Sweetgrass American Pale Ale (APA) - Grand Teton Brewing Co.
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4.13/5 rDev +10.4%
Appearance: pours a 1” cream colored head that recedes slowly, moderate lacing. Color is cloudy orange-amber with some streaming carbonation.
Aroma: citrus rind, tangerine, sweet malt.
Mouthfeel: somewhat light mouthfeel with a quite dry finish.
Flavor: sweet malts give way to a tangerine hop and finishes with a somewhat burnt citrus rind flavor.
04-27-2014 17:40:26 | More by Foyle
3.85/5 rDev +2.9%
Appearance - Pours a hazy copper orange with a huge, rocky off-white 3 finger head. Exceptional retention, resulting in a fair layer of surface suds and chunks of lacing on the side of the glass.
Smell - Grassy and lemony citrus, with slight spice and some light bready notes.
Taste - Follows the nose. Grass and mild lemon hop notes at the forefront and throughout. Clean, grainy and slightly bready malt base that might be too weak to notice unless you look for it. Hints of hop spice. Finish is lightly sour with a lemon zest aftertaste.
Mouthfeel - Medium body with fair carbonation. Smooth with a crisp, semi-dry finish.
Overall - Nice take on the classic APA. A bit too sweet and sour for it to be an all-day drinker, but serves as a nice one-off or change of pace brew. Might benefit with a stronger malt backbone. In any case, one I'll revisit in the future.
04-18-2014 03:56:44 | More by TheSixthRing
Sweetgrass American Pale Ale (APA) from Grand Teton Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 574 ratings.