Finback IPA | Finback Brewery

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31 Reviews
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Finback Brewery
New York, United States
finbackbrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Bitter, dank, and hoppy. Filled with Chinook and Columbus hops.

Added by BeerPunk1312 on 01-27-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
171
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
10.38%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
40
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 31 | Ratings: 171
Reviews by petermethot:
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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Photo of kuishinbo_tantei
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lordofthewiens
4.11/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

In a pint glass the beer looked like a creamsicle. There was a large white head with abundant lace.
A herbal, floral aroma. Some sweet fruit.
Pine resin taste. Some melon. Good caramel malt background.
Medium-bodied and fun to drink.

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Photo of Jcorn
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JakerLou
4.17/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Billolick
3.97/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tall can purchased at the brewery a few days ago. 11/14/16 on the bottom of the can.

The pour on this one is lightly clouded lighter almond amber, larger lite khaki cap, lasting and lasting, going all merainge like, and eventually leaving a thick and dense film and loads of all sorts of lacing on the glass. Nice looking creation.

Grapefruit juice on the sniff.

As somebody else said this is a pretty straight forward IPA, with pineapple and grapefruit fruity/citric flourishes. Enough of a malt undercoating to balance things out. Fruity and long lingering finish

Solid, citric and fresh tasting IPA...More quality brew from the good folks at FB...go get some and enjoy fresh!

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Photo of ccurrid
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of virinow
3.53/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tappangordo
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of acurtis
3.77/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paulb7525
5/5  rDev +26.6%

Photo of Sammy
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of whatname
3.83/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StephRai
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of Bieniek30
3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of aibkstaff
5/5  rDev +26.6%

Photo of broadway848
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheIPAHunter
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tbub18
4.24/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Really good aroma, creamy and delicious IPA. I am really impressed by this one. Keep up the good work, Finback

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Photo of Vintilian
4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of sunofneurot
3.72/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of JamFuel
4.23/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Bukowsk's Tavern in Boston.

Pours a clear light amber.

Smell is fruity and citrusy, lemon and lemon peel mostly.

The taste is also citrusy with a nice floral base, and some resiny pine on the finish.

Medium bodied, this is oily in a way that I really like in an IPA.

Overall, a solid, citrusy IPA with a nice mouthfeel.

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Photo of trevorpost
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of drummerdwzp
3.58/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Peter1977
4.19/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Finback IPA from Finback Brewery
3.95 out of 5 based on 171 ratings.
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