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Granite City Batch 1,000
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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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A very special brew, originally made in honor of the 1,000th batch of beer brewed at our Sioux Falls brewery. Cascade and Summit hops dominate the flavor of this beer, giving intense citrus & pine character.


valorian's rating

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
valorian (1) - - NOV 18, 2012
Beer is a hazy copper color. Very low hop aroma for a double IPA. More malty than a typical DIPA. Overall a very balanced beer. I prefer my DIPA more on the hoppy side.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ElGaucho (2240) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Growler. No discernible hop aroma. Medicinal taste that is boozy. Not hIpod enough for a double ipa. Hazy Amber body with very little head or lace. Drinkable is the best thing I can say about this brew. But I will say again tha Bill Burdick did the craft beer world a disservice by selling out and closing Sherlock’s Home in favor of the granite city franchise which has actually set the craft beer movement back by turning off would be craft beer lovers by making them think craft beer is lousy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
outlawskies (446) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie says. That it smell worse than it taste. She gives a 2 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
umich03jm (2159) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Tap. Amber pour with a small ring of head. Smells like orange cleanser. Gross. Tastes bad too. Cleanser, perfume, and flowers. Yuck.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beergeek23322 (2467) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 10, 2014
9/10/2014. On tab in Troy MI. Amber color with a white head. Caramel and malty aromas with hints of tropical fruit. Meh...

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
GJF (1271) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - JUL 29, 2014
On tap at the cedar rapids brewpub. Kind of an ugly gray pour. Murky appearance and the flavor was kind of the same. Muddy flavors with a thin body. Not so much.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2342) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 2, 2014
4 oz draft sampler pours hazy amber with a off white head. Aroma of citrus, floral and malts. Taste is a piney citrus and malts.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
islay (1245) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 30, 2014
16 oz. pour, on tap at the Maple Grove, MN location of the brewpub. Listed as “Batch 1000 Dbl IPA.” Pours a clear copper/bronze with a small amount of beige head. Produces decent lacing. Nice, piney, citric smell (mostly piney). Cookie, pretzel, cleaning product, and chlorine scents. Smells like a freshly painted room. At first I legitimately enjoyed the smell, but the unappetizing chemical notes that were present from the beginning became increasingly evident as I consumed the beverage. Piney, lemon flavor. One dimensional taste: Very little malt presence in the flavor, although there is a touch of sweetness. There is a cracker and cardboard blandness to the flavor. I can taste the alcohol even though the beer doesn’t come across as particularly strong because the malt presence is so weak. Slightly chemical-y dry finish. Medium body. Lively and frothy in the palate. This is not an awful beer, although it is well subpar for the style. It hits the notes of a double IPA, it just doesn’t hit them all that well. Its flaws become increasingly apparent as I drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (7938) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Draft. Orange malt and peel aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet orange juice malt and orange peel flavor. Not bad - standard.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
brokephibroke (293) - Mead, Colorado, USA - APR 16, 2014
Not much going on here. 72 IBUs usually departs hippiness and bitterness, not here.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Block (1489) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAR 13, 2014
I wouldn’t call this a double IPA so do not be intimidated by the title. It’s a mild IPA at best. Light hop aroma which continues through to the flavor. A little bit of skunk.


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