Cross Stitch
Grimm Artisanal Ales

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Grimm Artisanal Ales
New York, United States
Vienna Lager
Ranked #43
Ranked #17,035
3.88 | pDev: 9.54%
Feb 23, 2022
Nov 09, 2020
Very Good
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Notes: This Vienna-style lager was brewed with a double decoction mash — our first time using this historical process for our lagers! With a base of German Vienna malt and a touch of CaraAroma, Cross Stitch is a warming, toasty lager with a smooth mouthfeel. Aromas of freshly baked bread and subtle caramel are complemented by flavors of sweet malt and toffee, ending with a crisp finish.
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Rated: 3.5 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 23, 2022
Rated: 3.86 by rorjets from Connecticut

Jan 01, 2022
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Reviewed by ChipChaight from New York

4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Can from the brewery in Brooklyn. Pours an almost clear medium amber with two fingers of rocky white head, nice lacing, smell is crackers, doughy biscuits, wheat bread, hint of lemon and grass, taste is light brown wheat bread, mild sour grain and grassy finish, feel is light, medium carbonation. A robust and grassy lager.
Dec 14, 2021
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Reviewed by metter98 from New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
A: The beer is a little hazy amber in color and has some yellowish hues and a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that left a collar around the edge and a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface.
S: Light to moderate aromas of toasted malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell and has flavors of toasted malts.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is malty, but doesn't seem as heavy compared to other beers in the style. It is very drinkable.

Serving type: can
Dec 04, 2021
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

4.34/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Can purchased from FLX Wienery in Dundee, NY.

This one pours a dark-ish amber color, with a small head, and lots of lacing.

This one smells like fresh crusty bread, caramel, and grassy hops.

This is simple but clearly quite well done. The malt backbone is spot on, with slight caramel sweetness, and lots of fresh bready malt character. There's a light but crisp hop character - slightly spicy and grassy.

This is light bodied, clean, and super drinkable, with a great crisp finish.

Grimm really seems to be taking great care in making to style lagers, and I'm very much *here* for that.
Aug 31, 2021
Rated: 3.94 by caffeinelogic from New York

Jul 01, 2021
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Reviewed by DaveMaciolek21 from New Jersey

4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Amber pour with a sturdy two-finger off-white head that laces. True to the Vienna taste and tradition. Caramel and malty taste with a satisfying dry grain finish. Could almost hear Mozart while I drank it!
Jun 28, 2021
Rated: 3 by prisdefer from New York

Jun 20, 2021
Rated: 4.21 by Jsalz21 from New Jersey

Nov 17, 2020
Rated: 4.05 by LeftHanded666 from New York

Nov 09, 2020
Cross Stitch from Grimm Artisanal Ales
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