Brewery: Mikkeller San Diego x Pure Project
Style: American Double IPA
Other Notes: Malt – Chit. Hops – Nelson and Galaxy
Brewer Description: (from can) New England style Imperial India Pale Ale brewed with Chit malt and Nelson & Galaxy hops.
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.26
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1
Intro: A 1 pint can with no canned on or best before date. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A hazy dark orange colour with a two finger white head that had good retention and left nice lacing.
Aroma: Very juicy tropical fruits, apricot, peach, guava, passionfruit and mango with hints of pineapple and grapefruit.
Taste: Apricot, mango and pineapple tropical sweetness, hints of pine needles and a touch of grapefruit rind bitterness on the finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Nicely balanced bitter and sweet with good aromatic and tasty fruitiness.