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Flower Power India Pale Ale | Ithaca Beer Company

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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:
#852
Reviews:
1,295
Ratings:
5,306
pDev:
9.93%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
490
Gots:
1,202
Trade:
21
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I've only had this on draft, but I would rank this as the most perfect beer I have had. If you're an IPA fan who enjoys the more aromatic IPA's. you've got to try this. SImply fantastic.

Notes: Had on draft in Central PA at both Vic's pub and Smiling Chameleon. Absolutely fantastic in both cases.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Flower Power pours a hazy golden color with a small head. Their is a mellow dry floral hoppy aroma. The taste has a nice bold hoppy flavor. Strong hop flavors but still very easy to drink, nice mellow bitterness. Overall a very rich and full, high quality IPA.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

reviewing with allergies, and a stuffed nose...

From a recent trade, poured from the bottle into Lagunitas mason jar

A- poured a clean, clear amber color with a quarter inch white head, good lacing all the way thru..

S- as I said, stuffed up a bit, but got notes of hops, citrus, clean nutty smell.

T- hoppy, but not bitter!? very light malts, nice and hoppy, again with lots of citrus. Almost a little booziness as it has started to warm. Lighter overall than I'd expect from an IPA, but it's not the west coast style I'm used to.

M- highly carbonated, and light, perhaps the bitterness just doesn't translate to the bite in the back of the mouth.. Again lighter than anticipated, but still very nice!

O- I really liked this beer, very different than CA IPAs I'm used to, but a great beer none the less.

Thanks Houser!

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Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 5,306 ratings
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