Grunion Pale - Ballast Point Brewing Company
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Ratings: 81 | Reviews: 7 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by mothman:
United Kingdom (Wales)
3.91/5 rDev +0.3%
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.
05-18-2014 01:49:14 | More by mothman
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4.21/5 rDev +7.9%
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.
10-16-2013 17:03:42 | More by jamex
4.7/5 rDev +20.5%
20oz pour into imperial pint glass @ The Hop & Vine (Portland, OR)
a- pours gran marnier-orange with amber edges, fluffy white head that never really settled down.
s- oh mama, hold me. wonderful aromas of sweet grapefruit candy, mild pine, mango, pineapple holy cow.
t - a huge zing of dank, green hops with more tropical essense washes over the tongue with some piney earthy edges before quickly dying down. Now that is a pale ale.
m- perfect weight. Like Barley Brown's Handtruck Pale, basically an ipa that drinks like a pale. Very sessionable, if a tad sweet, but I like it that way.
o - in Grunion's case, this beer had me at hello. No beer lover on the planet could resist this aromatic bomb of tropical hoppy goodness. The taste delivered on the promise. Awesome.
11-16-2013 05:49:36 | More by Gobigvt7
Grunion Pale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.