Craft Beer Review – Alaskan Hopothermia Double IPA

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Alaskan Brewing Hopothermia

Alaskan – Hopothermia Double IPA: Brewed in Juneau, Alaska at a strength of 8.5% abv and 70 IBUs (5 hop varieties in here) this was poured from a 12 oz bottle into a beer glass and enjoyed at home.

Aroma and Appearance: This craft beer pours a clear copper with a small finger of foam and a bubbly interior. The aroma is mostly grapefruit citrus with some pine and floral notes.

Flavour: I found this to be hop forward with lots of pine, grapefruit citrus, some hints of caramel and more pine resin on the finish.

Overall Impression: Almost no malt flavour since it was so hop forward.

Rating: Above average at 6/10, a bit too unbalanced to be higher as I like some more malt in my beer and I could barely detect the caramel but at least the hops were good.

Food Pairing: A bit to hop…

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