Style: Imperial New England-Style IPA
The Veil Broz Night out
What the brewers say
“Pale malt, a bunch of oats, and hopped exclusively and intensely with 100% Citra hops. Clocking in at 9% ABV, this one is insane! Perfect for when it’s the Broz Night Out (that even pertains to your #ladybroz)!”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Overripened orange flower, citrus, spiciness, floral, and herbal notes. Interesting malt character of overcooked pasta and vegetal tomato sauce with sweet biscuit. There is a strong aroma of pumpkin guts, as well as higher-alcohol hooch.”
Flavor: “A blend of overripened citrus and unique malt flavors of sweet biscuit, light caramel, and bread crust. The moderate hops bitterness includes grassy and floral hops more than tropical citrus hops. The malt gives it a chewy consistency, and there’s a moderate alcohol warming, but the sweetness lingers into the finish.”
Overall: “This is an aggressive beer that has a unique balance of hops and malt and is interestingly different from the others in the field. The hops profile is not super fresh and bright, and the alcohol heat is off-putting. A bit more hops bitterness would be nice.”
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