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Grimm Artisanal Ales

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Grimm Artisanal Ales
New York, United States
Imperial IPA
4.17 | pDev: 5.76%
Aug 15, 2019
Feb 06, 2018
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Reviewed by JerzDevl2000 from New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Traded for this a while ago and took a while to get around to. The date on the bottom of the can read 1/29/18 but this held up well over the year and a half that I had it sitting in my basement. While not among Grimm's better offerings, this was a decent example of an American Imperial IPA that didn't feel strong and went down easily. I've just become so accustomed to expecting more from these guys that this was a bit of a letdown for me...

The pour to this was like honey, but much thinner and with some fine haze in the liquid. Plenty of head topped this off but there wasn't much lacing to be seen aside from the few thin rings along the top of my pint glass. Quite a dank and outdoorsy aroma to this beer as there was lots of pine, forest, weed, chocolate and as the taste followed suit. This felt like something from Humboldt out of California as it was a hemp-lovers paradise. Full of hemp, resin, and hop oils, the slickness of this was reminiscent of tangerine juice as the bright and pithy citrus mouthfeel emerged once this fully warmed up.The malt was full of cracker and full, which allowed the fruit flavors to fully shine, in all of their deep and pithy goodness.

There was enough booze here but with such a heavy-handed presence going on, that was hard to directly discern. The carbonation could have been a bit more energetic but in the end, this was a change from Grimm's usual fare while being as enjoyable as what I was accustomed to from them. Love West Coast IPA's? Then you'll need to seek this one out!
Aug 15, 2019
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Reviewed by wedge from North Carolina

4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
[From Notes | Consumed 2/25/18]


Hazy gold with a sparse, wispy white head. Dank, spicy green hop aromas…weed, pine, and grapefruit. More of a classic, dank West Coast IPA in the flavor: cannabis, leafy herbs, apricot, orange juice, and pineapple. Crisp, medium-light , refreshing feel. Really good.
Mar 02, 2019
Rated: 4 by knicks19947 from New York

Dec 03, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by Mikexw from New York

Jul 17, 2018
Rated: 4.23 by SkeletonBitch from New York

Jul 10, 2018
Rated: 4.19 by smithj4 from New York

Apr 06, 2018
Rated: 4.06 by Nunya from Ohio

Apr 01, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by AngusOg from North Carolina

Mar 31, 2018
Rated: 4.26 by littlestevie14 from Massachusetts

Mar 31, 2018
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Reviewed by Billolick from New York

4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Tall can....1/29/18....6 weeks in the can

Pours out with a medium haze, and leaves quality looking gauzy froth and a load of fine sheeting.

Oranges and herbal hops on the sniff.

Tropical, pungent, over quality shelfie...go get some
Mar 21, 2018
Rated: 3.9 by dental from Massachusetts

Mar 09, 2018
Rated: 4.13 by MilaMila from Massachusetts

Mar 04, 2018
Rated: 4.43 by Orny18 from New York

Mar 03, 2018
Rated: 4 by smcel371 from New York

Mar 03, 2018
Rated: 4.15 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Mar 01, 2018
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

3.86/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
This one pours a clear light orange, with a small foamy head, and lots of lacing. There's a good amount of floaties, like most Grimm beers, despite the mostly clear color.

This smells like orange candy, melon, grapefruit peel, and sweet biscuity malt.

This tastes just a tad boozy, which is disappointing, but the hop flavor is nice. There's a lot of grassy and weedy bitterness, with grapefruit peel and orange rind, and a little bit of candied orange. It's not the best Grimm IPA yet, but I'm still enjoying it.

This is light bodied, crisp and fairly clean, with a slight lingering (boozy) bitterness.

This was enjoyable, but not quite the usual banger from Grimm.
Mar 01, 2018
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Reviewed by tobelerone from New Jersey

4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A very enjoyable and unique dipa offering from Grimm. Despite the name this is no lactose fruitfest but a well rounded beer straddling old and new styles. Retains a crispness of feel and nimble body while offering moderate malt and boozy notes in service of the hops. Definite fruits to be found there but also some welcome bitterness and subtle grassiness. Kind of unexpected and while not my absolute favorite by this brewery a really welcome and intriguing change of pace.
Feb 28, 2018
Rated: 4.46 by Montanabeerz from Montana

Feb 28, 2018
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Rated by craftaholic from New York

4.72/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Hot damn they did it again! It's like stone with IPAs all the time. .. Except they are worthwhile
Feb 28, 2018
Rated: 4.28 by TheLefty1616 from New York

Feb 25, 2018
Rated: 4.11 by dbrauneis from North Carolina

Feb 24, 2018
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Reviewed by scootny from New York

4.43/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
The can says to tool it in order to release the haze. It works! Very cloudy with a tight moderate head. Good lacing and active carbonation make it a lively looking brew.

Nose is sweet and juicy with mango, melon, citrus. A mild peppery bite. A large dose of pine and guava. Some pale malt sweetness and light toasted grains.

Taste is top fight. Nice malt backbone is sweet and bready. Tropical fruits explode off of that foundation and deliver mouth watering hoppy goodness. Firm bitterness in the finish with a light coating of hop oil that stays to offer a drying, light, mintiness and more bitters. No trace of the abv.

Medium body with a tingly, active carbonation that flows into a bit of cream. A velvety swallow and a delicious drinkability. It goes down like a session beer.

This is an exceptional DIPA. Grimm has really outdone itself.
Feb 22, 2018
Rated: 4.1 by mdfb79 from New York

Feb 20, 2018
Rated: 3.22 by vfgccp from New York

Feb 18, 2018
Rated: 4.02 by tdm168 from Pennsylvania

Feb 17, 2018
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Reviewed by Eamonn-Cummings3 from New York

4.12/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from a 16oz can into a Teku glass.

Look is a light hazy orange yellow with a thin white head.

Aroma is fruity bubble gum.

Taste matches that fruity bubble gum with a lot bitter pithiness.
Feb 16, 2018
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Reviewed by Bluecrow from New York

4.18/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
-hazy tangerine tap pour with a 1 cm foam cap. Watermelon and citrus aroma and a deep mango-orange flavor with light to moderate hop bitterness. -very good
Feb 16, 2018
Rated: 4.35 by swenny916 from Illinois

Feb 15, 2018
Rated: 4.06 by broadway848 from New York

Feb 11, 2018
Rated: 4 by alexsergio from New York

Feb 10, 2018
Rated: 4.32 by LeftHanded666 from New York

Feb 10, 2018
Rated: 4.16 by Jrodsmrs51 from New York

Feb 10, 2018
Rated: 4.02 by BltByKrmn from New York

Feb 10, 2018
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Reviewed by curtis6290 from New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
I found this to be a very mediocre beer, but solid from Grimm. Better than the average can or beer that you find around the city, but doesn't stand out to me.
Feb 09, 2018
Rated: 4.21 by TomMorris from Connecticut

Feb 08, 2018
Rated: 4.15 by Soloveitchik from New York

Feb 07, 2018
Rated: 4.53 by SpinSamzo from New York

Feb 06, 2018
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