Tesseract | Grimm Artisanal Ales

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grimm Artisanal Ales
New York, United States
grimmales.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jason on 02-02-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
498
Reviews:
83
Avg:
4.43
pDev:
6.77%
 
 
Wants:
212
Gots:
112
For Trade:
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4.56/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pdad329
4.84/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Served in a snifter. Golden orange, hazy color. Little head, left lace on glass. Subtle aroma of citrus and light pine. Taste is wonderful, citrusy, smoooooth blend of hops and malt. Mouth-filling, with a clean, pleasant finish. A joy to sip and savor.

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Photo of fx20736
4.55/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of stoffystouts
4.15/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of willardt09
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of oberon
3.9/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Came in a goblet a slight hazed lighter lemon yellow color with a half finger white head atop.Big orange oil aromas with a bit of resin,caramel and sweet alcohol thrown in.Orange and sweet onion flavors with some resin showing thru,sweet biscuit malts underneath along some stinging alcohol.It's good but to me not nearly as good as the rating....not even close.

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Photo of TangoJuliet
4.27/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Silva11ha
5/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of drummerdwzp
4.7/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jsf14
4.4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sully6307
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Delicious!

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Photo of icemanls4
4.49/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.16/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.83/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 1Sundown2C
4/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of redbarnbikes
4.35/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of smithj4
4.36/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lbloom
4.55/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A phenomenal, world class IPA that can stand up to all the cult New England IPAs. Grimm makes incredible beers, and this one is one of their best.

Opaque orange with a soft white head. Smell is floral, slightly piney, slightly citrusy.

The taste is a perfect balance between malt and hops. The hops are assertive and bitter, but there is a clear malt backbone that stands up well to the hopping.

This isn't an ultra complex beer, but that isn't a criticism. This is just a beautifully balanced hazy east coast IPA. Refreshing. Robustly hopped, but with enough malt to keep things in check. Citrusy, clean, and refreshing. Just wonderful. If you know the normal fare from Grimm, singlecut, alchemist, other half, Lawson's, and the like, you know what to expect from this. This stands with the best.

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Photo of The_Beer_Guru
4.22/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IPA4LIFE732
4.58/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Very smooth IPA for and 8.0. Definitely does not have that traditional IPA after bite. Veery smoooth.

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Photo of psychgawsple
4.37/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of festizio
3.92/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Risty
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JLapadura
4.69/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of pcshotsauce33
4.83/5  rDev +9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Tesseract from Grimm Artisanal Ales
4.43 out of 5 based on 498 ratings.
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