Crush Together
Finback Brewery

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Style:
American Imperial IPA
Ranked #1,489
ABV:
8%
Score:
91
Ranked #12,494
Avg:
4.29 | pDev: 6.29%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
11
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Finback Brewery
 
New York, United States
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Wants
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Gots
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SCORE
91
Outstanding
Notes: Double India Pale Ale with orange, pineapple and coconut. We brewed this beer to commemorate Craft Collective’s fifth anniversary.
Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 11 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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4.44/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Really nice beer by Finback. I wanted to try it because of the coconut. That flavor note is very subtle but this beer does a great job of blending the orange and pineapple. This beer is totally refreshing and could be prolific on a shaded porch during the dog days of summer. I will definitely drink this one again!

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NYNorseman from New York, May 03, 2020
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Crowler from One Stop Beer Shop in Greece, NY.

This one pours a very hazy golden yellow color, with a small head, and lots of lacing.

This smells like sweet candied pineapple, vanilla, coconut cream, orange creamsicle, orange peel, and mango.

This is really well done, as fruited IPAs go - which is a style I traditionally do not like. The coconut is done well, and does not enter suntan lotion territory. I think the pineapple and orange helps that - it adds a creamy and smooth sweetness alongside the fruitiness. There's only just the slightest touch of bitterness.

This is creamy, and smooth and drinkable. I could drink more of this than would be advisable.

It's hard not to like this, even though it's pretty silly.

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GreesyFizeek from New York, Apr 25, 2020
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4.49/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

poured into a tulip glass via can

color is a bright orange with beautiful white foam

smell is a nice mix of coconut, orange zest and pineapple

taste follows the nose

carbonation is medium as is the mouthfeel

love coconut IPA's and Finback has mastered the type..wonderful!

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Jlabs from New York, Apr 18, 2020
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4.59/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Light, golden and hazy. Mellow on the nose. Bitter front with hints of citrus peel finished by what I can only describe as the perfect piña colada. Very unique and well executed.

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Crush Together from Finback Brewery
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 11 ratings