TORONTO, ON – Great Lakes Brewery has announced details of a new limited release beer inspired by brewmaster Mike Lackey’s travels in the hop-growing region of the Pacific Northwest.
Meanwhile… Down in Moxee is a 6.4% abv and 65 IBU American-style IPA with the following notes:
This here beer features a healthy dose of El Dorado hops, which come from Moxee, Washington, near Yakima. Mike Lackey, hearing about these great hops, wandered south across the border in search of the best crop and in doing so found a Teriyaki restaurant that he thoroughly enjoyed. When deciding to brew our first New England style IPA, Lackey immediately knew that his Moxee experience would be brought to life. The hazy IPA pours a milkshakey orange with some whiteness of the suspended yeast peering through. Huge aromas of mango, nectarines, lychee and strawberry abound from the glass and get those saliva glands kicking into high gear. The first sip, and each gulp thereafter, all provide flavours of tangerine and peach, with some kiwi and mango notes mingling together to create a very juicy experience. Medium body, mildly bitter and yet very refreshing, we may have to send Lackey back to Moxee next year for more Teriyaki.
Meanwhile… Down in Moxee will be launching tomorrow (March 10th) at 10:00 AM at the GLB retail store, where it will be available for $3.25 per 473 ml can while supplies last. It will also be available on tap at select licensees in Ontario.