Child_Pugh
4.49/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Userme59
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Above average beer. Had it on tap. Nice hops, very refreshing.

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Photo of parris
3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gonzo000
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this beer on tap. an outstanding beer across the board. wonderful aroma smooth beer with a great feel. Impressive beer for the somerville brewery.

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Photo of trevorpost
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of HamdenHector
3.61/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: hazy; copper colored; 1 finger ivory head that receded to a very thin cap; thick rings of lace;

S: pineapple, grapefruit, a little peach, and something similar to what canned fruit cocktail smell like;

T: pineapple and peach that gets sweeter through mid-palate; stays sweet to the end, but not cloying; a touch of bitterness in the background;

M: seems a little syrupy, but that may be my imagination considering the fruit cocktail reference; light carbonation; dry finish;

O: very interesting; would have liked some bitterness to offset the sweetness;

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Photo of rorjets
3.27/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Skwalk47
3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HeadyRebekah
4.21/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jayhunter357
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Denzo
3.39/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bfitzge2
4.13/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Msc101
3.62/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AirBob
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of BelJen
3.56/5  rDev -7.5%

Photo of Remdog
3.8/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Andrew041180
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Slumbrew Flagraiser IPA from Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)
Beer rating: 73.3% out of 100 with 430 ratings
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