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Big Sur - The Grifter Brewing Co.

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Big Sur
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Grifter Brewing Co. visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: lacqueredmouse on 12-27-2013)
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

3.39/5  rDev -8.6%

One of the IPAs originally brewed by The Grifter as part of their IPA-a-day at Yulli's during Sydney Craft Beer Week, although I believe that this beer has made a few appearances outside this since. This was their "West Coast IPA" entry. I tried it on-tap during SCBW at Yulli's.

Pours a cloudy amber hue, very hazy and quite thick. Head forms a big frothy mess of beige that leaves thin streaks down the glass. Fine streams of carbonation. It looks pretty decent overall.

Slightly sweet, buttery hops on the nose—an aroma I always associate with Simcoe, along with some rummy fruit notes that are sharper than they are sweet. A little citrus comes through, but it feels somewhat oily and bloated, missing crispness. It's a bit generic, but not bad.

Taste has pretty light on the entry. Some citric hops come through, heading to a slightly heavier weight in the mid-palate. Fair bit of residual sugar in there. Clean finish with some savoury malt notes, but not much in the way of bitterness: indeed the sweetness has built up by this time. Feel is slightly clammy, but smooth enough.

Overall, I'm a little bit disappointed. The Grifter's Edward Pale Ale has been clean and bright when I had it, and much in the same vein as this to a certain extent. If they had have just turned up the volume on that a bit, this probably would have been a winner. Instead, this is like a pale shadow.

12-27-2013 23:38:13 | More by lacqueredmouse
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XsoldoutX

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

02-01-2014 09:44:38 | More by XsoldoutX
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admiral

Australia

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

04-19-2014 11:33:05 | More by admiral
Big Sur from The Grifter Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.