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RATINGS: 1701   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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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.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Block (1650) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAY 7, 2013
A light and refreshing aroma. Hops and citrus. Sweet flavor with a dominant hop flavor. A sweet and light fruit finish. Overall, very nice.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (8737) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 30, 2015
12 oz. bottle, pours a hazy golden orange with a medium white head. Nose brings out loads of citrus hops, some resin, some pine, and a little biscuity malt in back. Flavour is very citrusy and grassy in the hop department, with a fairly strong astringency on the finish. Turns more grassy and herbal towards the end of the palate. Clean and refreshing. Nice IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (2849) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 29, 2015
355ml brown bottle. Yellow pour with haze. Small but sturdy white cap. Nose is floral and citrusy. Bit of sweet malts and biscuit, floral notes, citrus and pine. Later bitterness and a long hoppy aftertaste, pine/resin and citrus. Lots of carbonation. Really nice everyday drinking IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Temptation (255) - - MAY 27, 2015
Poor looking, light and with no head. Nevertheless, the taste is much better : pine, resinous touch, lemon zest and orange feel, even some clorophile in the finish. The overall is tasty, refreshing and dry. Nice beer, and very easy to drink.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rjplumer (628) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Aroma is of pine, mild grapefruit and maybe apple. Burnt orange body with a hint of gold with a slight haze. The head starts of fluffy and about an inch thick and reluctantly fades. Bitterness is up front with malt character following it up. Faint caramel sweetness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fombe89 (420) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAY 18, 2015
On tap @IPA - La Cervecería del Millón de IBUs, Gijon color amarillo oscuro, aromas resinosos final amargo.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (6627) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 17, 2015
Draft at Kasck, Berlin. Pours clear dark golden with a small white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, nettles, dandelion, mango and a biscuity malt backbone. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (7627) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle, labelled as "Finest Kind". Medium orange, clear, lasting cream coloured head. Bright citrus and pine hop profile; malts provide just the right amount of sweetness. Long bitter finish. Solid IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (1969) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 15, 2015
Pretty decent brew. Pours a bright, clear golden yellow with a thin off white head. Pine accented, citrus abounds. Tons of bright, fresh floral and citrus notes. Bitterness is mild with light caramel and toasted malts. A nice easy going IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (2272) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 12, 2015
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear copper color with moderate head. Aromas of toffee, pine and candied fruit. Milder flavours of same with fruity bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nero55 (859) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Bottle. Copper with large white head. Aroma of resinous hops, grapefruit, and biscuit. Medium body, moderate/heavy resinous hop bitterness, biscuit, moderate malt backbone, and a bitter finish.


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