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Grassroots Legitimacy IPA | Grassroots Brewing

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4.33/5
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629 Ratings
Grassroots Legitimacy IPAGrassroots Legitimacy IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grassroots Brewing
Vermont, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
India Pale Ale brewed with 2-row malted barley, oats, and citrusy hops from the Pacific Northwest. Dry hopped copiously with Simcoe. Its sessionable drinkability belies its true IPA nature.

Added by 321jeff on 05-28-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#532
Reviews:
82
Ratings:
629
pDev:
6.47%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
64
Trade:
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4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.9/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.49/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.62/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zythophile
4.12/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle Date: growler 10/14/16
Palate Contaminants: none

The appearance is yellow-orange color, and it has a nice opaque glow. Very fine white head with good lacing

The smell isn't particularly complex for me. There's bittersweet white grapefruit, which for some reason is accompanied by lightly salted pretzels. I hadn't seen anything anywhere about salt, so that was a little surprising.

Taste is mostly the white grapefruit, and it's more bitter than sweet. Nothing is overbearing, but maybe that's because it was fresh; I don't know how well this would take another few weeks in the bottle. The saltiness doesn't carry over from the nose, but there's a light maltiness that evokes crackers. And there's some earthiness that registers as fresh peat for me.

It has a medium weight feel with well-integrated carbonation. Bitter is the main aftertaste, but there is some room for sweet.

It's obviously well crafted, but a little lacking in the most important part for me.

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4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.51/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.28/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.2/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.03/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.68/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pale but bright pastel yellow with some rising bubbles forming a soft finger of creamy head, exhibiting tons of lace that develop like ridges off the head.

Bright lemon, vanilla and lightly dank, peppery, faint pine.

Taste is delish. Grassy yet spicy yet restrained yeast. White pepper and dank hops. This is its own flavor, and is hard to describe using established culinary terms.

Soft, frothy, and immensely drinkable.

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4.09/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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3.81/5  rDev -12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.1/5  rDev -5.3%
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4.23/5  rDev -2.3%
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Grassroots Legitimacy IPA from Grassroots Brewing
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 629 ratings
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