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RATINGS: 1699   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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiammanghilla (767) - Genova, ITALY - FEB 26, 2015
Spina @ beerattraction. Chiara con schiuma fine e persistente. IPA ben fatta luppolatura usa...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rjmc64 (35) - Deer Park, New York, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Pours light gold, hazy, with quickly fading white head. Nose is unusual. Pungent at first with citrus notes. Explosion of grapefruity bitter citrus at first, followed by herbal notes and a long fading bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rotaman14 (269) - Potsdam, GERMANY - FEB 20, 2015
Slightly hazy golden colour, white head. Smells like lemon sorbet and pineapples. Fairly mild bitter taste with some malt sweetness as well, a long herbal aftertaste remains. Overall a very drinkable and approachable IPA, albeit lacking character.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iznogud (1318) - CROATIA - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle, 355 ml at Breukelen Beer Merchants, Brooklyn. Pours clear orange with white head. Piney fruit aroma. Malt, fruit, pine in flavor with dry bitter finish. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zekada (381) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - FEB 18, 2015
Pours clear orange with a small white head. The aroma is bit weird, and has a kind of estery feeling with some fruityness and a roundness. Taste is sweet and crisp with a gentle sense of hops. Palate is drinkable and pleasant. Overall an okay beer. Drinkable and fresh feeling

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vandc01 (166) - North Branch, Minnesota, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Poured from a 12oz bottle picked up at total wine in Arizona. With a best by date of 3/29/2015 Must be a older bottle because the aroma is very faint. Pours a hazy orange with a half finger of head that I gone almost instantly. Drinks as a nice balanced beer with little lingering bitterness. A good beer, perhaps a fresher bottle would help.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertLiley1 (39) - - FEB 12, 2015
Smells nice and hoppy out of bottle pours a nice golden Carmel color with nice head. Huh very lite tasting for an IPA. IT WILL DRINK BUT DISAPPOINTING !! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen1 (3288) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 11, 2015
Fra flaske på M2 Cardinal feb-15: etter Alesmith IPA ble dette som å hoppe etter Wirkola, så dette blir antakelig en urettferdig vurdering. Må prøve en hel flaske ved en annen aneldning. Beskjeden aroma, en god men litt flat ipa. Helt ok, og med en lang og god bitterhet i ettersmaken.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen2 (1657) - NORWAY - FEB 9, 2015
Shared bottle at Mi2 at Cardinal 09.02.15. Golden. Off-white. Aroma of American hops and pepper. American hops and dried.fruits in taste. Medium high bitterness. Decent and well-balanced taste. Good drinkability and not extreme in any way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (5615) - Tau, NORWAY - FEB 9, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 10, 2015 355 ml bottle, as Smuttynose Finestkind IPA, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. Deep golden colour, moderate white head. Nice hoppy aroma, notes of oranges. Pleasant hoppy flavour throughout, notes of orange peel and pine, well balanced.

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