Saturday, August 26, 2017

Ripper Pale Ale

Stone Brewing (Escondido, CA)

"When it came to creating Ripper, we drew inspiration from the coastal surf cultures of SoCal and Oz. Sourcing classic Cascade from the Pacific Northwest and Australian Galaxy hops from…yes…Australia, we made a beer both lovers of frothy peaks and hoppy green buds will be stoked about."

This beer really blurs the line between Pale Ales and IPAs.
Citrusy hop-forward that leaves a decidedly bitter, puckered finish.
Good ... not great.

5.7% ABV, 40 IBU Hops: Cascade, Australian Galaxy