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Upright Hits from the Vine


Brewed by Upright Brewing
Portland, Oregon USA
Style: Belgian Ale | Ratings: 4 | Autumn Seasonal | Alcohol: 6.5%
Hits from the Vine is our fresh hop brew for the 2011 harvest. The beer uses 100% Oregon grown pale malt, two different Belgian yeast strains and over 100 pounds of magnum hops from Annen Brothers Farm in Mt. Angel. Itís extra light and dry with medium bitterness and a balanced aroma and flavor profile with floral and spicy notes. The body has a characteristically oily and resiny feel from the tremendous amount of hops used and the beer finishes nicely bitter and complex.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.

Malt
caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

Hops
resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

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dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

Other
alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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