Style: Imperial New England-Style IPA
Transient Artisan Ales The Juice is Loose
What the brewers say
“Hops burst out of this glass with absolutely no bitterness. Bright fruit flavor of passion fruit and citrus. We will make more. We must make more...”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Moderate hops bitterness with a light sweetness. Grapefruit, orange, pear, peach, light cherry, and light dank hops aromas. The nice fruity aromas up front slide off as the beer sits. The mix of fruitiness and earthiness somehow work together nicely.”
Flavor: “Big fruitiness up front with melon, ruby red grapefruit, tangerines, and a light cherry. A medium sweetness with a light alcohol warming that’s balanced and not over the top. The pleasant malt sweetness fades into a nice bitterness that doesn’t linger too long.”
Overall: “A nice fruitiness with a light pithiness, but it has a well-balanced body and a nice alcohol warming in the background. A pleasant beer that has some intense flavors, but they all work well together. Strong and full of hops flavor—a very nice beer.”
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