Fiddlehead IPA | Fiddlehead Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87.8%
Liked This Beer
4.05 w/ 806 ratings
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:
#2,834
Reviews:
84
Ratings:
806
Liked:
708
Avg:
4.05/5
pDev:
9.63%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
39
Gots:
219
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 806 |  Reviews: 84
Photo of PJK
4.52/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TrilliumFan
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of loganburgh
3.91/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of chriswjr
4.31/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

The appearance was a hazy pale orange color with a foamy one finger white head that left some stringy lacing here and there in a messy sort of way. The smell had some citrus with a sweet grassiness and opening up into some light orange/tangerine aromatics. The taste offered a nice blend between the sweet citrus to the bitter rind-like part of the citrus side. Grassiness subsides a bit and bleeds into the aftertaste. There’s a semi-dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a nice sessionable aspect about it. Carbonation feels nice for the style and for me, nothing sharp just enough, and still allowing the bitterness to be the harshness on my tongue. Overall, this was a nicely done IPA that I would have again.

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Photo of CHickman
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap, pours clear gold color with an off white 2 finger foamy head that faded slowly and left great spotty lacing.

Smells of floral hops, grapefruit, lemon zest, orange peel, biscuit, caramel and toasted grains. Well balanced with all the IPA basics, it leans towards a session IPA aroma but still smells good.

Tastes just like the nose with floral hops, citrus notes, grapefruit, lemon zest, orange peel, biscuit, caramel, light peppery spices and toasted grains. Very easy to drink and session-able.

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Photo of timmy2b
3.88/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mickyge
4.49/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hopquist
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheoriginalSA
4.29/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MilaMila
4.2/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of tigg924
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap. Pours hazy, light yellow in color with 3/4 inch head. Taste is lemon, orange, and grassy hops. Slightly bitter, juicy, with moderate carbonation. Makes for a very tasty IPA. Good beer that has me curious to try more Fiddlehead offerings.

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Photo of jebrew
4.11/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of IBUBrew
4.69/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DaPan
4.29/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xtonytx
4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JeffGuilly
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DioS
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DCRounder
4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of IckyT2012
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jcflorian
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Soloveitchik
3.97/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dizzy242
3.92/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Beers-es
3.96/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap, pours a clear gold. Nice dense white head. Smell is a little muted, but has some citrus and pine. Taste is a solid pretty classic IPA. NIce beer.

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Photo of Ardeer
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Fiddlehead IPA from Fiddlehead Brewing Company
Beer rating: 87.8% out of 100 with 806 ratings
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