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Bombay Grab IPA - The Vermont Pub & Brewery

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Bombay Grab IPA
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BA SCORE
82
good

67 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 67
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.09%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Vermont Pub & Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A big bitter 77 IBU India Pale Ale, spiced with a blend of fragrant Magnum, Simcoe, and Cascade hops. An American IPA receipe designed by our late Brewmaster, Greg Noonan. He said that he wanted this to represent the American style IPAs being brewed by the creative brewers using todays malt and hop varieties.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-07-2002)
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mikeys01

Colorado

3.98/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap at the Vermont Pub & Brewery. The Bombay Grab appeared a bright golden color, capped with just a bit of wispy white head. Aroma is citrusy and full of fresh hops, very little malt detectable in the nose. Taste is quite hoppy with floral and grapefruit flavor coming through in a big way. Malt tries to make a play but is mostlly rejected at the net, finish is crisp and bittter. Body is medium to almost lighter for an IPA, but pretty tasty stuff.

Serving type: on-tap

01-09-2004 23:42:57 | More by mikeys01
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@ VTP&B

Golden orange with a thick, fluffy white head. A perfect pour the head just crests the top of my glass. So hazy it's almost opaque. Smells like grapefruit, fresh nose in the bag hop "green-ness" and pepper cracker malt. Tastes just like it smells although the greenness is diminished and the grapefruit is increased. Full body and a little juicy despite the dryish cracker malt.

I felt like drinking a pint of New England brewing history with Greg's original recipe at one of the oldest brewpubs in the region. Cheers Mr. Noonan.

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Bombay Grab IPA from The Vermont Pub & Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.