Grand Ridge WHOA! | Grand Ridge Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Grand Ridge Brewing Co.

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by ADZA on 06-12-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by dgilks:
Photo of dgilks
3.38/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Slightly hazy golden colour with a small and shortlasted off-white head.

Caramelly nose with distinct diacetyl. Mild earthy hops.

Weel balanced between the malt and the bitterness. A touch of diacetyl and butterscotch. Earthy with a hint of citrus. Interesting.

Medium body with moderately high carbonation.

A balanced APA with an interesting hop character that I don't find particularly appealing.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of CrazyDavros
3.7/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours dark amber with a large, lasting, creamy head and lots of lacing.
Nose shows tropical fruit, honey, orange blossom and some grassy notes (something I usually find in dry-hopped brews, i suspect theres not difference in the process with wet-hopping). The malt is really interesting, very full-on honey but also loads of caramel and a whack of diacetyl.
Similar mix of flavours, with honey, resinous hops, toffee, diacetyl and oatmeal (although perhaps I wouldn’t have noticed it if it wasn’t in the name). Finishes weakly with a mild bitterness.

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Photo of mungus
3/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of ADZA
4/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

For one ive never heard of this brew until today and on the bottle it states it is a wet hopped oatmeal ale so i think the name definately applies and it pours a see through pale golden hue with decent carbonation that leaves behind a two finger head and heaps of clingy lacing,the smell is definately different with aromas of toasted oats,wet cut grass,honey and stonefruits,it has a nice light-medium bodied mouthfeel and has tastes of sticky honey,toasted oats,kiwifruit,peaches and finishes with a passionfruit dry moreishness that really makes you want that next sip straight away and wow what a drop never had a wet hopped oatmeal ale before i think and definately different,great name and even better it worked cheers.

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Photo of heygeebee
2.5/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

No BB - from Warners.

Pours a see-thru gold. One finger head bubbles for a while, dies to film. Minimal lace.

On the nose initially is a metallic twang, followed by earthy hops and oatmeal.

Taste is - hmmmm. Macro metallic jumps at you, but there are other flavours as well, oatmeal, some grapefruit citrus, but the whole thing is just so unbalanced it's unfunny. More adjunct Lager than APA.

Mouthfeel std, light bodied, well carboantes - just like a macro.

Dear dear, this is a 'livener' before I go to the RSL. Baaad choice. Gets worse as it warms.

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Grand Ridge WHOA! from Grand Ridge Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.32 out of 5 with 5 ratings