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The Fishladder - Grand Rapids Brewing Company

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The Fishladder
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Reviews: 3
Hads: 34
Avg: 3.63
pDev: 42.42%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
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Grand Rapids Brewing Company
Michigan, United States | website

Style | ABV
American IPA | 6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: SerialTicker on 12-28-2013

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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 34
Photo of 98green
3.76/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the brewery. Look is a medium orange and clear. Smell is light citrus. Taste is ok, some bitter slight juicy hops. More of a classic IPA than new bright hop flavors. Somewhat malty as well. Feel is good, with a decent alcohol burn. Overall a decent IPA but not remarkable.

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Photo of SHDoyle
3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On draft at Grand Rapids Brewing

Overall a very average and dare I say forgettable IPA. I wouldn't say it was bad and I do n't know that there are any better options there, but there wasn't anything that jumped out at me. You could probably do worse, but I wouldn't make a special trip for this or seek it out.

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Photo of SerialTicker
3.39/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Part of a paddle at GRBC.

Appearance: The best looking one on my paddle, for sure. Nice head and lacing. A golden color.

Smell: Well, fortunately, no fish here. Not as fruity as I was expecting/hoping. Citrus I suppose, but this one's rather piney.

Taste/feel: Bitter sort of pine. Not as much depth of flavor as I was hoping. I fairly average IPA that's missing that sort of "burst" or juiciness of sorts that I like in my IPAs. Relatively one note, with a medium carbonation and a bit of a too light body. Definitely worth a try, but it's no Two Hearted or Centennial, for sure.

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The Fishladder from Grand Rapids Brewing Company
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