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Perrin Grapefruit IPA
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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Just one sip of this Red Hopped Mama conjures up the history lesson we all learned as kids. Everyone knows the story of Captain Shaddock sailing from East India with pummel seeds in tow on his way to the Caribbean to change the face of fruit forever, but Shaddock could have never imagined that his Barbados forbidden fruit would find its way into the beer glass in front of you. From East India to the West Indies, from Texas to Comstock Park, the short legacy of this 300 year old little fruit that could, continues with you ordering up a cold one.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
koleminer20 (749) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - OCT 25, 2014
On tap at Heidelberg. The pour is a very orangey gold with a thin white head and no lace. The aroma is like a juice. Very citrusy. And a little sweet. That's all they'd going on. The flavor is also sweet and fruity not very IPA ish. I'm not a fan. The mouth feel is then and watery and the aftertaste is fruity and just not very good. Blah ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpar73 (533) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - OCT 12, 2014
On tap at Mr. Cs. Hazy golden pour with a white head. Mild citrus hop aroma with a nice balance of grapefruit bitterness and sweetness. Very pleasant brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
flatmatt (1162) - Northville, Michigan, USA - OCT 11, 2014
On tap. Pours a bright but hazy golden orange with a white head. Minimal citrus aroma. Flavor is pretty much overwhelmed by the grapefruit. No real hop complexity to complement it, sadly.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (3742) - austin, Texas, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Hazy golden orange with a white head. Fruity bitter and smelling of grapefruit peel. Very true to the fruit style of a beer. Heh.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (10224) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Poured a hazy tarnished gold with a lingering ring of white foam. Aromas of bread, grapefruit and a hint of earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of grapefruit and light straw with a crisp dry lingering grapefruit finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wmubronco1992 (640) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Draft from a growler at Onekama Days beer tasting sponsored by Portage Lake Association. Pours light amber. Mild grapefruit aroma. Taste is like grapefruit juice with a little hops. That makes if feel a little bit cheesy. Finishes with a nice grapefruit palate. Its a decent beer, just a bit odd with the grapefruit juice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (804) - - AUG 7, 2014
Draft at Perrin. Pours a hazy amber color. Aroma and taste are grapefruit and finishes only mildly bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
milewide (1580) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Draft at Twisted Roster. Cloudy straw color. Grapefruit in both aroma and taste, but limited hop bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4147) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Very cloudy pour with one finger of off white head. Very citrusy nose with grapefruit definitely present. Dry and lightly bitter with notes if pink grapefruit juice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Daytonbeer (665) - Ohio, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Pours hazy orange with white head and some lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, but faint. Taste is tart and confusing with a dry and bitter finish.


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