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Ballast Point Grunion Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.91/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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American Pale Ale with Calypso and Mosaic hops. Made by Doug Pominville.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (9492) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2014
Draught at Ballast Point Tasting Room. Clear golden beer with a small offwhite head. Hoppy fruity peach aroma, caramel, citrus, pine, passion fruit, pine apples, some oranges. Hoppy peach flavor, passion fruit, pine apples, oranges, grassy, biscuit notes. Hoppy peach and citrus finish. Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikesaum (592) - Newark, Ohio, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Tap at ballast point. Pours orange with small off white head. Aroma is very nice, lots of tropical notes from the hops, passion fruit and mango, some funky. cat pee aroma is there too. Taste is pineapple and mango, light caramel, good clean bitterness. Very nice pale ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (2416) - California, USA - MAR 8, 2014
8 mar 3014, tap at ballast point. Dark yellow, clear, no bubbles. Nose is pine hops. Thin/med body and moderately fizzy. Pine hops and bitter finish. Nice b ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheHOFF43 (1674) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Tap at Ballast Point. Fucking awesome. Pours a slightly hazy gold with white head. Citrus, lemon, orange, grass on the nose. Taste has the same but toss in some well-placed pine. Mosaic hops are fucking money, use more mosaic and citrus, EVERYONE! Made by Doug Pominville--obviously a fucking pimp.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
sherm1016 (1056) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Draft at Butcher and the Boar. Pours a clear, light amber color with a big white head and some lacing. Aroma is hoppy, dank, citrus, orange, grapefruit. Medium on the palate with creamy carbonation. Flavor is sweet, malty, nutty, some bread, hay, grass, pine, grapefruit, a whirlwind of hoppy goodness, with a clean, bitter finish. Excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwalking05 (3491) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2014
On tap at the India St Tasting Room. Gold in color with a decent off-white head. Aroma is like a danky pine tree snaking you in the face. Tons of pine, dank hops, onion, light garlic, herbal notes, grass and resin. Taste is of pine, dank, grass, onion, bitter herbs, and just enough malt to hold it together.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
peteinSD (1281) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Tap @ Tap That. Clear golden pour with a white head. Floral hops, spicy citrus, pine, and supporting bitterness in the aroma. Taste pine and supporting bitterness with citrus and chalky malt. Clean yet substantial mouthfeel. Damn fine pale ale - and then some!

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sitzds (261) - - JAN 19, 2014
On tap at Beachwood BBQ, Seal Beach, poured into shaker pint. Appearance is clear orange-amber with a finger and a half of white head that lasts and leaves patchy lacing. Aroma is grapefruit, mango, pineapple, pine, and biscuit malt. Taste is hoppy citrus bitterness with a fading pine note followed by a balancing malty sweetness. Medium bodied, slightly oily texture, average carbonation, just to the bitter side of balanced on the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8094) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 18, 2014
another good Ballast Point hoppy beer, on tap at Toronado. Big hoppy beer, more than an IPA. Aroma, taste of Mosaic is well featured. Lacy.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sammer (1006) - Plano, Texas, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle. Taste is hay, summer fruit, butterscotch and sunshine. Light, crisp and very drinkable.


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