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RATINGS: 1828   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   IBU: 74   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.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
npcraig (24) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 1, 2012
Really great beer I happened to stumble on. Has a great hop taste, I wish I would have found this sooner.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kaserov (181) - Oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 28, 2016
Color dorado oscuro casi ámbar, translúcido, con capa de espuma blanca de un dedo de grosor. Poca carbonatación. Aroma mínimo (como a hierba mojada y algo de humedad). El sabor contiene malta y lúpulo a partes iguales, con amargor final decente, algo resinoso. Nada del otro mundo.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (10018) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle at Brewers Ball Dallas. Pours a cloudy orange with medium off white head that lasts. The aroma is citrus and pine. Medium body, sweet hop, light citrus, resin finish, good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yy0pp (1280) - - SEP 14, 2016
On tap. Clear pale color with medium white head. Aroma - Citrus, pine, flowers, soap. Taste - Bitter, grapefruit, bread, soap, caramel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (2973) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2016
Pours hazy orange with a low white head. Aromas of mango, peach, apricot, resin, pine. Taste is very fruity and slightly floral with moderate bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hoppy_Luke (1233) - Poznań, POLAND - AUG 18, 2016
Amerykańska IPA z foką w tle ma bursztynowy kolor i sporą, białą pianę. Aromat bardzo przyjemny i intensywny. Owoce tropikalne i nuty leśne. Nieco karmelu. W smaku jest świetnie! Słodkie owoce mieszają się z cytrusami, tworząc bardzo przyjemną w odbiorze mieszankę. Solidna, ale pozostawiająca miły posmak w ustach, goryczka. Wysycenie średnie. Bardzo pijalne, alkohol praktycznie niewyczuwalny. Nie ma się naprawdę do czego przyczepić.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Franckg (1180) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 12, 2016
Bouteille avec un BB du 10/11/2016 indiquée comme "Finest Kind IPA". Robe dorée claire sans col de mousse. Apparence liquoreuse. Arômes d’orange, mangue et ananas avec malt légèrement caramélisé. Note de pamplemousse et résine de pin. En bouche, saveurs de pamplemousse et orange, quelques zestes d’agrumes et pointes de résine bien amère. Malt plus effacé. Finale brève et sèche. Texture collante et corps mince.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BitchPls (758) - FINLAND - AUG 6, 2016
Hazy orange beer with a white head. Fruity, citrus aroma. Very fresh and crispy. I like how the bitterness grows in the after taste. Some grassy notes but also the grape fruity bitterness is there. Easy to drink yet very flavorful and nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chowman (13) - USA - JUL 24, 2016
Purchased at Total Wine in Orlando,Fl. A nice easy drinking IPA with a strong hop character and a caramel finish. An excellent value at 9.99 for 6 12 oz. bottles.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kustie (884) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2016
Bottle. Golden color with white head. Aroma has tropical fruits, pine, apricot and caramel. Taste is bitter with long quite dry aftertaste. Flavors of pine, grapefruit and caramel. Straightforward but good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillRunForBeer (2269) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 17, 2016
12oz bottle, best by 07/19/16... Just in time. Pours copper with an off white head. Aroma is caramel, grass. Flavor is caramel, grapefruit, grass. Grapefruit pith bitterness in the finish. Best by dating must be fairly conservative, this is still balanced and drinking well.


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