Maximum Bliss
Grimm Artisanal Ales

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Grimm Artisanal Ales
New York, United States
American IPA
Ranked #554
Ranked #7,610
4.18 | pDev: 6.46%
Mar 11, 2023
Oct 14, 2019
Notes: None
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Rated: 3.98 by JHeard79 from North Carolina

Mar 11, 2023
Rated: 4.21 by caffeinelogic from New York

Feb 03, 2023
Rated: 4.25 by Hendry from Vermont

May 16, 2021
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Reviewed by unlikelyspiderperson from California

3.7/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
This is a pretty pure and simple modern hazy IPA. Aromatics are great, looks like citrus juice. Taste is sorely missing a proper bitterness, leaving it a bit overly sweet. And it's a bit too heavy.bodied for me to enjoy more than 12 or so ounces. Not terrible but nothing I'd go back for.

This is orange juice beer, opaque and bright.
Smell has big sweet citrus and peach with an herbal twist that leaves me thinking of a sorbet. Almost ice creamy
Taste has some of the flavors from the aroma but also has a much more prominent dankness, an earthy/herbal character that kind of dominates. It gives the fruity character a bit of a stale note.
Mouthfeel is soft and heavy
Dec 04, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by Patches826 from Massachusetts

Nov 10, 2020
Rated: 4.22 by PaulSlazinger from Pennsylvania

Oct 27, 2020
Rated: 4.24 by KingforaDay from New Jersey

Oct 23, 2020
Rated: 3.75 by Dmbphoenix from New York

Oct 19, 2020
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Reviewed by Gajo74 from New York

4.31/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
From the can, it pours a hazy yellow color. A well retaining fingernail length head displays lacing.

The nose opens with citrusy and pithy notes of orange and grapefruit. This is followed by aromas of tropical fruit, including, mango, banana, pineapple and passion fruit. Sweet aromas of honey malt are contrasted with developing herbal and dank notes.

The taste is smacking juicy with a creamy and sweet honey malt base. Flavors of tropical fruit align with the aroma. Medium bodied with a soft and smooth mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Herbal and peppery spices develop and contribute to the balance. These includes notes of pine resin. There is some crispness in the finish, as well as a light bitterness.

Juicy, smooth and full of big flavors. The hops spices add just the right touch for balance and drinkability. I enjoyed this.
Oct 19, 2020
Rated: 4.44 by TheLefty1616 from New York

Oct 10, 2020
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Reviewed by NickandToni from New York

4.6/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Happy to see this in rotation again. I’ve had it on tap and from a can. So fruity and juicy citrus.

L: hazy and bright
S: so tropically sweet scents
T: so Grimmesque. Could just keep drinking
F: tropical desert bomb with big mouth feel
O: one of my favorites in the Grimm rotation
Oct 09, 2020
Rated: 3.9 by vfgccp from New York

Nov 09, 2019
Rated: 4.1 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

Nov 03, 2019
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Reviewed by q33jeff from New Jersey

4.06/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap, Churchville Inn.

Hazy yellow. Medium white head. Excellent retention.

Strong citrus, tropical and floral.

Grapefruit, some leafy / grassy notes. Cracker base with some earthy notes.

Smooth, easy sipper.

Very good IPA.
Nov 02, 2019
Rated: 4.18 by LeftHanded666 from New York

Oct 20, 2019
Rated: 4.77 by Earth from New York

Oct 14, 2019
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