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Grapefruit Jungle IPA - Sun King Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Grapefruit Jungle IPA
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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

224 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 224
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.45%
Wants: 120
Gots: 32 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sun King Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: robwestcott on 05-23-2010)
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Reviews by rlee1390:
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.29/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-Clear deep orange, some carbonation, one finger head.

S-Good deal of hops, rather citrusy and tropical. Some malt and grassy notes as well.

T-Starts with citrus hops. Has a harsh (in a good way) hop finish, Mild bitterness. Tad bit of malt with some pine as well.

M-Medium bodied, slightly carbonated, good deal of hop resins.

O-A well made IPA, not really worth the pricetag, but worth trying.

Serving type: can

07-13-2013 19:16:37 | More by rlee1390
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Got a single can from behind the counter at my local beer store. Pretty stoked when I got it since they didn't get many. Drank it as fresh as possible the day after I purchased

Appearance: One of the best things about this beer–crystal clear copper with a finger of off-white head. Dark for an IPA, but beautiful.

Aroma: This is where I was disappointed. I am used to getting smacked in the face by hops when sniffing these rare IPAs. Not so here. Subtle fruit and citrus aromas with a bit of musty grain. Not terrible, but not what I was expecting from a $4/can rare seasonal IPA called Grapefruit Jungle.

Taste: Once again, not bag, but a bit underwhelming. I found this to be very balanced instead of super hop forward. Fruity and citrusy flavors balanced nicely by malt and a gentle bitterness at the end that sticks around.

Mouthfeel: Medium mouthfeel. Good carbonation level. Wish it was a bit more dry.

Overall: Like I said, not bad, but not what I was expecting for all the hype. I am coming to the conclusion that the majority of hard-to-find seasonal releases are genius marketing, not necessarily genius brewing. I would probably go to this beer quite a bit if it was $9.00 a six-pack and was easy to find. Probably won't be going out of my way for it in the future.

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Grapefruit Jungle IPA from Sun King Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 224 ratings.