Style: Double IPA
ABV: 8.7 IBU: 120
Flying Dog Brewery The Truth
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What the brewers say
The Truth's sharp hop bitterness begins with pine on the nose and evolves into bright citrus and subtle stone fruit flavors. Developed alongside over a dozen Single-Hop Imperial IPAs. The truth was three years in the making and has some of the most unique hop varieties available today.
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Big sweet citrus, tangerine, pineapple, slight pine, light black pepper, light malt sweetness. Some nice complex fruit.”
Flavor: “This beer has a nice smooth character with some pineapple, lemon, orange, and pine character. The biscuit malt sweetness adds to this beer. It finishes with a slight bitterness that lingers, but isn’t overly bitter. The malt character has a faintly British aspect to it: nutty and caramely. Long, balanced finish is a good blend of sweet and bitter.”
Overall: “Fairly straightforward citrusy double IPA. Nice orange and pine character blends with a delightful malt body to deliver a well-integrated IPA experience. A great IPA to enjoy on its own or with a meal.”
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