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Grimm Artisanal Ales

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From:
Grimm Artisanal Ales
 
New York, United States
Style:
Imperial IPA
Ranked #916
ABV:
10%
Score:
92
Ranked #5,319
Avg:
4.16 | pDev: 8.65%
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
55
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jul 16, 2022
Added:
Aug 26, 2018
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  4
You will get ZONKED on this beer! Incredibly smooth at 10% abv. We went all out on the hops. Dry hopped at 9lbs/bbl with Simcoe, Citra, Mosaic plus a ton of Galaxy hops.
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Rated: 4.25 by Patches826 from Massachusetts

Jul 16, 2022
 
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Jun 30, 2022
 
Rated: 4.25 by benjaminsa from Vermont

Jun 04, 2022
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Reviewed by SawDog505 from New Hampshire

4.16/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
This is a NETIPA from Grimm. Poured into a 16 oz Snulip glass canned on 4/27/22. Pours a hazy orange yellow with a solid finger sticky white head that leaves some thin streaks of lace with excellent retention. 4.5

Aroma is mandarin, peach, papaya, apricot, and grapefruit rind. 4

Taste follows mandarin, peach, papaya, apricot, and grapefruit big flavor, but rather easy sipping. 4.25

Mouthfeel is above average, soft gentle carbonation, maybe a tad dry, and it goes down rather easy for 10%. 4.25

Overall this is a really nice brew, not dazzling but I would say with a shot. 4
May 28, 2022
 
Rated: 4.23 by caffeinelogic from New York

Nov 06, 2021
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Reviewed by ScruffySouthpaw from New York

3.97/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Served in a tulip glass from the can.

Appearance: Cloudy dark gold with a with a white head rising a notch over one finger's length off the body.

Smell: Light floral.

Taste: Smooth floral feel with a light lavender tone. Bread feel which has vea y citrus Tones to the brew.

Mouth: touch dry with a super sticky feel of heavy floral. As sticky as it gets, it dissipates from the page quickly.

Overall: great grab, thirst quenching with a taste that is hard to keep on the on the coaster. Salud!
Jul 04, 2021
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Reviewed by TMoney2591 from Illinois

3.81/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Served from the can in a mason jar.

I don't wanna get hit by a large anvil. Call me revolutionary. Anyway, this stuff pours a hazy amber-orange topped by over a finger of lightly off-cream foam. The nose comprises grapefruit zest, light mandarin orange, mild pineapple juice, light grass, honey, and the vague sense of melon in the background. The taste brings in more of the same, some of the fruit leaning toward the pith-y end of the spectrum, though the bitterness is kept to a surprising minimum. The body is a lithe medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a very nice TIPA, one that hits the citrus hard without overdoing things.
Jun 28, 2021
 
Rated: 4.09 by kjkinsey from Texas

Jun 20, 2021
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Reviewed by EmperorBevis from England

4.43/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Canned in a big old tallboy crafty craft can and delivered right to my door by Artisanal Ales
Pours a hazy light honey coloured body with thick white head
Aroma is totally tropical
Flavour is sharp edged pineapple with some well intentioned skunky notes as opposed to off flavours
Jun 10, 2021
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Reviewed by q33jeff from New Jersey

3.86/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
**
05/12/21

Can to snifter.

LOOK: lightly hazy, medium yellow color, small off white head, fades to some wispy lacing. good retention.
AROMA: light pineapple and citrus, even lighter hints of earth and grass. Pleasant, but faint.
TASTE: a little stronger flavor, orange, pineapple, light ash,
FEEL: pretty smooth, medium body, light-ish and easy drinking for a triple. 10+ABV is very well hidden. I might almost believe this was a session if I did not know better.

Impressive how sneaky smooth this is. Tasty also, but simple in that category. Another very nice offering from Grimm.

**
May 12, 2021
 
Rated: 4.09 by buzzy from Pennsylvania

Apr 28, 2021
 
Rated: 4.33 by PaulSlazinger from Pennsylvania

Apr 26, 2021
 
Rated: 4.1 by loganburgh from Michigan

Jul 22, 2020
 
Rated: 4.25 by TallGuyCM from California

Jun 03, 2020
 
Rated: 4.27 by bigpoppa67 from Wisconsin

May 30, 2020
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Reviewed by Antg8989 from New Jersey

4.28/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Pours gold with some sediment/chunks floating around. But no matter. Punchy hops on the nose - pineapple, mandarin, resin, dank, tropical, hints of alcohol. Taste is also pineapple. Yes, lots of pineapple. Medium carbonation and goes down like an 8 percenter. Overall, would definitely enjoy again.
May 13, 2020
 
Rated: 4.23 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Apr 28, 2020
 
Rated: 4.2 by vfgccp from New York

Apr 20, 2020
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Reviewed by beersampler6 from Michigan

4.24/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A very solid imperial IPA from a brewery that's new to me. "Canned on 3/23/20" date printed on can. Pours a nice hazy lighter pale yellow color with some fluffy white head and very nice looking small soapy rings of lingering lacing. Aromas of ripe fresh grapefruit, pineapple, melon, lemon, tangerine, malt, creamy vanilla, bread, a little floral hops at the finish. Taste follows the nose, great balance, higher ABV is very well hidden. Quite juicy and tasty. Smooth mild mouthfeel, a little soft, just the right amount of carbonation. Will definitely keep an eye out for more offerings from this brewery.
Apr 17, 2020
 
Rated: 4.49 by eawolff99 from Minnesota

Apr 16, 2020