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Grand Am - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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146 Ratings
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Ratings: 146
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 10.81%
Wants: 0
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Inspired by our team’s passion for racing, Grand-Am™ is an American Pale Ale worthy of the “Racer” family. True to our roots, this sessionable yet assertive ale balances both classic and new American hop varieties with a distinct malt backbone. Start your engines…

(Beer added by: argock on 06-10-2012)
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

12-09-2013 02:36:51 | More by nosavingsaccount
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.72/5  rDev +0.5%

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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.88/5  rDev +4.9%

Bang on pale ale enjoyed at the Tap Room. Light golden colour, lacey,easy smooth mouthfeel. Citrus orange bitterness. Good drinkability. No astringency at well. This apparently will become their main pale ale. Above average bodied and medium hoppiness.

11-13-2012 01:42:32 | More by Sammy
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-06-2014 11:58:36 | More by whatname
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Bear Republic Grand-Am American Pale Ale
12 oz. brown bottle, no apparent freshness dating.

Bear Republic's Grand-Am is done in their typical style: richly malty, loaded with bright hops, and focused. Also, it appears at least partially unfiltered, and it has excellent head retention and lacing.

The malt is a basic golden base but with some breadth to it. You get some sweet, almost doughy notes at first, but the hop flavor and bitterness soon beat that into submission. The hops initially appear as bright citrus and soft pine, but then you find a wider, grassy and minty undertone. Yeast steps in and adds a touch of fruitiness and some drying mineral character. It's solidly bitter, and the alcohol lends a drying touch as well. I lingers in the finish, quite dry, with some piney and minty hops.

It's a straight-forward, well made, perfectly balanced, full flavored, fresh and unfiltered American Pale Ale. You can't go wrong with this one!

06-19-2014 19:54:59 | More by NeroFiddled
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Virginia

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1.52/5  rDev -58.9%

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California

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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev -1.9%

Growler filled on Nov 18 and consumed on Nov 22 poured in to tulip.

A - Medium yellow/orange with one finger of dirty white head.

S - Moderate bitterness up front with citrus and pine aromas and a fairly prominent sweet caramel malt backbone.

T - Moderate bitterness with grapefruit, orange peel and pine flavours. The malt base adds a big malt sweetness; fairly well balanced overall. Some light spice is present as well. A dry, bitter finish.

M - Medium body, dry. Lots of sticky hop oils. Light carbonation.

11-25-2012 22:05:54 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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Grand Am from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.