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Norm's Raggedy Ass IPA | Griffin Claw Brewing Company

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Norm's Raggedy Ass IPANorm's Raggedy Ass IPA
BA SCORE
3.82/5
Very Good
508 Ratings
Norm's Raggedy Ass IPANorm's Raggedy Ass IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Griffin Claw Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
griffinclawbrewingcompany.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TheBrewo on 07-30-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,352
Reviews:
50
Ratings:
508
pDev:
11.78%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
147
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 508 |  Reviews: 50
Photo of sholbert
3.46/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 16oz can. Pale golden, very clear, small head, good lacing. Nose is straw and pine, light citrus. Flavor shows more citrus up front, but then piney hops and bitterness take over. Very dry finish.

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Photo of adipilla8708
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Alecmedeiros
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tjb14
3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sully194
3.55/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 16 oz can straight to my face.
Hint of honey in this most recent can.
This is a tough one. Seems like every can I get, the taste varies, within the same 4 pack....
Reasonable price and will get your ripped; no doubt!!!

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Photo of southdenverhoo
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Blackop555
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours gold. Foamy, short, Whitehead that last a while with light lacing.

Smells Pine, bready malt and citrus.

Taste candied fruit, light citrus peel, bready and Pine. Finish is dry with a citrus peel linger. Medium body and smooth medium carbonation.

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Photo of Lance_Pearce
4.38/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of IckyT2012
3.46/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mikexw
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pirmannt1
4.13/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ovaltine
4.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bright golden pour, nearly clear, bone white head. Aromas ar piney, resiny hops and a bit of citrus.

Taste is spot-on West Coast-style IPA, very dry with a big piney hop bite, but enough citrus to soften the landing.

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Photo of nuggetlover
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Futbolmanby
3.44/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dannycohen62
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nwhittin
3.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MWMelnyk
3.3/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
2.3/5  rDev -39.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

L: pale yellow, bubbly head, small carbonation

A: pine, sugar, citrus

F: carbonated, bitter, sweet, thin to medium

T: malt, honey, sweetness to start and pine, metallic, bitterness to finish. Also very flat and stale yet can indicates March fresh.

O: my 1st Griffin Claw, not sure how they won't World Beer Cup Gold Award in 2010 for best IPA, maybe 7 years ago they used different ingredients but this is nothing special and I'm an IPA guy and have to say this is horrible. Glad I bought just the one and definitely glad I never bought the Costco Variety pack of this.

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Photo of jeff1973
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MrDis
3.66/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Timc32
3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stutz
4.23/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A very easy drinking IPA. Good flavor and very light bitterness. Would be good on a hot summer day.

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Photo of Grupatre
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JLK7299
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Norm's Raggedy Ass IPA from Griffin Claw Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 508 ratings
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