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Atwater Grand Circus IPA - Atwater Brewery

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Atwater Grand Circus IPAAtwater Grand Circus IPA

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BA SCORE
71
okay

256 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 256
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 20.53%
Wants: 3
Gots: 19 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DrDoitchbig on 08-22-2011)
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Photo of pat61
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

Drank this one about six weeks old. Citrus and hops on the nose with a touch of grass.
Brilliant amber, the rocky foam off-white cap takes up 40% of the glass leaving lacy designs as it slowly descends.
Palate: Citrus with some bitter citrus rind over light malty sweetness that dries out in the finish with a slight astringency from the hops.
Medium to a little above on the carbonation, medium body

pat61, Tuesday at 10:30 PM
Photo of IvanJ126
5/5  rDev +65.6%

IvanJ126, Monday at 05:20 PM
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

Drk93TT, Sunday at 11:19 PM
Photo of allengarvin
3.82/5  rDev +26.5%

A: 3.75 - Orange-amber colored beer with a small but dense, smooth head across the top.
S: 3.50 - Very faint aroma, but it does have some pleasant citrus notes with maybe a little very light malt.
T: 4.0 - Good flavor: hoppiness is not too much for the strength and malt, unlike many session IPAs. Hop taste tends to the citrus. Malt is light but detectable, and adds a touch of sweetness to the finish. Clean tasting otherwise.
M: 3.5 - Soft, creamy texture, though watery.
O: 4.0 - Easy drinking, low alcohol, hoppy. I would probably call it an English pale ale myself, where it would at the hoppy end of the spectrum, but that doesn't sell like "session IPA".

Weightings (percentages): 20, 20, 40, 5, 15. Avg: 3.82

allengarvin, Sep 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

Desimoaj, Sep 07, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev +17.9%

gdebus, Aug 30, 2014
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2.16/5  rDev -28.5%

Chappy-88, Aug 29, 2014
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2.8/5  rDev -7.3%

chrishvee, Aug 28, 2014
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2.4/5  rDev -20.5%

Shawn_Money, Aug 28, 2014
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2.12/5  rDev -29.8%

Ianzo88, Aug 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +65.6%

Prototype_IPA, Aug 27, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

clfrost, Aug 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

kristougher, Aug 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

gimmegrits, Aug 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

michiganbeer_man, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of Bitterbill
2.58/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2

Another offering thanks to Trent!

It pours a clear copper with a 2 finger head of foam.

I'm getting a lot of caramel malt in the nose with no noticeable bitterness.

Very buttery taste up front and throughout. Some butterscotch as well as a rather unpleasant "bitterness" that totally ruins it, not that the buttery flavour was all too exciting.

Light bodied, nice carbonation, so no complaints there.

Wow, this is bad but I'm always glad to give a beer a try.

Bitterbill, Aug 05, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -25.5%

Artjsantos, Aug 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

Gemini6, Aug 04, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

MaxPowers, Aug 01, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

98green, Jul 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

styleisking, Jul 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Tiernan, Jul 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

jdrankin, Jul 21, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

Andrew182, Jul 21, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

Mdog, Jul 20, 2014
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Atwater Grand Circus IPA from Atwater Brewery
71 out of 100 based on 256 ratings.