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Grand Am - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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155 Ratings
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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 10.51%
Wants: 0
Gots: 12 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

JMUduke, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

redfox405, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

lupercmda, Sep 07, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +6.7%

Pleasant aroma of floral hop. Solid malt base. The hop leans more to the regularly bitter black pepper.

Cloudy light amber color. Small head with minimal spotty lace

smcolw, Sep 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Modernrickk, Sep 03, 2014
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mirrorball, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

MikeAndrews, Aug 22, 2014
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mkdieterich, Aug 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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smithj4, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

ChrisKayler, Aug 13, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Best by 10/1/14, so probably bottled around April Fool's Day? Who knows.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into an Innis & Gunn English tulip.

a: Nearly clear dark gold with a finger and a half white head which receded to even surface foam and dense lacing.

s: Mild citrus.

t: Moderate citrus to pine resin up front over a medium bready malt base. Bitterness lingers somewhat on the tongue.

m: Light to medium with good body. Considerable carbonatiuon tingle.

o; A good West Coast pale, hoppier than some other American pales, taste actually seems to improve as it goes.

scotorum, Aug 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

paulish, Aug 13, 2014
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4.14/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer comes in a beautiful hazy dark reddish orange, almost like a pink grapefruit.

In the aroma, there’s lemon and grapefruit peel, floral, hint of white bread, bright spearmint.

On the flavor, grapefruit peel and citrus in the front. A pop of floral in the middle with some pink grapefruit. On the back, the beer is medium plus bitter of pine and grapefruit pith.

This tastes like an updated Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, with more citrus upfront. A well made brew and great for the summer.

dar482, Aug 12, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +8.9%

BushwyckCraft, Aug 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

gonzo000, Aug 12, 2014
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Grand Am from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.