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Griffin Claw Grind Line Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A well balanced American Ale brewed 2-row malt, caramel malt, Cascades and Centennial hops. Gold medal winner at the G.A.B.F. 5% abv. 35 IBU.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (4604) - Quťbec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 15, 2014
can. pours hazy if not cloudy very pale golden with a small off-white cap, some retention and lacing. cascadian spicy oranges and other cís, pepper and pine, earthy undertones, candied oranges and other fruity notes, clean yeast. light carbonation, light body, balanced yet assertive grassy-spicy-peppery-grapefruity finish. simple (not linear) slightly underhopped apa with classic cís. nicely crafted - nothing off. quenching.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (4728) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 12, 2014
Draft - Pale malts, light hops and some biscuit. Clear gold with a decent white head. Biscuit, hoppy bitterness and a pale malt sweetness. The sweetness and dry finish donít work for me.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stevoj (2292) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Bitter and dry, pours out a hazy medium golden with small tight whitem head. Faint aroma of malt, hops kick in late at the taste and finish. Sharp and tangy palate.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (1886) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 4, 2014
From a can in Grand Haven MI. Pours a hazy copper with a thin white head. Grassy with some caramel. Nice drinking beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnyoski (444) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - JUL 17, 2014
16oz can. Amber color with a small, foamy white head. Aroma is a mix of caramel sweetness and citrus. Initial impression is big on sweet, toasted malts. The longer it sits on your palate it eventually gives way to a muddled citrus and floral finish. Well carbonated with slightly dry texture. How can I not like a beer that pays homage to the good old days of Drapes, Malts and DMac?

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (3837) - Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Poured a clear orange color with aromas of grapefruit, lemon zest, citrus, light hay and some light malt. Flavors are the same a nice grapefruit, zest and some malt. A solid pale ale overall.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChiGuy68 (423) - Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Tasted from a pint can. It poured a hazy amber hue with a white bubbly head and minimal lacing. Aroma of lemon & grass (quite possibly lemongrass). Mild bitterness and hoppiness Itís a decent little number.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pablo951 (461) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Had it out of a can. Itís okay. Pours a dirty non-appealing murky copper hue with a thin white head. Smells a not so good dank and the taste is slightly above average.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jojojam (65) - Ohio, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Beautiful tan appearance. Very good lacing. Taste is very refreshing nice balance of the malts and hops. The 16oz can is a plus. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
milewide (1565) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Balance of malt and hops was excellent. 5% ABV, and 16 oz. can, makes this a cheap session brew.


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