Brewery: Council Brewing Co.
Style: American IPA
Other Notes: Double dry hopped India Pale Ale. Hops – Ekuanot, Mandarina Bavaria & Mosaic
Brewer Description: (from Council Kearny Mesa tap list menu) The mandarin orange aroma and flavour stands out in this delicately balanced tropical fruit bomb.
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.06
My ratebeer.com rating: 4
Intro: A 1 pint can with no canned on or best before date. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy golden straw orange colour with an almost three finger white head that had good retention and left some nice lacing.
Aroma: Juicy, mango, apricot, passionfruit, orange, orange rind, pine and grass.
Taste: Juicy, orange zest, mandarin, mango, peach, light bitterness, orange rind, pine and grass.
Mouthfeel: Medium to light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Enjoyable with good tropical and citrus juiciness, light bitterness and nicely balanced.