Grapefruit Jungle (GFJ) | Sun King Brewing Company

BA SCORE
91
outstanding
364 Ratings
Grapefruit Jungle (GFJ)Grapefruit Jungle (GFJ)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sun King Brewing Company
Indiana, United States
sunkingbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by robwestcott on 05-23-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
364
Reviews:
68
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
10.63%
 
 
Wants:
145
Gots:
66
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 364 |  Reviews: 68
Photo of LloydDobler
3.81/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KenChuck
3.52/5  rDev -15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Look I put that dang thang in that there black coozie and set it on my tailgate and you what not. Couldn't find it. Badass jungle night time truck blending camo. Government type shit.

Ricky eat up all that White Castle and I told him that it gave him that rot like that one time crystal and Deb came over with the crave case. Well he done it and I honestly smell ass.

Taste pretty awesome. Like Abe Lincoln riding a big ole chopper with a laser shooting eagle riding side car. Ya.

Shot gunned one sipped one feel pretty good.

Overall I think you know it's cool. Ricky thought it was cool too and he's alright with me.

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Photo of nickfl
3.98/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jlang2012
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of slipperysoup
3.79/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HarleyRaceVentura
4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mwvman
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NoYouDidnt
3.97/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance- nice deep dark orange, 1 finger head that quickly drops to a film. Aroma- has a slight dusty smell, grapefruit, some sappiness,floral, lemon. Taste- bitter. Bitter from the hops and the grapefruit. Piney. Orange flavors. Kind of a cider note as well. A lingering bitterness after its swallowed. Overall- this is better tasting the warmer it gets. Started at 45 degrees. And the warmer it got the better.

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Photo of aaronyoung01
4.4/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dklintelman
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mikepcarney
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of masterofsparks
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FalconOne
4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.05/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Fun can art as always. I'm inclined to like it before I even crack it open. Good clarity, orange red hue, couple fingers of head that fades quickly. Minimal lacing. Resin and grapefruit pith, sort of grassy. Fruit peel bitterness. Moderate malt presence to hold it together.

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Photo of LukeK
3.74/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chrismattlin
4.26/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mkyer
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jason
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16oz tallboy can, sample from the brewery.

Loving the artwork on this can. Two fingers of head to start, clear amber hue. Soft hop resin nose with tropical fruit and grassy undertones. Lots of layers of hoppiness unfold with each sip, soft bready malt and hints of caramel within. Bitterness is there but it is rounded. Sure, there is balance for this hefty IPA. Damn good drinking.

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Photo of Yellolab2010
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JimmyFlatRock
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gashmoney
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.77/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BPMeyer27
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Caseyk1088
4.54/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of delgotit99
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Grapefruit Jungle (GFJ) from Sun King Brewing Company
4.14 out of 5 based on 364 ratings.
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