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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Our Threadless/Finch collaboration IPA is a balanced experience of both perceived hoppiness and true bitterness. It pours a darker amber color and finishes with a citrus flavor, and when combined, will require this to be the last IPA you ever drink! Well, maybe, we realize you will probably drink more, but the result of this recipe clearly evolves into a very balanced IPA. The grain bill on this big pale includes melanoidin and Victory malts. We hop it up before the boil starts with some Columbus first wort hopping, then add a bunch more for bittering.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (1614) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Draft. Pours clear copper with a thin white head and lots of lacing. Tastes very hoppy, dry, bitter, malty, with hints of grapefruit. Light body and medium carbonation. Mild aroma of hops, malts, and citrus.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (1591) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 9, 2013
Can 500ml. Pours sligthly hazy golden with low white head. Good lacing. Aroma is of citrus, fruits, malt, pine. Taste is of pine, resin, malt, fruits, flowers, bitterness. Some tropical stuff. Harsh bitterness. Palate: ligth-medium body. Overall: Good IPA. Not outstanding, but fair.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (3807) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 7, 2013
can. pours hazy golden orange with a small white cap, some retention and nice lacing. spicy citrus, dankness, mangoes, pepper - quite juicy in fact - almost clean malts. moderate carbonation, light body - just a tad watery, slightly harsh piney-citrusy finish. good drinkability - fair ipa

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RyanK (154) - Rhode Island, USA - AUG 6, 2013
From 16oz can pours a gold amber with a small white foamy head, so looks good. Aroma is piney and bready with hints of citrus. Lightly carbonated with a heavier body than its appearance. Certainly has bitter hops, the first thing you taste but overall this is more a malty IPA. Toasty malts and piney hops actually balance quite well but leave a bitter aftertaste. Something about this doesn’t cut it, it may taste to strong for me but probably a good pickup for those that like intensely bitter beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
firkinChad (49) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - AUG 4, 2013
16oz can poured into a snifter. A- Grassy bread malt with mild herb and citrus notes. A-Amber orange hue with a slight off-white head that disappears quickly. Lacing is minimal and slight haze density. T-Initial malt taste is small amounts of caramel, hay, grass. Hop character is herbal, some lemon and citrus. P-Carbonation is pleasant, sweetness of malt is moderate that pulls to the back with nice bitterness and dryness. O-Enjoy this unique malt for an IPA. Really nice to have this much bready and cereal quality for a tweak more citrus hop character for what I would initially classify English based on the more prodominant herb and grassy tones. Very enjoyable. Aroma-pleasant grassy, herb, and Citrus Appearance-Nice Orange, lacing should show better health Taste-Enjoy Malt uniqueness with Herb & Citrus hop character Palate-Good mouthfeel. Sweetness to bitterness enjoyable Overall-A very good mix and hybrid of British & American IPA qualities.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jandd1983 (2087) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - AUG 3, 2013
It poured a hazy amber color with a white head. The aroma was of citrus, toast and some florals. The taste was of medium bitters and a touch of sweetness while the citrus shined through. Very well done.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
egajdzis (5196) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Amber with a medium sized, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of pine, floral hops, skunk, toast, and grass. Taste of citrus, pine, grass, and grapefruit.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shigadeyo (2964) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - JUL 29, 2013

7/26/2013: Finch’s Threadless IPA - Hmmm... Smells a bit sour, but the flavor is okay; moderate-high bitterness with a floral perfume hop flavor along with some melon. Overall, this IPA is good, but not great, in my opinion.

Draught (sample) at Party Town in Florence, KY. Rating #174 for this beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (3114) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Total Wine, Fairfax 4-pack: Pours amber color with off-white head. Aroma is grapefuit, pine, and fairly hefty malt. Taste is pretty bitter, but is also combined with a caramely sweetness. Ain’t the greatest IPA. I would have prefered it to be less malty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Freaky_tiki (403) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 24, 2013
First off -- this is the kind of ipa that we crave & fight & pull our hair over about in Canada. Solid, sessionable & tasty. Pours deep orange with a nice fluffy cap. Aroma is rich with pine. Tastes great: hoppy, juicy & slightly citrus. If I could get this easily it’d be my regular. Luckily I got four of ’em before i hopped the border. Mail some to me & I won’t return to sender.


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