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RATINGS: 1767   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   IBU: 74   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 IBUís, this is definitely not a training-wheels IPA, but is meant for hop lovers looking to satisfy their craving in a way thatís not easy to find. We think theyíll be quite pleased.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DesertDevil (675) - Arizona, USA - SEP 24, 2015
Draft at Whole Foods Market Ė Chandler. Sweet mango tropical fruit drives the aroma with hints of slight pine, slight molasses, and caramel. Pours deep orange. Taste of orange-laced pastry dough, rather sharp pine resin, grassy alfalfa, and sunflower seed. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Turtles (1194) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 14, 2015
Tap @ Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Hazy light amber, creamy head, great lacing. Mid-hoppy aroma, grapefruit, caramel, pine. Medium bodied, smooth mouthfeel. Sweet and slightly citrus hoppy taste, tangerines, grapefruit, caramel. Finish with pine bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (3165) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2015
Bottle, as Finestkind IPA. Just hazy golden amber with a large white head. Aroma of mandarins, kumquats, sticky bread crusts. Itís rather sweet but loaded with mandarins and some less sweet citrus flavours that drift gently towards a fairly bitter finish. Some pine and peppery grass toward the end too. Maybe a slightly drier or more bitter finish would have been even better, but itís lovely the way the citrus flavours slide though from sweet to bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PartyFowle (791) - - SEP 5, 2015
Bottle. Slightly hazy tangerine with a fluffy white head. Great aroma: blends weed-like resins, wet grass and sweet tangerine. The flavor loses a lot of the hop character -- bold bitterness is still there, but the clarity of the hops in the nose is not. There is a bit of sweet orange blossom and citrus peel, plus a little grassiness. Medium-bodied; silky carbonation. Very solid, good hop complexity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hopmaestro (972) - ÷rebro, SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2015
Aroma is intense from grapefruits and a fair share of pine. Taste delivers on all accounts, dry mouthfeel, citrusy stings from the hops and a pretty thick backbone of malt. Still itís easy to drink and I canít wait until I get my hands on another one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnymusky (746) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Best beer i tried on my adventure to duluth...great hop flavors...tons of citrus yet good malt balance...really enjoyed this one...yummy!..loved the artwork on bottle...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (2524) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Bottle in the North Bar Social, Otley. Pours golden with an off white head. Nice pine hop aroma. The taste is light spice and bitter resinous pine plus some caramel. A little on the thin side, but tasty, light and refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkoR (845) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2015
355 ml bottle. Pours a golden orange colour with a nice white head with a lot of retention. Aroma is hops, grapefruit, tropical fruits. Taste is same + floral. Pretty solid IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sinfull (1261) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Amber/orange color ;nice, white head. It has all characteristics of good East Coast IPA: tropical fruits and grapefruits in aroma , juicy taste with decent bitterness , good balanced .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (2102) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 23, 2015
From the very old notes, hence this is not a real rating, but more just a mark to myself that I have tried this at one point. Decent hoppy beer with nice aroma and flavor.

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