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RATINGS: 1688   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fashawn (353) - Montesarchio, ITALY - FEB 9, 2015
Dolceza iniziale Con malto e sunito luppolo pressante, con aghi di pino e spezie. Birra un filimo sbilamciata, godibile ma non il massimo della bevibilitá, anche il sapore non è eccezionale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrunkSanta410 (493) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Bottle from Specs. Pours dark gold. Light, lacy white head. Aroma of citrus, grapefruit peel, light maltiness. Taste is nicely floral, somewhat piney hops. Light citrus, balanced maltiness and solidly bitter. Light mouthfeel, average carbonation. Good IPA. Above average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (3164) - FINLAND - FEB 4, 2015
Tap@wkk. Amber orange, light haze. Malty caramels, some citrus herbyness, autumn leaves. Med bodied, malty quite well malty pine bittered. Finishes with some resins, pines. Ok. But uneventful.

-- bb

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (3516) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 2, 2015
Tap at William K. Kurvi, Helsinki. Originally rated 30012015. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Caramel, some fruits, hints of sweetness, hops and malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (3905) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 30, 2015
Draught @ William K, kurvi. As Finest kind IPA. Amber colored, thick white head. Caramel, dried fruits, hops in aroma. Flavor has citrusy notes, caramel, sweetness and bitter hops. Feels light, high drinkability, but I miss the fruitiness. Probably awesome fresh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (6730) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 27, 2015
Draught @ One Pint as "Smuttynose Finest Kind IPA". Aroma has tropical fruits, minerals and some sweet toffee notes. Flavour is heavy and sweet with tropical fruits, caramel, grapefruit and mellow gluey tones. Creamy and smooth palate with foamy feeling. Finishes with biscuits and hay. Lingering bitterness in aftertaste. A very American IPA at all its sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kavu (2683) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 26, 2015
1/2 pint on tap @ One Pint Pub. Pours clear golden with a low head. Aroma is fruity malts. Flavor is malts, some fruits and loads of hops. Good stuff, if a bit basic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nijstrom (100) - Turku, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2015
Draught. Pours clear orange with a small off-white head. Hoppy aroma with lemon, grape and some tropical fruit. Malt/caramel aromas are present as well. Moderately sweet and heavy bitterness and a long bitter finish. Good stuff!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ByTheirLimpin (33) - New York, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Hazy golden straw. Lacy foam head. Big fruity citrus bouquet. Crisp with an initial tart hoppy grapefruit. Finishes smooth and sweet. Yum.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oliodnb (461) - ITALY - JAN 22, 2015
355ml bottle. Pours orange golden with one finger of fine textured off white head. Aroma is sweet malts, light sweet and tropical fruits, some spice, hops, faint alcoholic note. Taste is similar with a strong bitter resinous hoppy finish. Excellent drinkability, medium carbonation, medium body. Very good IPA.

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