Grand Rapids The Fishladder
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Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Built in 1974 by artist Joseph Kinnebrew, this local favorite sculpture was created to aid spawning salmon & steelhead swim upstream.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3516) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Draft @ brewery. Caramel malt and earthy/musty orange hops aroma. Clear gold with a large white head. Caramel malt and sweet orange hops flavor. Medium sticky body, soft carobnation

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4402) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Clean golden blonde pour with one finger of white head. Nose is very floral and perfumey with some notes that are difficult to ID. Jasmine flowers? Ephemeral citrus. Absolutely wonderful. Flavor reminds me heavily of 2 Hearted. Floral and citrus with many fleeting qualities. Dry with a moderate bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mark_Eck (1225) - - JUL 24, 2014
Draft. Pours a golden color. Aroma and taste are citrus and caramel with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheJestersBeer (2264) - SWEDEN - APR 12, 2014
Tap @ brewpub. Pours a hazy deep gold, with a white head. Fruity, hoppy aroma, apricot, spruce, mango, rhubarb, caramel. Semi-sweet, medium to full bodied, mid to high bitterness, balanced CO2. Hoppy, sugary taste, apricot, spruce, caramel, peppermint, rhubarb, orange peel. Oddly minty, almost cloyingly sweet. (2014-04-03)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
njager246 (601) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Aroma of is earthy with a little citrus... a little more citrus on the aroma... not bad!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Part of a paddle at GRBC. Appearance: The best looking one on my paddle, for sure. Nice head and lacing. A golden color. Smell: Well, fortunately, no fish here. Not as fruity as I was expecting/hoping. Citrus I suppose, but this one’s rather piney. Taste/feel: Bitter sort of pine. Not as much depth of flavor as I was hoping. I fairly average IPA that’s missing that sort of "burst" or juiciness of sorts that I like in my IPAs. Relatively one note, with a medium carbonation and a bit of a too light body. Definitely worth a try, but it’s no Two Hearted or Centennial, for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 30, 2013
On tap at Grand Rapids Brewing Co. Slightly hazed amber with a slowly fading cream tan topper. Aroma of light citrus, sulfur and caramel. Taste of caramel, citrus, mild hops and a hint of booze. Finishes up with a mild bitter kick.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (2707) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Rated this with another app and BeerBuddy unfortunately won't let me import comments.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (4182) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Tap. Amber with small head. Average IPA. Hops are bitter, but otherwise not real flavorful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (4147) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Had a draft at their brewery. Biter and grapefruit taste. Not and IPA I would get again.

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