Style: New England-style IPA
ABV: 6.0 IBU: 50
Triple Crossing All Neon Like
What the brewers say
“Our reformulated crushable Australian hops–inspired IPA with Galaxy and Vic Secret.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Very high hops intensity, fruity, and grassy. You can almost smell the alpha acids. Predominantly lemon, peach, orange. Soft bready malt character adds some complexity.”
Flavor: “Chewy, hoppy mouthfeel with lemon and orange giving way to a grassy and fairly bitter finish that isn’t astringent, and leaves you wanting another sip. Some low-level spicy notes peek through.”
Overall: “A very distinct and unique aroma that hints at complex flavor profile that delivers.”
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