Style: New England-Style Imperial IPA
Transient Artisanal Ales Honeystone
What the brewers say
“Honeystone, our Double IPA with local honey from Panos Farms, is stuffed to the brim with Mosaic and El Dorado hops.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Fruity hops aroma with strong citrus, orange blossom, mild tropical fruit (mango, pineapple). Light peach skin and floral as it starts to warm. Mostly pulped orange juice cut with orange blossom honey.”
Flavor: “Florida Sunshine! A rich, citrus character, with big tangerine and mandarin orange, heightened by a nice malt/honey sweetness. Medium hops bitterness in the middle of the sip followed by a balanced rich sweetness. Body is slightly reserved.”
Overall: “A delicious and complex beer that highlights the New England IPA well. If you like fruit and want to get into New England IPAs, this could be a great introductory beer.”
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