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RATINGS: 1643   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.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
retinadoc (124) - - APR 1, 2013
Draft. Pleasant, hoppy aroma, average carbonation. Hoppy, slightly sweet palate. Clean finish. Very well finished, with no off-flavors. A terrific draft IPA.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
libertine (233) - rochester hills, Michigan, USA - DEC 27, 2014
pours golden with a thin white head. aroma is straight forward malt and citrus hops. flavor is about the same. Medium body. big bitter long lasting finish. From the ratings I looked at, over rated.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (13002) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 27, 2014
Tap at Beer Hunters. Clear, copper color, good white head, lace. Fruity, pineapple nose. Medium-bodied. Sweetish fruity ipa with late citrusy bitterness. Long lingering bitterness. Ok.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sizzler80 (485) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 26, 2014
Vibrant yellow pour with a good white head. Pine, grapefruit, cat pee, orange peel. Decent IPA and well balanced. Very drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto (2297) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 23, 2014
bottle @ Jungle Jim’s / Eastgate OH --- hazy medium amber color, white head cover, wide bands of lace. Taste is assertive malt and assertive citrus hops, sharing the road 50-50 through a lingering finish. A straightforward brew, but well-balanced, and well-conceived. Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foxbush (1322) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 23, 2014
12 oz bottle from Trader Joe’s Finestkind IPA The IPA poured a hazing light amber to gold color. The head formation was an excellent off white color with good retention and lacing. The aroma has citrus and hints of pine. the medium body ale had average carbonation. The flavor was full of pine nuts and citrus. The finish was clean and bitter in the upper mouth down to the last swallow. Well balanced ale at a good price at Trader Joe’s.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1514) - Granollers, SPAIN - DEC 20, 2014
Cervesa molt equilibrada, l’amargor és llarg i es manté a la boca. Cerveza muy equilibrada, el amargor es largo y se mantiene en la boca.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigtaster (593) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Gold yellow color with medium frothy white head. Nose, caramel, grass, grapefruit, well carbonated, balanced, good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (3373) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 19, 2014
Hazy golden Amber color. Big caramel malt, pine and citrusy nose. Caramel malt backbone, lighter body than expected, pine and citrus. Not overly complex, but quaffable and well balanced.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuernicaGsteiz (12) - - DEC 17, 2014
Buena IPA AMERICANA. Fresca, pero con un sabor perduradero que se mantiene intensamente

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6014) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle@ trailer. Clear light amber color with ivory head. Nice spicy, herbal, citrusy hoppy aromas. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Big spicy, herbal, citrusy hoppy bitter flavors with a lightly dry cracker base brew____nicely bitter finish----good.


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