Scratch N Sniff | The Unknown Brewing Co.

Scratch N SniffScratch N Sniff
BA SCORE
84.8%
Liked This Beer
3.87 w/ 33 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Unknown Brewing Co.
North Carolina, United States
unknownbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by GarthDanielson on 04-25-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,226
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
33
Liked:
28
Avg:
3.87/5
pDev:
7.24%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 33 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of alexworsnip
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WoodBrew
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I'm trying this at my Bestie's in Charlotte. It poured a clear golden with white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent had hints of citrus peel. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a decent beer.

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Photo of Onenote81
3.46/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HopsForBrains
3.69/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Furley80
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerasaurus
4.23/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tmm313
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.02/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of twage04
4.08/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a light gold, medium to low carbonation. True to the name this one has great aroma. Lots of pine and spice with some fruit from the hops. Overall sets out well to accomplish what it's going after even if the hops are more traditional than some of the more trendier varieties.

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Photo of Jason_cs
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of T-34-85
4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jaycase
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sendbeer
3.97/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of cantal
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tlema1
3.45/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

L: light orange/amber color, frothy white head
F: lots of citrus in the nose
T: citrus upfront, I get light grapefruit
F: light bodied, lots of carbonation the finish is very light
O: another session IPA, another eh

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Photo of daliandragon
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This is billed as an "aromatic IPA". I'm not sure if the're pioneering a new style or if that is just their name for their session IPA. Pours pretty tight with an orange amber body and a resilient finger of white head. Nose is the real deal in floral and citrus hops. Grapefruit and lemon and fresh flowers provide the pistons.

This is, as I feared, too good to be true. The taste starts okay with pine and citrus but falters with a collapse in concerted hoppiness and the texture collapses into a watery mash. Carbonation seems a little overdone, and the finish delivers mostly watery malt. Not something I'll go out of my way for.

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Photo of AngusOg
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FriedSlug
4.24/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Slightly hazy orange with a white head that left great lacing. The aroma is fruity and sweet with a hint of caramel. There is citrus and pine in there as well. The taste is there same as the nose with orange and caramel notes with a pleasant pine finish. This is a really tasty beer.

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Photo of Cavanaghty
3.24/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served on tap in a pint glass.

Appearance: Amber color with a thin white head.

Smell: Citrus and pine notes.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of bitter hops and pine notes, light sweet citrus aftertaste.

Overall: Not bad, I would have this one again.

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Photo of dailyminefield
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dbrauneis
3.8/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zachthelaxer93
4.46/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LooseMoose1978
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RochefortChris
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of McAndrew
4.16/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Scratch N Sniff from The Unknown Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 84.8% out of 100 with 33 ratings
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