This is a traditional European IPA, featuring prominent but not over-the-top hop characteristics balanced against a rich core of roasty, caramel-like malt. The mouthfeel boasts a slightly viscous texture, with flavors of dried stone fruit, pine resin and baking spice that dance on the palate. The finish is dry and offers softly astringent notes of black tea and pepper alongside a pleasant orange-rind accent. Merchant du Vin.
English India Pale Ale
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Managing Editor, Print, and Tasting Director
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, 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).