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RATINGS: 1687   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Smuttynose IPA is a physical salute to the glory of the American hop grower. The citrusy hop flavor coming from a mixture of Simcoe and Santiams is pleasantly balanced by a smooth bitterness from the Amarillo hops. The beer itself is light bodied and crisp with a golden color that will throw a slight haze, as we bottle it unfiltered. At 65 IBU’s, this is definitely not a training-wheels IPA, but is meant for hop lovers looking to satisfy their craving in a way that’s not easy to find. We think they’ll be quite pleased.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bsm80 (144) - Massapequa Park, New York, USA - MAY 16, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2009 I think this may be the best IPA I have ever had, in fact this is what launched me into an IPA frenzy this year. Sweet sweet hops and spice, what an IPA should be.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rzaxxx (16) - Rhode Island, USA - MAY 3, 2015
From a can purchased in Brookline, NH. Just a very nice IPA - more citrus-y than the average New England IPA. Nicely astringent, good body. Good carbonation, as well - seems a bit more lively from the can than the bottle. Does that make sense?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fooj (28) - Maryland, USA - APR 30, 2015
Honey colored translucent appearance. A slightly fruity (grape?) aroma. A pleasant, mellow hoppy (and slightly fruity) taste. A pretty good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jksipa (476) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2015
Bottle labelled as Finestkind IPA. Pours a hazy medium gold with a small white head that leaves a bit of lace. Big skunky nose with grapefruit and citrus and a good dose of pine with a light caramel background. Flavour starts with a very light sweet honey and toffee before the big pine, citrus and mango bitterness takes over. Medium slick mouth with average carbonation and a long bitter finish. Nice hop combination.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
geologyguy (901) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - APR 24, 2015
IPA smell...quite light slightly fruity...taste is pretty smooth IPA...lightly bitter..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chalumeaux (222) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - APR 21, 2015
Poured from bottle copper color with a one thin white head. Aromas of sweet citrus malt and piney hops. Taste is light and crisp and very smooth with a well balanced citrus honey lingering perfect hop finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MichaelAwesome (5176) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 21, 2015
Welch ein klassisches IPA mit den altbekannten Aromen von Hopfen, Zitrusfrüchten und altem Männerschweiß. Dazu diese feine Süffigkeit, eine milde Schärfe durch den etwas höheren Alkoholgehalt und ein ausbalancierter Abgang. Klasse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McTapps (5182) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - APR 21, 2015
Bottle from Rudat in Dortmund. The beer has got a clear deep golden colour with a low head and medium body. Aroma of hops and herbs with some citrus twist. Taste of fresh hops, herbs, citrus fruits, pine, flowers and oranges. Hoppy-dry finish. Very quaffable and tasty, enjoyed it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (1409) - Georgia, USA - APR 19, 2015
Old rating. Better than average IPA. Just huge grapefruit, mango, orange hops. Lighter body with clean crisp bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (1094) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - APR 18, 2015
12 oz bottle poured. Thanks Alex! Pours a bright glowing gold color with a lasting head. Sweet lemon citrus hops aroma. Some sweet tropical fruit flavor with a long citrus finish. Nice hop character too. All the good stuff here. Great IPA. Awesome.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Torrefacto (813) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 17, 2015
Cobrizo limpio y espuma blanca ligera. Aromas de cítricos, mandarina, menta, pino. Cuerpo medio, inicio afrutado y cítrico muy fresco con final resinoso intenso.

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