Hops: Columbus, Sterling, Atanum, Cascade, Citra, Galaxy
Our North Shore style IPA is hop forward, middle, and finish. Big broad hop aromas in the nose yield citrus and grassy notes from All American hops with a rich bready malt middle. A bit of a green citrus finish that will linger just a bit. New Zealand and American hops.
piscator34 (2298) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 1, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler sample shared with oakbluff. Pale copper in colour with medium carbonation. Aromas are of both tropical and citrus fruit, along with pale malt and green herbs. It’s a similar story in the mouth, with the fruity (specifically pineapple, papaya, and pink grapefruit) hops blending seamlessly with the pale malts. Medium bodied with a much cleaner bitterness than the El Nino. Could have pushed the hop flavour a little more, but there’s really not much to complain about here. It’s quite good.
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