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547 Ratings
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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:
#261
Reviews:
95
Ratings:
547
pDev:
6.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
212
Gots:
133
Trade:
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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

Photo of MMartin
4.02/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Sheppard
4.23/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a lightly hazy golden hue. Not as frothy dense as a lot of the fruitier IPAs of the Northeast. Peach and grapefruit aroma. Getting a lot of candied grapefruit, some peach, and strawberry. It's a little on the thin side. It's not super complex or have a myriad of cascading flavors. Pleasant enough to drink and I did enjoy this, despite any unimpressed tone I may have imbued in this review.

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

Photo of thampel09
4.44/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

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

Photo of Zbeattie6
4.53/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of greene94
5/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of WormGod
4.54/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of florisj135
4.67/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CreightonSM
4.6/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Holly1215
4.35/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SadMachine
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of WickedBeer
4.24/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

First beer I've had from Grimm! Canned on date 03/03/2017.

Pours a hazy golden orange. Really nice opaque color, good flowing carbonation and a small creamy head of foam. Pretty heavy lace retention.

All citrus on the nose. Tangerine and mango stand out to me. Very subtle hop presence.

Oh man, this is nice. Tropical fruits hit you initially, with some zesty citrus that takes the lead. Some booziness hits next along with a bitterness that hits the back of the tongue and a surprising maltiness that settles in all over. Definitely a pleasant experience, but I can't help but wonder if the fact that it is over 6 months old gave it some unintended characteristics at this point.

Overall a very smooth beer. The carbonation is subtle and even, and I'd categorize it as creamy before I say crisp.

A really nice beer overall. A little dated, but I really didn't get any unpleasant signs of beer that's turned in any way. Smooth, citrusy, and malty would be the three major components I'll sum up this beer with.

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Photo of rodmanfor3
4.27/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of liamt07
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Tasted from can. Pours a hazy gold with white head. Aroma is citrus and tropical fruits. Pretty well balanced. Orange, mango, pineapple, lemon, some pine and resin. Very well done imperial IPA.

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Photo of Davoc727
5/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Absolute favorite Grimm

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

Photo of Juggerr
3.5/5  rDev -21%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Beer rating: 4.43 out of 5 with 547 ratings
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