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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5,246
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1,282
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
10.07%
 
 
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4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a golden orange with a medium white head, good lacing. Aroma and Taste is a rich floral citrus and pine hops aroma, fruity some mild orange peel essence balanced with some good caramel malt flavor on the end. Palate is a medium body with good carbonation and a smooth mouth feel. This brew is very tasty and well balanced with some lingering hops and caramel malt on the end. A very good brew.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Orange, mostly transparent, with a near white head that forms and clears out quickly but leaves fairly elaborate lacing.

S - Strong hop resin, with pine and citrus. More orange than grapefruit. Some herbal and floral notes to round things out.

T - A range of hop fruit elements. First is a strong tropical thread, mango and passion-fruit. Second comes a line of orange. Also apricot and peach elements. There is a slight malt sweetness lurking around, but this is mostly a hop show. As we close, the inevitable turn to the bitter is significant and lingering.

M - The feel is a bit more drying than some beers working this territory, but not such that it poses a challenge. Decent carbonation ensures there isn't too much of a build as you make your way through a glass.

O - I had heard good things, so when I got to Ohio and had a chance, I picked a six-pack up. Glad I did - this is a great take on the IPA, and stands up nicely against Stone, Lagunitas and other standard-bearers of the style.

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Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
4.17 out of 5 based on 5,246 ratings.
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