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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
70
okay

244 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 244
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 19.93%
Wants: 3
Gots: 14 | 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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Kerrie

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

03-18-2013 01:36:09 | More by Kerrie
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tgavrilos

Illinois

4/5  rDev +32.9%

03-14-2013 20:10:00 | More by tgavrilos
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pheelingIt

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -0.3%

03-08-2013 03:31:55 | More by pheelingIt
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Bronson125

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

03-04-2013 04:01:33 | More by Bronson125
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SaisonRichBiere

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +8%

03-03-2013 17:28:16 | More by SaisonRichBiere
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3/5  rDev -0.3%

03-01-2013 04:45:00 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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SometimesIfart

Michigan

3.03/5  rDev +0.7%

A - Pours a medium gold with a massive, constantly foaming white head that leaves a decent amount of lacing.

S - Rotten banana, lots of caramel malt and a slight amount of lemon zest.

T - Some rotten banana with a bit of creaminess, along with a small amount of malt and lemon zest.

M - Medium bodied with heavy carbonation. Tastes rotten as it sits.

O - Ehhhh, Sessionable? Nah. Worth trying? Nah. It's very average.

02-25-2013 21:47:47 | More by SometimesIfart
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Rons35

Michigan

3/5  rDev -0.3%

02-19-2013 23:06:13 | More by Rons35
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KC9LDB

Illinois

4/5  rDev +32.9%

02-18-2013 21:05:41 | More by KC9LDB
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Danielr26

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +8%

02-18-2013 14:04:28 | More by Danielr26
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Gardmark59

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -25.2%

02-11-2013 20:29:21 | More by Gardmark59
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SerialHiker

Illinois

2.53/5  rDev -15.9%

Appearance: Nice golden color, tons of bubbles along the glass and dancing inside…not too much head to speak of, but there is a little canvassing the top layer…(3/5)

Smell: Orange citrus and floral hops, very light and refreshing…grainy and grassy…sweet malts…mild smelling...(2.75/5)

Taste: Nice citrus hops flavor with a malt backbone…grainy throughout, floral tones offset and balance...it’s not extravagant in any direction…some bitter after tones, but not too bad…(2.5/5)

Mouthfeel: Light but very bitter…bitter without the hoppy feel…it finishes bitter…(2/5)

Overall: It’s got okay flavor, but the bitterness isn’t balanced well enough to make it something special…this beer is looking for flavor with low alcohol and it definitely accomplished one of these…I’d work on the pale malts and maybe give it a bit more “hmmmff”…(2.5/5)

01-18-2013 01:32:03 | More by SerialHiker
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

01-15-2013 17:27:41 | More by rusty3335
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +8%

01-14-2013 18:26:56 | More by BlissJunkie
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kevin34

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

01-11-2013 00:25:35 | More by kevin34
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Rickstar

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

12-16-2012 06:34:44 | More by Rickstar
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andruke

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

12-15-2012 21:45:07 | More by andruke
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev +4%

Got a bottle of this for a dollar bottled in August 2012

A - Quite dark for a session IPA. Sort of hazy amber brown with quite a nice 1/2 inch of fluffy white head.

S - More herbal than I wanted but a nice bittering pine with equal balance.

T - Eh not bad it's simple enough with a mild acidic sort of hop profile that seems watered down. Kind of boring really.

M - Light to medium I question session ability

Overall a very forgettable session IPA not even worth a dollar.

12-12-2012 02:30:23 | More by DrDemento456
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searsclone

Arizona

3.3/5  rDev +9.6%

poured from a can into a sierra nevada pint glass. clear yellow color with 2" on cloudy white head. tons of carbonation

smell is grassy hops, pine, and a touch of butter toffee

taste is mostly bitter hops, with a somewhat metalic finish

mouthfeel is crisp and wet

overall, better than average, and worth a try

12-12-2012 01:54:25 | More by searsclone
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Lionhawk

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

12-10-2012 23:25:51 | More by Lionhawk
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horshack7

Massachusetts

2.73/5  rDev -9.3%

Appearance: Brassy in color with some copper hues an off white with a frothy texture one inch high.

Aroma: Musty, grapefruit and some piney notes. Apricot, orange, lemon zest. Malts lend a light biscuit dryness in the nose.

Taste: Citrus notes are light with lemon and grassy notes. Grapefruit notes are there but are masked a little bit by the malts. A rather crisp mouthfeel with a fairly dry finish.

Notes: It's halfway decent but certainly not dreadful and still drinkable. Cheers.

11-24-2012 02:38:45 | More by horshack7
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Bitter_Echo

Michigan

3.4/5  rDev +13%

This IPA looks like them all. Pours no differently, either. Smells malt, and grain, and some low floral hoppyness, but nothing very distinctive. Taste is malt sweet first, then surging bitterness, mostly on the pine side, but a little one dimensional, and not as well balanced between all the elements. This bottle was at most 7 weeks old, but might already be fading. Really nothing spectacular, but no hugely disappointing either. Oh, and mouthfeel is standard IPA, moderately fizzy, but with a lighter and not so heavy edge. Good, not great.

11-21-2012 23:10:16 | More by Bitter_Echo
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fatbatcat

Georgia

3/5  rDev -0.3%

11-17-2012 03:30:41 | More by fatbatcat
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

11-11-2012 19:34:51 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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shleebomb


2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

11-11-2012 00:51:46 | More by shleebomb
Atwater Grand Circus IPA from Atwater Brewery
70 out of 100 based on 244 ratings.