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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
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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): 7.20%

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

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

poured into a tulip from a growler I picked up at the brewery two days

A- pours a golden color with a decent head. The lacing is great on the sides. The brew gleams a color that is not always the norm for an IPA

S- now that is an IPA! Floral hops are a the initial strike followed by some grapefruit and honey. This IPA jumps right out and does not hold back with telling you what it is. There are some sweet malts that are at the end

T- the taste is as good as the smell. The beer combines a sweet hop taste of tropical fruit with some bitter floral and earthy hops. This is a really delicious finish. An IPA that has balance of these characteristics is exemplified by this taste

M- crisp, clear, clean... a good carbonated mouthfull of flavor.

D- hands down... this is a great example of an american IPA. I reaize that there are not many reviews of this brew. I cannot advocate enough giving flower power a try. It really takes a stance being true to the concept of a bitter/sweet citrusy IPA. The flavor and make up of the brew is truly unlike any IPA that is out there. You can gulp it down with no problem. I wish I bought an additional growler to share with others. This is a heck of an IPA

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A solid IPA. Nice golden color with decent soapy lace retention. Bready malts and some floral esters in the aroma. Piney and resiny hops predominate the taste along with a bready malt backbone for balance. A dry finish. Medium bodied and very drinkable. Will get again.

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Ithaca Flower Power
12 oz brown bottle
Best before September notched on the side of the label
Served in a 20 oz tulip glass

Pours a hazy burnt orange with a fluffy white head on top. Nice trails of sticky lace.

Citrus and pine nose with some sweet malts coming through.

A grainy and biscuit malt presence with a hoppy punch that showcases flavors such as oranges, lemons, limes and grapefruit. I'd also add that there is quite the juicy sweetness.

Yeah, good beer. Nice hoppy American IPA.

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Flower Power India Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.22 out of 5 with 5,321 ratings
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