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RATINGS: 1583   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   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.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hirigalzkar (2283) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2014
Draught @ Akkurat. A mal dominated IPA that is way too sweet. There are also some disturbing and non fitting bready notes. Very bitter. Notes of grapefruit and herbs.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
finol (2145) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2014
Draught at Akkurat. Pours amber with a form creany head. Quite malty and bitter brew, with resin.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mfp13jr (148) - Glenville, New York, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Nice and grassy with plenty of bitterness. Smooth and tantalizing. A beer I would drink everyday.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cafgen (127) - California, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Amber color with a one finger head. Aroma is citrus with a slight sweetness. Taste is citrus and hops. A good one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
pricey290483 (246) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2014
had this at the gb vs usa craft beer challenge a really good ipa with a cracking amount of hops if you are just starting out on the ipa road i would go for another beer but if you know what you are talking about then you have to have this beer!!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MacBoost (1260) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Pours a hazed good with an enormous head. Aromas of mineral water and floral hops. Taste is bitter and semi dry. Flavors of bitter flowers, light cracker malt. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Finishes dry and bitter. No tropical hop expression. Pretty middle of the road.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BLADT (586) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 4, 2014
From bottle. Clean golden, orange. Full white head. Dirty grapefruit on nose. Some soil and pine. Medium (or just under) body. Bitter throughout. Bright citrus with decent, biscuit malt backing. Straightforward.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
benSmithwick (14) - - JUL 3, 2014
An East Coast contender, this has the hops in the aroma, and flavor, with great balanced on how the bitterness finishes.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
0kayso (1) - South Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 30, 2014 does not count
Very faint aroma. Looks great. Taste initially is pleasing, quite carbonated but still smooth with citrus/herbal notes. I’m not really a fan of the lingering bitter/herbal aftertaste though. Overall, however, this is one of my go-to IPAs. Good (relative) price for an IPA, easy to find, and reliable. Also just a fan of Smuttynose in general.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillemsUrenkel (480) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JUN 24, 2014
12 fl oz bottle. Dark golden in the glass, light unclear, a lot of CO 2 perls. Small foamy head. Flowers and honey on the nose. Starts sweet herb. A lot of hop, also malt in the background, less fruity. A little bit bitter dry at the end.


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