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RATINGS: 1721   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2008
Cask (gravity) @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, grapefruit, lemon shell. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. (050808)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (35029) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2010
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and orange with a small white head. Aroma is pinewood hoppy, Dry hoppy and fruity, slight peachy and pinewood. Dry and bitter finish. Simple and rather bitter hoppy.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (30378) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 19, 2005
[Cask at GBBF 2004] An orange beer with no head. The aroma is powerfully hoppy combined with notes of alcohol. The flavor is sweet and very hoppy - just like eating fresh hops flowers - combined with notes of grapefruit and alcohol.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2010
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of daknole. Pours a deep golden with a slight haze and an off-white head. Very fruity hop nose. Medium body, dry fruitiness, a little peachy. Hoppy finish. There’s a slight underlying residual sweetness in there, but the overall feel is dry. 090710

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (23500) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2006
Bottle. Hazy orange coloured with a white head. Perfumed aroma of grape fruits and hops. Flavour of grape fruits and hops.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22531) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2005
Draught. Hazy orange colour with creamy white head, lacing. Sweetish bitter malty aroma with hints of citrus and flowers. Strong hoppy aroma with hayish aftertaste. Fruitish IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (21265) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2004
Bottled. Hazy orange, rich head. Intense grapefruity hop aroma. Dry with light, clean, sparkling mouthfeel. Hoppy, very bitter finish. Nothing but pleasant hop juice. A simple, but very good beer

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19331) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 22, 2012
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden orange color with a white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy grapefruit aroma with piney hints. Fruity malty hoppy bitter piney flavor. Has a malty hoppy bitter piney grapefruit finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (18121) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2012
7th August 2009
GBBF. Cask. Hazy amber beer. Light softish palate, a btt dry. Good hops. Grassy with orange and pineapple flavours. Spice too. Pretty decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (17258) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 14, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2008 Slightly clowded orange ... sharp but nice fruity high hop nose ... mellow but very hop ... not a great balance. but drinkable.
tk2 ... Golden yellow ... huge pineynose ... huge pine bitter grapefruit ...mouth puckering ... very juicy quite dry bitter linger... Not really my thing.


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