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3-Grid IPA - Schooner Exact Brewing Company

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3-Grid IPA3-Grid IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

80 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Schooner Exact Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beertunes on 04-09-2009)
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Smurf2055

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

08-08-2013 20:25:04 | More by Smurf2055
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

07-23-2014 01:04:50 | More by warriorsoul
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-04-2014 21:56:49 | More by chossboss
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3/5  rDev -21.3%

09-12-2013 01:15:37 | More by switzer
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mdaschaf

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-15-2013 01:38:31 | More by mdaschaf
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dirtylou

Washington

3.93/5  rDev +3.1%

on-tap, $3 pint at the tasting room

appearance: shaker logo pint, clear orange body, lifeless off-white head with no retention

smell: aggressively hopped, bright citrus, bitter and simple

taste: extremely hop forward, but a bit too bitter - citrusy, bitter pine, cracker malts. Good, but could be rounded out a bit to provide a cleaner hop profile

mouthfeel: bitter

overall: good, but not without flaws noted above

08-19-2011 03:09:34 | More by dirtylou
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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

06-10-2012 13:50:50 | More by jmccraney
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-08-2012 23:19:22 | More by FalconA
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Washington

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smakawhat

Maryland

3.48/5  rDev -8.7%

Poured from the bottle into a tulip (thistle?) glass.

A burnt brown amber slightly cloudy, with a good three finger head off white in color with thin bubbles. Good scattered lacing on the glass. Quite nice looking.

Dry grain. Husky, and ripping barley sensations. Not so much hop presence going on here, but quite nice though.

Palate hits with much of the same flavor sensations on the nose. Dry, husky, ripping grain. Strangely feels a little burnt. A strong pine hop bitterness but not flavorful. Not much sense of sweetness to go along with this, it feels like a dry grainy hopped up brew. Mouthfeel is full with moderate carbonation, perfectly fine.

Overall though not much to say here, not recognizing and tropical or citrus fruit hop angle on this whatsoever as advertised.

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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.96/5  rDev +3.9%

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy medium golden amber with a two finger off-white head that dissipates to a thick cap leaving light lacing. Aroma of tropical fruit, citrus hops, mild pine and mild bready malt. Flavor is piney and citrus hops, biscuit malt, finishes with lots of pine and citrus hop bitterness. Medium bodied. The malt takes a backseat to the hops, but gives sufficient support. I couldn't help wishing for a bit more malt to preserve the tropical fruit components in the aroma, which would have made this more balanced for me, although I do lean more towards malty IPAs. Nice hop bill and well balanced, a well made IPA now available in cans.

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Telestic

Washington

4/5  rDev +5%

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05-11-2014 22:07:02 | More by danwho
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scottbham

Washington

3.55/5  rDev -6.8%

I heard they changed the recipe on this one. I don't remember trying this in the bottle before but now there are cans out there and it's worth picking up if you see it. It's not as hop forward as some other NW IPAs and the malt isn't assertive either but it really comes together nicely for a thirst quenching brew.

06-21-2014 03:31:02 | More by scottbham
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Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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bstave

Washington

3.95/5  rDev +3.7%

On tap at Vic's Pizzeria in Olympia, WA.

A- Translucent orange body with 1 finger white head that dissipated fairly quickly leaving some decent lacing.

S- Big pungent hops and citrus tones. Very nice.

T- Taste is very hop forward and bitter. Not much malt to this one, but slight bread.

M- Nice carbonation for style but fairly thin.

O- A nice hop forward single IPA. I really liked this one. I would seek it out if it's in your area.

02-20-2012 04:14:09 | More by bstave
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CaptainQ

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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bluckbeyes

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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BrandonZp5

Washington

4/5  rDev +5%

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marcellaproust

Washington

3.8/5  rDev -0.3%

Spun tangerine gold color with tiny 1 mm lace edging that lasts. Smell - little if any to discern. Body: medium-heavy smooth and creamy but ample carbonation keeps hop bite. As for the hops -- perfectly balanced. Not too floral or estery or vegetal - I would say mellow vegetal tastes - hay, chamomile, dark leafy green. I've decided that the 3 grid is my go-to PNW IPA. It's just so good that I could do serious damage to the current wholesale stock! I'd have to taste Boundary Bay IPA and the 3 Grid side by side to decide which PNW trumps.

06-12-2014 03:17:04 | More by marcellaproust
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3-Grid IPA from Schooner Exact Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.