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Grace And Grit - Great Raft Brewing

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

21 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 8.43%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Raft Brewing visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly Ermagherd Hops

(Beer added by: EgadBananas on 12-09-2013)
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Ratings: 21 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of spycow
4/5  rDev -3.6%

spycow, Sunday at 07:02 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

ShimmyK, Sep 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

shiggins22, Aug 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Robert84vette, Aug 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

NOLA_, Aug 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

CSO, Aug 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

SCanthony, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of robear
3.24/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Copper, dark golden hue. Head dissipates quickly. Little lacing.

Smell: Balanced- this won't be a hop bomb. A touch of diacytel.

Taste: Better than the aroma. Lots of citrus. Still some diacytel, especially as it warms.

Mouthfeel: Very drinkable. Maybe the best attribute of this beer.

Overall: Not sure if it should have fermented a bit longer to knock out some diacytel (and bump up the ABV a half point or so). Very glad I tried it, and probably one of the better Louisiana IIPAs.

robear, Jul 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: poured into a tulip to a nice and clear golden orange with a three finger slightly off white head that is very dense and leaves excellent lacing with decent retention
S: smells of pine and citrus with some tropical fruits and a slight sweetness
T: taste is oily piney hop with some tropical fruit and a little citrus. Malt plays a good supporting role with the slightest amount of caramel sweetness. swallow is slightly toasty with another blast of oily piney hop.
M: this beer is medium on the mouth with soft but adequate carbonation and a resinous finish that coats the mouth and keeps things from drying out.
O: Well crafted with superb balance and great flavors. Not up to par with Ruination, Dorado, Sculpin, Pliny or Myrcenary but it's still a good beer.

SHODriver, Jul 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

HeadyTheElder, Jul 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

CraigTravor, Jul 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

LSURoss, Jul 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

whit119, Jul 14, 2014
Photo of cynicgiraffe
4.38/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is more of an east coast DIPA than a west coast. Lots of caramel gives this a firm backbone to balance out the generous hopping upfront. At the tasting I was at, someone referred to this as a "session DIPA." I think that's fair. This will satisfy (most) hopheads, but if you're looking for something over-the-top west coast, this is not it. This is a nicely balanced DIPA with something for malt fans as well.

cynicgiraffe, Jul 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

dthompson0279, Jul 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

JDice20, Jul 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Jim13, Jul 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

SteveyTI, Jun 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

bmwats, Jun 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Yeti1979, Dec 21, 2013
Photo of ldhughes3
4/5  rDev -3.6%

ldhughes3, Dec 10, 2013
Grace And Grit from Great Raft Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.