Northwest Passage IPA - Flat Earth Brewing Company

Northwest Passage IPA

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Overall: 6.76/10 by 1 dude

Trend: 6.76/10 over past 5 reviews

Style: American India Pale Ale

ABV: 6.50%

IBU: 115

Season: Year Round

Have Another: 100%

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  • A: 7.0 | T: 7.0 | L: 8.0 | M: 6.0 | O: 6.0
  • Color: 9
  • It looks like there other beer.
    Thin lace, slightly more than Angry Planet
    Aroma: Chinook over roasted bread
    Taste: Big Chinook bitterness, lingers. "Kiln" amber lends a.... slightly roasted/toasted/baked bread element.

    I suspect this beer is old because others have talked about big aroma and that doesn't exist. I would call it a chinook beer, which is big bitter, resiny, and piney, over roasted malt.

    It's not a session beer. It's a big meal and one is plenty.
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  • Reviewed: Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 22:17:34
  • Tasted: Thursday, June 21, 2012
  • $7.99 for 22 oz. bottle
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Beer Notes
  • The hoppiest IPA in the Midwest at 115 IBU! The Northwest Passage, once a virtually impassable route through Canada it has become the "secret" submarine route. Made with Canadian malts and four American hops, Northwest Passage goes well with Pho, Buffalo wings & bon fires.
Cost Breakdown
  • $7.99, 1 serving(s), 22 oz. bottles
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Malts
  • Pale, Kiln Amber, Aromatic, Carapils, Wheat
Hops
  • Chinook, Simcoe, Cascade, Columbus
Yeast
  • American Ale