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RATINGS: 1715   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 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.


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1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
raverchikadee (14) - Florida, USA - DEC 15, 2010
This beer and i just didnt quite see eye to eye. It smelled of old ladies perm and tasted just as strong of perm as it smelled. The longer and longer it took me to finish the more and more it was not tasting good.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mcglsf37 (2) - New York, USA - JUN 27, 2015 does not count
Donít focus on the ingredients like all the other raters. Just know that you will love the look, smell, and taste of this IPA. Few get any better and more enjoying than this one.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewturba (1177) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 24, 2015
Pours a hazy golden amber with a thin white head and a few spots of lace. Aroma is citrus grapefruit, oranges, tropical fruits and light pale malts. Flavour is citrus, grapefruit, tropical fruits, pine, med-high bitterness that lingers a little with a dry finish

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
josanguapo (193) - SPAIN - JUN 24, 2015
From zombier. In Duvel glass. Playing KB Dark Side. Great aroma. Good bitterness. An example of IPA

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (965) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Panzuriel (1415) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
popway (95) - 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

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinsenn (1434) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tekstr1der (131) - 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. Iíll revisit this on tap some time to confirm itís not good.

3.5
   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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3792) - 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.


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