Cloud Landing
Grimm Artisanal Ales

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Grimm Artisanal Ales
New York, United States
Imperial IPA
4.22 | pDev: 4.5%
Jul 28, 2020
Aug 09, 2018
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Notes: Hazy, fluffy New England-style double IPA featuring New Zealand hops. Moutere and Motueka lend flavors of cotton candy, honeydew, watermelon, lychee, and kiwi.
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Rated by BillRoth from Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Very good smooth NEDIPA. Very fresh/Can less than month old. Would have again.
Jul 28, 2020
Rated: 4.1 by buzzy from Pennsylvania

Jul 20, 2020
Rated: 4.08 by mlefebvre7 from Massachusetts

Jul 12, 2020
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
This one pours a fairly hazy golden yellow color, with a small white head, and lots of lacing.

This smells like melon, candied hops, lemon, lime, and guava.

I like the balance between bitterness v juice here - there's an herbal and grassy bitterness here, and it works well for me. Motueka hops are always intriguing and tasty to me - I get herbal bitterness, I get some lemon/lime, I get mango, I even get some guava, maybe.

This is light bodied, and pretty clean, with no real booziness to it. It drinks pretty easily.

I still like Grimm, even all these years later of being one of the first breweries I ever got into.
Jul 11, 2020
Rated: 4.1 by 322wingedfoot from Pennsylvania

Jul 08, 2020
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Reviewed by metter98 from New York

4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
A: The beer is hazy and somewhat pale yellow in color. It poured with a half finger high white head that left a thin layer of bubbles on the surface, a narrow collar around the edge, and some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of honeydew melon and lychee are present in the nose along with hints of basil.
T: The taste follows the smell, except there are stronger flavors of basil to go along with those of the honeydew melon and the lychee with additional notes of kiwi.
M: It feels medium-bodied and juicy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I enjoyed the aromas and flavors imparted by the New Zealand hops in this IPA. It also did a very good job at hiding any traces of alcohol from the taste.

Serving type: can
Jul 07, 2020
Rated: 3.69 by sludgegnome from Pennsylvania

Jul 06, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by rare_bird from Michigan

Dec 02, 2019
Rated: 4.44 by johnny_c from New York

Jul 06, 2019
Rated: 4.28 by edthehead from New York

Jul 04, 2019
Rated: 4.15 by Diura from New York

Jun 21, 2019
Rated: 4.2 by dbrauneis from North Carolina

Jun 15, 2019
Rated: 4.28 by vabeerguy from Virginia

Jun 08, 2019
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Reviewed by Dragginballs76 from South Carolina

4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Appearance - Pours bright murky orange with a big soapy white head great retention. Spotty lacing all around the glass.

Aroma - Mild tropical fruit mango, orange, citrus peel, alcohol comes through just a bit. Light grassy hops.

Taste - Taste is strong mango and big ripe orange, really bitter citrus peel on the finish balances out the sweetness up front. the grassy hops are really noticeable as well.

Feel - Medium bodied, soft carbonation nice slightly dry finish.

Overall - Really well done DIPA, great flavors smooth easy drinking
Jun 02, 2019
Rated: 4.5 by Hendry from Vermont

May 28, 2019
Rated: 4.34 by florisj135 from Virginia

May 27, 2019
Rated: 4.35 by detpizzaboi from Michigan

May 26, 2019
Rated: 4.4 by Nalex from New York

May 25, 2019
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Reviewed by ChipChaight from New York

4.13/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Can from City Swiggers on the UES. Pours a hazy farm egg yolk golden orange with a fluffy white head and good lacing, smells like musty peach flesh and tangerine juice, taste is melon flavored cotton candy, hints of tangerine, finishes with a mild pithy bitterness, this beer is full bodied and creamy. Haven’t had much Grimm in a while but this is yet another great candy IPA.
May 18, 2019
Rated: 4 by Griffith from Connecticut

May 15, 2019
Rated: 4 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts

May 13, 2019
Rated: 4.15 by MephistosCafe from North Carolina

May 13, 2019
Rated: 3.99 by Sammy from Canada (ON)

May 12, 2019
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Reviewed by EMH73 from New York

4.27/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours a milky orange color with a fairly rapidly dissipating one inch white head that left ample blotches of lacing. Smells of dankness and citrus. Tastes of grapefruit, grapefruit pith, dank and under ripe tropical fruit. Medium bodied and carbonated, very bitter with a dry lingering bitter finish.
May 10, 2019
Rated: 4.31 by AD17 from New Jersey

May 09, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by The_Beer_Guru from New York

May 08, 2019
Rated: 4.54 by DudMan from New Jersey

May 07, 2019
Rated: 4.27 by KLarsen from New York

May 07, 2019
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Reviewed by tobelerone from New Jersey

4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Another terrific hoppy beer from Grimm, although slightly short of their very best in my opinion. While this has the cloudy look per the beer name and pillowy feel (albeit with enough carbonation to give it some life on the tongue), the flavor is fairly bitter and dank - weedy with grapefruit notes, pithy, and just slightly juicy and sweet. Typical for Grimm it’s well considered and well balanced and has a good deal of elegance in execution. A modern double ipa, despite the cloudy look and moniker, not really a “new England” style, and that’s all to the good.

As I work my way through the glass wow! Lots of grapefruit and lots of skunky weed notes emerging. Way more prominent as the beer comes up in temperature a bit.
May 06, 2019
Rated: 4.21 by cambabeer from New York

Apr 28, 2019
Rated: 4.28 by LeftHanded666 from New York

Oct 02, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by smcel371 from New York

Sep 19, 2018
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Reviewed by Jlabs from New York

4.16/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
poured into a tulip glass via draft @ Cityline Tavern (Albany, NY)

color is hazy orange, cloudy

smell is grapefruit and melon

taste is bitter grapefruit and slight sweetness from the malt

this is a bit more mellow than most Grimm IPA's I've had, but very well-balanced which makes up for the lack of pop
very drinkable at 8%
Sep 17, 2018
Rated: 4.02 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

Sep 16, 2018
Rated: 3.97 by bylerteck from Canada (ON)

Sep 06, 2018
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Reviewed by bishop170 from New York

4.73/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
Bought this a couple weeks ago and didn’t like it nearly as much as I do now. It’s a classic Grimm DIPA with strong tropical fruit flavor with a soft mouthfeel.

Look: orange juice like with a large head that disappates quickly
Smell: boozy smell mixed with mango and candies fruits
Taste: mango, star fruit, very sweet but balanced somehow
Feel: So so smooth and creamy with the booze well hidden, cheers!
Sep 05, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by CreightonSM from New York

Sep 01, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by Gkruszewski from New York

Aug 26, 2018
Rated: 4.43 by Xxambersky89 from New York

Aug 25, 2018
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Reviewed by SpeedwayJim from New York

3.73/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
16oz. can into Night Shift stemware.

Not only crazy cloudy, but deathly pale too. Nose is citrus, pineapple and cane sugar. Sweet, fruity, juicy. Beer opens citrus, pineapple and cane sugar. Notes of mango, candied fruit and starfruit throughout. There's almost a funky hop presence that manifests as a lightly bitter foaminess. Kind of weird. A little powdery at the finish with more pineapple and citrus sweetness. Pretty one-dimensional and exceptionally sweet, even for the NE IPA style. Body is light to medium with moderate to low carbonation. Smooth and dry on the palate and goes down foamy, soft with a sticky, bone dry finish.

Can't say I'm a huge fan of this beer. It's a little one dimensional and there's a powderiness that doesn't work with the rest of the flavors.
Aug 23, 2018
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