Review: Independence Brewing Co. Stash IPA | Craft Beer & Brewing
Independence Brewing Co. Stash IPA
87 out of 100

Style: IPA

ABV: 7.0 IBU: 94

87/100
Aroma: 8
Appearance: 3
Flavor: 15
Mouthfeel: 4

Independence Brewing Co. Stash IPA

What the brewers say

“Stash IPA is defined by its blend of hops. Galaxy for strong citrus and passion fruit; Summit for dankness; Columbus for earthy, spicy notes; and Nugget for a distinct spicy bitterness. Stash IPA is a dank, resinous and enlightening hops trip.”

What our panel thought

Aroma: “Lemon and orange notes dominate the aroma with a touch of lemongrass in the background. Some tropical fruit notes, and some toasted malt.”

Flavor: “Clean base malt with a touch of honey sweetness and complexity. Notes of lemon, pine, a bit of orange, some grassy notes. The citrus and lemongrass hops cut through the light sweetness and carry the moderate bitterness through to the finish.”

Overall: “"Nice combination of toasted malt and tropical hops that feels very delicate. Well balanced and complex on all fronts. Finishes a touch sweet, but otherwise a very nice IPA.”

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