Missing U IPA
We are seriously missing our brewery friends these days. The collabs, the festivals, the conferences, the visits, the hangouts…some days, it just really bums us out, not knowing when it’ll be safe to do any of these things again. And then, we put on Robyn in the brewery and our positivity returns. This small batch IPA is part reminiscent, part modern interpretation of one of our (and our brewer friend’s) favorite OG IPAs – Bell’s Two Hearted (PS – Happy 35th Birthday, Bell’s!)!. There’s a splash of dark crystal malt in the bill for color and kiss of caramel sweetness, and it was hopped mostly with Centennial hops from CLS Farms. BUT THEN, we added two HBC Experimental hops that exhibit some prime Centennial character – 522 for the resinous grapefruit and blackberry notes & 630 for the dark cherry undertones. You’re not here with us, the picture’s incomplete. But this beer, and Robyn on full volume, will help get you through.