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Grunion Pale - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Grunion Pale
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BA SCORE
89
very good

160 Ratings
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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 4
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: barleytimes619 on 10-02-2013)
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Reviews by mothman:
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3.91/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Beige head with some lace. Color is a clear orange hued gold.

Flavor profile: a lot of tropical flavors. Grapefruit and mangos with some muskmelon. Bready malts with some earthy hops.

Mouthfeel: mild bitterness. Ends with a slight hop resin aftertaste.

Overall, solid pale ale. Definitely could be an ipa.

More User Reviews:
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3.65/5  rDev -8.5%

Had on tap at Sticks and Stones.Came in a standard pint a deep burnt orange with a thinner white head atop.Citric hops and some mild nutty malts with some caramel sweetness to go along with the nuttiness.The hops are not as big as i thought they would be,some grapefruit/citrus the there but somewhat tame,the malts stand out almost as much as the hops giving some caramel and biscuit.Eh I was happy to try it but was a little underwhelmed.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4.21/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap at the new BP brewery in Little Italy. Massive improvement over their original Pale Ale (Yellowtail). Very tasty and highly recommend. Crisp and clean with just the right hoppy bite and citrus undertones. Cheers.

Side rant: The prices at this location are MORE than at other locations. They wanted 7.5 for a Sculpin. WTF. Guess I'll keep drinking at Bottlecraft.

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Grunion Pale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 160 ratings.