Minor Axident
Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse

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From:
Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
 
Kentucky, United States
Style:
IPA - Imperial
ABV:
8%
Score:
86
Avg:
3.82 | pDev: 9.16%
Ratings:
40
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 16, 2019
Added:
Nov 21, 2016
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  6
SCORE
86
Very Good
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Photo of GuyFawkes
2.84/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
by GuyFawkes from Illinois

Unknown vintage; drank 1/9/17 @ the Yarchives.

Cloudy orange/red appearance.

A rough pour yielded a big, noisy white head; a thick curtain of tree-rung lace.

Caramel, cane sugar & grapefruit notes in the nose.

Medium thick mouthfeel.

Caramel, cane sugar & fruit punch flavors up front; dry grass & grapefruit notes on the finish.

A sweet, dry American barleywine to this palate; just OK.

May 16, 2019
 
3.89 by Campodog from Spain on Oct 15, 2018
 
3.75 by C_Adams from Ohio on Oct 20, 2017
Photo of Nicolaiw
4.24/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Nicolaiw from Denmark

Pours golden / amber with frothy off white head.
Aroma is really hoppy, peach, stone fruits, pine, little dank.
Taste is pine, grapefruit, notes of liquorice, heavily hopped, bitter, dank.

Oct 17, 2017
 
4 by Mattias from Sweden on Oct 16, 2017
 
3.75 by JavierGC from Spain on May 23, 2017
Photo of josanguapo
4.26/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by josanguapo from Spain

Can. From Miguel. In Teku glass. Easy to drink (even with 8% ABV) and pretty balanced and smooth for the style, with a non-agressive orange/grapefruit bitterness. Avg 4.

Bottle. From Miguel. In Teku glass. Playing Rituals. I found it with an original profile, more dry than in the canned version but also very good. Improves the more you drink of it

Feb 25, 2017
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3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by Franziskaner from Missouri

Copper in color with a light haziness. There's a frothy and fairly dense two inch tan head resting on top. Moderate lacing. The aroma is of citrus fruit, perhaps tangerine and also light malt. The taste is sharply bitter tangerine and grapefruit. There's light malt in the back of the palate. The mouth is dry, somewhat chalky, and sticky.

Feb 11, 2017
 
3.9 by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania on Jan 21, 2017
 
3.91 by Stofko1992 from Pennsylvania on Jan 21, 2017
 
3.77 by scottspencer from Indiana on Jan 20, 2017
 
3.29 by Rick778 from California on Jan 18, 2017
 
4.1 by TLA from Pennsylvania on Jan 14, 2017
Photo of StoutElk_92
4.34/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by StoutElk_92 from Massachusetts

16 oz. can

Pours foggy hazy amber orange with a creamy frothy white foam head. Smells like nutty malt, tangerine, grapefruit, apricot, pineapple, with spicy floral resinous leafy earthy herbal grassy pine. Tastes like sweet nutty malts, tangerine, grapefruit, apricot, pineapple, with bitter spicy floral resinous leafy earthy herbal grassy pine. Feels medium bodied, creamy and slick with moderate low carbonation. Overall a nice DIPA.

Jan 09, 2017
 
4 by freewill35 from Indiana on Dec 31, 2016
 
3.75 by smcel371 from New York on Dec 30, 2016
Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a 1 pt can on December 30, 2016. This collaboration with Amager Bryghus is a bit disappointing. It's not bad, but it's nothing special either. I suppose it's worth a try, but I won't back for seconds.

Dec 30, 2016
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4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by LiquidAmber from Washington

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy medium coppery amber with a half finger off-white head with great retention and lacing. Aroma of caramel malt, citrus and lightly dank hops, grapefruit and orange citrus, overripe tropical fruit, a hint of light melon. Flavor is mildly sweet caramel malt, citrus and lightly piney and grassy hops with a bit of dankness, grapefruit and orange citrus, light tropical fruit; finishes with resinous citrus hops, grapefruit and lemon rind, a bit astringent. Medium to full bodied with good creaminess. A very citrus forward imperial IPA, with some quite realistic orange family citrus and grapefruit flavors. The body and malt support the rather robust hopping. The finish is a little bit rough, but the bright orange flavors really redeem this one. Interesting and worth a try.

Dec 30, 2016
 
3.75 by DrBier from Pennsylvania on Dec 28, 2016
 
3.75 by hoosier222002 from Illinois on Dec 27, 2016
 
3.5 by Gotti311 from Wisconsin on Dec 27, 2016
 
3.73 by junaman from New York on Dec 22, 2016
Photo of Reef
3.99/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by Reef from South Carolina

It's an Amager collab, and a 16 oz. can, which I call getting off on the right foot!
The look is a hazy orange, a bit lighter than copper. A careless pour results in an inch of foam, which subsides rapidly.
It's hard for me to place the aroma. First I'm thinking melon, but it's sort of wildflower honey. Finally I realize it's orange blossom honey, with the citrus note accumulating as the glass warms.
The taste is definitely Oranges. Then a sweet malt, then a finishing astringent note.
Mouthfeel is syrupy, but it works. Very smooth.
The heavy metal can design cracks me up. Nothing brutal about this one. Oranges, sweets, cookies. This is a Christmas Stocking beer!

Dec 19, 2016
 
4.03 by Tim725 from New Jersey on Dec 18, 2016
 
 
3.75 by fosters9 from New York on Dec 17, 2016
 
3.92 by Treycotton from Oklahoma on Dec 17, 2016
 
3.84 by TW1ST3D from Massachusetts on Dec 14, 2016
 
4 by paulish from New York on Dec 12, 2016
 
3.77 by AD17 from New Jersey on Dec 11, 2016
Photo of avalon07
3.82/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by avalon07 from South Carolina

L: Poured from a tallboy can to a tulip glass. Had a dark orange color and a thick, cloudy texture. There was an inch of foamy head that lasted a very long time. Excellent lacing.

S: A decent aroma of hops, light citrus fruit, malt, and a floral quality.

T: Tasted of some light citrus notes (grapefruit, orange, especially), a fair amount of hops, light malt notes, a little bit of grassiness, and the aforementioned floral quality. This isn't a bad flavor, but it is a bit on the thin side. Its hoppiness is more akin a regular IPA than a DIPA. Nonetheless, it's oddly enjoyable.

F: A good amount of carbonation with a mostly smooth finish. Medium-bodied.

O: While this beer has its hiccups (the flavor), it's still a likable beer. Worth a look.

Dec 11, 2016
 
2.8 by baklo from North Carolina on Dec 10, 2016
 
4.49 by ClavisAurea from New York on Dec 10, 2016
 
3.94 by jak from North Carolina on Dec 09, 2016
 
4.09 by Lukass from Ohio on Dec 08, 2016
 
3 by ohiobeer29 from Ohio on Dec 07, 2016
Photo of chrismattlin
4.19/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by chrismattlin from Ohio

Don't let the low average rating fool you on this one. This beer is a perfectly balanced take on the classic DIPA. Many BAs these days are always ISO the next extreme, bitter, hop bomb and you won't find that here. Instead, what you get is a full, thick, deep colored IPA with hops bringing forth a tangerine taste, but not so much that you'd think that tangerines were actually added. All facets of this brew mingle together wonderfully to bring you an enjoyable drinking experience no matter the situation, whether it be a hot afternoon, with your dinner, or part of a full out beer-binge session.

An all out success created by two highly respected breweries. Cheers AtG and Amager!

Dec 06, 2016
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4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Greywulfken from New York

Amarillo and Mosaic hops at play in this medium-amber-colored beer. Reasonably balanced with the malts, it presents a medium-ish feel on the palate, smooth and moderately carbonated. The aromas and flavors have a muddled character, and while I see other reviewers citing orange as a prominent flavor, I didn't find it as distinct. I got a mélange of tropical, floral, citric, and even herbal pine impressions, all mashed together with malt grains impressions of lightly sweet wheat and honeyed dark bread. Enjoyed the beer thoroughly.

Dec 05, 2016
Photo of Skrumpy
3.34/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
by Skrumpy from Oregon

A collaboration with Amager. Not sure where this one was going, but it was there, so I had to try it. The artwork on the can was cool. Hazy, dark amber with an orange cream head. Streak lacing. Aroma was bread like malt and some light citrus and fruit. Flavor was grassy hops with some herbal qualities. Pale malt and wheat malt are used, and the balance with the hops is a bit off. Faint citrus notes in the bitter hops aftertaste. Not one I would drink again.

Dec 02, 2016
Photo of George1624
3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
by George1624 from New York

Picked this up at the local shop, was told it came today. Drank it with a burger. I definitely enjoyed it, while not necessarily being innovative, it delivered what it promises in the can, big, clean and classic double IPA.

L: Like a newly purchased copper pipe. Really pretty. Pours slightly hazy, clears up real quick though. Nice head on it, dissipates fast.

S: Floral orange notes. Reminds me of walking down the streets of suburban Athens, with the orange trees in full blossom lining the streets.

T: The smell doesn't lie, orange notes, flowers on the nose. A pleasant bitterness lingers on the tongue, enhancing the floral characteristics that linger. Alcohol is warming but well hidden.

F: a bit syrupy but still pleasant. Probabky the weakest part of the beer.

O: enjoyed it, it's a delicious IPA that just explodes with orange blossom flavors

Dec 01, 2016
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Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 40 ratings