Grapefruit IPA
Perrin Brewing Co.

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From:
Perrin Brewing Co.
 
Michigan, United States
Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #3,797
ABV:
4.7%
Score:
81
Ranked #26,534
Avg:
3.59 | pDev: 13.09%
Ratings:
309
Status:
Active
Rated:
Mar 15, 2021
Added:
May 19, 2013
Wants:
  6
Gots:
  72
SCORE
81
Good
Notes: None
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3 by BigIronH from Michigan on Mar 15, 2021
 
3.33 by SpaethJam from New York on Aug 09, 2020
 
3.75 by rare_bird from Michigan on Dec 02, 2019
 
2.97 by Toynk from Illinois on Nov 01, 2019
 
3.6 by dd53grif from Michigan on Sep 24, 2019
 
4.26 by Rubezahl from Pennsylvania on Jul 25, 2019
 
3.46 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois on Jul 21, 2019
 
3.69 by Danmullens1 from Wisconsin on Apr 19, 2019
 
2.78 by CopperMtnPlowboy from Ohio on Feb 03, 2019
 
4.13 by Cocomojoe81 from Michigan on Nov 17, 2018
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3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by Korbynlehr from Kentucky

Lots of particlutae that gently floated to bottom. Almost looks like seeds or remnants. Nose is full of citrus overtones. Taste is a bit citrusy, but more than anything is the malty backbone as the can suggests. Decent beer.

Nov 10, 2018
 
3.5 by ADTaber from South Carolina on Sep 12, 2018
 
3.79 by 6thstreetbrewpub from District of Columbia on Jul 30, 2018
 
2.39 by rab53 from Washington on Jul 28, 2018
 
2.67 by JustLikeMyDad from Michigan on Jul 20, 2018
 
3.42 by robotic_being from Florida on Jul 19, 2018
 
3.5 by G-R-Fracassa from Michigan on Jun 18, 2018
 
3.89 by Futbolmanby from Michigan on May 29, 2018
 
3 by AyatollahGold from Indiana on Jan 02, 2018
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3.42/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Red5StandingBy from Maryland

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.

Nov 19, 2017
 
3.5 by C_Adams from Ohio on Oct 23, 2017
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3.51/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by russpowell from Arkansas

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

Oct 21, 2017
 
3.08 by breardon1776 from New York on Oct 04, 2017
 
3.39 by ffshore545 from Illinois on Aug 04, 2017
 
3.53 by jmd88 from Michigan on Aug 01, 2017
 
3.5 by Timc32 from Michigan on Jul 07, 2017
 
3.5 by paulish from New York on Jul 04, 2017
 
3.75 by wilfonzo from Florida on Jun 29, 2017
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3.62/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by mactrail from Washington

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.

Jun 10, 2017
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4.3/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Raime from Korea (North)

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.

May 27, 2017
 
3.59 by Zanico from Ohio on May 16, 2017
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3.24/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by REVZEB from Illinois

I even gave this a second try thinking it was a bad pour. No, no it wasn't. The grapefruit has taken on a prune and vinegar taste complexion. Not my favorite. Smell hints at the ruby red grapefruit juice but gets to vinegar in a hurry. The base isn't bad with the hops and malts giving the beer a decent feel, but the burning booze, vinegar and pruney grapefruit is too powerful

May 10, 2017
 
3.48 by Zonian1 from Ohio on May 09, 2017
 
3.75 by AngusOg from North Carolina on Apr 29, 2017
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2.73/5  rDev -24%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5
by JTahoe from Oregon

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.

Apr 19, 2017
 
3.77 by Jfishe13313 from Florida on Apr 15, 2017
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3.58/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Wolvmar from Michigan

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.

Apr 02, 2017
 
3.33 by cbcrunch from Wyoming on Dec 31, 2016
 
3.5 by JDoHo from Michigan on Dec 08, 2016
 
3.75 by dannycohen62 from Illinois on Nov 09, 2016
Grapefruit IPA from Perrin Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 309 ratings