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RATINGS: 1804   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   IBU: 74   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.


kumite56's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kumite56 (473) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - OCT 14, 2008
Hazy golden color. Decent white head, mostly lasting. Aroma is intensely hoppy with notes of citrus. Flavor is also of citrus hopps and has a decent malt backbone. Bitter finish on this nice beer.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mauritsio (696) - FINLAND - MAY 30, 2016
Bottle from Alko. Hazy yellow/orange with some head. Pine, floral and fruits. Bitterness. Some alcohol. Some fizzy.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pringao_Toribi (341) - Oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 29, 2016
In short: refreshing grassy beer. Aroma: grass and a little Zest. Appearance: amber orange, pours crystal clear with white foam. Taste: light bitter. Palate: little grass aftertaste

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlovell2 (1577) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2016
Pours golden with a white head. Aroma is tropical fruit, citrus, grapefruit, and earthy pine. Flavor is citrus with caramel malt and grapefruit with a pine finish. Classic IPA. One of the best labels ever.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kalervo (948) - FINLAND - MAY 24, 2016
Kivääritehtaankadulla 4/2016. Balanced and fresh India pale ale. Maybe nothing very special, very good anyway.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skmikeg (1655) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Pours golden amber orange with a one finger white head with good lacing. Aroma is of citrus, pine, grassy hops, herbal hops, some dankness, bready sweet malts, and light caramel. Taste is pretty similar to the aroma. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi dry, moderately bitter, medium-long finish. Overall, a pretty tasty, well balanced, east coast style IPA.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tlind2 (1524) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 6, 2016
Bottle. Slightly cloudy golden color, frothy white head. Pleasant aroma of dry straw and hops. Fairly dry, hoppy flavor with notes of grapefruit, aniseed, peppermint. Medium-full body, medium carbonation. Not my personal favorite.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Samuel214 (349) - SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2016
Burk på En Trappa Upp, premiär på Pitchers ölhak, Örebro. Grumlig, orange med fluffigt vitt skum. Kola, kåda, granskott, apelsinskal, klibbig humlekotte. Ganska lätt kropp, men stor beska. Ligger kvar en bra stund i munnen. Lätt IPA som slinker ner snabbt, men med rejäl beska.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lambister (418) - FINLAND - MAY 4, 2016
35,5 cl bottle from our lovely monopoly. Deep golden color with small white head. Nose has noticeable citrus, grapefruit and rich hoppy notes. Well hopped palate and sweet malty body, great balance, citrus notes. Great IPA!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sarpa (1288) - FINLAND - MAY 4, 2016
Bottle 35.5cl from Alko as Finestkind IPA. Pours clear golden with a small head. Caramel, floral hops in the aroma. Floral hops, sweet caramel. Ok, but doesn’t feel fresh.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DandyWolfFloyd (995) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 3, 2016
Aroma - pungent, floral, and citrus hops and caramel malt. Appearance - the body is a clean amber, with some minor nucleation. The head is tight and white and 2+". Foamy lacing. Taste - has a mix of floral, citrus, and pungent hops over a crystal malt. Palate - the body is medium, non oily texture, average carbonation, slight bitter finish.


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