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Flower Power India Pale Ale | Ithaca Beer Company

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4.22/5
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5,313 Ratings
Flower Power India Pale AleFlower Power India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#922
Reviews:
1,297
Ratings:
5,313
pDev:
9.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
492
Gots:
1,205
Trade:
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Ratings: 5,313 |  Reviews: 1,297
Photo of tuowl74a
4.29/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chipotle
4.16/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Forebeer1
4.36/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wheels2532
4.24/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lost_sailor
4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mikeinportc
4.34/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From the '17 Box of Hops. Nice to find some fresh. : )

Moderately hazy orange-gold, with moderate, persistent, white head & lacing.

Aroma is fruity,floral, and a hint of booziness & malt.

Flavor is a balanced blend of floral/slightly-sweet-fruity hops, honey(mead) , lightly-sweet grain, finishing with a light,pleasant, lingering bitterness.

Feel is a smooth, almost unnoticeable creaminess, finishing with a very fine carbonation tingle.

Overall, slightly on the hoppy side of "balanced". A classic, that still holds up . : ) Highly recommended.

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Photo of Spellogue
3.96/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Flower power you ain't kiddin'. This one is all about the hops! Had on tap somewhere in Rhode Island. Color is on the copper side of golden. Nose is very hoppy, like a spayed cat and neutered dog playing in your grandmother's wet spring flower garden. The taste is all grapefruit and roses. Bitterness and hop high notes. Sharp. Rather thin body. Not much malt making an appearance. Finish is gives a glimpse of sweetness, but turns feline quickly, bittering again with a quick curtain. Not exemplary of the style but an interesting brew nonetheless.

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Photo of Ronl12
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EersandBeers
4.07/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bloodsnot77
3.69/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of liamlawford
4.2/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pale Amber with a slight haze
Floral fruity aroma
Floral hop taste, grapefruit, well balanced
Very nice feel not too crisp but not too thick and syrupy either
Very nice IPA

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Photo of SaveWaterDrinkBeers
4.26/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DanEasley
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eleschhorn
4.44/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very nice IPA with 7.5% ETOH, flavorful and not terribly hoppy. Excellent combination.

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Photo of Nace4
4.44/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gemini6
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pete_Meyers
4.93/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Photo of Jackgus12
4.37/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of trocketsauced
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dada100
3.71/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of heddar33
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pubscout
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A very solid IPA that is extremely well-balanced with floral, grapefruit, and pineapple hop notes in the nose and a solid malt backbone on the back end. A pleasingly bitter finish wraps this 7.2% American IPA up very nicely. Would pair very well with many foods but especially the spicier ones. I had mine with Sweet Garlic Chili Wings, and it worked very well. Flower Power's been around for some time, and it's not hard to see why it's an evergreen.

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Photo of haines710
4.46/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Picked up a bottle at the supermarket to give it a try. Fun bottle design and fun beer. Pours a golden Amber color with a nice head. Fruity smell snd you can definitely taste the citrus and hops. Nice easy to drink beer. Liked this and will look for more from Ithaca.

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Photo of brutus99
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

very fragrant and tasty american ipa, can't comment on look too much, as im not drinking from my beer glass.
smell is floral citrus, with strong grapefruit.
taste is grapefruit forward, but not overpowering, good balance of bitterness, and little to no alcohol bite for 7.5%
smooth mouth feel. is pricey, but when i can splurge it'll be in my fridge!

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3.88/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
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