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Grapefruit Jungle IPA - Sun King Brewing Company

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Grapefruit Jungle IPA
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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

187 Ratings
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Ratings: 187
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 122
Gots: 21 | 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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BSuter

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

10-28-2013 16:48:02 | More by BSuter
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McAndrew

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

10-27-2013 00:28:10 | More by McAndrew
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tarheels4life23

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.4%

10-26-2013 13:26:32 | More by tarheels4life23
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zrab11

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.4%

10-16-2013 14:17:43 | More by zrab11
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

10-14-2013 12:40:24 | More by tommyguz
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smithj2154

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

10-04-2013 15:41:53 | More by smithj2154
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santa216

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

09-17-2013 20:19:47 | More by santa216
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beernads

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

09-12-2013 22:09:07 | More by beernads
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Treebs

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

64 oz growler served in a wine glass taster. Thanks to mishuggah for the share.

A: Pours a solid orange color with a thin white head forming on the pour. It recedes to a thin ring. Some splotchy lace left down the glass.

S: Some dirty berry and some solid grapefruit flesh on the nose with a mild dried grass note and cracker malts.

T: Large grapefruit upfront, mostly fleshy, with just a touch of bitter pith. Sweet bready malts with some dirty, earthy hops on the finish.

M: Clean and light bodied with a medium carbonation level.

O: Definitely lives up to the name with the grapefruit, but I was still slightly disappointed in this one. It's pretty hyped and I think it fell a little flat in complexity.

Serving type: growler

09-06-2013 02:35:20 | More by Treebs
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zombiebeergut

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

08-30-2013 00:10:10 | More by zombiebeergut
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L3MI

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

08-27-2013 04:01:44 | More by L3MI
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Leinie

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

08-25-2013 21:24:58 | More by Leinie
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Dabeel

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

08-25-2013 05:25:55 | More by Dabeel
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imperialking

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

08-24-2013 23:14:04 | More by imperialking
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JoshuaWagy

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

08-20-2013 18:55:33 | More by JoshuaWagy
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musicman7070

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

08-20-2013 18:25:02 | More by musicman7070
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M1A2

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

08-17-2013 00:41:06 | More by M1A2
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vande

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

08-14-2013 03:14:24 | More by vande
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

08-13-2013 06:43:31 | More by GRG1313
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JMurphy41

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

08-13-2013 04:17:03 | More by JMurphy41
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.4%

08-12-2013 03:49:56 | More by stereosforgeeks
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.16/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Can shared by raveskdr. Thanks Chris!

The beer is orange with a white head. Big grapefruit juicy nose, with abundant hops, followed by some bready malts and a hint of alcohol. Nice flavor. Big and bold with sufficient bitterness in the back. A bit of warming alcohol heat in the finish. More of a sipper than a refreshing IPA. Good stuff.

Serving type: can

08-12-2013 00:45:29 | More by Huhzubendah
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MastaShonuf

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

08-11-2013 20:28:28 | More by MastaShonuf
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jkrich

Indiana

3.73/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 16 oz. can. There is a number stamped on the bottom of can - 13182; perhaps the 182nd day of 2013 which would be about June. The ale has a very clean looking deep and clear golden hue with a foamy white head that dissipates leaving some intricate lacing on the glass.

Just as the name suggests, the aroma is predominantly grapefruit and citrus.

Of course the dominant flavor is grapefruit flavored hops with a sustained bitterness on the palate. This is definitely an American IPA style hop bomb. There is a faint nod to some malt in the aftertaste, but the smooth burn of hops is always present. On my palate, the hop profile is just a little one-dimensional. I was looking forward to the nuances of tangerine and apricot stated on the can, but I can detect very little of these flavors.

The body was light to medium with smooth but bitter mouth feel. The grapefruit bitterness lingers pleasantly on the palate.

Very good American IPA, especially after it warms a little in the glass. As other reviewers have stated, it is pricy but worth seeking out. I only wish the hop profile was more diverse.

Serving type: can

08-10-2013 23:05:06 | More by jkrich
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SFACRKnight

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

08-09-2013 18:51:09 | More by SFACRKnight
Grapefruit Jungle IPA from Sun King Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 187 ratings.