Custom Brewcrafters Pizza Plant Inferno Pod Ale

Formerly brewed at Custom Brewcrafters
Honeoye Falls, New York USA
6% India Pale Ale (IPA) | 32 Ratings |
The name suggests a chili pepper spiced ale, but this is nothing like that. Its a super-hopped American Pale. The Inferno Pod Ale is an India Pale Ale that has a big hop character that is balanced beautifully by the malt and alcohol. The aroma is a combination of hops, and fruity esters, with just a hint of toasted malt in the background. The flavor starts off with a strong hop character, adds a nice bold malt character, that fades through to a long smooth hop finish. This beer should dispel the myth that the I.P.A. should only be for the "hop head", this beer has something for every lover of fine handcrafted beers. Brewed with Pale Ale, Cara-Vienna, Cara-Munich, and Biscuit Malts with Magnum, Styrian Goldings and Columbus Hops. Original Gravity 1.056. Brewed for Pizza Plant, Williamsville.

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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.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
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
Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

Color
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Liquid
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Head
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Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

Sweet
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Bitter
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Sour
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Other
salty umami
The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

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Texture
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Carbonation
fizzy lively average soft flat

Finish
astringent bitter abrupt long

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