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RATINGS: 1860   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 IBUs, this is definitely not a training-wheels IPA, but is meant for hop lovers looking to satisfy their craving in a way thats not easy to find. We think theyll be quite pleased.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (2882) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - FEB 26, 2012
On tap poured into a pint glass A: light amber color, 2 finger head with good retention, lacing rings around the glass S: piney and citrua hop, iight caramel T: light caramel malt quickly envoleped by piney and the citrus hops. Very tasty M&d: prickly slightlyt drying mouth. Very good drinkability for this ipa.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Canmoore (464) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 21, 2017
Pours a semi cloudy golden colour, with a decent sized foamy head. Aroma has notes of biscuits, citrus, and resin. Tasting notes include passionfruit, grapefruit, pine, and some biscuit. Slightly dry, bitter finish to this decent IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jakeskia (13) - Kanata, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 9, 2017
Rich honeyed aromas layered wth tropical fruit and burnt sugar. Crisp and creamy with a touch of pine on the pallet.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
balloonbuffoon (211) - - MAY 2, 2017
12floz bottle purchased at the per unit equivalent price of $1.50, BBD 08.24.2017, pint glass. Appears pale gold body with a slight haze, and has small layer of head. Tropical fruit aroma with evergreen, translates to what is expected a medium-full bodied beer with hop bitterness. Fruity and metallic (not in a bad way) middle-of-the-road American IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Listigovers (1101) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 16, 2017
Golden and hazy pour. Smells of resin and forest. Taste is well balanced resin and hop bitterness, a lot of dry malts. Medium bodied, a big classic IPA, very enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
97hill (183) - - APR 5, 2017
OK, this one was pretty damn, good. Tasty without over powering , hoppy without the yikes. Good decent beer, lots of taste and character can from LCBO need more of this

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alpha10 (738) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 5, 2017
2017/04/05 - Pours a clear, medium gold colour with a soapy, white head slowly reduces and leaves moderate lacing. Aroma is citrus and tropical fruits, light caramel with lightly spicy and floral hops. Taste is caramel, resin, tropical and citrus fruits with floral and herbal hops. Mouthfeel is medium with moderate carbonation and a dry, lightly sweet, moderately bitter finish. A little more malt forward than I had expected, but good nonetheless. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
meccahh69lol (163) - New Haven, Connecticut, USA - MAR 30, 2017
Its a fine beer, as in its fine, not like fancy fine. Smells nice and almost flowery, pours golden. The taste is light and thin; slightly hoppy but not bitter. I wouldnt say it satisfies a hop craving per say, but its more flavorful than some lesser beers. Good for your last night in town for the week before you abandon your sweet love for Florida sunshine.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
freekyp (2157) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - MAR 19, 2017
A nicely balanced east coast IPA with a citrus zest nose and spicy hop bite. The light malt backbone stands up to the unusual hop bill, and this one is well thought out. An easy quaff that belies its stout 6.9%. I like the fact that this one eshews the resinous mj component of west coast IPAs while still showcasing its altogether different take on hops. Excellent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewWhatIWant (168) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2017
Pours light gold with a decent white head that leaves plenty of lacing. Aroma is pine and tropical fruit. The taste is quite bitter with a hint of sweetness. There are notes of tropical fruit, pine, grass, grain and resin. Its a pretty decent IPA with some distinct flavours and plenty of IBUs.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhammaren (1785) - Jyvskyl, FINLAND - MAR 10, 2017
.33l bottle @Mallaskukko. Pours cloudy yellow with medium head. Aroma is hops, malts, leaves, herbs, pine notes, resin and grass. Flavor is mostly same with dry and earthy fresh mouth feel.


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