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Perrin Grapefruit IPA
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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wmubronco1992 (611) - 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 (656) - - 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 (1490) - 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 (4004) - 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 (641) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChiGuy68 (406) - Illinois, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Tasted on tap at the Kalamazoo Beer Exchange. It poured a cloudy orangish hue with minimal white head and no lacing. Fruity aroma with citrus hop taste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
paintedmaple (395) - Fenton, Michigan, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Pretty good grapefruit IPA...may be a bit overdone with actual grapefruit juice as opposed to a grapefruity expression of hop varieties, but decent none-the-less.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5726) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 11, 2014
draft at Holiday House, Grand Rapids. exactly as it says, no disappointment. Grapefruit heavy IPA, perhaps too much, juice, peel & pith its all there. great beer if you love grapefruits

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
umich03jm (1926) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - APR 28, 2014
Tap at Buffalo Wild Wings. Pours a very murky dark amber with a thick foamy head that fades very slowly. Smells like juicy grapefruit, some caramel, and off-putting herbal notes. Tastes like drinking thick grapefruit juice without the sourness. Not a big fan really. Finish leaves that herbal taste as well. Thicker and juicier than I like my IPA’s.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
franmsu (19) - - APR 27, 2014
I love fruity and citrusy beers so this is a good one to try. Color is gold and hazy. Light on the hops.


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