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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:
Juicy, Hazy orange, soft carbonation, plush fruity aromas. Immense mango, marmalade, pine, honeysuckle, and lemon flavors. Smack dab in between Lambo and Tesseract on the sweet-to-dry spectrum. Just a hint of bitterness.


Added by ThatsThatDude on 08-15-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#267
Reviews:
97
Ratings:
567
pDev:
6.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
209
Gots:
133
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4.32/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nichols33
3.75/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cryptichead
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mflamar
4.1/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bogdawg
3.67/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bpfrush
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of spinrsx
4.06/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can thanks to Jon

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Photo of GuyFawkes
3/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Canned 3/16/18; drank 4/27/18 @ the Yarchives.

Opaque bright orange appearance.

A rough pour yielded a big white head; strong, thick lace.

Lemon, wheat & faint pine notes in the nose.

Medium thick, sticky mouthfeel.

Marmalade, wheat & pine flavors; a cloying, dry IPA.

Drinkable, but not much more.

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Photo of tubeman
4.34/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bshu
4.34/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BradMacMullin
4.72/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Don’t have time to rate. But had at Waltham Tap and Table. This beer is awesome. Please bring more....love this brewery

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4.24/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.45/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DaveCash
4.49/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of metter98
4.28/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: The beer is very hazy light yellow in color. It poured with a finger high bright white head that gradually died down, leaving a thin head covering the surface, a narrow collar around the edge of the glass, and some lacing clinging to the sides.
S: Moderate aromas of mangos and lemons are present in the nose and are intermixed with notes of pine.
T: The taste has flavors of lemons, mangos and oranges, with notes of pine becoming noticeable in the finish and lingering into the aftertaste, although these are hardly resinous. There is a light amount of bitterness and if anything, the "bite" seems to be more from the pine than the bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This IPA has a lot of complexities in both the smell and the taste. The beer does a very good job at hiding any traces of alcohol so it's quite drinkable. I liked how the pine added a crisp "bite" in lieu of bitterness.

Serving type: can

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Photo of NEdward
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

nice can

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Photo of afroskully
4.28/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

So drinkable. Perfectly balanced and way too easy to drink. My favorite Grimm IPA to date.

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Photo of Strohm
4.37/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wesmaze
4.46/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of agreenman19
4.49/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dailyminefield
4.18/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Boone757
3.98/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jmonah3
4/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Beer rating: 4.43 out of 5 with 567 ratings