Maximum Boogie
Grimm Artisanal Ales

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From:
Grimm Artisanal Ales
 
New York, United States
Style:
IPA - Imperial
Ranked #368
ABV:
10%
Score:
93
Ranked #3,004
Avg:
4.31 | pDev: 4.41%
Ratings:
27
Status:
Active
Rated:
Mar 19, 2022
Added:
Apr 19, 2019
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  3
SCORE
93
Outstanding
Notes: Maximum Boogie triple IPA is a rollercoaster ride of tropical flavors. It is absurdly saturated with juicy hop tones of overripe fruit. With a hop rate of 9 lbs per barrel — radically hop bursted and double dry hopped — this 10% monster tastes something like an orange/strawberry/banana/guava/mango/coconut smoothie.
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4.25 by Patches826 from Massachusetts on Mar 19, 2022
 
4.29 by buzzy from Pennsylvania on Jan 31, 2022
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4.16/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by metter98 from New York

A: The beer is very hazy to cloudy yellow in color. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that left a thin collar around the edge and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of honeydew melon, mango and strawberry are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell and is packed with lots of fruity flavors, particularly those of tropical fruits. There are hints of alcohol in the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a bit crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: You can definitely get a sense that this is a strong beer from the hints of alcohol in the taste but this is made up for by the amount of fruity aromas and flavors that are packed into the smell and taste.

Serving type: can

Jan 24, 2022
 
4.17 by caffeinelogic from New York on Dec 24, 2021
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4.4/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by harrypowers from Massachusetts

Pours a hazy yellow orange with a small fluffy head that ends up as light lacing.

Smells of slightly dank piney hops , pine apple and mango.

Tastes of pineapple, mango and sweet citrus. There is a slightly bitter finish. The alcohol hides well.

Medium body and light carbonation. Lightly syrupy mouthfeel.

This is a fruit forward IPA that has very little bitterness. It's delicious and should be enjoyable for those who don't like bitter IPA's .

Jun 25, 2021
 
4.13 by dsshuck from Delaware on Apr 29, 2021
 
4.07 by JMScowcroft from Vermont on Feb 28, 2021
 
4.19 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts on Feb 28, 2021
 
4.19 by Vivs85 from New York on Feb 08, 2021
 
4.64 by ntanner83 from Massachusetts on Jan 31, 2021
 
4.25 by MilaMila from Massachusetts on Jan 24, 2021
 
4.44 by kdown from California on Jan 15, 2021
 
4.25 by Dmbphoenix from New York on Jan 13, 2021
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4.48/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by Pentastar from New York

Look: Peach colored and hazy with white foam head, not much lacing.
Smell: Tropical hop notes, pineapple and mango.
Taste: Powerful hop bitterness mixed with a bouquet of tropical fruit and nectars.
Feel: A little heavy, well carbonated.
Overall: A good strong IPA, well worth a try.

Jan 10, 2021
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4.68/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by BeerBaronBear from New York

No canning date - tasted 12/29/20. This beer is tremendous - one of the most approachable triple IPAs I've ever had. It somehow manages to feel light, despite having a rich and tongue-coating mouthfeel and 10% ABV. I'm growing to love Cashmere hops, and here the blend with Citra makes for a fruity mega-bomb of a beer. Grimm did a wonderful job of balancing bitterness, citrus, dankness, and sweetness. Everyone should try this.

Dec 29, 2020
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4.73/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by Hendry from Vermont

Cashmere and Citra hop explosion, extremely approachable for 10% with the ABV masterfully hidden.

Dec 25, 2020
 
4.46 by edthehead from New York on Jul 04, 2019
 
4.34 by cozmo from New York on May 26, 2019
 
4.25 by smcel371 from New York on May 25, 2019
 
4.23 by dbrauneis from North Carolina on May 25, 2019
 
4.25 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut on May 21, 2019
 
4.4 by Jbavi360 from New York on May 19, 2019
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4.15/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by gatoconleche from New York

Pretty tasty beer. Very fruity, but definitely taste the alcohol at 10%.

May 08, 2019
 
4.41 by alexsergio from New York on May 05, 2019
 
3.87 by Mikexw from New York on Apr 24, 2019
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4.2/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by TimothyD11 from New York

Look is that of a beautiful New England IPA, hazy orange golden yellow. Smells like the cross between grapefruit and pineapple. Gotta get close to smell that though. Taste is citrus and bitter. Alcohol not entirely hidden though, which is understandable being a triple IPA.

All in all quite good but probably a step too far for me personally!

Apr 23, 2019
 
4.57 by LeftHanded666 from New York on Apr 19, 2019
Maximum Boogie from Grimm Artisanal Ales
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 27 ratings