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

Bottled served in weizen glass

Pale amber, a touch hazy with 2 finger frothy white head with good retention and good sticky lacing about the whole glass. Aroma is honeysuckle, very floral, honey, grass, biscuit. Taste follows the nose, pretty sweet malt forward ipa with great floral and citrus notes. Light body, moderate carbonation. A fantastic spring ipa, I would seek this out.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

When I saw the numbers I had to try it. How could I not? I'm an IPA lover, and hops make my day, but, to my disappointment, this IPA was all nose, which is off the charts, but, it's far less appealing to the taste buds than it is to the nose.

Glad that I was able to purchase one bottle rather than a six pack.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle served in a Firestone Walker tulip. Best before May. Big thanks to cosmicevan and iadler for sending some bottles my way.

A: Pours a clear orange color with a white head forming on the pour. It recedes slow to a thick cap that leaves some sticky sheets of lace behind. Looks great.

S: Nice orange citrus. Some sweet jammy notes with some a pale cracker malt backbone.

T: Same citrus orange with a little orange peal. Nice cracker malt backbone with a mild hint of leafy hop bitterness.

M: Medium to light bodied with a medium carbonation level. Small hint of bitterness on the finish.

O: This a really nice beer. At 7.50% it doesn't get into that threshold of being to boozy to have more than one which is great. Definitely glad I have another bottle in the fridge!

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Wowiee zowieee. This reminds Raul when he snuck off with the #1 jock's girlfriend in the 8th grade - Raul's first frenchie kiss and black eye were totally worth it!

I mean, this thing is plumb, hound dog with double blood shot eyes crazy! Taste is poppin' and the mouthfeel blows up like a fresh harvested Incan berry. (Trust me, my children.)

Although Raul sighs in frustration that this bad sucker is brewed 3000 miles away, at the moment he still smiles that one is right in front of him and he is content to be.

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Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
4.17 out of 5 based on 5,273 ratings.
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