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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Inspired by our team’s passion for racing, Grand-Am™ is an American Pale Ale worthy of the “Racer” family. True to our roots, this sessionable yet assertive ale balances both classic and new American hop varieties with a distinct malt backbone. Start your engines…


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dhunter151 (590) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - MAY 21, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours light amber with a white head. Citrus, tropical notes, light and crisp. Refreshing and very drinkable. Awesome pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
thetmaxx (783) - West Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 11, 2012
On tap at Rubicon for cask night! (From notes) Aroma is slightly hoppy. Flavour is fruity. Good bitterness and malt balance. good lacing on the glass. I noticed it was slightly minty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 7, 2012
Pale golden pour. The nose is fruity and citrusy with grapefruit and a touch of soft spice. Dry, but perceptible malt flavour rounding out the back of the palate. A little bit of moderate clean bitterness and some lingering spice. Crackery and delicious. A great APA

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (8527) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle from Whole Foods. Pours turbid orangy straw colored with off-white head. Nose is hopcitrus, floral, tropical frui. Tastes hoppy, citric, with notes of tangerine, tastes like juicy Citra hops, and a crisp, explosive hop and citrus finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1703) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - SEP 26, 2013
On tap at Oblivion Tap Room, Orlando, pours a light orange rusty poor with a small head. Nose is like a beautiful perfume, with citrus, predominately grapefruit and other tropical and floral scents. Taste is hoppy and bitter with a pleasant citrus taste. Very drinkable with a smooth velvety taste. Nice ! Quaff Score 8 / 10

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kinz (3507) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Draft at Commercial Taphouse. Poured an almost clear golden yellow orange. Big nose of citic hop. Slight biscuit malt backbone followed by a shot of grapefruit and pineapple citrus, balancing bitterness. Really we’ll done, teetering into IPA territory.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SDalkoholic (2232) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Aluminum can: Aroma is fragrant with the smell of freshly squeezed grapefruit and blood orange fruit which sparked interest. Liquid appeared a murky gold that had an eruption of bubbles rising to the top. A brief formation of foam head but quickly fizzed out. Looks similar to champagne. The flavor is initially bitter with intense moments of sourness across my tongue. Finish reminds me of some strong type of cheese as the beer leaves behind a salty residue around my lips. Not a beer that I am entirely thrilled about spending over $13 for a 6 pack.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (7461) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - APR 1, 2012
On tap at Beer Republic during SF Beer Week, what a week! Pours copper with gold edges and near white head. The aroma has modest levels of spicy hops, a touch of citrus and then some floral at the aromatic periphery. The taste is nice and crisp and fresh with spicy hops and then it gets sort of floral with bittering floral hops and then a light amount of floral flavor hops. Yummers.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (6284) - Manhattan, New York, USA - APR 29, 2012
Draft at pony with Linh. Pours an orange body with soapy white lacing. Aroma is fresh citrus fruit, bitter lemon, and light pine. Mouthfeel is fresh and nicely carbonated with notes of pine, grapefruit, and light citrus lemon.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (5886) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 25, 2012
On tap at Meridian Pint. Pours a hazy orange with some creamy head. Very inviting nose, citrus, orange, grapefruit, juicy, a little resinous, some light honey. Spicy flavor, green garlic, chive, pine, light soap, grapefruit zest, lime. Full, refreshing, zesty finish.


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