Grapefruit IPA | Perrin Brewery

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Grapefruit IPAGrapefruit IPA
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3.6/5
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292 Ratings
Grapefruit IPAGrapefruit IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Perrin Brewery
Michigan, United States
perrinbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by TheBrewo on 05-19-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,169
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
292
pDev:
12.78%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
68
Trade:
4
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Ratings: 292 |  Reviews: 25
Photo of AyatollahGold
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Red5StandingBy
3.42/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12oz can into Spiegelau IPA glass. Canned on March 22nd, 2017. Old but oh well.

L: Hazy orange, half a finger of white head, has average retention.

S: Rich grapefruit, some sweet fruit as well.

T: Tons of grapefruit to the point of some sourness. Not a lot of hoppy bitterness.

F: Light, crisp, lingering sour grapefruit.

O: Not great. Not good. Sub-par.

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Photo of C_Adams
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of russpowell
3.51/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazed amber with a sliver of cream colored head. Dissapointing head retention & lacing

Some grainyness

T: Grapefruit, a little bready dryness up front. Plenty of grapefruit & a little breadyness, plus dryness as this warms. Finishes dry & grapefruitty

MF: Light body, medium carbonation, pretty good balance

Good take on the style, but was hoping for more

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Photo of breardon1776
3.08/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ffshore545
3.39/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmd88
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Timc32
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of paulish
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wilfonzo
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mactrail
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hazy amberish color with plenty of white foam in the tumbler. This tastes distinctly like watery grapefruit juice. Spritzy, aromatic with citrus peel.

This can't be compared in any way to Grapefruit Sculpin, this is just a completely different kind of beer, though it has the same name. I actually don't taste any hops, though there is a pleasant bitter finish. What it is, is a very lightweight but easy to drink fruit-flavored brew. From the 12 oz can purchased at Wilbur's Beverage in Fort Collins, Colo.

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Photo of Raime
4.3/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Quick review. Definitely don't get the hate. $1.79 for a single and it was well worth it. Super pithy, Lives up to its name and then some. One of the best session strength ipa brews.

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Photo of fern22
3.1/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Zanico
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ZEB89
3.44/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zonian1
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AngusOg
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JTahoe
2.73/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

This would be much more appropriately categorized at a Pale Ale...I'd give it more consideration. As an IPA, it is a miss for me. It's not terrible, but it underwhelms with its lack of hop character. And the grapefruit is nearly undetectable.

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Photo of Jfishe13313
3.77/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wolvmar
3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours nice and clean with a little head. Distinct grapefruit, hoppy nose and taste. The name says it all; pretty much what you would think with a good balance of flavors. Drinks easy and would be a great IPA on a summer day.

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Photo of cbcrunch
3.33/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JDoHo
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dannycohen62
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Blazer22
3.42/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jjwisenheimer
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Grapefruit IPA from Perrin Brewery
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 292 ratings