Topos
Grimm Artisanal Ales

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From:
Grimm Artisanal Ales
 
New York, United States
Style:
German Pilsner
Ranked #155
ABV:
5%
Score:
88
Ranked #14,561
Avg:
3.96 | pDev: 9.85%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
12
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 17, 2022
Added:
Feb 04, 2019
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  2
SCORE
88
Very Good
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Notes: Topos is an unfiltered traditional pilsner with flavors of fresh hay, powerful spicy German noble hops, and delicate floral honey. As with all of our pilsners, we utilized a traditional rising-temperature step mash with 100% German pilsner malt; Hallertau, Tettnang hops. Crisp, refreshing, and refined.
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Ratings by Zekenyce:
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Rated by Zekenyce from New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jun 13, 2021
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Reviewed by brureview from Massachusetts

3.77/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Nice pour. Golden color with a 4F head. Aroma is moderate with some hops. Tangy, spicy with a good bitterness in the finish. The spicy hop character comes out with warming.
Feb 17, 2022
 
Rated: 3.96 by cambabeer from New York

Feb 05, 2022
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Reviewed by Billolick from New York

4.12/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
4-21-21 dated tall can.

Medium haze to the pour, with more then ample fine froth and splattered lacing left on the glass.

Crackers on the sniff.

Crisp and flavorful brew, more bready and cracker notes. Well crafted and well worth a try.
Jun 18, 2021
 
Rated: 4.1 by Jonnybgood from Massachusetts

Feb 13, 2021
 
Rated: 3.93 by Latarnik from New Jersey

Jan 21, 2021
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Rated by DEdesings57 from New Jersey

4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Awesome brew, def should check this out. It might not blow your hair back but it's down right solid in it's own right.
Nov 27, 2020
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Reviewed by mikeinportc from New York

4.3/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Slightly hazy medium yellow, with two fingers of long-lasting, fine-textured, white head.

Smell is cracker, fresh straw, and lightly spicy herbal+floral hop aroma, and a hint of
dried lemon rind.

Taste is light biscuit, a honeydew melon+cucumber fruity flavor, spicy/herbal(sage+holy basil+a touch of tarragon)/floral (Russian Sage?) hoppiness, and moderate citrus-rind-bitterness.

Feel is light, but not watery, with very,very fine carbonation that leaves the tongue with a pleasantly sand-blasted feel.

Overall , very enjoyable, and easy-drinking. Leans more to the spicy/herbal side than most pilsners, but it works well. I could drink this one endlessly.
Jun 08, 2020
 
Rated: 4.34 by hoponit from New York

Nov 22, 2019
 
Rated: 3.96 by smithj4 from New York

Aug 16, 2019
 
Rated: 3.11 by acurtis from New Jersey

Jul 23, 2019
 
Rated: 3.83 by edthehead from New York

Mar 27, 2019
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

4.51/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
On tap at Albany Ale and Oyster in Albany, NY.

This one pours a light and mostly clear straw yellow, with a small head and lots of lacing.

This one smells like spicy and herbal hops, with some flowers, and water crackers.

This is great - it’s really nice to see Grimm making a great lager. It’s got a crisp and clean hop character - a little spicy, a little floral, and a little fruity. There’s a touch of crisp crackery malt, and a very clean finish. There’s no off flavors.

This is light bodied, and so drinkable, with a very clean feel.

I’m all about Grimm’s new direction and quality lately.
Feb 25, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by MephistosCafe from North Carolina

Feb 19, 2019
 
Rated: 3 by prisdefer from New York

Feb 18, 2019
 
Rated: 4.24 by alexsergio from New York

Feb 04, 2019
Topos from Grimm Artisanal Ales
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 16 ratings