Rhythm Force
Grimm Artisanal Ales

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From:
Grimm Artisanal Ales
 
New York, United States
Style:
New England IPA
Ranked #694
ABV:
8%
Score:
93
Ranked #3,093
Avg:
4.27 | pDev: 4.68%
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
28
Status:
Active
Rated:
Mar 25, 2022
Added:
Dec 08, 2018
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  6
SCORE
93
Outstanding
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Notes: Rhythm Force Double IPA is loaded with Citra, Columbus, and Amarillo hops and packs flavors of cotton candy, sherbet, melting popsicles, cannabis, ripe berries, and lemon verbena underpinned by a soft layer of velvety oats.
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Reviewed by Sheppard from Massachusetts

4.19/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours a hazy golden orange. Very brilliant white head that looks like bread dough that has fermented. It has that nice pillowy relaxed character. Some unripe mango and papaya on the nose. This is papaya forward with some soft tangerine. Maybe some unripe mango as well. Refined. Nice DIPA but not something that's gonna blow you away.
Mar 25, 2022
 
Rated: 4.25 by Patches826 from Massachusetts

Mar 01, 2022
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Reviewed by cbutova from Massachusetts

3.92/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A- Pours from the 500ml can into a tulip glass with an opaque but not exactly hazy/cloudy yellow-golden body. The head rises to a finger high with a thick and creamy consistency and nice retention. Webs of lacing at the get go and they persist down most of the glass.

S- Soft citrus and stone fruits are the main thing for me with some tropical, floral and dank hop notes. The main thing for me is peach, mango, tangerine and bubble gum with pineapple, orange and lemongrass hints.

T- Strays more towards the pineapple, tangerine, orange and berries here with some mango, peach and spicy herbal hop notes as well. A touch of oats, pale grains and a medium sweetness.

MF- Medium bodied overall with a light to moderate carbonation. Texture is just a bit foamy and puffy. Finishes with a dry bitterness.

A pretty good DIPA that kind of lacks a front and center signature flavor for the rest of the hop profile to surround.
Jan 01, 2022
 
Rated: 4.16 by caffeinelogic from New York

Dec 18, 2021
 
Rated: 4.01 by AlpacaAlpaca from New York

Oct 20, 2021
 
Rated: 4.02 by tobelerone from New Jersey

Apr 17, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Apr 02, 2021
 
Rated: 4.5 by Icka31 from Ohio

Mar 15, 2021
 
Rated: 4.46 by Orny18 from New York

Mar 15, 2021
 
Rated: 4.44 by florisj135 from Virginia

Mar 10, 2021
 
Rated: 4.31 by JMScowcroft from Vermont

Mar 14, 2020
 
Rated: 4.03 by AD17 from New Jersey

Mar 07, 2020
 
Rated: 4.5 by Hendry from Vermont

Mar 02, 2020
 
Rated: 4.47 by jpd026 from New York

Feb 28, 2020
 
Rated: 4.25 by dudd from New York

Feb 24, 2020
 
Rated: 4.23 by hoponit from New York

Feb 24, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts

Feb 25, 2019
 
Rated: 4.27 by plaid75 from New York

Feb 16, 2019
 
Rated: 4.25 by raycoll from New York

Feb 02, 2019
 
Rated: 4.25 by BallsDeep from Florida

Jan 17, 2019
 
Rated: 4.43 by Khaack from New York

Jan 15, 2019
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Reviewed by Nalex from New York

4.37/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
First sampled this brew via a few crowlers, and have since managed to snag a sixtel for my kegerator. Looks dull orange (almost tan) and thick. Smell is somewhat suppressed with mango, peach and a hint of grapefruit. Taste is floral, hoppy with a distinct bitter finish. Feel is just exactly right. Overall a superior NEIPA from a brewery that is quickly becoming my favorite.
Jan 13, 2019
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Reviewed by Ciocanelu from Romania

4.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Really hazy peach color with off-white head. Aroma is really hoppy, dank and juicy with lots of chives and vegetal notes. Taste follows, really hoppy and dank, also herbal and bitter on the finish. Medium plus body with medium carbonation. Pretty good, not too boozy, medium leafy bitterness.
Jan 08, 2019
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Reviewed by Tony210 from New Jersey

4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours a hazy medium straw color, minimal head. Huge dank hop aroma. Sweet and dry, big dank hop flavor; tropical fruits - mango, pineapple, lots of guava. Very good DIPA.

1/5/19
16 oz can from brewery
4.25 rating
Jan 05, 2019
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Reviewed by FBarber from Illinois

4.27/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Pours a semi-shiny orange color. Completely opaque, but not sludgy in appearance. Thick three finger white head dissipates leaving sticky white lacing on the glass and a thin spot of foam on top of the beer.

Aroma has notes lemon, lemongrass, weed, with some subtle notes of mango, pineapple and pine. Overall the aroma is incredibly dank.

Taste has notes of orange, pine, peaches, mangoes, and some berry notes - most reminiscent of strawberries. In addition there is strong dank weedy aspect to the flavor profile. All together its a very nice profile. While sweet, it is not overly sweet. Moderate bitterness starts midway through and lingers through to the finish. Slight spiciness to the profile.

Feel is quite light and drinkable. Moderate to medium carbonation provides a slightly fizzy sensation on the palate.

Overall a really nice NE style IPA from Grimm. The flavor profile is rather unique and sets this beer apart from other examples of the style. This is as dank as I've a NE style IPA, but it works really well.
Jan 05, 2019
 
Rated: 4.25 by Skellbop from New York

Jan 03, 2019
 
Rated: 4.31 by smcel371 from New York

Jan 01, 2019
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.2/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
another haze bomb from these guys, this one a little less compelling and distinctive than some of their others i have had in this style, but its hard to argue with the formula of keeping the malt fluffy and dry, and dry hopping the brains out of the beer, its working no matter what ingredients they use. this one is a little thicker, paler, and milkier than i have gotten used to from grimm, not messy or anything, just more substantial on the haze. the aroma and flavor are great, very fresh, a little less fruit forward, more dank and resinous, pine and juniper ahead of citrus this time, lemon balm and something herbaceous too, but most distinctly, some bitterness, which i have said before, but i really like in my new england styles, it just makes it more ipa-esque, more dynamic and complete, and although its mild, its a useful feature of this one. i credit the columbus hops for most of that. a little heavier than a lot of them, not because of the alcohol but because of all the sediment in here, its a lot to wade though, and i think its more than really fits the hop profile. still, by any measure this is awesome and way ahead of the field of wannabees.
Dec 28, 2018
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

4.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
On tap at Tap and Mallet in Rochester, NY.

This one pours a very hazy golden yellow color, with a small head, and lots of lacing.

This smells like lemony hops, stone fruit, sweet grapefruit, white pepper, weed, pine, and mango.

This has a really unique flavor to it. It's got a fascinating bitterness, slightly peppery, slightly lemon rind-y, and very marijuana-heavy. There's also a great juiciness, with strawberry and grapefruit mainly, and some definite lighter tones of mango and strone fruit. Grimm NE-style IPAs always tend to feature some different textures and tones than the usual pure juice bomb motif, and I can definitely appreciate that.

This is light bodied, with a lingering bitterness on the back end, and a great level of drinkability.

I'm really loving the fact that Grimm's new beers from their own taproom are reminding of why I fell in love with Grimm in the first place.
Dec 26, 2018
 
Rated: 4.24 by smithj4 from New York

Dec 23, 2018
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Reviewed by ScruffySouthpaw from New York

4.18/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Served in a slender pint glass from the bottle.

Appearance: Cloudy yellow with medium bubbles.

Smell: Floral and citrus.

Taste Compex sweet with a touch of honeys me coming off lightly peppery.

Mouth: sticky. Medium bubbles with a descent bubbles. Feels a little more potent.

Overall: Great FN beer. Would grab a case just to keep a cold one steady in my little fridge. Salud!
Dec 23, 2018
 
Rated: 4.53 by The_Beer_Guru from New York

Dec 22, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by redsoxjim from Massachusetts

Dec 22, 2018
 
Rated: 3.71 by eddiefl from New York

Dec 22, 2018
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Reviewed by Gajo74 from New York

4.57/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Pours the color of orange juice. A moderate foamy and creamy head soon dissipates, it displays nice lacing.
There aroma is fruity and inviting. There is initially a burst of tropical fruit, particularly pineapple. Then, zesty citrus, strong aromas of orange pith and grapefruit pulp. Additional aromas of berries and peach.
The taste opens sweet and juicy with flavors of grapefruit pulp, freshly squeezed orange juice, hints of tropical fruit, peach and berries. A moderately low hops bitterness begins to develop, as does a spicy grass and pine flavor, complimented by zesty citrus peel. Overall, it is juicy, with a moderate sweetness balanced with herbal hops spices.
Medium bodied, smooth and moderately carbonated. Juicy mouthfeel that has a zesty citrusy sting and a spicy and dry finish.
Overall a fantastic and delicious DIPA.
Dec 21, 2018
 
Rated: 4.74 by Dmbphoenix from New York

Dec 20, 2018
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Reviewed by jykleo from New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Canned on 12/3. Poured to Birrateque IPA 18OZ Glass on 12/16.
A:Peach+light Orange opaque colour. 1 finger of cloud and nice lace remain.(Disappear quickly).
S:Pine, orange, peach aromas. Malt aroma is not strong at all.
T:Pine, peach and tropical fruit notes. Clean and smooth.
M:Light Carbo. Medium body. Smooth and slightly creamy.
O:Mild bitterness continue and semi-sweetness. Good balance. Not sticky.
(DIPA,Citra, Columbus, Amarillo. 8%ABV)
Dec 16, 2018
 
Rated: 4.29 by CreightonSM from New York

Dec 15, 2018
 
Rated: 4.46 by alexsergio from New York

Dec 14, 2018
Rhythm Force from Grimm Artisanal Ales
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 39 ratings