Flower Power
Ithaca Beer Company

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From:
Ithaca Beer Company
 
New York, United States
Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #95
ABV:
7.2%
Score:
94
Ranked #2,495
Avg:
4.22 | pDev: 9.95%
Ratings:
5,518
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 02, 2022
Added:
Sep 17, 2002
Wants:
  506
Gots:
  1,293
SCORE
94
Outstanding
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Notes: Enjoy the clover honey hue and tropical nose. Simultaneously punchy and soothing with a big body and a finish that boasts pineapple and grapefruit. Flower Power is hopped and dry-hopped five different times throughout the brewing and fermentation process.
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4.79 by BWSr from Massachusetts on May 02, 2022
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5/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by fazakas

Pleasant surprise. So good.

Mar 26, 2022
 
4.25 by ryand14 from Michigan on Feb 13, 2022
 
3.65 by RBorsato from Virginia on Dec 23, 2021
 
4.01 by lakewy17 from New Hampshire on Dec 12, 2021
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by walser from New York

Look: best looking ipa i have seen in years. perfect sustained head, vivid sunset

Smell: balanced. floral immediately subsides and becomes a manly almost malty whiff

Taste: really balanced middle of the tongue mellow and then stays balanced w wonderful bitters

Feel: smooth start to finish

Overall: i think this might be the best most balanced beer, not just ipa, i have had in a long time. the brewers know what they are doing and you sense they are deferring, getting out of the way of the ingredients in this masterpiece

Nov 28, 2021
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by izraelc from New York

Pours a hazy gold. Hoppy aroma. Big dank hop body. Fades to a mild bitterness. Thick and syrupy. An old school IPA.

Nov 26, 2021
 
3.75 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire on Nov 23, 2021
 
4.68 by Shan-man from New Jersey on Nov 06, 2021
 
4.13 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota on Oct 21, 2021
 
4.24 by George2744 from Pennsylvania on Aug 23, 2021
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3.7/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
by Saraband7

This is purely subjective. Clearly, it’s a great beer! I got to try this on an endless layover in NYC where it was offered in bottles at the lounge. The honey notes arent a world of flavor I personally love as much, but the beer itself is nice and balanced and a quality zipper — especially when waiting eight hours for a flight.

Aug 15, 2021
 
4.34 by odenbr12 from New Jersey on Aug 13, 2021
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4.56/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by Korbynlehr from Kentucky

Honey colored with no head to speak of. Nose is slightly sweet, but also a bit pungent. Tasting is where the magic happens. Bitter is the best adjective available, but it is great bitterness that follows through the entire palate. Great beer!

Jul 28, 2021
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4.27/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by colts9016 from Idaho

Review 1554

My continuation for beers I usually would not consume. The beer is 44 degrees and served in an IPA glass. The pour created a two-fingered off-white head. The head retention is excellent; it slowly dissipated, leaving some lacing on the glass. An amber yellow with orange hues, charting around SRM 7. This beer is clear with some carbonation bubbles.

I first smell floral esters, pine, herbal, and biscuits. Nosing further, I recognize lightly toasted malts, grapefruit, a hint of dankness, a touch of mango, and pineapple.

The flavors in the beer are floral esters, pine resin, herbal, biscuity, lightly toasted malts, pineapple, and grapefruit.

The mouthfeel of the beer is astringent and dry.

The body of the beer is medium-plus, medium carbonation, and a full finish.

An excellent IPA Full flavor and bright.

Jun 28, 2021
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4.28/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Bluerabbitbell from Pennsylvania

Watkin's Glen 25th anniversary trip 6/21/21. El Ranchero restaenjoyed!Very heady, deep lemony aroma and sharp lemon peel bite. Very light mouthfeel with a very bitter ending. Really enjoyed!

Jun 21, 2021
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4.68/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by Guilk10025

Always a pleasure to meet with this old friend. Bronze color, strong hoppy malty smell and taste, definitely not fruity or sweet, long finish. A great classic IPA.

Jun 12, 2021
 
4 by Burg from New Hampshire on May 05, 2021
 
4.13 by Edy-Cantarero from New York on May 02, 2021
 
3.5 by blackcloud from Alaska on Apr 24, 2021
 
4.52 by BombayDingleMonkey from Pennsylvania on Apr 17, 2021
 
4.08 by BeerRay from Rhode Island on Apr 05, 2021
 
3.92 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois on Apr 02, 2021
 
4.21 by WJL2112 from Georgia on Mar 28, 2021
 
4.25 by smi69 from New York on Mar 19, 2021
 
4 by micada from New York on Mar 18, 2021
 
3.73 by crobinso from Colorado on Feb 13, 2021
 
4.93 by Thok from Maryland on Jan 10, 2021
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4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by ajmarohn from Colorado

This beer will always be near and dear to my heart.

Flower power paved the way for my introduction to IPAs.

Decided to grab a six pack of this one; since i havent had it since 2015. Man, it was great. NE IPAs can get taxing after awhile so this one was breath of fresh air. Loved the hops in this.

Jan 07, 2021
 
4.5 by cryptichead from Illinois on Dec 31, 2020
 
5 by palmern12318 from New York on Dec 30, 2020
 
2.5 by Urk1127 from New Jersey on Dec 30, 2020
 
4.03 by BrewsOverHoes from Georgia on Dec 22, 2020
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3.67/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by crazyspicychef from Pennsylvania

Overall a pretty solid dependable IPA.
Well balanced and easy drinkin'.

Dec 17, 2020
 
3.93 by FunkyPolak from New Jersey on Dec 17, 2020
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by ANIMOUL from Vermont

I first fell in love with this beauty while sipping on a pint in a Mexican-American restaurant in downtown Ithaca back in '16. A great IPA with carefully balanced malt and hops. ABV is slightly strong but not too boozy.

Nov 07, 2020
 
4.39 by TMoorePA from Pennsylvania on Oct 25, 2020
 
4.57 by artf from Pennsylvania on Oct 22, 2020
 
4.24 by benjaminsa from Vermont on Aug 12, 2020
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4.29/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by mhuber from New York

Light and hoppy. A good refreshing beer for a hot summer day!

Aug 01, 2020
Flower Power from Ithaca Beer Company
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 5518 ratings