Review: Bale Breaker Top Cutter | Craft Beer & Brewing
Bale Breaker Top Cutter
92 out of 100

Style: IPA

ABV: 6.3 IBU: 50

92/100
Aroma: 10
Appearance: 3
Flavor: 18
Mouthfeel: 4

Bale Breaker Top Cutter

What the brewers say

"This beer was brewed in collaboration with Sacramento’s chapter of the Pink Boots Society, a non profit charity supporting the women in the craft beer industry. We decided to take the custom blend of hops designed for this beer by YCH Hops and make a 6.5% Hazy IPA but with the level of dry hops meant for a Double IPA."

What our panel thought

Aroma: "Pleasant citrus notes, orange with a touch of grapefruit. Light floral notes. Faint strawberry ester."

Flavor: "Moderate bitterness upfront with pine and light dankness. Bitterness extends throughout the sip into the aftertaste. Earthy and spicy hop flavors throughout. Dryness helps push the bitterness with only a touch malt in the middle of the sip."

Overall: "Dry, bitter, earthy example of style with a moderate bitterness throughout the sip. Earthy, spicy hop flavor with a very light malt sweetness only as an underlining note."

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