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RATINGS: 1554   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fhoublon (312) - Lachine, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 29, 2014
Dégustée (bouteille) le 8 juin 2012 au Mondial de la Bière 2012 à Montréal (D4C4KPPO). Bière blonde dorée foncée. Col crémeux blanc très épais et très persistant. Très effervescente, bulles fines. Légère odeur de houblon. Très douce, peu sucrée, très amère. Goût un peu épicé et de pamplemousse. Plutôt mince, devient lassante assez vite.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
CpyNPrnT (300) - Indiana, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle. Aroma is grapefruit and pine. Taste is grapefruit, some citrus, a little piney, some caramel. Alcohol is mildy present. Very well balanced, great IPA!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cagou007 (312) - FRANCE - MAY 27, 2014
Pours hazy golden with medium white head. Nose is yeast and lemon. Aromas are citrus (lemon), herbal hops and caramel, with a hint if pine. Sweet-bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jrwhitney6 (271) - - MAY 18, 2014
Disappointing. Maybe skunked. Pours cloudy with some sediment. Nose is weak, but more on the malt side. Taste is a touch of caramel sweetness and then bitter finish. Not well structured. Usually love Smuttynose, but not this one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arnold931 (398) - Iowa, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Pours cloudy dark orange. Nose is some grapefruit. Taste add some pear. Has a nice dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MetroGirl (11) - - MAY 11, 2014
Assertive citrusy hop aroma, with a slight haze. The flavor is all hops, with bitterness to support the malt.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MayorOfSudz (31) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Apricot notes at the beginning, mixed with citrus. Kind of bottoms out in the middle, but comes back with some soft caramel malt tones and a bit if a bittersweet citrus ending. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smaynard6000 (602) - Apopka, Florida, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours golden with minimal white head. Floral hop aroma. Grassy, resinous hop flavor. Light bodied with mellow bitter finish. Not bad.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ErikDavid (11) - - MAY 7, 2014
Floral hops, that just goes on and on, clean. Bitterness and hop flavors well in balance, love the expressive nature of the Amarillo hops. Find it and enjoy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SuperTiti33 (446) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 6, 2014
Blonde/dorée. Malté. Belle amertume. Végétale. Herbacé. Épicé. Sèche et âcre en finale.


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