Norm's Raggedy Ass IPA | Griffin Claw Brewing Company

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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:
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Added by TheBrewo on 07-30-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
45
Ratings:
471
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
39.42%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
131
For Trade:
3
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Reviews: 45 | Ratings: 471
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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Photo of JeffONeal
4.3/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

First thing that hit me when I opened the can was a burst of fruity hops the was unexpected. If the amazin smell had lasted into the glass' this would be an epic brew. I love the pale yellow color. It's rare to find an India PALE Ale these days that is actually pale. Great lacing and a continuous thin layer of white foam. Aromas of pineapple, ginger, honey, and Sugar In The Raw. It has a toasted marshmallow front end malt backbone with a sweet mild ginger and pineapple finish with a perfect amount of hop bitterness. If I have any concerns it would be the mouth feel, it is not as full bodied as I would like. The beer is improving in aroma and flavor nicely as it warms up a bit.

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Photo of oberon
3.72/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at the Tigers game on Sunday.Poured copper with a thicker but quick to fade white head.Alot of malt in the nose with caramel/biscuit malts standing out,citric hops are present but not real big.The hops are a little more assertive on the palate giving some tropical fruit and citrusy notes,the malt base is still pretty hefty giving off some sweet caramel and breadiness.Not bad but not a big hop assertive ipa,still better than most of what you are gonna get at a ballgame.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.8/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Tiernan
3.76/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Grinz12
3.29/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Joebraggot
4.5/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great beer

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Billolick
3.79/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

16 oz can (what a great invention)

Pours hazed medium amber, nice ringed lacing left behind, like khaki froth

Ripe fruit and medium toast on the nose

Easy drinking and pleasant enough IPA. On the maltier side with mild piney and grainy hops coming on late. Better then decent, but did not blow me away with yummyness. Worth a try and certainly well crafted.

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3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of deebo
3.74/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A clear yellow ipa with a brilliant white head that sticks to the glass. Nice hoppy aroma that hits a bunch of different hop aromas. Taste is piney, citrusy, grassy, and a bit floral. Not too bitter but does linger as you go. Good ipa.

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3.25/5  rDev -14%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.81/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -14%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

Photo of dcbeers
3.86/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.87/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ors55
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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Norm's Raggedy Ass IPA from Griffin Claw Brewing Company
3.78 out of 5 based on 471 ratings.
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