Style: Gluten Free
ABV: 6.0 IBU: 60
What the brewers say
“Made from gluten-free ingredients. An inviting amber-red with full body. Aroma is bold hops with herbal and piney notes; flavor is nutty and firmly bitter with hints of caramel.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Fruity and musty hops, green onion; dank, resiny hops character with a touch of caramel candy-like sweetness and a bit of green-apple character. Some grassiness and hints of tomato and Windex.”
Flavor: “Strong green-onion flavor with some resiny, citrusy hops character. Little malt-like sweetness beyond a touch of caramel, but some candy-like sweetness that is a bit astringent and sharp; substantial hops bitterness. New- school hops flavors of tropical fruits and grapefruit. Medium-high carbonation.”
Overall: “Hops carry the beer, and the body provides some nice sweetness, but the astringency from gluten-free malt overwhelms the hops character. A bit more body in the finish than most—a welcome change. The taste is hoppy enough and the medium sweetness brings across enough of an IPA-like experience that hopheads should be somewhat satisfied.”
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