Craftbros LIFE NE Double IPA – HK Junk

Brewery: Craftbros Brewing Co.
Country: South Korea
ABV: 8.2%
Style: New England / Hazy Double IPA
Other Notes: 45 IBUs. This beer is made in collaboration with HK Craft Beer Co. in Hong Kong, partner of Craftbros. Scene of boats on the water in Hong Kong, China, 1960. Photo by John Dominis

Brewer Description: (from can) Dry hopped with Galaxy, Enigma and Citra. The wooden junk is not only used to move goods across Victoria Harbour, but also the home for many people in old Hong Kong. They are also docked in typhoon shelters for people to sell and stock up supplies.

My rating: 3+
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.99
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.9

Intro: A 500ml can, canned on 26th August 2022, poured into a winebar glass.
Appearance: A hazy orange colour with a half finger white head that had decent retention while leaving some nice lacing.
Aroma: Cantaloupe and orange zest with maybe notes of grass.
Taste: Melon, cantaloupe, orange zest and rind, with a light bitter finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Aroma and flavours were a little one dimensional, but it was still quite nice as it was balanced.

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