Although the can promises a brew that straddles the line between an IPA and DIPA, at 100+ IBUs, this definitely drinks more like the latter. A hazy burnt-orange color in the glass, it leads with assertive aromas of orange oil, ripe pineapple, grapefruit peel and yeasty bread. The full-flavor, full-bodied palate offers more of the same, with dense flavors of resinous hop, pine, citrus peel and toasted grain. The finish is clean and dry, with medium-plum bitterness and a touch of toasted spice that lingers.
16 oz/4 pack
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Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, previously responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).