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

Pours a bright orange color with about one finger of fluffy white head with decent retention.

The scent is of mainly citrus hops.

The taste is of moderately bitter citrus and piney hops, some spice is also present.

Medium body, smooth and pretty dry, moderate carbonation.

This was a pretty good IPA, not really among the best I've had but overall a flavorful easy to drink beer.

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

I picked up this bottle as part of my effort to review the top 100 beers of fame. I know that it isn't on the list yet, but it has a good chance of appearing. There are already over 900 reviews, and it gets a pretty good grade (rightfully so).

This is a pretty good IPA. We are lucky in that there are a lot of good IPA's around. This beer is in the upper tier. The smell was a little light, but the flavor is very present. I like this grapefruit/citrus IPA. Ithaca did a pretty good job.

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4.05/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served in a pint glass.

Appearance: Slightly dark goldish amber, slight hazing with a thing white head which rose to maybe 1/4".

Smell: Light floral and piney, you can inhale the hops in this brew.

Taste: Bitter but tasty, floral taste lightly piney feel to it. It isnt an imperial but is damn good.

Mouth: Medium with a trickling after taste, holy smooth.

Overall: This is by far one of the best everyday IPAs you can have. I can drink this all day especially followed by a good cigar. Salud!

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

this is one to have in your frig, nice color smells well balanced with hops and floral, taste the same, a really drinkable beer, will get more when i visit Julios in mass, next to heady, zombie dust and the furious this will be one of my favs, need more flower power

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

Pours a medium amber color with a medium white head that quickly faded to a thin white film. Nose is full of hops - hence the name. Love the floral aroma. Taste is surprisingly sweet, considering the huge hop presence in the aroma. Also some pine and citrus. Medium-heavy mouthfeel. Overall, a fantastic, balanced IPA. I will definitely have it again.

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Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
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