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Grunt Style Beer Review III

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October 23, 2015
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Grunt Style Beer Review- III

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We’ve shaken up traditional tastes by brewing a spiced Belgian-style wheat ale with real orange, lemon and lime peels and then added a little coriander spice to the mix. This uniquely-crafted and award-winning wheat beer is unfiltered to create a brew that is naturally cloudy with a light golden color and a smooth, refreshing finish. Shock Top Belgian-style wheat ale has collected awards in consecutive years at the North American Beer Awards.Grunt Style Opinion: Not a smooth refreshing finish. This is a beer I would not drink on a regular basis. I do like the subtle sweetness from the orange, lemon, and lime though.See other offerings from Shock Top and where to get it.A pale-gold hued ale, fermented with a Belgian yeast strain,


resulting in a beer that has notes of lemon citrus from the hops, and black pepper spice from the yeast, with a dry “tingly” finish.Oh great, a fizzy yellow beer in a can, that's just what the craft beer world needs! CynicAle melds Old World ingredients in a new school style. French malted barley, English oats and Belgium yeast create honey & black pepper flavors. Lively Slovenian hops provide the floral, apricot and peach notes. Toss your doubts away, toss one back and enjoy!Grunt Style Opinion: Another good showing from Surly. The black pepper stands out, but I would probably only drink one or two at a time. Final note, it has a taste akin to bazooka bubblegum.See other offerings from Surly and where to get it.


Prohibition ale is the first beer we bootlegged back in the early days of the brewery. Anything but traditional, prohibition pours a deep reddish amber hue, with a fluffy tan head that leaves a beautiful lacing on the glass. A lush, complex aroma teases the senses with juicy grapefruit, citrus, pine, spice and candied caramel malts. Mouthfeel is creamy, with a silky, medium body and modest carbonation.Grunt Style Opinion: Very nice citrus and not overpowering. This would be a great beer with brats.See other offerings from Speakeasy Ales and Lagers.This intensely dark Kulmbacher style lager has a superb malt complexity

black bavarian

with the distinctive flavors and aromas of coffee, caramel and chocolate.A renowned smoothness and a creamy, tan head make it a world champion.Randy's Notes: “I have been brewing this lager since my return from Bavaria in 1969 or over 35 years now. ”Grunt Style Opinion: The flavor of the coffee, caramel, and chocolate are a bit flat with a slight dirt finish. It does have a hard hitting slight citrus taste, and is overall not bad. Bonus: They make a badass root beer.See other offerings from Sprecher and where to find it.

domaine dupage

Inspired by the brother’s time living in France, this food-friendly ale is deep amber in color, with a toasty and sweet caramel start. It finishes with just enough hops to clean off the palate. Bon Appétit!Grunt Style Opinion: A little bit bitter at the start, but the caramel sweetness takes over very quick. It is slightly heavy in a satisfying way.See other offerings from Two Brothers and where to find it.[mwi-cat-listing cat="94" ppp="4" cols="4" desc="false" type="view" btn_color="black" ]

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