Tail-Twitcher IPA

[IT'S BACK!] 6.6% ABV, 75 IBU, 9 SRM

Clear, amber and dry, this modern example of an American-style IPA bursts with tangerine, lemon and a resinous grapefruit character overlaid upon a tasty base of Alberta malts. Amarillo, Lemondrop and Mosaic hops are generously added late in the boil and throughout several massive dry-hop steps. In spite of the intense hop character, bitterness is balanced to allow the underlying malt flavour to shine through.

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Pale amber with off-white foamy head.
Aroma: Orange, lemon, tangerine and grapefruit (including pith), papaya, and pineapple dominate, even from several feet away. Close whiffs give some grassy dry-hop character with malt difficult to discern.
Flavour: Lemon and tangerine, pith, papaya, resin. Biscuity, toasty malt character does show up underneath the hops. Assertive but balanced bitterness for style.
Mouthfeel: Resinous and mouth-coating with some of the drying characteristics of pith on a medium-bodied base.
Notable Ingredients
Hops: Amarillo, Lemondrop, Mosaic prominently featured.
Malts: Red Shed biscuit malt. A small portion of flaked rye adds haze and a spicy character.
Other: Double dry hopped (dry hopped in two stages), with over 3lb of hops per barrel of beer (~110L), equivalent to 1.2kg/hL.

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