Flower Power India Pale Ale | Ithaca Beer Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company
New York, United States
ithacabeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by Todd on 09-17-2002

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4.17
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10.07%
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

sampled on tap redbones oct 16/09.

pours hazy orange with a small dense white head. the head drops fairly fast but leaves lots of lace behind.

aroma is good. orange and grapefruit. bit of pine. light caramel. white bread and cracker. light biscuit. bit of alcohol.

taste is good. resiny pine and grapefruit. medium-high bitterness level. light orange peel. bit of tangerine. light alcohol. white bread. bit of cracker. a bit powdery. light caramel.

mouthfeel is good. medium body with a nice dry finish. medium carbonation level.

drinkability is good. nice balance. good depth.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Sunset Bar & Grill in Allston, MA. Reviewed from fresh notes.

A - Good medium amber color. One finger of light brown head that stays somewhat throughout.

S - Floral, with hints of fruit. I can absolutely understand the name of it now. This is the most floral beer I think I've ever experienced.

T - Once again, very floral, with hints of (very subtle) fresh fruits. Unfortunately for this beer, there is a slightly unpleasant bitterness at the finish that I wasn't expecting that detracts.

M - Good carbonation, good mouthfeel. I like the way this beer feels in my mouth throughout, but after I swallow, the finish and aftertaste are not doing it for me.

D - Good drinkability, can't taste the alcohol. Very solid brew, but I wish it was more evened out, as the finish is what makes this beer get all around 4s from me.

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Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
4.17 out of 5 based on 5,244 ratings.
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