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Grace And Grit - Great Raft Brewing

Grace And Grit

Overall: 9.6/10 by 1 dude

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Trend: 9.6/10 over past 5 reviews

Style: American Imperial IPA

ABV: 8.00%

IBU: 90

Season: Occasional

Have Another: 100%

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  • Color: Gold
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    Pours like a NEIPA: cloudy, opaque with a hue towards orange. Finger of pure white foam. Average retention. Laces as it recedes.

    Big nose. Hops abound. Dank, resinous and pine are initial. Gives way to orange and tangerine; almost tang like. Surprisingly sweet: bread, possibly the hop profile brings the sweetness up as well (after all I did say tang) - low lovibond malts similar to an APA? Juicy.

    Taste drops the sweetness, more bread. Orange and tangerine up front. Pine and resin share the middle but steal the finish, becoming slightly bitter. Dank and juicy. Straight forward hops.

    Medium body, Bright carbonation adds. Dry finish but not bone dry.

    This is an outstanding beer. The sweetness in the nose only slights pushes this beer off the perfect mark. One of the best NEIPAs I have had (mainly only have my own). Enjoy!
  • Reviewed: Friday, May 12, 2017 at 14:35:11
  • Tasted: May 12, 2017 by scot
  • $0.00 for 16 oz. can
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