Fiddlehead IPA | Fiddlehead Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fiddlehead Brewing Company
Vermont, United States
fiddleheadbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This medium bodied American style IPA has an alluring golden glow and beautifully blends three strains of hops. While strong citrus notes ambush your taste buds halfway through the palate, the beer finishes very crisp and dry.

53 IBU

Added by Brad007 on 01-01-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,392
Reviews:
88
Ratings:
860
pDev:
9.65%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

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2.65/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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2.72/5  rDev -32.7%

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2.74/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

On tap at Arvads in VT, served in pint glass. Unfortunately, not my thing. Too much funk and vegetable (almost compost) aroma and flavor for me. Did not sit well.

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2.85/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.85/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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3.03/5  rDev -25%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.04/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A - Poured medium yellow with a small amount of white head.

S - A very light nose. Some citric and floral hop aromas and not much of a malt base.

T - Good bitterness up front. Some pine, floral and citric flavours are present. No malt sweetness whatsoever.

M - Light to medium body. Moderate carbonation.

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3.08/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

On tap at Mountain View Inn.
I wanted to like this but it was not so great for a few reasons:
- mouthfeel is too thick, sticky.
- hops were pretty much like Simcoe, think DFA60, but not so well refined

Over-rated for sure.

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3.1/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Having trouble with this. Had some at their tasting room and it was a lovely, not overly hopped IPA with a good dry finish. Bought two growlers. It has a nice golden glow, smells of lemon and grapefruit with some bread/biscuit. The taste starts with the fruit, but there is an off flavor in the finish that really puts me off. I don't know if it's something with the growlers or what.

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3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

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Fiddlehead IPA from Fiddlehead Brewing Company
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