This Belgian IPA is a very non-traditional style of beer. It is a mixture of two different styles: Belgian Ale and American IPA.
A Belgian Ale is usually very malty with strong yeast characters, while an American IPA is usually very hoppy and bitter. Our Belgian IPA is brewed with German malts, a blend of American and European hops, and Belgian yeast. It is a rich, golden yellow color. It has an earthy, tropical aroma, which is primarily from the blend of the hops used. The initial flavor is slightly sweet and fruity from the Belgian yeast strain, with a pleasant, bitter finish.
Original Gravity: 1.057
Terminal Gravity: 1.011
Alcohol by Volume: 6.0%
Calories per 16 oz: 249
marcus (8906) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 19, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Finn & Porter restaurant, Missoula. Pours cloudy golden with a modest off- white head and a citrus aroma. There is a hearty caramel malt flavor with lots of earthy bitterness.
luttonm (4489) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 5, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at brewpub. Dark hazy orange, light head. Big fruity, floral bouquet. Creamy, big body with spritely yeast. Sweet and light dry finish. Pretty large and tasty.
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