Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA - Stone Brewing Co.
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Reviews by mynie:
4.16/5 rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Though I don't have any data or anything to back this up, I always thought that grapefruit-heavy IPAs were a midwest thing. A big, fat, white guy thing, to be specific. We don't care about balance. We want something extreme. The aroma's got to be enough to overpower the fumes of the nacho cheese sauce that's usually clinging to our neckbeards. It also must get us drunk enough so that we forget about the hideousness of our wives.
So, hey, what's the late-sipping, muslim-kissing taxlovers over in California got to say about hideously unbalanced grapefruit flavored IPAs?
This is a pretty good iteration, actually. The aroma is intentionally unbalanced, and the hops are equal parts green and tart citrus. Tastes the same, but with a little bit of crackeriness on the very back end makes it tastes like beer, as opposed to hop tea.
Serving type: on-tap
03-28-2014 18:41:18 | More by mynie
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3.86/5 rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
As would be appropriate, this has a pink grapefruit color with a cloudy fresh squeezed hue. The head was fizzy and white but held its shape well.
The nose has tremendous grapefruit qualities but it's a combination of juice, pith and hop.
The flavor starts with a nice grapefruit juice and grapefruit hop flavor but the finish is a deeply herbal hop flavor. The hop flavors near the end remind me of so many Stone products with an earthy, grassy, chivey and dank quality.
The feel is quite tangy and light but does have a strong astringency.
This tastes like an IPA made by Stone with grapefruit juice, which is exactly what it is.
Serving type: on-tap
07-16-2014 23:14:02 | More by KYGunner
Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
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