Sweetgrass American Pale Ale (APA) | Grand Teton Brewing Co.

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Sweetgrass American Pale Ale (APA)Sweetgrass American Pale Ale (APA)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grand Teton Brewing Co.
Idaho, United States
grandtetonbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Sweetgrass APA is a Pale Ale of distinction! 2009 Great American Beer Festival Gold Medal winner in the American Pale Ale category, this crisp and fragrant beer is hopped and dry-hopped with plenty of Amarillos and Cascades. Try it with any bold, flavorful food to complement its citrusy, resinous spiciness.

60 IBU

Added by beernut7 on 08-27-2002

BEER STATS
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728
Reviews:
289
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
11.89%
 
 
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71
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

one of the more hoppy american pale ales around, could almost be taken for an ipa if it werent for the fortified malt profile of this baby. it pours clear as day, a sesame seed oil color with a prominent white head of foam. the nose is big bittersweet hops, could almost be fresh hops. theres a lot of oil and resin retained, and it gives a great aroma. the flavor is balanced out by some english caramel and pale malts that support the agressive hopping perfectly. its got a medium body which is made more drinkable by above average carbonation. the finish is only modestly bitter. this is a great session beer any time of year, for those who appreciate a bit more hops in their daily drink.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Golden Road Brewing in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a clear orange with a foamy beige head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, and citrus zest. Taste is much the same with a slightly fruity finish. There is a mild hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is drinkable but not something I would likely seek out again.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer pours a beautiful deep amber with a two and a half finger white head. It leaves elaborate lacing all the way down the glass. The smell is very subtle, maybe some pine. Mouthfeel is about average, neither thick nor thin. The taste is a little to the hops side, but not so much as to be a hop'splosion in the mouth. Aftertaste is hoppy but again not overly strong. All in all a good beer that I would recommend.

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Sweetgrass American Pale Ale (APA) from Grand Teton Brewing Co.
3.7 out of 5 based on 728 ratings.
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