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RATINGS: 1741   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   IBU: 65   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerInHeaven (277) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 22, 2013
pours a rich hazy gold with a white lacy head. The aroma is bright and hoppy. Taste is very hoppy and bitter with a long bitter finish. Bolder than the average IPA. Pretty darn good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martin00sr (1704) - Haderslev, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2015 Hazy amber, offwhite froth. Aroma has caramel, light citrus, pine notes. Lemon and biscuit flavour, caramel and lasting pine bitterness. Finish lacks a little oomph.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
airrick2003 (730) - Louisiana, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Appearance: pours with a medium off white head, the beer is a hazy average gold copper color Aroma: floral, citrus, biscuit, egg Taste: subtle floral sweetness, bitter, alcohol, Palate: lively carbonation, medium mouthfeel, strong bitter aftertaste Overall: a strong ipa, has an assertive bitterness to it, subtle sweetness, pretty good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (3350) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2015
Bottled. Pours hazy deep golden with an average off-white head. Aroma of caramel, citrus, apricot, citrus and piney notes. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and nice bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A very nice IPA. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (7240) - Ohio, USA - SEP 28, 2015
Bottled at home. Pours a slightly hazy golden with some orange highlights and a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have nice toasted malts, citrus zest, some earthy hops, grass, moderate bitterness, a nice classic ipa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DesertDevil (671) - 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 (775) - 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 (2951) - 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 (707) - - 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 (719) - ÷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 (633) - 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...

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