HALIFAX, NS – The latest in a series of beers created by Rockbottom Brewpub brewmater Greg Nash in collaboration with members of the BrewNosers homebrew club is set to be tapped today (May 4, 2012) at Rockbottom.
Dubbed The Ultimate White IPA in honour of the Halifax Ultimate Frisbee League, the beer was co-created by Nash and homebrewer Rob Douglass, and is described as follows:
Our latest Brewnoser collaboration brew is a hybrid of sorts; West Coast IPA meets Belgian-style Witbier. Brewed with malted barley, wheat, oats, coriander, orange and plenty of hops: bright and fresh with hop forward citrus notes, coriander and orange cut through making their presence known. Finishes silky and crisp with a lingering bitterness. Refreshing hybrid deliciousness for your glass
The Ultimate White IPA will be available on tap at the Rockbottom Brewpub while supplies last.
Hazy straw-gold with a prodigious bright white head. Aroma of lemon and gooseberry, cracked wheat, a bit of salt. Body is soft and crisp, great refresher. Flavour is somehow bright and fusty at the same time, with ripples of fresh lemon balanced by an earthy saltiness and a bit of peppery yeast. Finish is suitably dry and tart, inspiring the swigs and swallows to proceed in a rapid succession. May not be for everyone, but for me, it’s a first rate beer that I’ve been drinking a lot of this summer