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Thornbridge Epic Halcyon


Formerly brewed at Thornbridge
Bakewell, England
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA) | Ratings: 17 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 7.7%
Brewed with Luke Nicholas, brewer of New Zealandís Supreme Champion Beer, Epic Pale Ale, this version of Halcyon is all about the hops. We increased the bitterness to over 100 IBU (International Bitterness Units) & added a ridiculous amount of hops at dry hopping. All these hops give masses of fruit characters, gooseberry, pineapple, guava, peach & more. Finishes with a long intense bitterness & balanced malt sweetness.

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