Minor Axident | Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse

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3.82/5
Very Good
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
Kentucky, United States
atgbrewery.com

Style: American Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
None provided.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#22,301
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
40
pDev:
9.16%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
 
User Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 13 | Ratings: 40
Photo of GuyFawkes
2.84/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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.

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Photo of Nicolaiw
4.24/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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.

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Photo of josanguapo
4.26/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

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Photo of Franziskaner
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

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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

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.

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Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

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Photo of LiquidAmber
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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.

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Photo of Reef
3.99/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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!

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Photo of avalon07
3.82/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

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Photo of chrismattlin
4.19/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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!

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Photo of Greywulfken
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

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Photo of Skrumpy
3.34/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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.

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Photo of George1624
3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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

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Minor Axident from Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 40 ratings