Flower Power India Pale Ale | Ithaca Beer Company

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Flower Power India Pale AleFlower Power India Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company
New York, United States

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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Photo of craigmcg
4.9/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Flower Power is my reference for American IPAs. It strikes a very nice balance between citrus and bitter. The nose is second to none.

My only reservation about this beer is food pairing. It really seems like a beer that deserves to be tasted on its own with a clean palate.

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Photo of StubFaceJoe
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of topofthehops
4.77/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I first had this on-tap at the fabulous Blue Tusk in Syracuse and it was every bit as good as indicated by previous reviewers. I've since bought a six pack and it was equally as tasty in the bottle. The citrus just SMACKS your nose, but in a wonderful way. In fact, that's the most distinctive aspect of this brew. It's so prominent that I merely opened a bottle in my kitchen and someone else came in later and immediately noticed it.

You smell it and think, "Wow -- can this taste as good as it smells?" And the answer is, "Yes!" If you love citrus (grapefruit) and hops and more hops and more hops, you can't go wrong with this one.

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Photo of derekrick420
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Smurf2055
4.21/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours orangy/copper with a couple fingers head.

Smell fresh grapefruit, a bit of melon and tropical fruit, juicy.

Taste is lightly bitter up front and very juicy and fruity in the middle and tail. Leaves a hoppy aftertaste.

Very easy drinking. Good ipa

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3.25/5  rDev -22.1%

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4.7/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -22.1%

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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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