Detroit Beer Co. Hop Grenade - Detroit Beer Co.
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Ratings: 4 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
4.13/5 rDev -3.5%
Had this on tap at the detroit beer co. resturant in downtown detroit. Pours a very dark and hazy orange. Tastes of very bitter citrusy hops with a very smooth finish. This one was definately a hop bomb. Polished off two pints of this and I was pretty impressed. Was worried I wouldn't find anything good to drink here, but this hop bomb saved the day.
07-24-2010 21:30:05 | More by WeedKing4
4.25/5 rDev -0.7%
64 ounce growler brought to the Bruery's first anniversary party by HopHead22, nice to meet you yesterday Tim and thanks for sharing, poured into a Bruery tulip, reviewed from notes on my cell phone
A-Golden amber color with some orange tint, 1/4 inch creamy white head, lost a good amount of carbonation from being in the growler, still had some lacing though
S-Citrus, strong piney hoppiness, even some floral accents too, grassy characteristics, grapefruit, light malt, caramel, and herbal scents
T-Huge citrusy hop flavor at first, smooth bitterness in the middle, slightly dry but also sweet in the finish with a good amount pine and grapfruit, stays dry all the way and has a nice refreshing bitter quality, this stuff even tasted good when I went back to it thirty minutes later and it was warm
M-Very dry, piney, moderately sweet, and very citrusy mouthfeel, medium to full bodied, very low level of carbonation, taste lingers a long time which was nice
D-Could drink a lot of this, nicely balanced for a DIPA, could not believe how hidden the alcohol was, thought it was way lighter in ABV just from the taste alone, was told later and was shocked
I had never heard of this brewery or beer, very pleasant surprise though, and it was a nice break from all the sours we opened yesterday, would like to drink again but do not know how likely that will be, recommended
05-17-2009 23:28:07 | More by Floydster
Detroit Beer Co. Hop Grenade from Detroit Beer Co.
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.