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RATINGS: 1733   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
josanguapo (329) - SPAIN - JUN 24, 2015
From zombier. In Duvel glass. Playing KB Dark Side. Great aroma. Good bitterness. An example of IPA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (1347) - GREECE - JUN 24, 2015
330ml bottle at home. Clear golden orange color with off white head. Malty caramel aroma, hoppy citrusy, grapefruit, pine. Sweet and bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Panzuriel (1469) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2015
On tap at old bag of nails Westerville. Smuttynose IPA is a hazy light amber beer with a nice head. Nose is crisp with citrus hops. Taste is straight grapefruit and decent malt. Body is lively. A very nice IPA

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
popway (107) - California, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Crisp melon aroma cloudy appearance white frothy head lingers, Melon rind tail on the finish, a bit light and fruity

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinsenn (1509) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 19, 2015
Can. Mixed fruit aroma. Well balanced sweet and bitter taste, citrus notes, with a malt backbone. Very nice IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tekstr1der (147) - New Hampshire, USA - JUN 18, 2015
A disappointment from a brewer I enjoy. Shoals is one of my favorite all-time, so had lofty expectations for this one. Looks pretty good - slight orange/amber. Aroma is okay, with some good pine and citrus on top of a slight malt. Flavor starts with a punch of bitter pine/chemical, and fades to a biting dryness in the back of the throat. No malt balance. I’ll revisit this on tap some time to confirm it’s not good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scoobyluvshub (33) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 16, 2015
On tap at Thirsy Monk in Asheville. Poured golden with white head. citrus, pine, grapefruit, light malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3868) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle in Baltimore. Hazy golden pour, thin white head. Aroma is full of citrus, lemon peel, grapefruit, fruity hops, pine and a hint of rye. Flavor is quite bitter, citrussy, quite clean and fruity. Nice and very drinkable IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HippieFee (155) - - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle - Well balanced flavor between the hop bitterness and malt sweetness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jamaty (1352) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 7, 2015
Pajiza turbia. Escasa espuma. Aroma escaso, toques herbales. cremosa y bastante gaseosa. Muy lupulada, y súper amarga. Aunque en el fondo conserva un tono dulce, todo queda eclipsado por el fuerte amargor. Largo postgusto yerbal y amargo, seco y ligeramente alcohólico.

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