I often think back to what first drew me to IPAs. Sierra Nevada Torpedo IPA and Ballast Point Big Eye. Both malty, hoppy goodness. Stone Brewing and Brew Dog bringing hops to the forefront.
Melon and grape flavours backed by a drying finish. Despite that it’s a soft, easy drinking beer.
Brewed with kiwi based hops, clean in flavour with soft fruit hopped flavours. Not overly bitter and easy to drink
First sip snacks hard of pink grapefruit. Think Brewdogs Elvis Juice ramped up.
Brewery: Saint Archer in San Diego, California USA Style: IPA ABV: 7% IBUs: 66 Rate Beer: 90/100 Pour: ***lost review from 2016*** Pale yellow colour with slight head that holds for a few minutes in the glass Typical west coast style IPA with that hop bitterness bite. Not a lot of malt going on. More of […]
Brewery: La Cumbre in Albuquerque, New Mexico USA Style: Red Rye IPA ABV: 6.5% IBUs: 75 Rate Beer: 95/100 Pour: Deep toffee red in colour with a small beige head. Sweet caramel flavours with dry rye tones. Strong hop bitterness makes this a delightful beer to be drinking on a Sunday evening after a nice dinner […]
The hop bitterness is hidden behind the smoothness of this red IPA
It’s a big, malty and hoppy beast of a beer. It has a lingering mouthfeel and a mouth-watering finish.